On “Inter Personal,” the Musical Chemistry of Andy Stack Jay Hammond Shines Through
Andy Stack and Jay Hammond: Inter Personal | ★★★½ | Sleepy Cat | Friday, June 9 True to its title, Inter Personal is the kind of album that could only be made by two people who know each other exceedingly well. Even if you didn’t know Durham’s Andy Stack (Wye Oak, Joyero) and Asheville’s Jay Hammond…
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A Day in Probation Court at the Durham County Courthouse
Probation court—held four times a month at the Durham County Courthouse—bustles on a Tuesday morning in May.
Solarize the Triangle’s 2023 Program Kicks Off With Pizza, Beer, and a Pitch
A group called Solar CrowdSource was betting that slices and beer would help them spread the gospel of clean energy and encourage local residents and business owners to invest in solar.
Durham Council Signals Support for Major Affordable Housing Proposal
By acquiring 531 E. Carver Street, Housing for New Hope would be able to develop and preserve 100-120 units of supportive housing.
With Guided Visits to the North Carolina Museum of Art, an Artist Asks Who Art Museums Are for and What They Can Be
It’s a particularly appropriate moment for Stacey L. Kirby’s work: to commemorate its 75th anniversary in 2022, NCMA undertook a reimagining of itself as an institution.
The North Carolina Museum of Art’s Spring Exhibitions Explore Black History and Culture Through the Lens of Freedom and the Future
‘Michael Richards: Are You Down?’ and ‘Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design’ are on display now.
15 Minutes: Mayanthi Jayawardena
Jayawardena is a Durham-based Sri Lankan artist. Her new mural, “Lotus Rising—An Ode to Women,” is painted on the side of Chapel Hill restaurant Lantern and celebrates women and marginalized voices.
‘Black Fire—This Time: Volume 1’ Is a Powerful Anthology of Black Writers
In the anthology, which features several Triangle writers, poetry is the main entrée. It’s a fitting coda for National Poetry Month.
‘Lessons From North Carolina’ Is an Indictment of the Republican Agenda. It Also Doesn’t Forget the Democrats’ Inability To Stop It.
North Carolina’s turn away from a liberal (or even moderate) agenda in 2012, when Republicans captured all three branches of government, may be a done deal at this point, but it’s worth looking back at how we got here.
The Liberation Station Bookstore to Get a Brick-and-Mortar
The Black-owned children’s bookstore has been in operation as a pop-up since 2019.
A New Documentary Shines Light on Jazz Singer Carol Sloane’s Turbulent North Carolina Years
“Raleigh, North Carolina,” Sloane recalls telling a talent agent. “They don’t have jazz down there, do they?”
The Filmmakers of ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ Deliver the Improbable—A Real Movie
If the terms “lawful good paladin” and “tiefling druid” make sense to you, then you’re definitely the target audience for the film’s substrate of crafty gamer-culture references.
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.