Archive for category: Art and Culture

Ann Goodnight collects art and North Carolina benefits

Ann Goodnight collects art and North Carolina benefits

by Catherine Kimrey Breeden photographs of Ann Goodnight by Nick Pironio At first glance, Ann Goodnight could be mistaken for any elegant woman seated fireside in the Umstead Hotel’s art-filled lobby on a wintry day. But as she settles in for a wide-ranging conversation at the hotel she built, it’s clear […]

Dreams  to reality

Dreams to reality

by Justin LeBlanc photographs by Benjamin Scott April is crunch time at the N.C. State College of Design and College of  Textiles. Student designers, models, and event planners are working overtime to prepare for our 13th annual Art2Wear Runway Show on April 25. Art2Wear is very special to me. The […]

Motorcycle maestro

Motorcycle maestro

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Chris Fowler The Italians will send your heart racing. Even the names are saucy. Bimota. Benelli. Ducati. Moto Guzzi. La bella figura with fuel injection and a lust for speed. Raleigh’s Bob Steinbugler, 63, an American maestro of the Italian motorcycle, fell in love the […]

Listen to the ladies

Listen to the ladies

by Cokie Roberts One little-known moment in Raleigh history might be my favorite. It was New Year’s 1803, when John Marshall arrived in the newly established state capital only to discover he had set off to ride the court circuit without any breeches. In something of a panic, the chief […]

Striking: Bull City Summer comes to Raleigh

Striking: Bull City Summer comes to Raleigh

On April 3, when the International League champion Durham Bulls open their season in a matchup against the Gwinnett Braves, they’ll be playing in the surroundings of a newly renovated Durham Bulls Athletic Park. It’s not just D-BAP’s concessions and massive video screens that are new: The field itself has […]