Archive for category: Art and Culture

Anthony Ulinski, Barns in Winter, Amherst VA #1.

Spotlight: Understated

by Jessie Ammons Respite from winter’s busy pace can be found at the Upfront Gallery at Artspace, where a monthlong exhibition showcases two local artists’ paintings inspired by the season. Kiki Farish and Anthony Ulinski are familiar names to Raleigh art buffs, but Hush, Hush is the first time they’ve […]

Spotlight: From bored to board games

Spotlight: From bored to board games

by Mimi Montgomery Winter weather means a lot of family time indoors – and too often, a whole lot of screen time, too. Raleigh’s well-known Holderness family is putting their zany energy into an alternative activity they hope will get people off of their phones. The crew famous for their catchy, […]

Spotlight: Warm from the oven wishes

Spotlight: Warm from the oven wishes

With five bakeries in the downtown area alone, most of them less than a handful of years old, Raleigh has quickly become a destination for the gourmet baked good lover. Come holiday time, there’s something for everyone. An assortment of treats from Boulted Bread slivered into bite-sized portions would make […]

Spotlight: Modern clayworks

Spotlight: Modern clayworks

by Jessie Ammons “We want the work to evoke a sense of peace. You may have to trek to get to us, but being here allows us to stay in a peaceful mindset,” says Chris Pence, co-founder and CEO of Haand, maker of handcrafted ceramics. You may recognize his company’s simple silhouettes […]

Spotlight: Star struck

Spotlight: Star struck

by Mimi Montgomery If you spend your winter evenings bundled up inside watching Netflix, you’ll miss seeing the spectacular shows of a celestial sort taking place right outside your four walls. Stargazing is at its best during the winter: Cold air has less capacity for holding moisture, so the air is […]