Category: Arts & Culture

Jeanne Jolly: Study in contrasts

by Tracy Davis photographs by Scott Sharpe Jeanne Jolly is a jack of all trades, and also a study in contrasts. A classically trained vocalist, Jolly’s new record, A Place to Run, takes her deep into country music territory. And while the…

Meredith Kittrell: Building a better world

by Todd Cohen photographs by Jillian Clark Raleigh artist Meredith Kittrell likes to roll up her sleeves, create something new, and make a difference. So in 2002, when she learned about the annual Holiday Home Tour of Habitat for Humanity…

Coming home

by Hampton Williams Hofer Barely eighteen and way over-packed, I left Raleigh in late August of 2005, bound for Charlottesville. I knew exactly four people in the state of Virginia, which is the way it should be. According to the…

Thanksgiving still life

Contrary to popular lore, turkey was not the hallmark of the harvest meal shared by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag at Plymouth Colony in 1621. Rather, wildfowl, deer, eel, and shellfish were the likely proteins. Native crops including pumpkins, turnips, garlic,…

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