Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

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…

Spotlight: Nanette loves Raleigh

Top women’s ready-to-wear fashion designer Nanette Lepore has never been to Raleigh, but says she feels like she already knows our capital city. Many of her interns over the years have come from N.C. State’s design school, and she knows…

Spotlight: Cutting edge

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Mallory Short Often, the best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and dive in. That’s the thinking behind N.C. State’s annual Art2Wear runway show, presented by the College of Design and entirely produced by…

Spotlight: Green Chair Project

Heart & Home Housewarming Benefit by Anna Long What began as a fledgling idea among friends in 2010 is now a thriving nonprofit that has helped more than 1,000 area families in need. The Green Chair Project has grown from a…

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