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The Nile Project Lays Down Sustainable Solutions in Its Weeklong Triangle Residency—And a New Record, Too

The collective of musicians hailing from countries along the Nile hosts a bevy of events in Raleigh this week.

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In Durham, The Ambitious Beat Makers of Raund Haus Are Building Their Own Home for Electronic Experimentation

Now a year old, the collective is strengthening its presence in the Bull City.

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The Zombies' Rod Argent Reflects on Fifty Years of Odessey and Oracle, the Classic Record That Almost Wasn't

The Zombies perform the album in full at Durham's Carolina Theatre Monday night.

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Polyphonic Spree: Cappella Pratensis Turns to the Music and Art of Two Fifteenth-Century Dutchmen to Celebrate Chaos

The acclaimed choral ensemble performs at Duke's Baldwin Auditorium Friday night.

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Pulitzer-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw Returns to Her Home State for a Run with the North Carolina Symphony

Shaw performs with the symphony's string quartet at Kings Friday night before joining the full ensemble on Saturday.

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In the White-Dominated Space of Corporate Folk, Kaia Kater and Others Are Finding Their Footholds

Dom Flemons, Kaia Kater, and Jerron Paxton demonstrate their banjo prowess in Raleigh together on Friday.

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With Blue Cactus, Steph Stewart and Mario Arnez Embrace the Gaudy Trappings and Heavyweight Emotion of Classic Country Music

The band celebrates the release of its self-titled debut album Saturday night in Carrboro.

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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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