Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Woodshop Wonders, Fiddle-maker Mike Anderson

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Annie Cockrill A wall in Mike Anderson’s backyard woodshop is marked with descending lines, each bearing a small inscription. These aren’t childhood height-markers – they’re records of the trees Anderson has cut down over the years. Red maple,…

Spotlight: Shifting Roots, The Gregg Tree Project

courtesy Gregg Museum of Art and Design by Jessie Ammons Wise people know that when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. The Gregg Museum of Art and Design at N.C. State knows that when a massive building renovation forces you…

Spotlight: The Love Hangover, Singing About Romance

by Mimi Montgomery Anti-establishment romantics, rejoice! Here’s a Valentine’s Day event just for you – one decidedly more interesting than Hallmark cards and drugstore chocolates. The Love Hangover is a day-after event celebrating love in all its many forms. The heartbroken,…

SnapChat: DJ Kristen Stoneman

by Mimi Montgomery Photograph by Jillian Clark You may know her as Kristen Stoneman, but when she steps in front of the turntables, she’s DJ K Stones. The Raleighite and East Carolina University alum has been DJ’ing for 10 years (seven of…

Spotlight: Horsing Around, Shepherd Youth Ranch

by Mimi Montgomery More than 20,000 children in Wake County are affected by or are suffering from trauma, are underserved, and are in need, Shepherd Youth Ranch statistics show. The nonprofit’s mission is to help. The faith-based organization partners children and…

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