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As a New Art and Community Space Run by and Focused on People of Color, The584 Is an Essential Addition to Downtown Durham

“This is the first African-Latina-run art site in downtown Durham,” Michelle Gonzalez-Green says with justifiable pride.

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How a Humble Chatham County Phytosaur Crawled into History Before the Mighty T. rex

Rutiodon carolinensis was the first specimen ever cataloged in the American Museum of Natural History's fossil reptile collection.

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How Did CAM Raleigh Botch Its Handling of the Margaret Bowland Controversy So Badly, and What Can It Do to Move Forward?

At the core of the issue is a museum that didn’t anticipate criticism, a guest curator who scoffed at concerns, and an artist whose seemingly willful naïveté about the charged nature of her work precludes meaningful conversation.

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John Akomfrah Blends Historical Witness and Imagination to Resurrect a New Orleans Jazz Legend at the Nasher

Akomfrah's three-channel video installation Precarity revolves around the life of Charles "Buddy" Bolden.

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The Podcast 1st Gens, By and About First-Generation Americans, Expands the Map of National Identity

The podcast by two Liberian-American UNC graduates is currently in its second season.

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After Podcasting About the Dark Side of Human Nature with Criminal, Its Producers Step Into the Light with This Is Love

Lauren Spohrer an Phoebe Judge are part of PRX's Radiotopia tour, coming to the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday, May 8.

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In Versus, This Year's Crop of UNC Studio Art MFA Graduates Take a Long View of Immediate Crises

The exhibit runs at the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill through May 13.

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Bob Trotman’s Larger-Than-Life, Sometimes Automated Sculptures of Bosses and Office Workers Expose the Vices Behind a Signal American Virtue

Trotman's exhibit Business as Usual runs at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design through July.

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You Are Here, NCMA’s Immersive Experience in Light and Sound, Tempers Wild Extravagance with Themes of Sacred, Shared Humanity

The innovative exhibit runs at the museum through July.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cocreator Kevin Eastman Went for a Modest Underground Comics Career. He Started an Independent Pop-Culture Dynasty Instead.

Eastman is one of dozens of guests appearing at NC Comicon: Oak City at the Raleigh Convention Center this weekend.

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Instant Best-Seller The Woman in the Window Is Much More Than Gone Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on the Train

We speak with Daniel Mallory, better known as A.J. Finn, about the breakout success of his psychological crime thriller.

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Chapel Hill's FRANK Gallery Is the Latest Local Spot to Flee the Wasteland of Franklin Street for University Place

The local gallery and artist collective has a grand opening party in its new location this Friday evening.

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The Eighteenth-Century Feminine Depictions in Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment Still Reflect the Contradictions of Our Times

The exhibit, featuring French art from the acclaimed Horvitz collection, has a Second Friday reception at the Ackland Art Museum this week.

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Monét Noelle Marshall’s Buy My Soul and Call It Art Forces an Overdue Conversation About the Local and National Art Scene’s Racist Framework

Marshall's challenging performance art installation runs at the Living Arts Collective through Sunday, Feb. 4.

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Part Two of Our Early Look at the Bounty Spilling onto the INDY’s Pages and Triangle Stages Each Week This Year

Plenty more is coming down the pipeline, but you could make a solid year in culture just with the events we run down here.

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We'll Have a Crystal Ball: Glimpse What's Coming to the INDY's Pages and Triangle Stages in 2018

There's so much going on it took us two pages just to get through March. Tune in next week for part two.

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A New Thrift store at the Scrap Exchange Might Seem Redundant, But It’s Good for the Future of the Nonprofit—And the Triangle

The Scrap Exchange's newest endeavor opened in the Lakewood Shopping Center on Thursday, December 14.

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Meet the Winners of the 2017 Indies Arts Awards

In one of the most tumultuous years in recent memory, we're especially grateful to those who made the Triangle's art scene better and more just.

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With the Comedy World’s Toxic Culture on National Notice, Mettlesome is a New Kind of Organization for a New South

Ashley Melzer, Rose Werth, and Jack Reitz are focused on cultivating a diverse climate that gives performers power.

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The Saving Space Showcase Parts the Sea of White Dude Bands While Raising Money for Local Nonprofits

Sarah Schmader launched the series of benefit concerts throughout Triangle venues this year.

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Many thanks for the review, Chris Vitiello. There are two things I would like to clarify as the exhibition curator. …

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Great article , very well written which made the article more exciting …

by Linwood McNeill on You Are Here, NCMA’s Immersive Experience in Light and Sound, Tempers Wild Extravagance with Themes of Sacred, Shared Humanity (Arts Feature)

"In the eighties, Kevin Eastman set out for a modest career in underground comics, which is a reasonable goal when …

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Tim is an outstanding person all around!

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Many thanks for the review, Chris Vitiello. There are two things I would like to clarify as the exhibition curator. …

by L Turner on In Versus, This Year's Crop of UNC Studio Art MFA Graduates Take a Long View of Immediate Crises (Arts Feature)

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