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One morning in 2016, Argote woke up and said to herself, “I’m done.” It took her three years to talk about why. Read more

Features

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Photo by Jade Wilson

An out-of-the-way karaoke bar among the redwoods near Big Sur hangs like a mirage above Sarlé's new album, "Karaoke Angel." Read more

Features

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From a reading by experimental essayist Leslie Jamison to a lecture from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, here's five talks and readings we don't want to miss. Read more

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During her heyday, the Queen of Rock's image was malleable to the whims of critics—ingenue or sex object, depending on the day—but in a new documentary, the power of her vocal range takes the stage. Read more

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Photo by Jade Wilson

Featuring Faye Webster crooning in a visor, James Blake crooning into the abyss, and more shots from the first two nights of Hopscotch. Read more

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Photo by Daniel White

Jazz and pop influences get equal air time in the Carrboro-based musician's catchy, defiant new single, and we're premiering the video today. Read more

Music

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The intimate performance tees-up a lengthy fall and winter tour for the Chapel Hill duo. Read more

Features

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Photo courtesy of Katie Rowe

The demands include that "only people employed by the Cat's Cradle may do anything work-related in relation to directing other employees" and that "bartenders in the main room obtain control of their tips." Read more

News

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Last June, Simone's birthplace in Tryon, North Carolina, was declared a National Treasure. This August, a flurry of local events celebrate her and raise money for preservation efforts. Read more

Longform

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Photo by Molly Matalon

The influential, Durham-based indie label's storied past is well-trod ground. To celebrate MRG30, its thirtieth-anniversary festival, we spoke with artists who represent its next generation. Read more

Features

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Photo by Nathan Pazsint

Ten years after debuting its first album, The Love Language is reuniting for a July 12 show at Cat's Cradle. Read more

Features

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For writers with a desk-drawer novel and a dream deferred, Arshia Simkin and Emily Cataneo's Redbud Writing Project offers a new way forward. Read more

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Today is World Refugee Day. This weekend, gather for live performances, speeches, and family-friendly activities in celebration of Durham's refugee and immigrant population. Read more

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The Ackland's new exhibit consists of more than twenty paintings newly acquired from the collection of Hugh A. McAllister Jr. and almost sixty from the Ackland’s collection. Read more

Arts & Culture

Mount Caramel’s asynchronous electronics pull you, taffy-like, away from the center of something and hold you at a deliberative, transformational distance. Read more

Reviews

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Photo by Graham Tolbert

New album "Terms of Surrender" will be released in September. "I Need a Teacher," the first track on the album, dropped this week. Read more

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Photo by Shervin Lainez

Ticket's are now available for Wilco's North American fall tour. Read more

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On the heels of an international tour for its sixth album, Mandolin Orange kicks off its summer tour June 1 with a special performance alongside Winston-Salem's Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Read more

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“The big taboo, the big secret, is that it feels good. It doesn’t hurt you. It’s not like damnation is waiting for you. It dramatized what I went through in my twenties: coming out as an atheist, and then losing my mind.” Read more

Features

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott will headline the Art of Cool festival September 27–29. Read more

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