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The River Hymns author wins a 2019 Whiting Award, joining a distinguished literary line of prior honorees. Read more



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Exclusively at the INDY, watch the in-studio video of the band's new tune before it appears on their new album in April. Read more



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VAE's community meeting on March 18 will solicit feedback on the open-source arts festival's location, schedule, and activities. Read more


RaMell Ross (Hale County This Morning, This Evening) curates the 2019 Thematic program, while Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert are the recipients of the annual tribute. Read more



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Southern joins forces with members of Ghost Bllonde and Space Rabbit for a self-titled album due March 29 from Potluck Foundation. Read more


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Lied to and manipulated, Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) must use her trauma to spur her courage. Read more



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Several events on the weekend of March 8 lift up women’s voices, from FRANK Gallery to NCMA. Read more



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"Watching the Wires" and "Everybody Needs Somebody" were released this morning with backing vocals from Amelia Meath. Read more


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The documentary screens with a discussion at NCMA on Sunday, Feb. 24. Read more


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Tickets for the six-show tour, which includes two dates at DPAC, go on sale Friday, Feb. 22. Read more


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As the FBI investigates the North Carolina-born musician's sexual texts with a minor, in the wake of a Times report on his coercive behavior, we need to reckon with the culture that supported Adams, not just forget he exists. Read more

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For your Wednesday: A new song and a new performance from the Durham duo and trio, respectively. Read more


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Kick off the new week with "Human," Molly Sarlé's debut track, and "The Road to Heaven," out last week from The Dead Tongues' Ryan Gustafson. Read more



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Gurganus reads at Duke's Rubenstein Library this week, just ahead of the closing of his painting exhibit at Power Plant Gallery. Read more


It's a sign of the changing times that one of our favorite films of the year barely made it to the big screen at all. Read more

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From overstated sculpture to understated water art, these five exhibits stood out as particularly challenging, dazzling, or both. Read more

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Bowles plays with his trio Thursday night at The Cave. Read more



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Experiencing O’Keeffe in 2018 presents a dilemma: How to see afresh a beloved artist whose work has undergone a century’s worth of mythologizing? Read more