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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Yoga Star Jessamyn Stanley Discusses Body Positivity Through the Lens of Eunice Johnson's Ebony Fashion Fair at NCMA

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 9:57 AM

On Friday, the North Carolina Museum of Art hosted Bespoke: Body Positivity with Jessamyn Stanley, a yoga teacher, body positivity advocate, and writer based in Durham. The discussion centered on Eunice Johnson’s progressive inclusion of all body sizes in the Ebony Fashion Fair—the subject of the Inspiring Beauty exhibit that closes January 21—and the idea of self-image. Stanley emphasized the overlapping concepts of self-image and body positivity. The body positivity movement encourages people to adopt a forgiving and affirming attitude toward unique bodies. During the discussion, it was suggested that the stereotypes that exist in the yoga profession often...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Sick of Movies? Unleash Your Inner Artisan With These Valentine's Ideas

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:13 AM

Greeting card aisles saturated in pinks and reds. Inflated tasting-menu prices. Flowers that wilt in the trash. Instead of dinner out and a dozen roses, why not be a crafty Valentine and try something unique? Creative Cupids around the Triangle have a few opportunities for that this weekend. Durham artisan printer Brian Allen created a Valentine’s Day event to foster “an environment that prompts others to express themselves.” Allen’s letterpress class (Feb. 14, 1:30 p.m., $100 per couple) allows couples to create custom valentines on cotton paper with an Albion iron hand press, more than a century old. Allen pairs...

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

If you missed Chef Shirle' on Rachael Ray

Posted By on Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 1:03 AM

... here's a link to the clip. As reported last week, Shirle' Hale Koslowski (a Durham resident, personal chef and bassist/vocalist for Free Electric State) appeared Monday in a taped segment of the Rachael Ray show to demonstrate a wine rack she made from coffee cans....

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Full Frame Day 4: Sunday morning bliss

Posted By on Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 10:31 AM

When you've had a really good Saturday night—and didn't drink too much—you can open your eyes to a sunny spring morning and think about the marvelous things you've done and be grateful that one more day of adventure awaits you this weekend. Yesterday's day of outstanding docs was capped last night—for those who care—by a closing night party, an NCAA semifinal victory by UNC, a playoff-clinching win by the Carolina Hurricanes and an Orlando Bloom sighting.  We've been shooting a few video interviews this weekend and hope to have them posted soon. In the meantime, there's one more block...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

What is Artery?

Posted By on Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 3:57 PM

It's our revamped ADF blog, now a seasonal arts blog allowing us to cover seasonal arts and arts festivals such as Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (April 2-5, 2009) and American Dance Festival (June 11-July 26, 2009). Check back in a few weeks for the start of our Full Frame coverage....

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