NC Lawmakers Loosen Gun Laws as Governor’s Veto is Overriden
The state House voted 71-46 Wednesday to override Cooper’s veto, following the Senate’s override vote Tuesday.
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Backtalk: Irony detector has just started smoking
And other things our readers told us this week.
Durham Council Member Monique Holsey-Hyman is the Target of an Extortion Probe
Thursday’s was a difficult work session for Holsey-Hyman, who, in addition to the extortion investigation, could be censured for allegedly engaging a city staff member to work on her eelction campaign.
Leftover Resentments Follow Appliance Purge in Durham Public Schools
To overworked Durham Public Schools teachers with microwaves and fridges in their classrooms, there’s nothing funny about the appliance ban set to take effect in the district on April Fools’ Day.
An Evening-Length Series of Meditations Illuminates the Music of Phillip Glass
“Glass’s music invites us to see the world in a different way,” show creator Phelim McDermott says. “It can invite you to see a bigger pattern, a deeper pattern, in what the world is doing.”
The Nasher Museum of Art’s New Exhibition Offers Deeply Rooted Perspectives on Urgent Ecological Concerns
“Spirit In the Land” brings together 30 artists in 69 total multimedia works and runs through July 9.
Aldwyth’s Retrospective Is Filled with Delightful Contradictions
“This is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect” at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design spans 70 years of the South Carolina artist’s life.
A Photography Exhibit at Bright Black Candles Explores the Beauty of Black Love
The 12 photos on display in “No Ordinary Love” showcase the powerful dimensions of the exhibit’s theme, from the divine to the everyday.
Time Is Tender and Waits for No One in Michael McFee’s Newest Poetry Collection
McFee ponders topics that have felt particularly acute the last few years: aging, mortality, and how to contemplate the world and community around us in new ways.
A Conversation With Ibram X. Kendi About “How To Be a (Young) Anti-Racist”
A conversation with Ibram X. Kendi about “How To Be a (Young) Anti-Racist,” co-author Nic Stone’s adaptation of his bestselling manual.
Cortland Gilliam Named New Poet Laureate of Chapel Hill
Gilliam will serve in the role from 2023 to 2024 and will be Chapel Hill’s second-ever poet laureate.
Exploring the Frontier of Moving Images With Sabine Gruffat and Bill Brown
Talking with the Cosmic Rays Film Festival cofounders about future film technologies, institutional support for challenging art, and how it all got started.
Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies Is at a Crossroads as Its Executive Director Promises a New Era
Work at the center has all but stopped in the past 18 months and nine staff have quit. What comes next is unclear.
Screen Review: Earning a ‘Living’
The moral of this British period drama is familiar: You can lose your life to bureaucracy and busywork. But it still hits the mark.