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Will Moogfest's Protest Stage Do Good in Durham, or Is It Just a Bunch of Buzz?

The festival's announcement last week aims for activism, but so far misses the mark.

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Valentine's Day Songs for Lovers and Haters

Need some unexpected cuts for a mix this week? We've got you covered.

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Mary Lattimore's Spellbinding Solo Harp Work Offers Intimate Opportunities for Self-Reflection

Lattimore performs at the Cat's Cradle Back Room in Carrboro Sunday night.

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Glass at 80: The INDY Interview

Before the premiere of his eleventh symphony, Glass discusses his resistance to retrospection, his renewed political focus, and the code connecting classical and contemporary in his music.

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The UNC Symphony Orchestra and a Merge Records Supergroup Celebrate Philip Glass's Connections with David Bowie and Brian Eno

The concert, part of "Glass at 80," comes to Memorial Hall on Friday, Feb. 3.

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In a Country Where Most Classical Composers Are Best-Kept Secrets, How Did Philip Glass Become a Household Name?

As Carolina Performing Arts launches its "Glass at 80" concerts celebrating the great composer's birthday, we explore the reasons for his outsize influence.

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How Raleigh's BJ Barham Gamed the System to Make American Aquarium a Success—Even If His Hometown Still Doesn't Quite Get It

American Aquarium is encouraging its many out-of-town fans to come to its pair of hometown shows this weekend.

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Don't Call It a Comeback: Bob Nocek, Former Carolina Theatre CEO, Talks New Ventures and Lessons Learned

Since resigning from the Durham venue last year, Nocek is back in the saddle with his own presenting company.

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A Requiem for David McKnight: Prodigy, Journalist, Politician, Homeless Street Musician

After a long struggle with mental illness and a shorter battle with cancer, the Mayor of Ninth Street—or, in Raleigh, Hillsborough Street’s Handel—is dying. But his music changed lives.

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Power-Pop Powerhouse Peter Holsapple Is Solo Again After Playing in Other People's Famous Bands

The R.E.M. and Hootie alum's new single, "Don't Mention the War" b/w "Cinderella Style," comes out Feb. 3.

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Hope for the Future Remains Star Trek's Lodestar as Its Music Evolves to Reflect the Times

The N.C. Symphony performs classic music from the TV program at Meymandi Concert Hall this weekend.

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Suppressive Fire Brings Brutality Back to Local Metal on Its New Record, Nature of War

The Raleigh outfit celebrates the album's release Saturday night at The Maywood.

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Raleigh's Local Band Local Beer Concert Series Now Has a Cover Charge. Can the New Model Pick Up the Slack?

Beginning this week, the shows will cost five dollars after being free for a decade.

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From Record Stores to Music Festivals and HB 2, Triangle Music Grappled with Growth This Year

Plus, the ten best local albums and songs of 2016.

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Raleigh’s Community Music School Stumbled and Shuttered. Can it Pick Itself Up Again?

The nonprofit, which gives low-income kids music education, needs to raise $100,000 by the end of January to resume operations.

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Makers’ Mark: Ten Triangle Records that Turned Ten This Year

Issued a decade ago, these local albums hinted at what was to come or heralded the end of an era.

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NC Folk Shines a Light on Jugtown Potters, Harkers Island Mariners, and Burlington Lowriders

We speak with director Evan Hatch about the institute’s work in advance of a benefit show at Motorco.

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Oak City Slums and ZenSoFly Are Twin Engines Ramping Up Raleigh’s Bass Music

Under their alter egos, Rodney Finch and Zenaida Reyes are making major strides to elevate their scene.

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With Wood Robinson’s New Formal, the Mipso Bassist Steps Front and Center for His Solo Debut

Robinson celebrates the release of his new record Saturday night at The Station in Carrboro.

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Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke

This weekend marks the world premiere of Piedmont Blues, led by the renowned pianist and his band The Assembly.

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I understand the desire to understand what, exactly, Moogfest means with their "protest stage", but this article starts out with …

by pgh on Will Moogfest's Protest Stage Do Good in Durham, or Is It Just a Bunch of Buzz? (Music Feature)

This interview with Bob Nocek really jolted me. I was not surprised to read about the economic foibles of the …

by pdeblin on Don't Call It a Comeback: Bob Nocek, Former Carolina Theatre CEO, Talks New Ventures and Lessons Learned (Music Feature)

One correction: None of the shows I've presented have been at The Carolina Theatre in Durham. They've been at The …

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Great to see you doing so well, Bob!

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I understand the desire to understand what, exactly, Moogfest means with their "protest stage", but this article starts out with …

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This interview with Bob Nocek really jolted me. I was not surprised to read about the economic foibles of the …

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