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  • Sep 13-19, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 37

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  • Maple Stave
  • Maple Stave

    On EP One, Maple Stave sounded like a lot of bands. Those same referents--Shipping News, June of 44, Mogwai--still apply, but now they're starting to sound like something more important: themselves.




  • A hell of a woman
  • A hell of a woman

    Dee Wallace and Nancy Allen are two of the actresses appearing this fall in Durham; plus, Diaspora Film Fest at UNC


  • Nightmare on Jones Street

    Halloween--the scary part, not the candy--may come a bit early this year as state agencies in the midst of preparing their budgets get wind of the fiscal picture for next year.
  • An inspiration

    As the Triangle's creative class gets together at Spark Con this week to discuss ways to make the most of the region's arts and high-tech potential, they should look for inspiration to an 80-year-old Durham woman who died last month.
  • Sanity line

    The boy was young. I never learned his name. My encounter with his life was all of 10 minutes.
  • Sip, head back, chirp

    Especially when the rains hold off and there is not much dew on the ground or the leaves in the morning, the hummingbirds come and visit our feeders.
  • Necessary evil: The business of nonprofits
  • Necessary evil: The business of nonprofits

    What happens when nonprofit charitable organizations--those harbors in the storm and refuges of last resort for so many desperate Americans--face the confounding quandary of having expenses and obligations that exceed their income?
  • Letters to the Editor

    I have been waiting five years for the Independent to start asking some hard questions about 9/11.


Free Stuff & Promos

Ye Olde Archives

  • For the week of 9.13~9.19
  • For the week of 9.13~9.19

    Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell at The Pour House; Spark Con; Nickel Creek at UNC-CH Memorial Hall; Bugfest at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences; Dark Meat at Kings and The Reservoir
  • FilmSpark
  • FilmSpark

    N.C. State film scholars Marsha and Devin Orgeron have programmed a Thursday night outdoor screening in Moore Square in which Sean Lennon's new film will be preceded by top-notch work from area filmmakers.
  • Dave Alvin
  • Dave Alvin

    Calling Dave Alvin the godfather of alt-country may not be a stretch, though; from day one of his distinguished career, Alvin has not just acknowledged the music and musicians who came before him--he's celebrated them and their life-altering impact.
  • MusicSpark
  • MusicSpark

    Exactly a month after Spark Con--the new convocation of creative types in downtown Raleigh--ends, Troika Music Festival begins in Durham.
  • Real Cat and DJs Andy Con Erick
  • Real Cat and DJs Andy Con Erick

    The bulletproof Latin style of reggaetón took one beat and exploded across continents, pop music charts and genres of American music in this decade's unrivaled mercurial run.
  • Planning Dix (and not planning Plensa)

    So now, three years into its deliberations, the General Assembly's Dorothea Dix Hospital Property Study Commission is bringing in the Urban Land Institute to tell it what to do with the 306-acre site.

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