Category: Arts & Culture

The fabric of our city

text and photographs by Christer Berg With a deep passion for telling stories through portraiture, I recently set out to photograph the people who make Raleigh hum, those who help it grow, and those who make it an exciting, creative,…

Beverly McIver: Giving voice to those who have none

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals If you didn’t know better, you might mistake Beverly McIver for a regular person. An unusually warm and friendly person, sure, and one with a reflexive generosity. But familiar. Partly, it’s her easy…

Visiting Nannie at Mayview

by Gibbons Ruark The door swings to behind me and I smell, Among thick vapors from the hidden bedpan, The roses and the rubbing alcohol. You lie propped up on a pillow. The fan Whirrs slowly as you blink your eyes…

Spotlight: Rosé in the garden

by Jessie Ammons ‘Tis the season for garden parties. The Person Street District’s Wine Authorities will host a themed soirée May 23 to celebrate a favorite spring wine choice: rosé. Many people think it’s a sweet wine, says Craig Heffley, founder…

Dog days: A treasure

text and photograph by Juli Leonard Currituck, a 9-year-old Chesapeake Bay Retriever that works as a therapy dog, has a special kind of power. With his golden brown eyes, soft coat, and gentle nature, the dog has a soothing presence…

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