Category: Arts & Culture

Spotlight: Not your father’s thrift shop

Father and Son Antiques Don’t let the rack of vintage clothes plunked down on the sidewalk – or the store’s name, for that matter – mislead you. Inside the two-story emporium of vintage-ness on West Hargett Street, Father and Son…

Spotlight: Get your Nasher on

Nasher Museum of Art 10th Anniversary by Jessie Ammons This fall marks the 10th anniversary of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. To celebrate, the museum is hosting a day-long, museum-wide celebration on October 4 including interactive activities, live…

Denise Hughes: From earthly trash to maritime treasure

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Nick Pironio Before you even read this, go ahead and pull out a recycling bag. Denise Hughes asks that you kindly fill it with plastic bottle caps. All sizes and colors are welcome. And don’t…

Shelley Belk and Van Eure: Investing in hope

by Todd Cohen For the one in four families affected by mental illness, finding treatment and a cure can be difficult, frustrating, and often heart-breaking, particularly in a society that stigmatizes the disease. The late Thad and Alice Eure encountered…

A Mother’s Place

by Sharon Kurtzman It is not a mother’s place to turn her children into firemen, make them dance like Pavlova, play sports like Kobe Bryant perform in the way of Meryl Streep or Beyonce.   It is not a mother’s…

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