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23 WEDNESDAY
Nonprofit organization Save Our State is holding the Save Our State Sustainability Conference, to address matters concerning sustainable economic development. Guest speaker for the conference is Paul Hawken, author of the best-selling Natural Capitalism, The Ecology of Commerce and Growing a Business. 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday Center, N.C. Highway 54 East, Chapel Hill. Avery Kamila, 839-2111 or info@sosnc.org, for more information. www.sosnc.org.

24 THURSDAY
The Triangle Association of Black Journalists will hold a forum on Minorities and the Media, a discussion on issues of race and ethnicity in Triangle newsrooms. Forum panelists Melanie Sill (News & Observer), Bill Stagg (The Herald-Sun), Mike Ward (NBC 17), Rob Elmore (WTVD 11), John Harris (WRAL-TV) and Harry Amana (UNC-CH School of Journalism), will cover topics ranging from how well the media includes multicultural communities in its news coverage to hiring practices. 7:30 p.m. Raleigh Sheraton Capital Center, 421 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh. Demorris Lee, 956-2404.

25 FRIDAY
Catch the Last Friday Arts Celebration in downtown Hillsborough. Sponsored by the Hillsborough Artists Cooperative, the festival is an opportunity to view art, hear live music, shake a leg and enjoy other special events. A photography exhibit by Roberta Wallace will be on view at the Hillsborough Arts Council (102 West King St.) and a local Latino band will perform at the old courthouse. 6-9 p.m. Downtown Hillsborough. 732-7746.

26 SATURDAY
Duke University Museum of Art will present A Moving Experience, as part of their "After Hours" programming series. The live dance performance choreographed to DUMA works will include refreshments and a cash bar, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The performance is free and all are welcome. 6 p.m. Duke University East Campus, Durham. 684-5135 or www.duke.edu/web/duma for information.

27 SUNDAY
On Sunday, dachshunds and dachshund enthusiasts will gather for Wiener Dog Day, a celebration of the tube-shaped canines. Standard and miniature-sized hot-dogs are expected to enjoy a bevy of trimmings including obstacle courses, games and contests. 2:30-5 p.m. Weaver Street Market, Carrboro. Free. Stacy Smith, 632-6164.

28 MONDAY
Barnes & Noble, Cary's Mystery Discussion Group chooses Anne Perry's Whitechapel Conspiracy as the topic of this week's discussion. Perry's whodunit covers the 1892 gruesome murders of Whitechapel hookers committed by a killer who's moniker is "Jack the Ripper." When key character and witness Thomas Pitt is transferred to Whitechapel--one of the East End's most perilous slums--he must work undercover to investigate the shady killings. 7 p.m. 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. 467-3866.

29 TUESDAY
If it's been a long time since you've allowed your inner child to "come out and play," Teatro Hugo & Ines may just be your opportunity. Presented by N.C. State's Center Stage Performing Arts Series, the puppetry show is a collection of silent vignettes, featuring an unforgettable cast of characters, fashioned out of human imagination and body parts: knees, feet, elbows and fingers. A discussion with the puppetry artists will follow the show. And oh yeah, your kids can come too. Tuesday through Wednesday, Oct. 29-30, 8 pm. $22-$27. Stewart Theatre, N.C. State Campus, Raleigh. 515-1100 for tickets. centerstage@ncsu.edu or www.ncsu.edu/arts. (Recommended for ages 10 and older.)

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