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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,
member and Duke graduate, delivered the
The General Davie chapter of the Daughters of
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
series about the
ALL ABOUT THE ARTS
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.
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%
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
PHOTO BY ROBERT DAVEZAC
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.