Category: Art and Culture

Givers: Send a Kid to Camp

I’M SO GLAD YOU’RE HERE Send a Kid to Camp by Hampton Williams Hofer photograph by Missy McLamb Not long ago, Mo Johnson used to drive through the heart of Southeast Raleigh in the summertime and see children outside throwing…

Reflections: Graduation Wisdom

GRADUATION WISDOM Two talks urge curiosity, kindness, and understanding Graduation season can be contagious: The kickoff to summer break! Schedules loosen, days lengthen, spontaneity rules. Even the workaday grind is brightened by early dawns, late dusks, sunlight galore. Graduation can…

Triangle Now Spotlight: The Seldom Scene

SCENE AND HEARD The Seldom Scene by Katherine Poole photo by¬†LeonardsPhotography.net   Arguably the most influential bluegrass band of all time, Seldom Scene, plays Aug. 31 at the Back Porch Music on the Lawn series at the American Tobacco Campus…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Coastal Plain League

HEY NOW, YOU’RE AN ALL-STAR Collegiate summer baseball league stars play in Holly Springs by Jessie Ammons photograph courtesy of Coastal Plain League   Summer break for a college athlete means keeping up your game. For baseball players, it often…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Festival for the Eno

SHALL WE GATHER AT THE RIVER Festival for the Eno by Katherine Poole photo by Harry Lynch/News and Observer   Every summer since 1980, thousands of folks have come together on the banks of the Eno River in Durham to…

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