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23254
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The Ritz in Raleigh was just reopened as a rock club after being bought by Live Nation, the world's biggest concert promoter.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 7, February 2015, p21-22, il Periodical Website
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Raleigh's Sorry State Records hosted a Facebook tagging event in order to get the names of obscure bands out to the public and generate interest in a less-known music scene.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 8, March 2015, p24-25 Periodical Website
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Three record stores discuss the comeback that vinyl records have made.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 2, January 2015, p20-21, por Periodical Website
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Moogfest is a multi-day music event meant to explore the connection between creativity, sound, and technology. Asheville began hosting the event in 2010. The 2016 Moogfest will be hosted in Durham.
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At N.C. State, Stewart Theatre undergoes much-needed renovations to make the space more interesting and to draw in more visitors.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 34, August 2015, p28-29, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh's public square proved a difficult venue for organizations trying to host private ticketed events. The design was such that a fire and safety hazard would be caused if patrons needed to leave the area quickly. Hopscotch was one such festival that was almost cancelled until the city came up with a design solution that utilized surrounding buildings and alleyways as natural barriers for events.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 36, September 2015, p17, il Periodical Website
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In the past, the N. C. State Fair allocated $350,000 to book bands from across the country for evening concerts in Dorton Arena. Between 2011 and 2014, the state fair lost nearly $900,000 with this strategy. In 2015, fair officials chose to recruit North Carolina bands, a tactic that saved money and appealed to fair attendees.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 43, October 2015, p28-29, il Periodical Website
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The growth of Raleigh’s downtown improves the economy, but hurts many of the small businesses. The Square Rabbit, a local bakery that opened in 1991, faces forced relocation in two years, a mandate that will make way for newer, flashier businesses.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 42, October 2015, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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Formerly an Asheville music festival, Moogfest relocated to Durham in 2015. In late 2015, festival organizers announced the roster of over 100 acts for the May 2016 event and the two dozen venues. Many are hopeful that the festival will utilize the Durham downtown while maintaining the character of the festival.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 49, December 2015, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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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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Southern Rail has been a staple of the Carrboro music and restaurant scene since 2007. Due to tax debt, the venue closed in December of 2015, but performers and fans of Southern Rail gathered on its last night of business to celebrate its impact on the community.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 52, December 2015, p16-17, 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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The Durham News’ resident whitesplainer, Bob Wilson, finally called it quits. Wilson had reasonable moments during his tenure, but when he addressed race relations, he served as a reminder of systems and stereotypes that are best left behind. In response to Black Lives Matter protestors, he argued that African-Americans simply needed to stop shooting one another.
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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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