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Elise Hines
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I just got Jehova's Wittnessed. Not cool when you're wearing shorts and it's below freezing.
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Ace Frehley set The Carolina Theatre on fire with his smokin' guitar! Check out my pics and review!
Ace Frehley hit Durham's Carolina Theatre, and both members of the KISS Army and Ace's loyal fans turned out in huge numbers to catch The Space Indvader tour. Raleigh locals, The Hell No, were tapped to support Ace on this tour stop. With this lineup, one thing was sure, the crowd was in store for a night of pure, unadulterated rock.
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I had the privilege of seeing +Cherry Poppin Daddies last month! It was a rad set! Check out my coverage!
One of the hallmarks of the late 1990s was the revival of both swing and ska in mainstream music. Thanks to "Zoot Suit Riot," Cherry Poppin' Daddies [♫♫♫♫] were at the forefront of that movement, and helped to usher in a wave of nostalgia for The Rat Pack, 1950s fashion, and that big band sound. While the momentum of the resurgence of ska, swing, and big band music fell off, the Daddies kept making lyrically and instrumentally complex...
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Have you seen +Macy Gray live yet? If you haven't, you should check out my review and photos to see why!
Macy Gray is unique in every sense of the word. With an inimitable voice and the ability to infuse jazz, rock, soul, and pop into her albums and live shows at any moment, you never know what Macy has in store for you. The upside is that you know you’re going to be entertained
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I started a new music magazine called +Degenrefy. We're on Facebook, Google+ and Instagram as well. Check it out and follow us everywhere! #livemusic   #livemusicphotography   #musicphotography   #photography   #livemusicreview   #degenrefy  
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Method Man and Redman hit Raleigh's Lincoln Theatre on their Smoker's Club tour! I caught the show, so check out my coverage to see what went down!
The Smoker's Club Tour rolled into Raleigh for a night of debauchery at The Lincoln Theatre. A capacity crowd started lining up close to an hour before doors for the chance to spend an evening with three icons of Hip-Hop: B-Real, Redman, and Method Man. Everyone was excited for the chance to take a walk through the history of some of the most prolific rappers of the 1990s and get acquainted with some new talent.
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+Edwin McCain put on a tremendous show at Cone Denim Entertainment center! Check out my review to find out why. :)
Shortly after opening its doors, Greensboro's Cone Denim Entertainment Center nabbed Edwin McCain and The Tyler Millard Band for a night of guitar driven blues and rock. It has been a while since Edwin McCain visited this part of North Carolina, but his loyal fans came out, some bringing their kids, to see Edwin play some of his biggest hits. 
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Drowners dropped by Local 506 for some punk fun! Check out my review and photos of their show!
Drowners dropped by Chapel Hill’s Local 506 on the Dr. Martens #STANDFORSOMETHING TOUR with some support from Bully and Eleveneven. They brought their brand of pop-tinged, post-punk and a great sense of humor along with them as well.
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Back in October, I caught +Flyleaf at Cat's Cradle. Check out my review and photos of this awesome show!
Well before Flyleaf took the stage at Cat’s Cradle, we knew that it would be a special show. The venue thrummed with positive energy as fans got ready for what turned out to be an unforgettable night of music.  Ryan White [♫♫♫♫] started off with an acoustic set that was nothing short of impressive, even though it seemed out of place on a pretty heavy bill. He engaged the crowd immediately, and held their attention the whole time with...
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technical writing, editing, image manipulation, photography, photo editing, project management, herding angry cats
Employment
  • Indulge Sound
    U.S. Editor, present
  • Sensus
    Proposal Technical Writer, present
  • Riverbed Technology
    Technical Writer, 2013 - 2014
  • Itron
    Technical Writer II, 2013 - 2013
  • IBM
    Technical Writer (Redbooks), 2012 - 2013
  • North Carolina Community College System
    Documentation Specialist, 2007 - 2012
  • The Pennsylvania State University
    Multiple, 1997 - 2002
  • Misys
    Technical Writer, 2007 - 2007
  • Ciber (BCBSNC)
    Documentation Quality Engineer, 2012 - 2012
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Friends, Dating, A relationship, Networking
Other names
Elise Renee Hines, E. R. Hines, geekspertise, picscursion
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My superpower is making intuitive leaps, and I support the Oxford comma.
Introduction
I've got Kitty Pryde and Nightcrawler too. My brouhaha owns your ruckus. You can't take the Queens out of the girl. Stephen Fry, Simon Pegg, Alan Davies, James May, and Dylan Moran are giant parts of my tiny world.

I'm a live music photographer, so check out my G+ page and my portfolio.

