Category: Arts & Culture

Spotlight: Cheers to 90 years

by Jessie Ammons Whether you’re a local music enthusiast, film buff, or lecture-goer, you’ve likely been to the Carolina Theatre in Durham. The city-owned, nonprofit historic complex screens independent films daily and hosts a diverse array of musicians, comedians, and other…

CAPE-tivated

creative direction by Jesma Reynolds model Emma Frank photographs by Tim Lytvinenko There’s a nip in the air and it’s time to bundle up. Capes and ponchos are an easy and elegant way to stay cozy and look up-to-the-minute fashionable. Channel your alter…

The evolution of Ashley Christensen

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio It’s early-morning dark when Juan Esparza arrives at the former Fishers Bakery on the edge of Mordecai. In a couple of hours, the sprawling kitchens he manages there will bustle with nearly two…

Cricket leaps into the Triangle

by Ilina Ewen photographs by Ray Black III Chances are, when North Carolinians hear the word cricket, they’re thinking bugs. Not the game of ball, bats, and wickets first played in England in the 16th century, now second only to soccer…

Wake Forest en charrette

Twelve Raleigh architects rethink a community’s downtown by  J. Michael Welton On a cool, rainy Saturday afternoon in early October, three intrepid women – two architects and a landscape architect – ventured out, on foot, from Town Hall in Wake Forest….

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