Category: Profiles

Raleighites: Mike Phillips and the Men at Work

by Liza Roberts photographs by Travis Dove Mike Phillips speaks at a decibel all his own. He booms and hollers and even shrieks, but with such visceral, upbeat enthusiasm – even joy – that you find yourself raising your own…

Greg Hatem: community citizen

by Scott Huler photographs by Jimmy Williams   Greg Hatem believes in ghosts. He doesn’t mean “Honey! Did you just feel that?” ghosts – though as it turns out he believes in those, too, having seen one in the old…

A Champion’s Raleigh Roots – Webb Simpson

by Liza Roberts photographs by Juli Leonard The balloons are the only hint. Tied to a mailbox and drooping toward the curb, they’re the only thing that sets Webb Simpson’s white brick house apart from its neighbors in this comfortable…

Carolina Ballet at 15: constantly creating

by Liza Roberts photographs by Jimmy Williams When Carolina Ballet artistic director Robert Weiss found a seat in Raleigh’s intimate Fletcher Opera Theater one recent afternoon, he and the rest of the audience settled in for an event that has…

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