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National Poetry Month

In honor of this wordsmith’s holiday, here are a list of events you should attend this month.
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Arts & Culture

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5 Most Recognizable Film Locations in North Carolina

Wilmington is the heart of the film industry in North Carolina, but there are other film locations you may recognize on the silver screen.
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How to Be a Movie Extra in North Carolina

Ready for your 15 minutes of fame? The N.C. Film Office shares how you can be a movie extra in North Carolina.
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The Rooster’s Wife Music Playlist

You don’t need to get your hand stamped to enjoy our Rooster’s Wife playlist featuring bands that the venue has welcomed into its home and onto its stage.
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The Kruger Brothers: Live at Our State

Watch The Kruger Brothers, with guitar and banjo in tow, bring the sound of Appalachia to the lobby of Our State magazine.
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The Wilderness Poet: George Ellison

At home in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, naturalist and writer George Ellison and his artist wife, Elizabeth, find peace and inspiration.
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One Man’s Trash: Art by Mark Bannerman

Bits and pieces, scraps and slivers: For Mark Bannerman, every little object is a treasure.
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Living-Room Concerts at Five Oaks Clubhouse

In a quiet corner of Durham, a neighborhood clubhouse moonlights as a roots-music venue.
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A Home for the Arts

When art lovers in Yadkinville repurposed a long-empty building downtown, they got the cultural anchor they knew had been missing.
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Molasses Creek: Live at Our State

Hailing from Ocracoke Island, Molasses Creek blends musical genres to create high-energy/acoustic folk-fusion/bluegrass and ballads.
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Nikki Talley: Live at Our State

Asheville singer-songwriter Nikki Talley and her husband Jason Sharp stopped by the Our State lobby to share stories and songs. – Other Performances: South Carolina Broadcasters The Genuine Mandolin Orange Possum Jenkins Big Daddy Love Mipso Our Music in the
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