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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

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

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

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Manbites Dog Uses Wakey, Wakey, Its Last Production, to Symbolize Its Own Demise. But the Show Also Speaks to the Ups and Downs of the Venerable Theater's Life.

Theater You have until June 10 to say goodbye to Manbites Dog's theater space with Will Eno's play.

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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?

Arts Feature 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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Adding Eighteen Actors to Mike Wiley’s Blood Done Sign My Name Changes So Much More than the Length of the Playbill

Theater The new ensemble version of Wiley's one-man show runs at Raleigh Little Theatre through June 3.

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

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

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Curator Stacey L. Kirby and Her Collaborators Make a Map of Inclusive Community in Feminine Spectrum

Visual Art The group exhibit has several associated events and performances before it closes as Visual Art Exchange on May 26.

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Neon Artist Nate Sheaffer Fills a Corner of Dix Park with Light You Can Hear and Sound You Can See

Visual Art The interactive sound-and-light installation Light the Woods with Sound is on view at Dix Park through the month of May.

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Little Green Pig Wants to Make All of Its Shows Next Season Free with the Aid of More Privileged Sectors of the Community

Theater The Durham theater mavericks recently announced the goal of a "zero-dollar-ticket season" starting this fall.

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With The Changeling, Jaybird O'Berski Runs Amok Through a Quintessentially Problematic Seventeenth-Century Script and Leaves Us to Figure Out What to Make of It

Theater O'Berski's antic version of a Jacobean tragedy has runs at the Fruit, Mystery Brewing, and Culture Mill through May 19.

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

Arts Feature 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

Arts Feature 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 Raleigh, The Jumpsuit Project Artist Sherrill Roland Keeps Turning His Experience of Wrongful Incarceration into an Indictment of the System

Visual Art Roland's collage show artfor(us) runs at Artspace through May 12.

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

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

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Hand to God, an Irreverent-to-Blasphemous Broadway Farce, Casts a Possibly Demonic Sock Puppet in an Unlikely Morality Play

Theater The show starring Ira David Wood IV runs at Theatre in the Park through Sunday, May 6.

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Star Pocket Theatre's Debut Production, The Member of the Wedding, Shows Predictable Growing Pains and a Promising Future

Theater Carson McCullers's 1950 play runs at Visual Art Exchange through Sunday, April 29.

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by Geoff Dunkak on With The Changeling, Jaybird O'Berski Runs Amok Through a Quintessentially Problematic Seventeenth-Century Script and Leaves Us to Figure Out What to Make of It (Theater)

This is very cool and I need to check it out.

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by JeffDeWitt on Neon Artist Nate Sheaffer Fills a Corner of Dix Park with Light You Can Hear and Sound You Can See (Visual Art)

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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these people are a bunch a weirdos. and that's what we like about them.
i like a a performance …

by Geoff Dunkak on With The Changeling, Jaybird O'Berski Runs Amok Through a Quintessentially Problematic Seventeenth-Century Script and Leaves Us to Figure Out What to Make of It (Theater)

This is very cool and I need to check it out.

I just came back from a Route 66 …

by JeffDeWitt on Neon Artist Nate Sheaffer Fills a Corner of Dix Park with Light You Can Hear and Sound You Can See (Visual Art)

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