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changing how it flows; building stacks, arches

the American Revolution commemorated the


stream and discovering how it reacts; creating

a meeting on Sept. 4. Marjorie Dannenfelser,

the second

member and Duke graduate, delivered the


The General Davie chapter of the Daughters of

Arts Council,

and walls with stones; shifting the flow of a

100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage during


a Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission

part of a

keynote address.

series about the


Little Brother. The episode covers the group

projects that will start in October: Public Space

Art of Cool Festival.

Project is a series of pop-up events from October


6-9 p.m. on Oct. 18, April 17 and June 19, will

172 solar panels this summer. The project cost

and dance performance, dance classes and

of the station’s annual electricity usage. The

art with rocks and more. Bring a change of

clothes for the kiddos (there’s a changing area

and a footwash to assist with clean up) to play in this new outdoor exhibit.

hip-hop group

Downtown Durham Inc. announced two arts

Project and Art About 2019. The Public Space

from its split in 2010 to its reunion at the 2018


Bull City Roller Derby, an all-volunteer league

that formed four years ago, hosted its first home bout at Wheels Fun Park this summer, losing to

until February. The Art About events, from

Durham Fire and EMS Station 17 installed

feature varying art forms, including a live music

$84,250 and will generate approximately 60%

hydrochromic murals.

panels are part of the city’s 2018 Roadmap

Durham Convention Center unveiled two

neutrality by 2040.

to Sustainability to achieve a level of carbon

Greensboro Roller Derby. An after-party for both teams was held at Goorsha. The free event was funded in part by a grant from Durham 150 as well as Honeygirl Meadery, Sofia’s Pizza and Gray Squirrel Coffee. The roller derby league donated half of the merchandise proceeds

and crowd donations to the LGBTQ Center of Durham.

murals in September inspired by Mexican

modernist artists, including Frida Kahlo and

Diego Rivera, in an exhibit at the North Carolina

Museum of Art. Artists Cecilia Lueza and Cornelio Campos completed the murals with the help of

local students from groups including the NCMA

Teen Arts Council, El Pueblo, El Centro Hispano and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University’s teen program.

In mid-September, the Museum of Life and Science opened its largest exhibit in years,

“Earth Moves,” where visitors can experiment with the natural and human forces that shape

and reshape the Earth’s surface.

Activities include exploring a sandstone

cave formation; splashing On Aug. 12, Come Hear North Carolina, a “Year of Music” campaign sponsored in part by the






underneath a 20-

foot waterfall and


A new technology-based gym, The Exercise Coach, opened in September at 7080 N.C.

Hwy. 751, Ste. 105. The gym, which combines bio-adaptive exercise technology with certified coaches to create personalized programs for clients, is one of approximately 70 across the

country. It uses computerized machines instead of traditional gym equipment like weights and treadmills. 

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