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The Outmoded Power Structures of Race and Gender Encased in a Strong Production of <i>Love Letters</i> Feel Sadly Contemporary

The Outmoded Power Structures of Race and Gender Encased in a Strong Production of Love Letters Feel Sadly Contemporary

NC Theatre presents A.R. Gurney's epistolary drama at Fletcher Opera Theater through Jan. 21.

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The Hidden Link Between Tamara Kissane's New Play, The Master Builder, and Her Artist Soapbox Podcast

Theater Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern premieres Kissane's gender-flipped update of Ibsen at Mystery Brewing this week.

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Metamorphoses, Water Balloons, and Blood-Smeared Debutante Balls in Nicola Bullock's Imago

Dance DIDA presents Bullock's new dance solo at the Fruit in Durham through Jan. 20.

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Leaving the U.S. Sharpened Nicola Bullock’s Perspective on What the South Expects of Women, Resulting in New Dance Solo Imago

Theater Bullock premieres the multimedia piece at the Fruit in Durham as part of the DIDA season this week.

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A Mix of Persuasive and Tentative Performances Mark Ward Theatre's Production of Class-Clash Drama The Mound Builders

Theater Lanford Wilson's 1975 play runs at Ward Theatre in Durham through Feb. 18.

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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

Arts Feature 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

Arts Feature 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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The Year in Arts & Culture: Refreshers and Updates on the Most Important Stories of a Volatile 2017

The Year in Arts Development-driven rearrangements and the purging of toxic masculinity dominated a tempestuous year.

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Though the Triangle Produces All Kinds of Books, Its Genre Writers Make the Most Noise. Here Are Some of Our Favorites of 2017.

Reading Local speculative fiction writers took us to the moon and beyond in works that reimagined the social contract.

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The Top Ten Plays of 2017

Theater THE DELTA BOYS: ORLANDO (Manbites Dog Theater, Jan. 12–28) This smart, stylish take on Virginia Woolf's novella was exceptional in all aspects, including Elsa Hoffman's

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The Top Five Dance Performances of 2017

Dance From the august American Dance Festival to the scrappiest independent choreographers, there was something for every dance lover's taste this year.

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Aesthetics Be Damned—Our Visual Art Critic Only Had Eyes for Political and Social Relevance in 2017

Visual Art From Nina Chanel Abney at the Nasher to NCMA's new African galleries, we sought work that challenged and changed the way we perceive art this year.

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Design Elements Obscure Some of the Hardest Truths in ShaLeigh Dance Works' I Promise

Dance ShaLeigh Comerford's new piece in the DIDA season ran Dec. 15-17 at the Fruit.

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Ray Dooley Resurrects Dickens the Raconteur, Not Just the Novelist, in A Christmas Carol

Theater The production runs at UNC's Kenan Theatre in Chapel Hill through Saturday, December 23.

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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

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

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From Intergenerational Traumas of Race and Gender, Murielle Elizéon Extracts Universal Catharsis in Brown

Dance The intense, vulnerable dance solo recently premiered at Monkey Bottom Collaborative courtesy of DIDA and Culture Mill.

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ShaLeigh Dance Works Asks How to Heal a Nation of Others in I Promise

Dance The seasoned choreographer's latest ensemble piece premieres at the Fruit in Durham this weekend.

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If you are looking for a deeper dive into the Triangle's speculative fiction scene, check out this appendix:

by Sam M-B on Though the Triangle Produces All Kinds of Books, Its Genre Writers Make the Most Noise. Here Are Some of Our Favorites of 2017. (Reading)

Just to be clear, TROSA Thrift Store does still have to pay to dispose of many items that are unsellable. …

by Jeff Stern on A New Thrift store at the Scrap Exchange Might Seem Redundant, But It’s Good for the Future of the Nonprofit—And the Triangle (Arts Feature)

"But January wasn't all free-speech suppression: there was good news, too."

''...though at least the INDY's reporting got the …

by Orlando on The Year in Arts & Culture: Refreshers and Updates on the Most Important Stories of a Volatile 2017 (The Year in Arts)

Ed's condescending comments make me want to play Beatles songs on the ukulele.

by Cash Cheque on The PIT Wants to Fill the Disgraced DSI Comedy Theater's Void. But Will It Just Replicate the Same Toxic Culture? (Arts Feature)

I can't help but wonder how much research Ed Zareh of New York, NY -- researcher of the Emmy Award …

by Again Again on The PIT Wants to Fill the Disgraced DSI Comedy Theater's Void. But Will It Just Replicate the Same Toxic Culture? (Arts Feature)

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If you are looking for a deeper dive into the Triangle's speculative fiction scene, check out this appendix:

by Sam M-B on Though the Triangle Produces All Kinds of Books, Its Genre Writers Make the Most Noise. Here Are Some of Our Favorites of 2017. (Reading)

Just to be clear, TROSA Thrift Store does still have to pay to dispose of many items that are unsellable. …

by Jeff Stern on A New Thrift store at the Scrap Exchange Might Seem Redundant, But It’s Good for the Future of the Nonprofit—And the Triangle (Arts Feature)

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