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'Crowns' post-show conversation with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams

ArtsNow curator Mike Williams talked with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams about the musical "Crowns," her career, HBCUs and her collection of more than 1,100 hats. Adams, who represents the 12th congressional district of North Carolina and has an office in Charlotte, was featured in the book "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats" that the musical is based on. "Crowns" continues at Raleigh Little Theatre Sept. 15-17.

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'Crowns' post-show conversation with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams

ArtsNow curator Mike Williams talked with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams about the musical "Crowns," her career, HBCUs and her collection of more than 1,100 hats. Adams, who represents the 12th congressional district of North Carolina and has an office in Charlotte, was featured in the book "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats" that the musical is based on. "Crowns" continues at Raleigh Little Theatre Sept. 15-17.
Mike Williams mike.williams@newsobserver.com
'Crowns' post-show conversation with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams 18:36

'Crowns' post-show conversation with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams

Pokemon Go players fill downtown Raleigh 1:01

Pokemon Go players fill downtown Raleigh

Scenes from the National Hollerin' Contest 2:30

Scenes from the National Hollerin' Contest

FDR dedicates Great Smoky Mountains National Park 0:42

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