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Marina I. Jokic

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Dan Nelson Fine Art: Premier Live Event Painter Dan Nelson Fine Art: Premier Live Event Painter

By Marina I. Jokic

Among the foremost live painters in the U.S., Dan Nelson creates illustrations, portraits, landscapes, and other artistic renderings in front of live audiences. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Dan's art work can best be described as abstract realism done in different mediums.

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Let Top Notch Entertainment and DJ Services Make Your Next Event a Hit Let Top Notch Entertainment and DJ Services Make Your Next Event a Hit

By Marina I. Jokic

Top Notch Entertainment and DJ Services offers a range of entertainment options in addition to its musical expertise such as games and trivia, vocal and stage effects, karaoke and 'marryoke', contests, customized photo slideshows and videos, photo booth props, souvenirs and prizes and a variety of activities to keep guests thoroughly entertained.

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Eating Fresh and Local at Elliotts Eating Fresh and Local at Elliotts

By Marina I. Jokic

For Mark Elliott, award-winning chef and owner of Elliotts on Linden, preparing great food is just as important as sourcing fresh ingredients locally and supporting regional growers. His restaurant is a beacon for the farm-to-table movement, and has served happy customers for over a decade.

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Rebuilding Lives at Safe Alliance Rebuilding Lives at Safe Alliance

By Marina I. Jokic

Safe Alliance is a nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, North Carolina that provides essential services and care for people in crisis and specifically for victims of domestic violence.

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Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

By Marina I. Jokic

"The battle against violence begins in our own back yard. We all have a seat at the table of prevention."

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Old World Cuisine in a Modern Steakhouse Old World Cuisine in a Modern Steakhouse

By Marina I. Jokic

Metro 8 Steakhouse was founded nine years ago in Durham, and owner Cassandra Ramos and her husband Francisco have poured their energy, heritage and personalities into making it a successful enterprise. What sets it apart from other steakhouses? It's a blend of the classic steakhouse feel?warmth and elegance?with Argentinian and Italian fare.

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Go Wine-Tasting at Durham's West End Wine Bar Go Wine-Tasting at Durham's West End Wine Bar

By Marina I. Jokic

Especially during hot North Carolina summers, there is nothing more refreshing than sampling a housemade sangria. Durham's West End Wine Bar features a variable selection of seasonal beverages and small plates.

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Marina I. Jokic is a Staff Writer at North Carolina Homes.

Marina Jokic holds a bachelor's degree from Connecticut College in Russian and East European studies, a master's in Buddhist studies from Harvard Divinity School, and a master's in Sustainability and Environmental Management, also from Harvard. Marina is interested in writing, research, science, and the environment- and loves hiking and canoeing.