Category: Art and Culture

Bird by bird

“All gardening is hopeful. It’s even more hopeful to plant a bush that, come fall, will be loaded with berries that help birds along their epic migration journeys. It’s hopeful to plant a native honeysuckle vine that will have flowers ready…

Band Together: Concert for a cause

When pop-rock-classical musician and North Carolina native Ben Folds takes the stage at Red Hat Amphitheater May 6, he’ll headline “a celebration of everything that’s great about Raleigh,” says Matt Strickland. Strickland is the executive director of Band Together, the…

Through the Lens: Diana Bloomfield: A Daughter, A Muse

A Daughter, A Muse text and photographs by Diana Bloomfield Most of my work focuses on the intersection of the past and my memory of that past. Memories, fugitive and ever-shifting, are always subject to interpretation, while photographs are tangible. The…

Artist’s Spotlight: John Beerman

“I find solace in looking at the landscape. I think it’s a human thing. We all do.” –John Beerman   by LIZA ROBERTS photographs by LISSA GOTWALS The 34 paintings currently on view at Lee Hansley Gallery in Raleigh – luminous,…

Hear: U2’s Joshua Tree 30 Years Later

U2’s Joshua Tree 30 Years Later, The Record’s Lasting Impressions Are Evident by Charles Marshall As Irish rock band U2 celebrates the 30-year anniversary of its blockbuster album The Joshua Tree this year, the record’s impact on the Triangle can be…

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