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Vinny Valdivia, a former staffer at Chapel Hill’s DSI Comedy Theater, wrote a post on Facebook that prompted a flood of comments detailing more than a decade of alleged intimidation, manipulation, sexual misconduct, and favoritism that ultimately led to his resignation. Former DSI performers say a culture of misogyny had taken root at the theater long before.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p10, por Periodical Website
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This is the third of a three-part investigation into North Carolina’s hog-farming industry. The article discusses ways to make the multi-billion-dollar hog industry more sustainable, both for the environment and the state’s rural population, and the political and financial reasons those steps have not been taken.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p11-16, por Periodical Website
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Nine-million dollars in annual tax cuts passed by the North Carolina legislature has caused local governments to raise taxes to better fund schools. Critics argue that the budget shortchanges students while enriching the wealthy. Proponents argue that the budget will dramatically increase teacher pay and improve public education outcomes.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p6, il Periodical Website
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Patrick Darius Mix Jr., also known as P.A.T. Junior, is a Raleigh rapper using his music to spread messages about personal growth, faith, forming connections among the Triangle’s expanding hip-hop scene. Mix is known for engaging with the crowd, and treats his voice as an instrument that is part of an ensemble. This approach has translated to a broad and multicultural appeal for local audiences.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p20-21, por Periodical Website
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An agave Americana plant in Historic Oakwood served as a botanical landmark for twenty-five years until it was cut down last Wednesday. Agave is typically used to make tequila and mescal, but this plant will become beer. A collaboration between Raleigh mezcaleria Gallo Pelón and Bond Brothers Brewing Company of Cary plan to make two beer styles out of the agave.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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Modern dance icon Paul Taylor began commissioning new works for the first time in his company’s sixty-two-year history, bringing in the talents of choreographers Larry Keigwin and Doug Elkins. Keigwin’s “Rush Hour” and Elkin’s “The Weight of Smoke” will premiere at the American Dance Festival in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p23, por Periodical Website
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John Moreland, a singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma, is performing at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro on July 19, 2017. His music is a mixture of folk, country, and roots rock. In an INDY interview, Moreland discusses his solo approach to the new record, Big Bad Luv, his musical influences, and recent songwriter discoveries.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p22, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh Supercon is a three-day convention dedicated to comics, movies, television and popular culture. Michael Rooker, known for his performance in the movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, is one of the celebrities who will speak at the convention. In an INDY interview, Rooker discusses his acting career, his acting methods, and his upcoming visit to Supercon.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p24, il Periodical Website
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