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For the past two decades, Dave Wofford has been hand-setting movable type and cranking paper through a press to create beautifully textured printed artifacts. Wofford started Horse & Buggy Press in Raleigh before moving to Durham, where he has run it out of the Bull City Arts Collaborative, which he cofounded for the last decade.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 30, July 2016, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Museum of Art opened a new African gallery featuring decorative and ceremonial artifacts, as well as contemporary artworks. Linda Dougherty, the museum’s chief and contemporary curator, discusses the meaning of the collection and the challenges of merging folk and fine art.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 24, July 2017, p23, il 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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Carrboro’s Phil Torres has a new book called The End: What Science and Religion Tells Us About the Apocalypse. Torres specializes in existential risk studies, which is a philosophy focused on understanding risks and determining strategies for eliminating. He says the primary danger to the world is the creation of designer pathogens.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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Alice Zincone is an art teacher at a school for the blind. The teacher uses 3D models to teach art to blind students.
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As the Triangle’s art scene is receiving new national attention, money, organizations, and venues, some are wondering who might be left behind. Detailed are the efforts to broaden access to arts education and participation for people with disabilities. The efforts of local art museums, educators, Arts Access, and the Idea Summit are described. Accommodations for the visually impaired, hearing impaired, physically impaired, and those with Alzheimer’s are highlighted.
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Black Mama’s Day Bail Out was a national action to free black mothers who were in jail on bonds they could not afford to pay. Mothers released from the Durham County Detention Facility were celebrated at Hillside Park on Mother’s Day. Social activists at the event are calling for reform of North Carolina’s racially biased ransom demands.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 18, May 2017, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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Ross White is a nationally recognized poet, editor of Bull City Press, and a teacher at the North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics. White describes himself as a cheerleader for other poets and his press publishes chapbooks and the magazine Inch. White is also the founder of two national poetry projects, The Grind and the Frost Place Chapbook Competition. White’s first book of poetry was recently published called How We Came Upon the Colony.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 42, October 2014, p20-21 Periodical Website
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'Hands Up,' a presentation of several monologues, will debut in Durham as a response to recent police brutality on African Americans.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 4, February 2015, p27, por Periodical Website
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Howe writes about the life and work of Aaron Belz, a poet whose works have been praised by the likes of John Ashbery and poetry critic Marjorie Perloff. He is called a public misanthrope and a seeker of privacy. He lives in a small Hillsborough apartment and operates an even smaller bike shop and teaches creative writing at Durham Tech. Along the way he earned an MA in creative writing at NYU and a PhD in English from St. Louis University.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 10, Mar 2014, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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Chris Chappell is a puppeteer with an agenda: distributing the message that marijuana should be legalized. He uses his puppeteer talents to argue for the legalization of marijuana for medical use.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 16, April 2015, p12-15, il Periodical Website
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The Hopscotch Design Festival brings together designers such as urban planners, computer engineers, or start-up entrepreneurs. This year’s keynote speaker is Dan Heath, a senior fellow at Duke's Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship. He’ll be speaking about designing moments and how to reverse-engineer memorable experiences of our lives.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 36, Sept 2016, p22, il Periodical Website
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Four prominent university-affiliated series are key ambassadors from North Carolina to the world, and how they use their platforms is especially important after the discriminatory House Bill 2. Presenters and artists drive change, whether they boycott the state or alter their shows to speak to it.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p27-28, il, por Periodical Website
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Mountain Fiesta Yurt GLAMPing offers yurt rentals through Airbnb near the French Broad River. Yurts are a good compromise between camping and comfort for outdoors enthusiasts visiting Hot Springs, North Carolina. Accommodations are also located near craft breweries, white water rafting, and the Appalachian Trail.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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Last spring, Durham’s Jacar Press published the anthology entitled, “Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky”. The book covers racial justice and police brutality in America, and contains contributions from a wide range of North Carolina writers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Feb 2017, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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