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#MyGameFace Photo Contest

It’s time to show your team spirit. Take a photo of your game face and share it with us to win tickets to the Carolina Hurricane’s season opener.
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Arts & Culture

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Under One Roof

A family reunion at the beach is a five-step process. To pull it off requires ample planning, a little patience, and, more often than not, a lot of air freshener.
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Our Ava

Ava Gardner lit the world on fire with her breathtaking beauty and fiery spirit. She was raised as a farmer’s daughter near Smithfield. She transformed herself into a Hollywood starlet, a crooner’s wife, and a legacy. The world will never forget her. And we will never stop remembering — she was ours.

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The Art of Tammy Leigh Brooks

If you’ve never seen a Polish chicken before, let this Hickory artist’s stoneware version be your first.
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The Rooster’s Wife

At this Aberdeen venue, the rules of the coop are clear: It’s all about the music.
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Our Most Maligned Mammal

Considered bird-feeder thieves by many — and even worse by some — these furry critters are still our cutest state symbol — paws down.
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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Message

At one small-town theater, the comedy starts before you even arrive.
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Hometown Theaters

Step inside a vintage theater, and be transported into a glitzy otherworld.
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Raleigh’s 50 Foot Librarian: Hunt Library

At North Carolina State University’s Hunt Library, “whoosh” replaces “shhh” as robots zip along the state-of-the-art building’s five-story trove of tomes.
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Lowland Hum: Live at Our State

Lowland Hum stopped by the Our State library before setting off on a cross country tour.
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North Carolina Should-Be Movie Posters

North Carolina’s history is filled with captivating characters: swashbuckling villains, legendary entrepreneurs, thrill-seeking explorers, great heroines. Which got us to thinking: Somebody ought to make a movie. Although these stories haven’t found their way to theaters (yet), here are a few of our casting picks for roles that suit the big screen.
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