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  • Aug 16-22, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 33



  • Music Briefs
  • Lincoln re-opens

    Raleigh's Lincoln Theatre re-opened Sunday night after closing in May to add a balcony and renovate the club's interior.



  • Nine stories
  • Visual Art
  • Nine stories

    The Rubell family collection shows the Nasher Museum's commitment to video



  • Editorial
  • Bunkey-mandering

    If you need any more proof than Bob Geary's story this week about the vanishing role voters are playing in North Carolina, look no further than Chatham County.
  • Front Porch
  • Paranoia

    In light of the recent arrests of some 20-odd terrorists in Great Britain who were plotting to blow up airliners with explosives disguised as beverages and personal electronic devices, I feel that it is high time we abandon all semblance of calm rationality.
  • Front Porch
  • Insult to injury

    We learned about the Turkish Insult Laws as we settled in to our temporary home in Izmir four years ago.
  • Front Porch
  • Pick-up lines

    As a condition of entering a drawing to win tickets to a Bob Dylan concert, we recently asked Indy readers to tell us why they read us.
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Grayson Currin rocks...

    I read your review of the Tom Waits show in Asheville ("Tough wait," Aug. 9). Sorry it wasn't a better evening.). I'd be inclined to dismiss the opinion because of an amazing experience I had seeing him here in NYC in 1999. But your review was really well-written.
  • Letters to the Editor
  • ...or, not

    Grayson Currin's "review" of the Tom Waits show in Asheville is the most pathetic excuse for journalism since the last Fox News report.
  • Letters to the Editor
  • More Dog Days!

    I laughed, I cried (which is very good for you, you know), I contemplated--ever so briefly--adopting yet another cat, to the detriment of my reputation in the neighborhood.


Ye Olde Archives

  • The Two Gentlemen Band
  • Spotlight
  • The Two Gentlemen Band

    By definition, traditional music is conservative, holding tight to centuries-old tenets to give antiquated forms continued life.

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