Written by: Yizhou Jiang

Unify dynamic community districts through art – the first major public art work of the Durham SmART Vision Plan

By Yizhou Jiang

November 8, 2017

  Durham Arts Council hosted a “Meet the Artist Open House & Discussion” on Friday in its art gallery at 120 Morris Street in downtown Durham where the artist selected to create the monumental Art Wrap for the Corcoran Street Garage was invited to talk about his concept designs and artistic vision for this project. The Corcoran […]

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“Tell ’em that it’s human nature”

By Yizhou Jiang

October 18, 2017

On a clear and sunny Saturday afternoon, many Durham locals chose to join the second anniversary celebration of the LGBTQ Center of Durham. The event was held on the Rigsbee Avenue between Geer Street and Corporation Street in the form of a family-friendly block party free to the community. The LGBTQ Center of Durham, along […]

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Micah Group forming in Durham, aims for social justice

By Yizhou Jiang

October 4, 2017

Recently, a new Micah Group began recruiting new members in Durham in hopes of uniting a diverse community. Micah Groups were formed in 2011 by the Ogilvie Institute of Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary in California to create communities of peers for better preacher development throughout the United States. Each Micah Group is consist of […]

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Documentary film on VOICE work trip to Ocracoke wins top honor

By Yizhou Jiang

September 20, 2017

  Joseph Cabosky received the Best Overall Film Award for his feature documentary, “Writing My Own Happy Ending”, on the Marquee on Main Film Festival in downtown Washington, North Carolina, earlier this month. Cabosky, an assistant professor at School of Media and Journalism of UNC-Chapel Hill, focuses on diversifying and disrupting strategic communication, public relations […]

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