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  • Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 9





  • March: Randy Whitt and The Grits
  • Band of the Month
  • March: Randy Whitt and The Grits

    Randy Whitt calls on elements of country music, but they share the stage equally with touches of pop, rock and—most notably and even surprisingly—soul. For the full-on honky-tonk/country-rock effect, you need to catch him out in front of his band the Grits. "I'm really fortunate to have those guys playing with my dumb ass" is Whitt's self-effacing take.
  • Wordy play
  • Theater
  • Wordy play

    Too much script in The Rivals, and mixed results with cast in Two Trains Running



  • Editorial
  • Clear picture

    There could be no more graphic representation of the collision between unbridled growth, inadequate tax policies and the power of the real estate lobby than Derek Anderson's pictures that go with this week's cover story.
  • Hear us sing
  • Front Porch
  • Hear us sing

    Having gone to Carolina, I freely admit how little I know of Duke's or Durham's history.
  • Letters to the Editor

    Marc Maximov, in his article regarding the Dakota Fanning movie Hounddog, and the swirl of controversy surrounding it, damn near points his finger in my direction saying that my radio show started this mess ("Suspicious minds," Feb. 7).


Ye Olde Archives

  • J. Peder Zane
  • Spotlight
  • J. Peder Zane

    Zane's new book is entitled The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books, the fruits of a project in which Zane asked more than 125 leading English-language writers, including Norman Mailer, Annie Proulx, Stephen King and Peter Carey, to name their 10 favorite reads.

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