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Weekend at a Glance: Models, Music and a Market

09/07/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

Lost Bayou Ramblers Opener: Shamu Garçon – Thursday, 8pm – Help kick off Duke Performance’s 2017/18 season with the Lost Bayou Ramblers at The Pinhook. The Ramblers, a Cajun family band influenced by garage rock and punk, a Grammy nomination as well as a significant role in the film “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” Joining […]

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A Red That’s Sure to Tickle Your Taste Buds

09/06/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

Tempranillo is the truly great indigenous red grape of Spain. Also known as Cencibel, Ull de Llebre and Tinta del Pais, it shines in many parts of Spain besides its most famous home: Rioja. Today’s wine comes from the region of Castilla Y Leon, where one of one of Spain’s landmark wines, Vega Sicilia, is […]

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Theater Week – Female Trouble

09/05/2017 chris 0

  Summer Sisters’ Bad Mothers & Neglectful Wives A listing of Triangle theater performances through September 11, 2017   OPENING: Bad Mothers & Neglectful Wives – A devised theater performance by local women artists, created and presented by Summer Sisters, inspired by the January 2017 Women’s March and other women-led political movements from the past […]

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Our 8th Annual Food & Drink Issue – September 2017

09/05/2017 Bull City Blogs 0

“Ask a resident to name their favorite dish or drink in the Bull City. You’ll never get a simple answer. In fact, ask yourself. I did, and I immediately started flipping through copious mental notes and weighing one dish against another. The fact is that it is nearly impossible to name a single favorite. We […]

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Theater Week – Cakes and Ale

08/29/2017 chris 0

    A listing of Triangle theater performances through September 4, 2017   OPENING: ShakesBEER – “Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?” Bare Theatre presents a site-appropriate evening of scenes performed in local pubs featuring notable Shakespearean drinkers. Adapted by Chuck Keith, directed by Dustin Britt. […]

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Chefs Scott Howell and John May Share Best Bites in Durham

08/24/2017 chris 0
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Best Bites of the Bull City: Volume 5 Our next “Best Bites” series features picks from two prominent Durham chefs who are also a proud part of this community and culinary visionaries with impressive resumes. The first is Chef Scott Howell of Nana’s, which has been open for 25 years and is consistently voted one…

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Theater Week – Crowning Glory

08/23/2017 chris 0

  Crowns. Image: Raleigh Little Theatre   A listing of Triangle theater performances through August 28, 2017   OPENING: Conversations with Hitler – A new play by incarcerated playwright Steven R. Bond about the harsh realities of prison life. Directed by Julya M. Mirro. Presented by little independent theatre, an ARClitE company. This week: Friday-Sunday […]

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Theater Week – Me and My Baby View the Eclipse

08/15/2017 chris 0

    A listing of Triangle theater performances through August 21, 2017   SPECIAL PERFORMANCES: * Total Eclipse of the Sun 2017 – A short astronomical performance event. Director not listed. One performance only: Monday August 21, rain or shine. Times vary. Location: 70-mile wide path of totality from Oregon through South Carolina. Some very […]

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Theater Week – Choices

08/08/2017 chris 0

  Zona Gale, first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.   A listing of Triangle theater performances through August 14, 2017   OPENING: Miss Lulu Bett – In Zona Gale’s groundbreaking – and Pulitzer Prize-winning – 1921 play (based on her novel), an unmarried woman living with her sister’s family and faced with […]