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Sunday March 26th

Tales from the Old North State

The week ahead, March 17-23

Looking to learn more about North Carolina and the southern experience? Every week, Tales from the Old North State will feature events in and around the area that highlight the history and culture of N.C.

What: Film Screening
When: March 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater at Duke

“deepsouth” focuses on four individuals dealing with HIV in the rural American South. The documentary explores how HIV infections intersect with class, race, geography and politics, forcing communities to reexamine Southern values. There will be a discussion with director Lisa Biagiotti after the screening. Free parking and snacks will be provided.

High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass
What: Film Screening
When: March 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Varsity Theatre

“High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass” chronicles the rise, fall and revival of bluegrass music from Bill Monroe to Alison Krauss. The documentary presentation is part of the “America’s Music” series, which highlights popular music in throughout American history.

Links in the Chains: Culinary Connectedness in the Atlantic World
What: Lecture
When: March 20, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Kresge Foundation Common Room, Graham Memorial 039

Jessica B. Harris, a professor of english and culinary history at Queens College, will speak about the culture and cuisine of the African Atlantic world. Harris is the author of 12 cookbooks documenting African diaspora foodways, most recently publishing “High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America.”

Black Banjo and Global Roots Concert
What: Concert
When: March 23, 7 p.m.
Where: FedEx Global Education Center

John Cohen, The Downhill Strugglers and Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton will discuss and perform the old time traditional music. A conversation about Jewish influences on traditional old time music will precede the concert.

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