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I survived Townsend Harris High School.
Education
  • The Pennsylvania State University
    BS in Communication Disorders, 1997 - 2003
  • University of Phoenix
    MS in Computer Information Systems, 2003 - 2005
  • Townsend Harris High School
    Humanities, 1990 - 1994
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Ace Frehley at The Carolina Theatre - Durham, NC - 11/17/2014
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Ace Frehley hit Durham's Carolina Theatre, and both members of the KISS Army and Ace's loyal fans turned out in huge numbers to catch The Sp

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Cherry Poppin' Daddies at The Carolina Theatre - Durham, NC - 11/12/2014
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One of the hallmarks of the late 1990s was the revival of both swing and ska in mainstream music. Thanks to "Zoot Suit Riot," Cherry Poppin'

Drowners at Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC - 10/20/2014
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Drowners dropped by Chapel Hill’s Local 506 on the Dr. Martens #STANDFORSOMETHING TOUR with some support from Bully and Eleveneven. They bro

Macy Gray at The Carolina Theatre - Durham, NC - 10/14/2014
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Macy Gray is unique in every sense of the word. With an inimitable voice and the ability to infuse jazz, rock, soul, and pop into her albums

Flyleaf at Cat's Cradle - Carrboro, NC - 10/11/2014
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There is a reason this place is empty every time I walk in there despite having free Wi-Fi, and it's because their food sucks. With the exception of the Tabouli and the Stuffed Grape Leaves, EVERYTHING I had was awful. The hummus lacked flavor and was uninspired. You can do better at the grocery store. The lamb in the kebabs (curiously not served on skewers) was ground, not cubed, so who knows what kind of filler they mixed it with. I've got news for you: two olives and a teaspoon of feta atop a mountain of lettuce does not a Greek salad make. The Tzatziki sauce (referred to as "cucumber sauce", which insults the diner's intelligence) was virtually flavorless. And the pièce de résistance: NO Baba Ghannouj on the menu! The only upside is that it's cheap, so you will not spend all that much to be thoroughly and completely disappointed. Oh yeah, spring for a couple of light bulbs. Way dark in there.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
After calling and specifying my hair type (3c curly/coily - tight spiral curls) when making an appointment, I was denied service by a racist stylist who described my hair as "kinky" and told me she doesn't "do ethnic hair." Got my hair done at their other location on Durant Road, and was treated as a person, not a color or a hair type.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Sushi Nine. The atmosphere is fun, but it is relatively loud, and dominated by a younger (college) crowd. The decor is very modern and clean. The service was not only efficient, but very helpful with menu selections. The prices are also very reasonable. I ordered the calamari appetizer, the Sea Monster roll, and the Volcano roll. The calamari was absolutely fantastic, but the sushi left a lot to be desired. If you are serious about sushi, and if you've been to authentic sushi restaurants, the selection here will not impress you. This is really more like sushi for beginners. I am still giving it high marks for the overall experience and value.
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Atmosphere: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
This is, by far, the worst Indian cuisine I've had since moving to the Triangle. I ordered the Lamb Vindaloo and the Chicken Masala to take home. Both dishes were so spicy and salty that any other flavors were completely masked. I had to use a lot of tamarind chutney (that I happen to keep on hand at home) to make either dish edible. The Naan was OK, and the Samosas were actually good. Two entrees, one appetizer, and two orders of Naan came to $39, which added insult to injury. I'm glad I didn't bother to dine in, because the decor is horrible and the incense in the dining room was overwhelming. If it took over 40 minutes for my order to be ready after placing it, so I can only imagine how long it would take the staff to serve a full meal in house.
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Food: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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I've been to the lunch buffet on the weekend twice, and the food is OK, but that's all it is. The Chicken Tikka Masala lacks the spice and texture I'm used to. For the price it's great, and they did serve free mimosas the last time I visited, so definitely check it out. The buffet is just simply not authentic.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I was only there with a friend for lunch for a very short time, but I enjoyed it. It's more like a real coffeehouse, and less commercial. The food is also heavily skewed to the vegetarian and vegan end of the scale. The people are friendly, the atmosphere is relaxed, there is wi-fi, and curiously enough they use an iPad to check you out. I was a little disappointed that they didn't have any loose leaf tea, but they're not known for their teas. I ordered a ginger tea, a hummus and tabouli wrap (served with nachos and fresh pico), and a slice of banana bread. The tea was OK, the hummus and tabouli wrap was good (but not very good), but the banana bread was EXCELLENT. So I encourage everyone to go. If you're not a big fan of vegetarian and vegan cuisine, you probably won't find much to entertain you on the menu. However, the banana bread is definitely worth your time.
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Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago