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for Indy Week Vol. 33 Issue 31, August 2016
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Several lawsuits have been filed alleging that North Carolina’s House Bill 2 violates the sex discrimination provisions of Title IX. At a hearing in Winston-Salem on Monday, the judge pointed out that regardless of arguments for or against the bill, there is no enforcement of transgender public restroom occupancy.
Adam O’Fallon Price is the former bassist for The Mayflies USA, a power pop band in Chapel Hill that earned national notices in the late nineties. Now Price debuts as a novelist, drawing on his band experience with some authorial sleight of hand. The Grand Tour is a book about a washed-up fiction writer who gets a second wind from a Vietnam War memoir and a fan he meets on his book tour.
Over the last decade, Chaz Martenstein has helped his Bull City Records become what is now the longest-running record store in Durham, North Carolina. To celebrate the shop’s eleventh year, Martenstein is putting on a two-day music festival this weekend. Every band on the festival’s roster has a connection with the Triangle and the shop.
At the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party’s nomination for President of the United States. In North Carolina, U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross’s chances are almost inextricably tied to Clinton’s success.
Paperhand Puppet Intervention in downtown Saxapahaw has a new show called The Beautiful Beast, which opens at Chapel Hill’s Forest Theatre this weekend. The show draws on the imaginary beasts of childhood, and casts light on the role of monsters in learning and culture.