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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Gallery-Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in downtown Durham.

Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in downtown Durham. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

Joan Miró: Seeing in three dimensions

The Joan Miró exhibit at The Nasher Museum of Art is subtitled “The Experience of Seeing.” Friday, a group of museum visitors toured of the exhibit and got to express their personal experience of seeing by making sculptures using dried plants and other materials at the Sarah P. Duke gardens greenhouse.


Dec. 25, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Gallery- "Meet Me At The Bridge"

"Meet Me At The Bridge" The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:03 PM

Library hosts renovation ‘visioning’ session

Durham residents got their initial look at the proposed renovation of the Durham County Main Library during the first of several planned visioning sessions held Thursday.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Officials: Take advantage of Earned Income Tax Credit

Taxpayers who don’t use the federal Earned Income Tax Credit are missing out on cash that’s “there for the taking,” North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell told a gathering in Durham on Thursday.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Durham Rescue Mission exceeds capacity as temps plunge

The Durham Rescue Mission has seen a 31 percent increase since 2013 in the number of people seeking shelter there, the organization reported Thursday. The mission conducted its annual count of residents on Wednesday night, concluding that 489 people stayed there Wednesday night as temperature plummeted into the 20s.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Poodle perishes, but residents escape Friday blaze

A poodle died Friday in a northern Durham townhouse fire that displaced several people, officials said. No people were hurt.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

RAGS TO RICHES: Combat Paper Project transforms military uniforms into works of art

The Combat Paper Project,  transforms military uniforms into handmade paper and works of art. Project continues today at UNC-Chapel Hill's Gerrard Hall and is free and open to the public.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 01:50 PM

Durham school board monitors rape allegation

School board members reached Friday said they will continue to monitor closely the events surrounding an alleged Dec. 9 rape that reportedly took place at the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 01:29 PM

Duke research trial could begin in August

A medical malpractice lawsuit against Duke University and one of its former cancer researchers could begin the week of Aug. 24, according to court officials.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 07:17 PM

Murder victim Trinity Wilkins recalled as ‘gentle, kind, loving’

January 19 changed Rebekah Smith Callejas’ life. That was the day she learned the body of her brother, Trinity Wilkins, had been found in a Durham pond. He'd been murdered.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

Officials flesh out mayor's anti-poverty tack

Nearly a year after he announced it, officials have begun fleshing out Mayor Bill Bell’s neighborhood-level anti-poverty initiative for a portion of North-East Central Durham.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:44 PM

Alleged Southern High rape took place on campus Dec. 9

An alleged rape that took place at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability on Dec. 9 happened more than a month before the suspect was arrested. Anthony Perry, 16, was charged this week with assault by strangulation, first-degree rape, first-degree sex offense, second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:39 PM

911 call: Rape victim bruised, scratched

A 911 call released from the day after an off-campus Duke fraternity party shows that the caller requested a Durham police officer instead of a Duke University officer. It also gives details into injuries the victim sustained during an alleged sexual assault.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:34 PM

Police log: Robbers surprised by homeowners

Homeowners on the 2500 block of Hopkins Road in Durham County helped law enforcement officials catch a trio of alleged thieves Tuesday. The homeowners were surprised at 7:45 p.m. by three men breaking into the residence. When the three men realized they were not alone they fled.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:50 PM

Maria Bamford, Emo Philips headline Comedy Arts Festival

Stand-up comedian Maria Bamford will headline the 15th N.C. Comedy Arts Festival. Bamford will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 02:31 PM

TV sitcom icon Alan Thicke hosts tour of ‘Dancing Pros: Live’

Taking competitive dance television shows on the road, the “Dancing Pros: Live” brings together dancers from “Dancing With the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance” for live competitions with audiences voting on the winners.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

A different texture: Zola Jesus tour comes to Motorco

 On her latest release “Taiga,” Zola Jesus, the musical project of Nika Danilova, has created finely crafted songs and compositions that are sometimes dreamy, but also percussive and danceable. On “Taiga,” synthesizers and drumbeats skillfully interweave with the sounds of a string quartet and brass instruments.