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Tuesday September 28th

Brian Bedsworth


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Setting the Date

It's 2:30 p.m. on a sunny Tuesday afternoon, but no sunlight reaches down a steep and narrow stairway. A man named Mouse is hard at work beneath Franklin Street. It's dark. Mouse lights a cigarette, puts a jazz compact disc on the stereo and listens intently. Mountains of folders, papers and photos are spread out before him. He looks down at the mess. "It's all propaganda," he says with a laugh. Mouse has what some people would say is one of the most important jobs in Chapel Hill.

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Superchunk Re-emerges With Polished Sheen

Superchunk Here's To Shutting Up 4 Stars Like Time Out Chicken 'n Biscuits or the Cat's Cradle, Superchunk is a Chapel Hill institution. And like most institutions, it got that way because it did something consistently well. The stalwart rockers have been cranking out their distinctive brand of amped up power-pop for more than a decade now, wowing audiences across the country and the globe.

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Fox's Battle of Sexes Proves Far From Ghettofabulous

Two Can Play That Game 2 Stars Men are simple-minded, easily manipulated creatures who need to be controlled by their women with a set of fail-safe rules. Or so the makers of "Two Can Play That Game" would have us believe. The latest release from writer-director Mark Brown ("How to be a Player") explores the battle of the sexes and the games people play.

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Moscow: Bolshoi Brings On Ballet Revelation

The last thing I expected -- or wanted -- was to like it. That would be degrading to my manliness, wouldn't it? All those jokes about guys in tights kept running through my head, making me grimace about the grueling four hours that lay ahead of me.I was jolted out of my daydream by a sudden wall of people crushing against me and my friends. We were suffocating in a mass of bad fur coats and a noxious cloud of body odor, packed like so many little eggs of Russian caviar into a subway car in Moscow's metro.

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Why the Caged Bird Paints

Artistic Expression Helps Inmates Reform Themselves, Help OthersThe N.C. Correctional Institution for Women is an ugly place. Squat, red-brick buildings; tall, razor-wire fences; guards and gatehouses make for a gray landscape. But one woman has found beauty in this drab environment -- a beauty that she says is helping her to become a better person.Renee Morton looked at the projection slides laid out on the table and smiled. They are pictures of works of art she has done, one of which won her first place in the N.C. Department of Correction's art contest last year.

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