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The artistry of great literary works, costume design and movie making comes together in Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics, a new exhibition premiering in Biltmore House. Inspired by George Vanderbilt’s love of literature, the exhibition showcases award-winning costumes from films based on favorite books in his collection. Vanderbilt amassed a library of more than twenty-thousand volumes at his North Carolina home.
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29858
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Students at Mars Hill University’s Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies created a new exhibit titled, The Fight for Bluff: A Community’s Effort to Preserve Its Mountain. The display examines public outcry following a proposal in 1996 to clear-cut Bluff Mountain, Madison County’s highest peak. The students’ research tracked down documents and photos from activists, and how communities organized to save their mountain from destruction.
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27096
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Raleigh is home to the East Coast Game Conference, one of the largest industry gatherings on the Eastern Seaboard. This year’s keynote speaker is Warren Spector, a game designer and the studio director of OtherSide Entertainment. On April 20, he will be speaking about the industry’s unique combination of art and science that is creating a virtual world players can make their own.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p13-14, il, por Periodical Website
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1107
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Joan Zimmerman, President of Southern Shows, Inc., is one of North Carolina's most successful businesswomen. The Charlotte-based company, which produces trade shows, has been nurtured by Zimmerman since its inception.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 6, June 1993, p8-11, por
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27095
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GeekCraft is an expo for crafters who specialize in geeky, nerdy things like science-fiction, steampunk, comic books, and fantasy. One of its co-founders is Morrisville’s Daniel Way, known for writing comics featuring the Marvel Comics character Dead Pool. GeekCraft Expo will occur in conjunction with Oak City Comicon the weekend of April 16-17.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p10-11, il, por Periodical Website
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32439
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The Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte is an exhibition of Christmas decorations, trees, food, and crafts. This article describes how the exhibition began and highlights several exhibitors who specialize in old-time Christmas decorations.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 12, Dec 1975, p20-23, il, por
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30755
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BEFORE FREEDOM CAME is an exhibit originating at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, VA in 1991, depicting African American life in the south before emancipation. Smith critiques a compact traveling version of the exhibit from the Smithsonian for how well it complements the other exhibits at an historic plantation site, the Mordecai House in Raleigh, NC, and for what it lacks with respect to a deeper economic and agricultural context to some of the exhibit pieces.
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