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1581
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The new and growing activism in art is reflected in two recent projects in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area: Community Arts Revival, produced by ROOTS (Regional Organization of Theaters South) and a residency of LAPD (Los Angeles Poverty Department).
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 19, May 1994, p33, il Periodical Website
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27446
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The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh has a new exhibit called Rolling Sculpture. The exhibit features fourteen Art Deco cars and three motorcycles from the 1930s and 1940s. Art Nouveau and elements of design are highlighted to tell the history of visionary industrialists.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 40, Oct 2016, p24-25, il Periodical Website
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27642
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The Hayti mural at Heritage Square Shopping Square is deteriorating and will be costly to restore. Painted by Elizabeth Weinstein, the mural commemorates the historical African-American neighborhood. The plaza and mural will be demolished if a proposed development in the neighborhood is successful.
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27979
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Beth Yerxa and her work with the new organization Triangle ArtWorks are profiled. Yerxa and her organization are beginning their work by creating a virtual community to help artists find the resources they need, including business assistance, artists’ forums and blogs, and listings of everything that’s playing, showing, or in the works in the region. The platform allows artists and patrons to find each other and will attempt to build a sense of community within the Triangle Area art scene.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 30, July 2010, p30 Periodical Website
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28120
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A Triangle area art expert discusses the difficulties facing collaboration between the regions actors, musicians, artists, and theater groups. Due to congested traffic and travel times, the area’s art scenes are split between cities. This split discourages collaboration and prevents the scene from growing. This also prevents citizens from attending events and keeps them in their local communities. This prevents people from seeing all of the art that the area has to offer.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 10, March 2008, p22 Periodical Website
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28130
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Progressive changes have taken place in the Triangle art scene and the area’s performance venues over the last 25 years. There have been changes in the location of the state art museum, renovations at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, the addition of Durham’s Performing Arts Center, and renovations of UNC’s Memorial Hall. The history of opera, ballet, theater over the last 25 years and their place in the community are also detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 15, April 2008, p49 Periodical Website
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28432
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As the Triangle’s art scene is receiving new national attention, money, organizations, and venues, some are wondering who might be left behind. Detailed are the efforts to broaden access to arts education and participation for people with disabilities. The efforts of local art museums, educators, Arts Access, and the Idea Summit are described. Accommodations for the visually impaired, hearing impaired, physically impaired, and those with Alzheimer’s are highlighted.
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28403
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Durham resident Edie Cohn works on the Homeless People Project to give Durham’s homeless individuals a face and voice. Cohn spends one day each week at Durham’s Community Shelter for HOPE sketching one individual and recording his or her life’s story. Cohn hopes to publish and book and turn the drawings and interviews into a traveling exhibit. The stories and portraits of eight homeless persons from Durham are included in the article.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 29, July 1993, p8-11 Periodical Website
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28795
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The Triangle’s local arts scene experienced a year of controversy, transitions, and new beginnings in 2016. The Durham Artists Movement was awarded for creating a safe space for marginalized artists, and local festivals held shows in light of the presidential election and contentious local legislation.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 50, Dec 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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28807
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Culture Mill is a nonprofit performing arts organization in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, which aims to create spaces for artists where they can express their needs. Its practices are based on lessons learned in Europe, where public art funding is more plentiful and pay rates are more established than they are in the United States.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 48, Dec 2016, p20, por Periodical Website
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28804
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Kelly McChesney anchored a burgeoning Raleigh art scene with her Flanders Gallery before merging it this month with Raleigh’s Lump. The new gallery expands into a project space with public art and residency programs, and will double the number of events and collaborations with organizations on a range of creative initiatives.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 48, Dec 2016, p16, por Periodical Website
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28803
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The Durham Artists Movement is a safe space and a strong voice for marginalized artists. Saba Taj and Catherine Edgerton have helped guide the movement through a transformative six-month stay in the former Carrack Modern Art space.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 48, Dec 2016, p15, por Periodical Website
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35382
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Art and science interconnect with the work done by Joana Ricou. As Carla Burgess revealed, samples of microbes Ricou took from belly buttons (what she dubbed “the other self”). Through these samples, Ricou was hoping to understand how the microbial world inhabiting human beings shapes their identities. Samples slide images became a group selfie that contained microbes from two dozen plus participants.
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