Nina Simone appears in a yarn mural by the artist Olek on the exterior wall of the Raleigh Convention Center. It’s part a project called “Love Across the USA,” which Olek was inspired to create following January’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C. Simone, a North Carolina native born in Tryon, is the third mural in the series.
Nina Simone appears in a yarn mural by the artist Olek on the exterior wall of the Raleigh Convention Center. It’s part a project called “Love Across the USA,” which Olek was inspired to create following January’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C. Simone, a North Carolina native born in Tryon, is the third mural in the series. David Menconi dmenconi@newsobserver.com
Nina Simone appears in a yarn mural by the artist Olek on the exterior wall of the Raleigh Convention Center. It’s part a project called “Love Across the USA,” which Olek was inspired to create following January’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C. Simone, a North Carolina native born in Tryon, is the third mural in the series. David Menconi dmenconi@newsobserver.com

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October 23, 2017 02:42 PM