Archive for category: Art and Culture

Pop-art icon Peter Max

Pop-art icon Peter Max

by Liza Roberts For five decades, Peter Max has been painting America. In the ’60s, his cosmic Pop Art canvases were vivid totems of the age. In the ’70s, his portraits of the Statue of Liberty became indelible images and helped raise funds for her preservation. Since then, Max has […]

Natural treasures: The extraordinary collection of Dr. Jim Goodnight

Natural treasures: The extraordinary collection of Dr. Jim Goodnight

by Catherine Kimrey Breeden photographs by Jimmy Williams  “When I was a young boy, about 10 or 11 years old,” says Jim Goodnight, “and living on the edge of town in Greensboro, I’d venture out into the surrounding area and look for arrowheads and quartz crystals.” Years passed, and Goodnight’s […]

Other people’s stories: Patrick Torres meets his new city

Other people’s stories: Patrick Torres meets his new city

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Nick Pironio Patrick Torres watches from the front of the hall as people take the stage one by one. He hears them lay bare their own true stories: The woman who found a moment of relief with her dying mother; the veteran who realized perhaps […]

Louie (4) and Gus (1) Huler under the table, 2009. Photos courtesy Scott Huler.

Fanny’s table

by Scott Huler The first thing you should know is green: Fanny’s table is green. An old, faux-antique dusky green, the green of a deep-forest conifer or a faded piece of blotter paper, but green just the same. The second thing you need to know about Fanny’s table is you […]

LOCAL BEERMAKERS: The number of local beer makers seems to grow weekly. Photographer Travis Long captured images of several for your fall enjoyment.
First row: Cary's Fortnight Brewing Company; Raleigh's Gizmo Brew Works; Raleigh's Lonerider Brewing Company 
Second row: Raleigh's Sub Noir Brewing Company; Raleigh Brewing Company; Raleigh's Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing 
Third row: Raleigh's Trophy Brewing Co., Raleigh's Lynnwood Grill & Brewing Concern; Raleigh's Big Boss Brewing Company

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