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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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Café Helios closed abruptly in 2014 after twelve years in business, but has reopened as part of Raleigh’s downtown revival. Helios serves as a coffee shop and restaurant during the day and as a bar at night. Their menu’s specialty is breakfast, featuring the egg-mustard-and tomato signature croissant called The Early Rise.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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27036
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Oak City Sessions is Raleigh’s pilot live music show featuring local musicians. The broadcast gives one band per month free publicity and a professionally captured performance that could then be shared for promotion and booking. The first episode featured the pop-duo group Season & Snare.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p22, por Periodical Website
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Oscar Diaz is the co-owner and head chef of Jose and Sons, a downtown Raleigh staple. The restaurant features a mix of Mexican and Southern cuisine. One of their specialties is collard-wrapped tamales.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p19, il Periodical Website
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Hank Williams has served as the doorman and bouncer for a long list of Raleigh restaurants, bars, and clubs. These days, he sits in the alcoves of the new dive bar Ruby Deluxe and near the elevated threshold of Capital Club 16, checking IDs and sometimes checking attitudes. Behind the scenes, he books some of the best heavy-metal shows in the Triangle.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 12, March 2016, p15-16, por Periodical Website
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27070
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Three Lobed Recordings is a small independent label founded and operated almost entirely by Cory Rayborn, a business lawyer based in Jamestown, North Carolina. This weekend, Rayborn throws an all-day Sweet-Sixteen party for the Three Lobed. Many of the label’s standbys, including Bardo Pond and singer-songwriter James Jackson Toth, will be on hand, making somewhat rare appearances in support of the rare label.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 12, March 2016, p29-30, por Periodical Website
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27075
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Ari Berenbaum is the owner of Ninth Street Bakery in downtown Durham. The bakery’s latest product is the Asiago scone made by hand by Maria Rivera and baked overnight by her husband Jose Cortez. For the past two weeks, every batch of scones has sold out.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p33, il 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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Eric Bachmann is a North Carolina indie rock icon and leader of the Chapel Hill band Archers of Loaf. After settling down, Bachmann created what is arguably the best record of his career. The album is a nine-song set titled Eric Bachmann, and was released in March.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p16-19, por Periodical Website
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B.Good is a New England-based franchise that opened its second Raleigh restaurant downtown in mid-March. B.Good has counter-only service has relies on local food sources only. Half of the menu features burgers and fries, while the other features quinoa-based bowls and salads.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p22, il Periodical Website
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27108
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Counting House is a vegan restaurant in Durham. Owner Josh Munchel applied the idea of Nashville’s notorious hot chicken to tempeh, the meat substitute made from fermented soybeans.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p23, il Periodical Website
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27115
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Two music festivals, Moogfest and Art of Cool, asked the city and county of Durham for funding. Trouble to obtain these funds indicate the city’s pervasive growing pains and troubled efforts to build a cohesive vision for its own future. People are concerned that development will cause Durham to lose its diverse culture.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 17, April 2016, p17-18, il Periodical Website
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After House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against the LGBTQ community, concert promoters worried that artists would cancel tours to North Carolina. The Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival issued a statement that disavowed the bill by restating the festival’s purpose. No one cancelled and musicians, such as Brett Dennen, donated money and stage time to local groups supporting transgender rights.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
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Each season, Mystery Brewery in Hillsborough rotates its beers, offering a fleet of four new flagships every three months. For Mystery’s fourth birthday, owner Erik Myers, created a variety pack of Belgian beers made with yeast sourced from Belgium’s Westmalle Abbey. The beer labels were drawn by Durham artist Jamie B. Wolcott, illustrating the literary characters that lend many Mystery beers their names.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p23, il Periodical Website
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27141
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Bill Smith is the legendary head chef at Crook’s Corner, the institution of classic Southern cuisine on the Carrboro-Chapel Hill divide. In the dozen years since Smith pioneered his honeysuckle sorbet, he has taught his employees how to pick the flowers. Now he is exploring how to preserve honeysuckles, in case they disappear in the future.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p22, il, por Periodical Website
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