Category: Reflections

Reflections: Graduation Wisdom

GRADUATION WISDOM Two talks urge curiosity, kindness, and understanding Graduation season can be contagious: The kickoff to summer break! Schedules loosen, days lengthen, spontaneity rules. Even the workaday grind is brightened by early dawns, late dusks, sunlight galore. Graduation can…

REFLECTIONS: Time Capsule: The Cardinal Theatre

  BACK TO THE FUTURE A Hollywood film director recalls his movie-loving Raleigh roots   by Peyton Reed   As a young boy, I would stare at the bronze plaque cemented in the sidewalk at North Hills. At the top,…

UNOAKED: Reflections: A Carolina Summer

A CAROLINA SUMMER by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Greg Montgomery “We really are spoiled,” one of my North Carolina friends says. “The ancient curves of the Blue Ridge to the west, the blue-green rise and fall of the Atlantic to the…

Hear: U2’s Joshua Tree 30 Years Later

U2’s Joshua Tree 30 Years Later, The Record’s Lasting Impressions Are Evident by Charles Marshall As Irish rock band U2 celebrates the 30-year anniversary of its blockbuster album The Joshua Tree this year, the record’s impact on the Triangle can be…

The bigger the tale, the better

by Mimi Montgomery Storytelling is a prolific vocation in the South; honestly, I’m surprised it doesn’t come with a W-9 form around here. People will pull you aside and basically tell you everything about anything. I think it’s the reason…

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