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WALTER’s Book Club with Belle Boggs

“Belle is an extraordinarily talented writer in both fiction and nonfiction. She is nothing short of brilliant.” –Jill McCorkle Belle Boggs welcomes a visitor to her Oakwood home as if she has all the time in the world. She offers…

Spotlight: Tift Merritt on Raleigh

“On a perfectly straightforward level, I write a lot about North Carolina because it’s my home. Any time I’m writing about relationships with home and grounding, I’m writing about North Carolina. I grew up in Raleigh, near downtown – I…

Spotlight: Raleigh Fine Arts North Carolina Artists Exhibition

by Jesma Reynolds Numbers and art may make an unlikely pairing. But in this case, the numbers bear repeating. Beginning March 12, the largest juried art exhibition in the state featuring 72 pieces from 61 North Carolina artists will be exhibited at…

Looking at death, seeing life

by Ippy Patterson At 63, having been preoccupied with death as long as I could remember, squeamish, and having never taught anything in my life, I was asked whether I could help run a drawing group in the Duke University anatomy…

Turn on the Light

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Keith Isaacs If you walk down Hargett Street past The Architect bar, you may notice a single green light glowing above its door. It’s not a relic from a bygone era or an homage to The Great…

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