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1033
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Two theater companies took a state-funded, two-year touring project to rural and culturally isolated areas of northeastern North Carolina.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Spring 1993, p1-4, por
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2639
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Before hydraulic net-pullers came into use in the 1950s, menhaden fishermen working the state's coasts synchronized their net work by chanty singing.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Spring 1990, p1-3, il
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2696
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Organized in Winston-Salem in 1989 by Larry Leon Hawkins, the National Black Theater Festival is a showcase for Afro-American theater artists, including playwrights, actors, producers, and directors.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1992, p1-3, il, por
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2694
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A residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts near San Francisco afforded Jacksonville storyteller Louise Anderson the opportunity to explore different places, voices, arts, and cultures.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Winter 1991, p1-3, il
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2695
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As part of the North Carolina Art Works for State Buildings Program, artist Judy Byron is creating a work using faces of North Carolinians that will hang in the new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Fall 1993, p1-3, il, por
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4498
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Commissioned through the Artworks for State Buildings program, the sonic plaza at East Carolina University's Joyner Library is the creation of internationally known sound artist Christopher Janney. The three-hundred-foot plaza contains columns that produce sounds as people walk by and activate electronic beams; a percussive water wall; a twelve-foot swirling circle of water vapor; and a clock tower.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p8, il
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4497
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The newest addition to the Art in the Park program at the North Carolina Zoological Park is a herd of sculptured bronze elephants weighing twelve tons. Created by Peter J. Woytuk, the elephants \"graze\" near the park's entrance. The art program is supported largely by donors. Long-term plans call for ninety more commissions, including visual art, music, and residencies.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p6, il
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4496
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Traditional musicians abound in the mountains. Seventeen-year-old Josh Goforth of Madison County is one example. He started playing the piano at age four and later mastered many instruments, including mandolin, banjo, guitar, and fiddle. He also writes music and plays in a number of bands. He plans to go to college to study music education, then return home to teach marching band.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p5, il
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4500
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A fire-gutted Presbyterian church in downtown Charlotte is under restoration to provide space for the Tryon Center for Visual Art. Bank of America provided a $7 million grant for restoration funding, and when completed, the center will house sixteen studios, all Internet wired; space for exhibitions; a library; common areas; and meeting rooms.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 3, Spring/Summer 1999, p8, il
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4495
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Duck decoy carving has a long tradition in the Core Banks area. Jason Michels, 22, of Harkers Island, has been carving and painting decoys for the past five years. His skillful work has won him numerous local and national awards, including ones from the prestigious Ward World Championship Waterfowl Carving Championship, held in Maryland.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p3, il
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4499
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Charlotte's new Mint Museum of Craft + Design, located in the 1953 Montaldo's Building, opened in January 1999. The 82,000-square-foot structure was renovated through a $9.5 million grant from Bank of America. The museum features the state's craft traditions in furniture, ceramics, textiles, and studio glass through permanent collections and galleries housing changing exhibitions.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p9, il
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4501
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The North Carolina Folk Heritage Award recognizes those individuals whose work preserves the cultural traditions of families and communities. Among the 1998 winners are Bessie Killens Eldreth, traditional mountain singer; Louise Bigmeat Maney, Cherokee potter; Arliss Watford, woodcarver; and Ossie Clark Phillips, quilter.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 12 Issue 3, Spring 1998, p6-7, por
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4502
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In May 1998, Jean McLaughlin became director of the Penland School of Crafts, the nationally known center for craft education. McLaughlin is the sixty-nine-year-old center's sixth director. Previously she was with the NC Arts Council for sixteen years, director of Visual Arts for thirteen years, and director of Statewide Initiatives for three.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. Issue 3, Spring 1998, p10, por
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9342
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Fayetteville is the first town named for the Marquis de Lafayette, and the town is celebrating the 250th anniversary of his birth with a year-long series of events. Wright discusses some of the town's early history, its heavy involvement with the military, and downtown revitalization.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 65 Issue 6, June 2007, p42-45, il, por
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28924
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Fred Chappell was selected in December by Governor Hunt to be North Carolina’s poet laureate, the state’s highest literary honor. Chappell teaches at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and has written a dozen books of verse, two volumes of stories, one of literary criticism and seven novels.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 12 Issue 2, Winter 1998, p7, por