Category: Art and Culture

Through the Lens: Beneath the Surface

words and photographs by Barbara Tyroler Water is the source of life. That may be its primeval allure. We’ve likely all experienced the fear of water, too. It can engulf us, drag us down to the terrifying deep beneath a…

Destination Walter: The Lost Colony

History lives vividly through a longtime Outer Banks production by Jason Frye “I knew I’d be back to direct,” says Ira David Wood III, the esteemed stage and screen actor perhaps best-known, at least around Raleigh, for his 40-plus-year role as…

Book Excerpt: Dr. Frederick Burroughs

Building Blocks, Challenges & Triumphs My integration of the Rex Hospital staff in 1977 was not to go unchallenged. The mid 1970s welcomed the arrival of a number of young, energetic African American doctors to Raleigh and Wake County. At…

Through the Lens: Nooks & Crannies

by Jessie Ammons Rumbley photographs by Madeline Gray Even as downtown Raleigh grows, there are a number of carefully considered spaces meant for lingering. From the enclosed rooftop patio of Gallo Pelón Mezcaleria to Budleigh neighborhood’s shared grassy plot, these…

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