Category: Art and Culture

‘Here I am’ – Van Eure’s Raleigh

by Stacy Chandler Before she married and had children, Eure developed the habit of working into the wee hours at the helm of the iconic North Raleigh restaurant her father co-founded in 1960. But as dear as Angus Barn is to…

In spring everyone’s a gardener

by Helen Yoest Daffodils are dancing to the rhythm of the season, birds are singing a chorus of love, and we humans are channeling our inner soil sister. In spring, everyone is a gardener. Now’s a great time to feed…

A Preacher-Girl I Was

by L. Teresa Church Neither called, nor sent, the kind that just went hat and hymnal in hand,   my make-believe pulpit a chair, porch rail, bedroom dresser top,   anywhere Gran sat, listened to sing-song sermons I preached  …

An uncanny mystery

text and photograph by John Rosenthal A visionary splendor: the Titanic’s grand staircase. A glittering chandelier. Bronze cherubs, carved balustrades, oak paneling, glass domes high above, shedding light. Of course visionary, especially if you were traveling first class. James Cameron…

FROM START TO ART: Paris Alexander shows us how it’s done

photographs by Mark Petko When Raleigh’s Artspace studio challenged 50 artists to create works from a box of mystery materials in a limited amount of time, Paris Alexander raised his hand. The sculptor – a maker of monumental public art collected…

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