Chuck Davis, the late founder of the African American Dance Ensemble, was honored and remembered during a celebration of his life at Hayti Heritage Center. The African American Dance Ensemble performed during the event to play tribute to the man known as Baba Chuck.
Chuck Davis has led the African American Dance Ensemble for more than 30 years. Davis and his ensemble have performed across the country and around the world. He was named one of America’s 100 “irreplaceable dance treasures” by the Dance Heritage Coalition. Here in the Triangle, the American Dance Festival at Duke University in June dedicated its 82nd season to Davis, also known as “Baba Chuck.”
DPAC has already broken previous sales records for season seats membership for its 2017-2018 season. 'Hamilton' is coming in the 2018-2019 season, and the next season's members are guaranteed a season renewal.
Brown-and-tan uniforms were giving the Durham County Sheriff's Office the blues because of supply issues, and deputies will be stepping out in a new, two-tone gray ensemble with a new shoulder patch starting July 1.
The red wolf pups, seen here with their parents, are part of the Red World Species Survival Program, a collection of zoos and nature centers around the United States dedicated to the conservation of red wolves. Four red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science, but all have been found safely.
Video: Jeff and Jonah Sykes, of Sykes Dairy Farm, discuss how their relationship is influenced by farming together in the rapidly-changing food production industry on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Mebane, NC.
At the invitation of Coach K, Steve Mitchell sat directly behind the Duke Men's Basketball bench for the last 30 years also he always watched the away games on TV -- thrilled, excited, roused by the ups and downs of the games' play. He was born with Down Syndrome on September 5, 1954 and died June 4, 2017.
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