Category: Arts & Culture

Spotlight: Happy New Year!

  No matter your celebration style, there’s a New Year’s Eve shindig for you. Here are a few of our favorite local ways to ring in 2016: First Night Raleigh The Oak City version of Times Square truly offers something…

Spotlight: Go on, belt it

by Jessie Ammons photographs by Soleil Konkel If you think singing’s not your thing, Lauren Bromley Hodge begs to differ. “Left alone, anyone can,” she claims. What about when you catch yourself singing along to a song on the radio, she’ll say, or…

Spotlight: Cheers to 90 years

by Jessie Ammons Whether you’re a local music enthusiast, film buff, or lecture-goer, you’ve likely been to the Carolina Theatre in Durham. The city-owned, nonprofit historic complex screens independent films daily and hosts a diverse array of musicians, comedians, and other…

CAPE-tivated

creative direction by Jesma Reynolds model Emma Frank photographs by Tim Lytvinenko There’s a nip in the air and it’s time to bundle up. Capes and ponchos are an easy and elegant way to stay cozy and look up-to-the-minute fashionable. Channel your alter…

The evolution of Ashley Christensen

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio It’s early-morning dark when Juan Esparza arrives at the former Fishers Bakery on the edge of Mordecai. In a couple of hours, the sprawling kitchens he manages there will bustle with nearly two…

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