• Issue Archive for
  • May 24-30, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 21

Columns

  • Durham-Duke

    Now that the TV lights have dimmed and there's a clearer view of the Duke lacrosse saga, one fact shines though: It was never really about the relationship between Duke and Durham.
  • Foreigners

    The hand-lettered sign on the stall door advised "TOTAL DERELICT."
  • Modern ruins

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a festival, not a protest rally.
  • Bye, Bunkey

    The timely stories of Jennifer Strom in the Independent were pivotal in informing citizens about the gap between what the incumbents were saying and what was really going on.
  • Aggravating truths

    In response to Peter Childers' note that disputed my charge that the Independent purposely excludes information that does not favor death row inmates ("Aggravating letter," Back Talk, May 17)...

News

  • OLF site isn't just bad for the birds

    Environmentalists have vociferously denounced the U.S. Navy's effort to build an outlying landing field near one of the state's most pristine wildlife preserves in Washington and Beaufort counties...

Music

Arts

  • Road shows?
  • Road shows?

    Regional theater festivals beckon from near and far. But before getting out the road map...

Multimedia

Food

Film

  • Duh, Vinci
  • Duh, Vinci

    Step right up, folks, and get your secret history of Western civilization

Diversions

Ye Olde Archives

  • For the week of May 24 through 30
  • For the week of May 24 through 30

    Excepter, Esperanto Bat and DJ Admit It at Nighlight; Asheville's Stoneleaf Theatre Festival and Wilson's Theater of the American South Festival; Rafiq Bhatia and his Trio at Kings; Emerson Waldorf High School's Circus of Sorts
  • Turning the Neuse River into a noose of trash
  • Turning the Neuse River into a noose of trash

    I am in a canoe with the Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks, a bluff, straightforward fellow who fell into his dream job from a degree in environmental policy. We glide past bushels of debris caught up in snags. There is half of a giant plastic Easter egg, looks like.

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