Category: Arts & Culture

Givers: Abdul Rasheed, servant leader

by Todd Cohen Abdul Rasheed founded and runs the North Car- olina Community Development Initiative, based in Raleigh. He was raised without his father or mother, and he lost his 20-year-old son to gun violence. But hardship has never stopped…

Hear: What’s gonna fit the groove at WSHA-FM

by Lewis Beale photographs by Scott Sharpe Five in the afternoon, and the request line at WSHA-FM, Shaw University’s eclectic radio station, is starting to light up. Sharon Berry-Vivian is already one hour into her weekly “Funk Friday” show, 88.9…

Joyce Watkins King

by Amber Nimocks photographs by Lissa Gotwals  The first time you hear Joyce Watkins King laugh, it takes you by surprise. King is a petite woman with a trim waist and pretty smile. But her laugh is the size of…

Q&A with Amy Sedaris

with Billy Warden and Greg Behr Oh sure, it’s easy to love Amy Sedaris…now. Who doesn’t want to cozy up to a movie star (two Shreks and an Elf), bestselling author and cult leader (TV Guide ranked Strangers with Candy,…

Q&A: Matt Goulding of Eat This, Not That

with Billy Warden and Greg Behr As co-author of the hugely popular Eat This, Not That book series, Matt Goulding, 31, is well-equipped to offer some “do this, not that” advice on making the most of the capital city’s dynamic…

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