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.
Greg Williams, who was also later arrested, reads a letter protesting conditions at the Durham County Jail during a Durham County Commissioners meeting while a deputy tries to pull another protester out of a seat at the meeting.
Five people were arrested March 13, 2017, after a group of advocates for jail inmates interrupted the Durham County commissioners meeting. The four men and one woman were charged with disorderly conduct, disrupting a meeting and resisting arrest, said Maj. Paul Martin of the Durham County Sheriff’s Office.
Video: "Hey-hey, ho-ho, the Confederate flag has got to go," was heard echoing through the halls of Gravelly Hill Middle School before the Orange County school board meeting Monday evening May 22, 2017, in Efland, NC.
Federal judges recently ruled that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts by race. But redrawing districts to benefit the political party in power is nothing new and has been going on for years.
Video: Marshall Jones, a local DJ and founder of Sound Cartel, shares his experience of growing up in Durham during a panel discussion about using music and technology to address mass incarceration during Moogfest on Sunday May 21, 2017, in Durham, NC.
A Pennsylvania company manufactured 123 guestroom modules and trucked them to Chapel Hill, where crews are building the four-story Marriott-brand AC Hotel on West Rosemary Street for its September grand opening.
Herbert Davis, senior pastor at Nehemiah Christian Church, speaks after a Durham CAN press conference Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Durham CAN wants the city to build affordable housing on a downtown lot next to the bus hub.
Video: On Wednesday May 17, members of a Brooklyn-based artist collective, Found Sound Nation, began constructing a multi-person instrument housed in a geometric dome, called The Ouroborium, in CCB Plaza for the opening day of Moogfest on Thursday May 18. The installation allows participants to create music together in a collaborative, analog fashion as a protest against the modern way of creating music – which increasingly occurs in isolation and behind screens.