Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

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…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Hopscotch Music Festival

Hop To It Hopscotch Music Festival returns by Jessie Ammons photography by Bryan Regan The chance to hop, skip, or dive into this month’s live music season arrives with Hopscotch Music Festival’s eighth iteration Sept. 7 – 10. The annual…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: N.C. Pottery Center fundraiser

The Art of the State Leading local artists support pottery auction by Liza Roberts pot by Ben Owen III, photo courtesy Lindsey Lambert Clay is “the most powerful metaphor we have for human life,” says noted botanical artist Ippy Patterson….

Spotlight: The National Teapot Show

TIP ME OVER AND POUR ME OUT The National Teapot Show returns to Creedmoor by Jessie Ammons photograph by Jason Dowdle Teapots have really resonated throughout the artist community,” says Jennifer Dolan, manager of Cedar Creek Gallery in Creedmoor. The…

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