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Roy Cooper officially became Governor-Elect of North Carolina on December 5, 2016. Over the next four years, citizens hope Cooper will take on the General Assembly, stand up for immigrants and refugees, support LGBTQ rights, make North Carolina government transparent, and pursue aggressive environmental policies.
The North Carolina Museum of Art’s new exhibition, Panorama: North Carolina, features black-and-white photos taken by local photographers. In more than thirty photos, the exhibit surveys the changes that have swept across rural North Carolina, casting light on the Old North State.
Ten years ago, Local Band Local Beer was started to pair local musicians with breweries in Raleigh. The music series was free but its organizers recently announced that they would begin charging an admission fee. The fee is meant to compensate the musicians fairly.
Local bartenders in the Raleigh-Durham area are building cocktails using Cynar, a versatile Italian amaro. The new trend of Cynar liqueur adds depth to the flavors of classic cocktails. A couple of places serving Cynar include Durham’s Gocciolina in Durham, and Hillsborough’s LaPlace Louisiana Cookery.