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Pioneering African-American Sci-Fi Author Octavia Butler’s Empathy and Foresight Take the Stage in <i>Parable of the Sower</i>

Pioneering African-American Sci-Fi Author Octavia Butler’s Empathy and Foresight Take the Stage in Parable of the Sower

Toshi and Bernice Johnson Reagon's musical adaptation of Butler's sci-fi classic comes to Carolina Performing Arts Nov. 16 and 17.

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

Arts Feature 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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Beowulf Meets Bro Culture in a High-Spirited but Low-Stakes New Play at N.C. State

Theater Beowulf, Lord of the Bros runs at Titmus Theatre through Sunday, Nov. 19.

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

Arts Feature 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

Arts Feature 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

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

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Dance as a Political Weapon in DIDA Season Opener Uncle Sam Wants You!

Theater The show by Killian Manning/No Forwarding Address ran at the Living Arts Collective last week.

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

Arts Feature 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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Raleigh Room Escapes Slips Through the Keyhole Between Room-Escape Games and Immersive Theater

Theater Immersive experiences such as Trapped in a Room with a Zombie are perfect for Halloween.

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

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

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To an Anxious, Isolated Teen Girl, David Sedaris Offered Far More than Funny Essays

Lit Local Sedaris comes to Raleigh's Memorial Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 23.

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Carolina Ballet’s Halloween Treats Tweak the Classics into an Actual Dance Macabre

Theater The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, backed with two other spooky ballets, runs at Fletcher Opera Theater through Sunday, Oct. 29.

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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

Arts Feature 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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As the Focal Point of North Carolina Dance Shifts from Campus to Increasingly Professional Independent Artists, Two Statewide Showcases Adapt

Dance The NC Dance Festival comes to the Rickhouse on Thursday, Oct. 12, while Emergence comes to PSI Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 14.

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Durham Savoyards Revive Thespis, a Lost, Scandalous Gilbert and Sullivan Opera

Theater Thespis and Trial by Jury, another early comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, run at East Chapel Hill High School Oct. 12–15.

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Shawn Wen’s Unorthodox Book About Mime Somehow Gives Voice to the Eloquent Silence of Marcel Marceau

Lit Local Wen, a former Durham resident, returns to read from A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause at Letters Bookshop on Thursday, Oct. 12.

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Raleigh Poet Tyree Daye Reads from His American Poetry Review-Prized Debut in the So & So Series

Reading Daye, joined by Matthew Wimberley, reads from River Hymns at CAM Raleigh on Thursday, Oct. 12.

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This looks wonderful! I cant wait until it goes on the road so we can see it in California!

by Michelle Nogales on Pioneering African-American Sci-Fi Author Octavia Butler’s Empathy and Foresight Take the Stage in Parable of the Sower (Theater)

Spelling error for one of the owners of RRE: it's Rebekah Carmichael, not Rachel Carmichael. Also, the shows run between …

by J Robert Raines on Raleigh Room Escapes Slips Through the Keyhole Between Room-Escape Games and Immersive Theater (Theater)

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This looks wonderful! I cant wait until it goes on the road so we can see it in California!

by Michelle Nogales on Pioneering African-American Sci-Fi Author Octavia Butler’s Empathy and Foresight Take the Stage in Parable of the Sower (Theater)

Spelling error for one of the owners of RRE: it's Rebekah Carmichael, not Rachel Carmichael. Also, the shows run between …

by J Robert Raines on Raleigh Room Escapes Slips Through the Keyhole Between Room-Escape Games and Immersive Theater (Theater)

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