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Play Review: An Enemy of the People
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
An Enemy of the People *** stars CHAPEL HILL – What would you sacrifice for the truth? Your reputation and paycheck? Your family and friends? Your life? An Enemy of the People is a window into the life of a man who decides to stand up for what is right and has to face the consequences that come with it. The play was written by Henrik Ibsen, adapted
TV One and Suddenlink send fans to NAACP Image Awards
Sunday, March 1, 2015
TV One and Suddenlink gave two lucky fans and their guest a VIP trip to the 46th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, last month. The NAACP Image Awards celebrate the accomplishments of minorities in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.
Ask Alma: Should I give my ex a break on support payments?
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Dear Alma, I think I know what I’m going to do, but I’m curious as to what you think about my situation. My husband and I were married for eight years. We have three boys. We are now divorced. He gets them almost every weekend and is very active in their lives. He has, however, been behind over the years with his child support payments but
Modern dance and sisterhood
Thursday, February 26, 2015
“Five, six, seven, eight,” said dance instructor Armani White as she led her all-girl modern dance class into their routine. Durham Parks & Recreation offers teens affordable modern dance classes at the Holton Career and Resource Center. White and her dancers meet every Wednesday night in the auditorium. The class, for beginners and
2015 Dodge Charger
Sunday, February 22, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dodge is billing the 2015 Charger as the world’s only four-door muscle car. The brand says the restyled Charger is the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan on the planet. What’s more, Dodge does have the right stuff under the Charger’s hood to back up the claim. At the top of the power perch is the 2015 Dodge
BOOK: Song title turns into children’s book
Thursday, February 19, 2015
I Love You too By Ziggy Marley Illustrated by Ag Jatkowska Akashic Books A multicultural children’s picture book based on one of Marley’s most beloved songs of the same title from his Grammy Award-winning album, Family Time, explores a child’s relationship with parents, nature and the unstoppable force of love. Marley’s passions
Friends of Shepard Library honor local jazz legends
Thursday, February 19, 2015
DURHAM – The Friends of the N.C. Central James E. Shepard Memorial Library sponsored “A Tribute to N.C. Jazz Legends” Feb. 7 at the Hayti Heritage Center. The concert, featuring the NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, highlighted the works of North Carolina-based jazz musicians’ Nina Simone, John Coltrane, Max Roach, Jimmy Heath and

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