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

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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New Third Friday Dance Series Comes to Durham

Dance Proxemic Media is presenting casual showings from local dance artists at Empower Dance Studio every Third Friday starting this month.

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

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

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In the Wake of the DSI Comedy Scandal, the Local Improv Scene Takes Aim at a Culture that Enables Sexual Misconduct

Comedy Plus, the Varsity Theater on Franklin Street plans to start presenting comedy to fill the void left by DSI's impending closure.

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Paperhand's Magic and Mastery Take Full Flight in Of Wings and Feet

Theater The company's eighteenth-annual summer show is running at Chapel Hill's Forest Theatre before moving to the North Carolina Museum of Art and the Carolina Theatre of Greensboro.

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

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

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Upright Citizens Brigade’s James III on Comedy, Code Switching, and Being Friends with Robots

Comedy Update: This show has been postponed until Sept. 15 due to weather-related travel issues. James III—yes, his friends do call him "James the third"—is a

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Passion Coldly Pursues Its Prey in Ward Theatre’s Intellectually Subtle, Emotionally Muted Honour

Theater To be clear, Ward Theatre Company's production of psychological drama Honour is no thriller or murder mystery. But early on, its almost-title character, a middle-aged

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The Worst Singer in the World Returns to the Triangle in Glorious! at Theatre in the Park

Theater The tale of deluded opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins runs at TIP through Sunday, August 6.

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Improv Noir Is an Oasis for Black Performers and Audiences in the Too-White World of Improv Comedy

Theater Starting this Sunday, the new troupe performs at The Vault in Durham on the last Sunday of each month.

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David Henderson Delivers One of His Best Performances Yet as a Famously Volatile Football Coach in Lombardi

Theater The superlative production from Theatre Raleigh runs through Sunday, July 30.

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If Minimalism Did Not Exist, It Would Be Necessary To Invent It. So Lucinda Childs and Her Colleagues Did.

Theater Childs, a renowned choreographer, accepts Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement Tuesday night in Durham.

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Justin Tornow and Heather Gordon Reunite With More Multimedia Dance Innovations in No. 19/Modulations

Theater COMPANY closes this year's DIDA season at CCB Plaza and 21c Museum Hotel in Durham this week.

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At Sonorous Road, Licked Cupcake Is a Sensitive and Savvy Story for the Stage

Theater The play continues its run in Raleigh through Sunday, July 23

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Love and Biotech Coexist in Jeff VanderMeer's Borne

Reading The fiction author discusses his thrilling new novel at Chapel Hill's Flyleaf Books Saturday evening.

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The Legendary Paul Taylor Dance Company Opens Its Ranks to Brilliant Outside Choreographers in Two World Premieres at ADF

Theater Rush Hour and The Weight of Smoke premiered at DPAC last weekend.

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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

Arts Feature 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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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 …

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