Category: Arts & Culture

Freeze frame: Aristarchus Jenkins

text and photograph by John Rosenthal Last summer, on a hot August afternoon, I drove around the grounds of Dorothea Dix Hospital and came upon the old asylum cemetery. Most of the grave markers – hundreds of them – were…

Reflections: recipe for a marriage

by Mary E. Miller Since Julia Child would have been 100 this year, America’s been dishing over our great goofy chef. She inspired so many that everybody seems to have and wants to tell her own Julia story. My mind’s…

Carolina Ballet at 15: constantly creating

by Liza Roberts photographs by Jimmy Williams When Carolina Ballet artistic director Robert Weiss found a seat in Raleigh’s intimate Fletcher Opera Theater one recent afternoon, he and the rest of the audience settled in for an event that has…

Givers: Jill Staton Bullard, fighting hunger in Wake County

by Todd Cohen photograph courtesy of Jill Staton Bullard   As executive director of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, which she co-founded in 1989, Jill Staton Bullard heads a nonprofit that last year collected more than 7.1 million pounds of food…

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