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Tuesday June 6th

Taryn Revoir

Raleigh-based artist, Eris Swanstrom, knits on a knitting machine at her booth at Festifall, a Chapel Hill festival   showcasing local artists. The celebration of art is held annually in Downtown Chapel Hill, this year falling on Sunday. Swanstrom knits on her vintage, special-edition knitting machine as shoppers peruse her racks of skirts, shirts, mittens and other knitted wool garments. Modique Couture, Swanstrom’s business, features one-of-a-kind wearable pieces of art. She began knitting 30 years ago, during the process, she discovered knitting machines. Now, Swanstrom sells her work online and at festivals.

Eris Swanstrom, Raleigh-based artist, sells her knitted clothing pieces at Festifall. Festifall is a celebration of art held at every year in Downtown Chapel Hill and features artists from all over the triangle. 

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bernie sanders

Democratic Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd of 2,528 on UNC's campus during his campaign to be the Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential race.  



"There is something wrong when a few families have all the wealth and the rest of us have little or nothing", previous Ohio State Senator Nina Turner speaks before Senator Bernie Sanders takes the stage at the Bell Tower Amphitheater on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. 

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