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  • Nov 8-14, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 45




  • Les Voix Humaines

    There is no better embodiment of baroque music than French music of the late 17th century.
  • Richard Thompson

    "Don't think I've been here before, have I?" Richard Thompson, alone onstage for this tour, asked a near capacity crowd for his debut at Greensboro's Carolina Theatre.
  • The Old Ceremony
  • The Old Ceremony

    The Old Ceremony is about vision in sound, and it's always been that way: From their earliest gigs up to their captivating sophomore album Our One Mistake...



  • <i>The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?</i>
  • The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

    The Goat tries to prove the degree to which lovers are in this thing--alone, while The Shadow Box ponders the solitude of death



  • Why vote?

    We've got an elections problem, and it has only slightly to do with distorted TV ads, harassing robo calls and a corrupt campaign financing system.
  • Homeward Bound

    Recently, a domestic flight left Charlotte for Kansas City with about 150 passengers onboard. Two of them had come a very long way.
  • Holloween

    By the end of my lifetime, Halloween will be dead. At least the trick-or-treating part will be over. I'm 36.
  • Letters to the Editor

    In a thoughtful and otherwise excellent column last week ("Breaking the code," Nov. 1), Bob Burtman stated that I "pushed the boundaries of propriety if not the Code of [Judicial] Conduct" in my April primary endorsement of Mike Nifong.


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Ye Olde Archives

  • For the week of 11.8 ~ 11.14
  • For the week of 11.8 ~ 11.14

    Chatham County Line, Barefoot Manner, The Grasscats and Rift at Lincoln Theatre; Pianist Peter Serkin at UNC-CH Memorial Hall; Art exhibit, auction and gala for Habitat for Humanity; Raleigh Roundup; Audubon Park and Erie Choir at Local 506; The Riverkeeper Film Festival
  • Wine, women and smoke?
  • Wine, women and smoke?

    I recently celebrated Halloween by sitting on my front porch, along with my wife and youngest daughter, handing out candies.
  • Novamen
  • Novamen

    Afrika Bambaataa wasn't only pioneering the art of the DJ in the '70s, back when he was using a flashlight to signal to his partner across the room to cut to the next record.
  • Charalambides
  • Charalambides

    It's just another day in the life of Tom Carter. He apologizes for the television's incomprehensible squelch in the background of his home in Oakland, Calif.
  • Spencer Dickinson
  • Spencer Dickinson

    "He who fucks nuns later joins the church," The Clash once opined. It's certainly applicable to Jon Spencer. His music—particularly with Pussy Galore and, to a lesser extent, Blues Explosion—fucked with traditional blues and rock entirely.

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