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Deep Listening Is Yoga to Our Ears at Global Breath Studio in Durham

What’s deep about this listening is how it reconnects the auditory sense to a more primal, elemental kind of hearing.

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Teenage Artist Eli Melet’s Mixed-Media Work with Eggshells Earns Him a Spot in the Orange County Artists Guild

Melet is participating in the guild's annual studio tour this weekend.

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The Seventeenth-Century Diaries of an Oversharing Misogynist Become Timely Fodder for Big Dance Theater in 17c

Carolina Performing Arts brings the Samuel Pepys-based show to Memorial Hall on Nov. 9 and 10.

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Acceptance of Others Starts with the Self in Familial Drama The Mystery of Love and Sex

The Honest Pint Theatre production of Bathsheba Doran's play runs at NRACT through Nov. 12.

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Thirteen Screams: Fill Your Nights with Haunts and Frights on the Triangle's Cursed Culture Scene This Week

From immersive theatrical haunted houses to downtown zombie takeovers, there's something spooky for every taste around Halloween and the Day of the Dead

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Artist Showcase: Durham’s Yousuf Zafar Intimately Observes Burma’s Theravada Buddhism

See more of Zafar's work at the Durham Art Guild as a part of the Click! Photography Festival.

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Articulating Value Upends Comforting Assumptions About the Worth of Art Labor, the Meaning of Professional, and the Local Scene's Diversity

Culture Mill codirector Tommy Noonan shares hard lessons learned in a year of trying to assess art's value in a deeply segregated community.

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Art History Gets Off the Wall in NCMA Curator Jennifer Dasal's ArtCurious Podcast

After a first season exploring mysteries and oddities, Dasal is exploring art and World War II in her current, second season.

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Taking Complementary Routes, Married Artists Donald Martiny and Celia Johnson Meet at the Crossroads of Color and Form

Martiny and Johnson's new exhibit of paintings, Juxtaposition, opens at Artspace in Raleigh on Friday, September 1.

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In the New Gregg Museum of Art & Design, N.C. State Finally Gets a Nasher of Its Own

The new and improved Gregg Museum opens to the public on Saturday with three exhibits and a day of family activities, tours, and art demonstrations.

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Will the Closure of Manbites Dog, a Trailblazing Company and Essential Venue, Push Independent Theater Out of Durham?

Even with its deep roots in the community, Manbites transcended the usual limitations of community theater.

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Puppet Genius Jeghetto Bequeaths Fantastical Creatures and Afrofuturist Themes to National TV and Local Kids—Including His Son

Tarish "Jeghetto" Pipkins's unique, uncanny puppetry can be seen everywhere from Paperhand Puppet Intervention to Missy Elliot videos.

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Tyler Jackson’s Exhibit at Lump Scouts the Next Frontier for Artists: Virtual Reality

Before the War, which transpires entirely in VR goggles, opens at Lump on Friday and runs through August.

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Raleigh Supercon Guest Michael Rooker Is as Fun IRL as He Is as Yondu in the Guardians of the Galaxy Movies

Rooker is one of many celebrity guests—like Lee Majors, Amy "Lita" Dumas, and LeVar Burton—who you can meet at the new Raleigh Supercon this weekend.

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You Eat Local and Shop Local. So Why Not Move on from Settlers of Catan and Play Local, Too?

We check in with Daniel Solis, Dice Hate Me Games, and other movers and shakers in the local analog game scene.

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Southern Accent, Launched from Durham to Louisville, Roils Kentucky's Conflicts and Possibilities as Profoundly as It Did North Carolina's

The revolutionary exhibit on Southern identity in contemporary art, which debuted at the Nasher last fall, makes another big impact at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville.

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Victor Ekpuk’s Divine Mural at the North Carolina Museum of Art Heralds New Life for Its African Galleries

The Nigerian-American artist's huge chalk mural leads the way for the reopening of the museum's expanded African galleries this summer.

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Animazement, Raleigh’s Japanese Pop-Culture Convention, Happily Overwhelms Us With the Number of Unknown Wonders Still Waiting to Be Discovered

At this year’s event on Memorial Day weekend, a Santa, a giant blueberry, and a Japanese death god all passed by in one five-minute span.

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An Oral History of the American Dance Festival: How an Academic Enclave in Vermont Became a Modern Dance Lightning Rod for Durham and the World

As the world-renowned modern dance festival celebrates forty years in Durham this summer, we walk from past to present with some of its key players.

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A Chance Encounter with Trump Supporters in D.C. Leads to Resistance Con, an Ambitious New Art and Activism Convention in Durham

The convention debuts at the Durham Convention Center on Saturday, June 3, bookended by events at Motorco and the Pinhook.

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Jeghetto will be one of the artists featured at the National Folk Festival in Greensboro September 8-10!

by Ben Duvall-Irwin on Puppet Genius Jeghetto Bequeaths Fantastical Creatures and Afrofuturist Themes to National TV and Local Kids—Including His Son (Arts Feature)

I want to take my teenage niece and nephew to their first haunted house. I love that fear factor that …

by SHexner81 on Highway to Hell: Take a haunted house road trip (Arts Feature)

Great work of art, the work is "nulli secundus" coming from Incredible Ekpuk !

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Jeghetto will be one of the artists featured at the National Folk Festival in Greensboro September 8-10!

by Ben Duvall-Irwin on Puppet Genius Jeghetto Bequeaths Fantastical Creatures and Afrofuturist Themes to National TV and Local Kids—Including His Son (Arts Feature)

I want to take my teenage niece and nephew to their first haunted house. I love that fear factor that …

by SHexner81 on Highway to Hell: Take a haunted house road trip (Arts Feature)

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