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24763
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Al Strong is a trumpet player who is at the center of the jazz renaissance in the Triangle Area. A music professor and performer, Strong co-founded Durham’s Art of Cool Festival, a spring music festival that features jazz, soul, and R&B music.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 2, January 2016, p16-18, il, por Periodical Website
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24801
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The North Carolina HIP (Historically Informed Practice) Music Festival features music from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries, all played in their original forms. Often, musicians involved in this festival use antiquated instruments or older versions of modern instruments and play the instruments with techniques more common in those centuries.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 5, February 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
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27539
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Residents of Raleigh explain where they go on vacation and why. They typically split into two groups; some go to the mountains and the others go to the beach. Each group critiques the other group based on their ideas of what to do on vacation and why they do it. Mountain vacationers seem to criticize the morals of beach vacationers and beach vacationers tend to criticize mountain vacationers’ personalities.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 11, May 18-24 1989, p9-10 Periodical Website
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27561
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Many kids enjoy picking up rocks and there are many places in the Triangle area where they can find them. The area is part of the Triassic Basin and pieces of coal, petrified wood, and garnets, and even gold can be found in the area. Two of the area’s museums have interesting collections and several area parks have places where kids can add to their collections.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 36, November 9-15 1989, p29 Periodical Website
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27576
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President Ronald Reagan’s economic plan has affected the way North Carolinians live and work. Triangle area residents Candice Carraway, David Johnson, Jan Schetzina, William Connolly, and Sandy Hendrickson explain the personal effects of Reaganomics on their lives. The results have been reported have been mostly negative. Reaganomics has seen funding for Legal Services decrease, has been slow to fund and study AIDS research and education, has increased spending for military research, has failed to address the affordable housing crisis, and has decreased federal aid to small towns and cities for federal projects.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 40, December 7-13 1989, p11-14 Periodical Website
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28006
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Women in the Triangle discuss modern feminism and the do-it-yourself culture(DIY). Triangle women discuss how they are choosing not to participate in the industrialized food culture. They say they do things like sew, garden, can food, and more to improve the quality of their family’s lives. These women also discuss how important community is to their participation in these activities and how they can complete them while working full-time jobs and having a family.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 34, August 2010, p24-25 Periodical Website
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29054
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INDY’s Best of the Triangle 2017 is an annual comprehensive guide of all the best things and places in the area. The guide is based on the collective wisdom of INDY readers and their votes. The general categories presented are restaurants and bars, health and body, shops and services, local hangouts and organizations.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 21, June 2017, p3-63, il, por Periodical Website
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35311
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This edition of adventures across the state featured a contribution by Ven Carver. This edition included descriptions of jam sessions in the Blue Ridge Mountains, eateries in the Research Triangle area, and marine-side views in piers along Wrightsville Beach. In addition was a list of GreenTravel visit locales for ecologically conscious sojourners.
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