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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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North Carolina is the fourth-highest solar producer in the nation, but this energy is not available to average homeowners. Third-party leasing of solar power is prohibited by state law. A coalition of clean-energy groups proposed a resolution to Durham City Council that sets a goal of generating fifteen-percent of Durham’s electricity from solar by 2030.
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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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In response to the craze for hard soda, Big Boss Brewing Company recently released a limited Root Beer Stout. The drink recipe was created by Brewmaster Brad Wynn and Jon Lehman, founder of Brood Soda in Durham. Lehman specializes in creating unusual combinations of flavors that are popular among craft-beer drinkers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p21-22, por Periodical Website
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Abigail Washburn is a songwriter and banjo picker who incorporates the sounds of China into folk music. She is a frequent performer in Chapel Hill, and recently earned a coveted fellowship with the University of North Carolina’s Southern Folk life Collection. Washburn will perform at Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall on April 17.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p24, 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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Ernest Cline is the author of Ready Player One, an award-winning book based on the author’s love of video games and eighties pop culture. On April 19, Cline will be at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill for the release of his 2015 novel, Armada.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p15, il Periodical Website
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Virgil’s is a new taqueria that opened in downtown Raleigh. Chef Andrew Klamar combines techniques to create traditional Mexican flavors with a southern twist. His fried avocado taco might be that approach’s pinnacle.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p23, il Periodical Website
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