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Until 2014, North Carolina explicitly denied gay and lesbian couples the right to marry. The topic was a controversial debate and financial advisors argued that accepting same-sex marriage would have a positive economic impact to the state. When same-sex marriage became legal in North Carolina, the local wedding industry skyrocketed.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p11-14, por Periodical Website
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The Art of Cool Festival, which celebrates is fourth year in Durham, presents and promotes jazz to local audiences as well as helping foster jazz education among young musicians. Despite funding struggles, community support has kept the festival strong. This year the festival will feature prominent speakers on social justice and what citizens can do to fight oppression.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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Durham’s mayoral race was originally set as Mayor Pro Tem Cora Cole-McFadden, a longtime council member and city employee, versus Steve Schewel, a four-year councilman, former school board member, and an activist. Recently, Cole-McFadden withdrew her mayoral candidacy. Two new mayoral candidates are former councilman Farad Ali and Pierce Freelon, a musician, professor, and entrepreneur.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
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George Clinton, North Carolina native and legend of P-Funk music, is a headliner at the Art of Cool Festival in Durham this weekend. Clinton has been a uniting figure for generations, with his music empowering African Americans to fight for social and racial equality. Most of the performers at this year’s festival were strongly influenced by Clinton’s music.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p28-29, por Periodical Website
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Brooks Ann Camper owns a small bridal shop in Hillsborough, where she is known for her custom-made, non-traditional bridal dresses. The dresses are made of natural fibers and can feature a variety of patterns and fabrics. Camper studied theater and costume production, but discovered she preferred the art of customizing an object for a single purpose.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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Weddings in the Triangle are taking on new traditions and informalities. Joe Schwartz and Sara Waters, both writers for INDY, describe their three-day wedding festival at Shakori Hills in Pittsboro. Their wedding featured food trucks, local distilleries, and special shows.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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The Museum of Durham History has a new exhibit, Durham A-Z: J is for Jazz. The exhibit covers Durham’s half-century history of jazz music and musicians, as well as the development of North Carolina Central University’s jazz program.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p26, por Periodical Website
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