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Actors give superb performances in play on race
Monday, January 26, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – If you’re looking for a great play to ring in Black History Month, look no further. Playmakers Repertory Company is performing an extraordinary play about racism, prejudice and what we sacrifice in order to get ahead in life. Trouble in Mind, written by Alice Childress, was first debuted 60 years ago. It revolves around a group of
BOOK: Eat soulful and vegan at the same time
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Why Vegan is the New Black: More Than 100 Delicious Meat and Dairy-Free Meal Ideas Your Whole Family Will Love By Deborrah Cooper Even though Deborrah Cooper had been a nutritionist and fitness trainer for over a decade, she never considered becoming a vegan until her body began breaking down. As assorted stresses of life started taking a toll, she found
EXHIBIT: Digital imagery and spoken word
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Ritual + Time Travel = Rebirth UNC Stone Center CHAPEL HILL — From January 29 through May 11, Ritual + Time Travel = Rebirth: Images and Words by Michael Platt and Carol Beane exhibition will take place in the Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center. The exhibition features the work of Platt and his Beane. Long
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Pop up wintertime fun
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Often defined as a time of quiet hibernation, winter is, in fact, one of the busiest times of the year. Consider the numerous celebratory occasions that begin with the harvest and continue on through the holidays and beyond, not to mention all the fun and frosty get-togethers prompted by skiing, skating and sledding. Keep popcorn on hand, and you're only
Book and PBS documentary
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
KLANSVILLE U.S.A. The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-era KKK By David Cunningham Oxford University Press, $24.95 HC As the civil rights movement grew, the long-dormant Ku Klux Klan gained momentum as well, having reemerged after the 1954 Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision. That the Klan would rise once again wasn’t surprising,
2015 Toyota Camry
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – The Toyota Camry has been the best-selling car in the United States for 12 years. Yes, 10.2 million have been sold and more than half – 6.6 million – are still on the road. So why change it? We never got a definitive answer. Only explanations such as we made it more premium, more fun to drive or more emotional were
Seven steps toward a greener, cleaner bathroom
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
When people think of ways to live green and save energy in their homes, the bathroom may not be the first place that comes to mind. However, home and design expert Carter Oosterhouse proves there are several simple ways you can make a big difference in one of the most trafficked rooms in your home. 1. Save water with every flush. Put a small plastic juice
Carolyn Malachi opens Stone Center spring season
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – Two free concert events, a three-parts writer’s discussion series focused on Black Icons and Images, and artists’ exhibition exploring digital imagery and poetry are all featured on the Stone Center spring 2015 agenda. The season begins Jan. 20 with “He was a Poem, He was a Song,” a tribute to the legacy of Dr.
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