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What Would a Localista Do in Carrboro This Weekend?

Sure, it's a question you ask yourself each week around this time, what to do with your weekend. I ask myself that very same question and here's how I'd answer myself if I was planning to spend this weekend, May 15 - 17, in Carrboro. Friday night I'd leave work promptly and head directly to… Continue reading What Would a Localista Do in Carrboro This Weekend?

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21 Days of Local Art – The ArtsCenter

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days of Local Art – The ArtsCenter

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New Feature: Localista Eat~Play~Shop Weekly Picks

In an effort to deliver a more balanced message, I'm trying something new on the blog this week. My goal is to select upcoming events from each corner of the Triangle in each of the Eat~Play~Shop categories. Midweek look for the "Localista Picks" post to highlight a few area activities and local businesses you might… Continue reading New Feature: Localista Eat~Play~Shop Weekly Picks

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{Play Local} Seasonal Entertainment off the Beaten Path

Tis the season for perennial theater favorites like The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, opening soon in larger venues around the Triangle. Sell outs of those performances almost always are guaranteed. This year, I'm thinking about seeing some holiday-themed theater that might be a bit off familiar paths, or a little off-beat like... "The Longest Night: A… Continue reading {Play Local} Seasonal Entertainment off the Beaten Path

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High Season for Gardens

  Spring heralds the return of favorite vegetables and fruits to our local farmers' markets, as well as vibrant blooms and verdant greenery in gardens.  Beginning this month, we can tour several unique and picturesque gardens in the Triangle, and perhaps find inspiration to bring color to our patios, porches and garden patches.   The Uncommon Garden… Continue reading High Season for Gardens