Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Spotlight: Walter welcomes William

by Jessie Ammons The Triangle’s robust theater scene is home to almost three dozen actively producing playhouses and venues. If you have a hard time choosing a production, maybe it’s easier to stick with a playwright. Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh is…

Where the heart is: Home is a first language for English Bernhardt

by Jessie Ammons Home, to English Bernhardt, conjures a few specific places. Namely, afternoons at Jubala Coffee, where the Ravenscroft grad often spent afternoons studying; and North Carolina Theatre, where she spent countless hours over many years. “I love the people…

Spotlight: Arts in Action

by Anna Long There’s a program in Wake County elementary schools that is making kids want to go to school. It’s not recess. But it feels that way. North Carolina Arts in Action is using dance lessons to teach students life…

C Grace: Finding a grace note

by Tracy Davis photographs by Tim Lytvinenko It must be jelly,” sang Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, circa 1942, “’cause jam don’t shake like that.” It seems poor form to contradict Mr. Miller on anything jazz-related, but the fact is that jam…

Spotlight: Fridays on the Front Porch

It’s become a Chapel Hill tradition. Every Friday throughout the summer, a band – often a local one – plays on the The Carolina Inn’s front lawn while residents and students spread out on blankets and sip cold sodas and mint…

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