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11/16/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

Emmie is a very friendly girl who loves attention and affection. She’s playful, but doesn’t get overly excited. She would easily fit right in with most families. Emmie has been at APS for a long time, and would love to be in a new home for the holidays. Come meet her! For more information about […]

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Weekend at a Glance: Art, Animals and Attire

11/16/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

Counting House’s Fork + Bottle: Mas de Daumas Gassac – Thursday, 6pm – Counting House wraps up their popular dinner series with a four-course dinner by executive chef Thomas Card as well as wine pairings featuring southern French wines. The evening will kick off with a reception in the 21c Museum Hotel‘s art-filled gallery space. Savor […]

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Melina’s Fresh Pasta Expands into New Durham Shop

11/15/2017 chris 0
Italian food Durham

Carmella Alvaro, owner and pasta maker at Melina’s Fresh Pasta, grew up in a traditional Italian-American family. After years of watching her mother make homemade Italian food from what her father grew in his garden, she wanted to share the Italian tradition of food made from scratch and served with love. Upon arrival in Raleigh,…

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A ‘Classic’ California Pinot Noir for Thanksgiving

11/15/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

I love Pinot Noir with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Not a French red burgundy, which are generally a bit too subtle and understated for this “free-for-all” meal. For it, I like the Pinots from California’s Santa Barbara region, made even more well-known by the movie “Sideways.” At their best, these are softer, richer and more […]

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Theater Week – Late Light

11/14/2017 chris 0

  A listing of Triangle theater performances through November 13, 2017   OPENING: * Bar Plays 3.0 – Cary Playwrights’ Forum presents the latest installment of short plays set and performed in a bar, featuring seven new works written by area playwrights. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 8:00. Fortnight Brewing, 1006 SW Maynard Rd, Cary. […]

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Weekend at a Glance: Performances, Pies and Parties

11/09/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

Dinner with Carlo Dolci – Thursday, 5pm – The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University hosts their themed dinner honoring the exhibit “The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th-Century Florence”, allowing diners to taste the flavors and techniques from Italian kitchens during the 16th and 17th centuries –  from bistecca to cacciatore. The dinner […]

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Theater Week – Fall Back

11/08/2017 chris 0

  A listing of Triangle theater performances through November 13, 2017   OPENING: Beowulf, Lord of the Bros – Some 20-something bros find their parties constantly disrupted by an annoying neighbor and call on savior-of-parties and best bro Beo for help. University Theatre presents the world premiere of a new musical by Matt Deitchman and […]

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A Chardonnay That’s Perfect for Pasta

11/08/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

Chardonnay is not usually most people’s “go-to” Italian wine. That is, unless you know of the few outstanding producers scattered throughout that country. (I fell in love with Jermann’s “Dreams” many years ago.) One that actually has roots in the 19th century is Frescobaldi’s Benefizio, Castello Di Pomino. At upwards to 2,400 feet in altitude, […]

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Weekend at a Glance: Music, Meals and Makers

11/02/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

‘Penelope’s Room’ – Through Dec. 2 – Check out a large-scale installation that turns 21c Museum Hotel‘s bank into a “woven chamber.” The room, designed by Durham artist Elizabeth Chabot, uses hand-woven textiles and repurposed materials. Duke School Book Fair – Thursday, Friday and Saturday – Feed your inner bookworm and head to The Regulator […]