Category: Profiles

Art on wheels

by J. Michael Welton  photographs by Travis Dove When 22 rare Porsches roll into the North Carolina Museum of Art on Oct. 11 for Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed, it will mark not only the first time the museum has mounted a…

Armed and disarming: Cassandra Deck-Brown is the chief

by Amber Nimocks photographs by Nick Pironio To watch police chief Cassandra Deck-Brown work a room is to witness subdued charm in motion, armed with a service revolver and wearing a badge. Rather than back-slapping or glad-handing her way through a crowd,…

Driven to perfection

by J. Michael Welton photographs by Geoff Wood It’s early August, and Cam Ingram, 38, is under the gun, busily packing up for Pebble Beach. He’s not going out there for the golf or the ocean or the sun. And…

Betting on bluegrass

by Samantha Thompson Hatem The International Bluegrass Music Association and its members arrive in late September for the group’s annual conference, when they’ll turn downtown Raleigh into a bluegrass mecca with more than 150 bands, a street festival, and big-name…

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