Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Raleigh Now Spotlight: NCMA’s Threads of Africa

Cultural Immersion NCMA’s Threads of Africa celebrates new gallery by Jessie Ammons The North Carolina Museum of Art’s substantial and impressive African art collection is getting a fresh spotlight with a center-stage display and new gallery in the musem’s East…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: artist Preston Montague

Cover Artist Botanical Illustrator Preston Montague by Liza Roberts photograph by Madeline Gray Botanical illustrator Preston Montague was already considering which native North Carolina plants he might include in his drawing of the letter W for his Codex Carolinum alphabet…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Margaux’s Restaurant celebrates 25th anniversary

Glorious Gastronomy Margaux’s Restaurant celebrates 25th anniversary by Jessie Ammons photograph courtesy Margaux’s Restaurant “We wanted to do incredible food with incredible service, and we’ve tried to do that during every single shift for 25 years.” As Margaux’s co-owner Steve…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: NC Opera Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain N.C. Opera brings the acclaimed story to life with music by Jessie Ammons photograph by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera Soon after Cold Mountain was published, a real opera fan I know said, ‘There’s something operatic about…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Bikefest

Bikefest Motorcycle fans converge by Katherine Poole photograph courtesy Ray Price Harley Davidson Raleigh is going whole hog for the 13th annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest. For three days, downtown revs up for the region’s largest motorcycle rally and…

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