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October 09, 2017

NEW YORK — Pamela Adlon jokes that she knew she wasn’t going to take home an Emmy Award by her seating placement at this year’s show.

The co-creator, director, writer and star of FX’s “Better Things” was nominated for lead comedic actress. She was seated near…

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October 08, 2017

A longtime local musical organization is holding an upcoming concert to celebrate the people who react quickly in an emergency situation, while the event will also feature a special guest speaker that survived after being shot in the line of duty.

The Tar River Orchestra & Chorus is set to host…

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October 05, 2017

NEW YORK — Given the leather jacket and sneer Tom Petty wore on the cover of his 1976 debut, many people assumed he was one of those cheeky punks bent on tearing down the walls of rock ‘n’ roll.

He was not. It is not that Petty and his band, the Heartbreakers, did not have their…

APTOPIX Obit Tom Petty

September 30, 2017

The Enfield Performing Arts Center will host a two-day “Enfield Riot” Film Festival on Oct. 6-7 highlighting North Carolinian filmmakers in addition to independent films from directors and producers across the globe.

The festival will show eight feature films and 12 short films.

A VIP…

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September 29, 2017

Edgecombe Community College is inviting the community to join the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of the college during the first week of October.

A highlight of the week will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, when the public is invited to a special lunchtime acoustic concert featuring…

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September 28, 2017

Edgecombe Community College recently announced the lineup for the 13th season of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world class entertainment to Tarboro and Edgecombe County.

Each year, ECC plans a series of performances for the community in a variety of artistic disciplines.…

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September 14, 2017

The Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro is set to exhibit the paintings of recent Barton College graduate Benjamin Hawley.

Hawley received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Barton College in May. The Hobson Pittman Memorial gallery, situated on the second floor of the historic Blount-…

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September 07, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — One wants to be the first female governor of North Dakota. One is a half-blind baton twirler who performed at a Super Bowl. Another wants to chase tornadoes.

One wants to run an alpaca farm, another is a former NFL cheerleader, yet another wants to sing the National…

Miss America Contestants

August 31, 2017

WASHINGTON — Even at 68, Pam Grier looks like she can still kick butt.

And the looks don’t deceive, Grier said. While having never played a superhero, “I’m super in real life,” said Grier, smiling and flicking back some of her flowing hair.

Grier is still going strong…

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August 26, 2017

NEW YORK — Afropunk festival co-founder Matthew Morgan remembers when the musical event carried out as a small gathering on New York’s Lower East Side with 25 people. Now, celebrating its 12th year this weekend in Brooklyn, N.Y., the festival also has expanded to an international…

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