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  • Aug 9-15, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 32

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  • The scariest cat at the SPCA?
  • The scariest cat at the SPCA?

    After five years of working with the SPCA, I find the most surprising thing is that I can still be surprised--by people, by animals, and by the ties that bind and break between them.
  • Maximum Cat
  • Maximum Cat

    She came into our life like an orange hurricane, and exited in much the same fashion exactly one month later.

News

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  • Tough wait
  • Tough wait

    Tom Waits plays the South for the first time in decades and leaves his spirit at home

Food

Arts

Film

Columns

  • Race to the bottom

    We are less than three months from knowing how ethics scandals--both state and federal--and the declining stock of the president's Coalition of the Willing will play out at the ballot boxes.
  • Love is a many-specied thing

    This week, with help from our readers, we celebrate the dogs, cats, birds, monkeys and other companion animals that enrich our lives.
  • Raleigh bad boy no more

    The synchronicity is unmistakable. Last week, the new Raleigh was launched, and a legendarily irreverent and obscene slice of the old one, Bobby Hocutt, checked out.
  • ... or, not

    How insane to presuppose that the troubles of the subject of "Dreams deferred" are mine and society's fault because we are not giving enough money!

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Ye Olde Archives

  • For the week of August 9-15
  • For the week of August 9-15

    Margaret Cho kicks off the 11th Annual N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival; Paperhand Puppet Intervention; Chris Knight and Chris Mills; 2nd Friday Art Walk; Jeff Tweedy; T-Dawg HG and Duo on Oak City Nights
  • Baroness
  • Baroness

    In September, Baroness will begin a two-month European tour alongside Miami monoliths Torche. Still, most metal fans have never heard the band
  • The Walkmen
  • The Walkmen

    Reconstructed garage rock was all the rage at the turn of the millennium, but the newly minted Walkmen had something grander in mind.

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