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House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ legislation, has devastated North Carolina’s image. Most of the bill’s economic damage will be on the state’s urban centers, especially the Triangle and Charlotte. Due to the state’s partisan gerrymander, nine out of ten lawmakers who supported the bill are running unopposed or won their previous election by a landslide.
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The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham released a statement against House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against transgender people. Four of the most interesting films at this year’s festival take up LGBTQ issues. Though each has a different cultural perspective, each finds the same hetero-normative pressures around the world.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p17, por Periodical Website
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Orange County's local governments were quick to denounce House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ proposal rushed through a special session and signed by Governor McCrory on March 23. While some hope boycotts will help to repeal the bill, others say boycotts will end up hurting the wrong people.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival honors director Kirsten Johnson with its annual Tribute Award in Durham April 7-10. The festival will screen a number of Johnson’s documentaries including Cameraperson, which blends home videos with footage and outtakes from many of her films.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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Several films at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham delve into the complex beauty of wildlife, using animals as mirrors for society and measuring up the arbitrary line we’ve drawn between being nature’s caretakers and inhabitants.
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For a decade, the Carolina Railhawks have been plagued by mismanagement and scandal. New owner Steve Malik is optimistic and wants to prove his team is here to stay. Given soccer’s rising popularity, Malik is thinking of moving the soccer franchise from Cary to the Triangle.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p12-15, il, por Periodical Website
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Some Army is a psych-rock band based in the Triangle. In 2013, they launched an ambitious Kickstarter campaign to fund its debut record, One Stone and Too Many Birds. After three long years, the album will finally be released this week.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p33-34, por Periodical Website
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Top of the Hill is a popular microbrewery in Chapel Hill. April Blues Day, their alternative to April Fools’ Day, celebrates the annual return of the town’s signature seasonal beer, Blueridge Blueberry Wheat. The beer is winner of the World’s Best Flavored Wheat Beer, and is a Carolina Champion of Beer.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p32, il Periodical Website
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This year, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s thematic program dives deep into the conniving, idealistic world of presidential campaigns. A number of films cover elections during the 1960s to 2000s, president scandals, assassinations, and the beginnings of epochal social change.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p19, por Periodical Website
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Rise Biscuits & Donuts is a sprawling local franchise near Durham, with big plans to go national within the next year. At each Rise location, chefs such as Bethany Conver are empowered to make menu decisions, a fundamental principle meant to keep the franchise from getting boring as it expands.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p23-25, il, por Periodical Website
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W. Jason Miller, associate professor at North Carolina State University, has a new book called, Origins of the Dream: Hughes’s Poetry and King’s Rhetoric. Miller demonstrates the profound influence Langston Hughes's poems exerted on the letters, sermons, speeches, and ideas of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p38, il Periodical Website
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The Veldt is a longtime Raleigh cult favorite band. Racism and major-label expectations plagued The Veldt in the eighties and nineties, but music is finally catching up with the band’s mix of soul singing and shoe-gaze rock.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p20-22, por Periodical Website
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Wu Man plays the pipa, a four-stringed lute with an ancient Chinese lineage. Though she often plays traditional Chinese music, Man likes to add the pipa to unconventional settings such as bluegrass and the banjo. Man will play at Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium on April 8 in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p37, por Periodical Website
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