Category: People

On the verge: Jason Craighead

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals Jason Craighead is one of Raleigh’s most prominent artists but calls what he makes “work,” not art. Painting is “making work.” Brushstrokes are “mark-making.” This member of the Raleigh Arts Commission, a former…

Rum Club

photograph by Tim Lytvinenko “In everything else in my life, I’m really minimalist, and in this one other thing, I’m really maximalist. I probably have 90 kinds of rum at home.” – Frank Thompson, founder of Rum Club Before you ask…

Spotlight: Schoolkids Records puts a positive spin on change

by Tracy Davis photographs by Travis Long It’s business as usual over at Schoolkids Records this spring, and for owner Stephen Judge, that’s a welcome change of pace. Last year, after almost four decades of business on Hillsborough Street, Schoolkids celebrated both…

The making of a state champ: Emilia Migliaccio is up to the task

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Nick Pironio It’s silent on the fourth hole of MacGregor Downs in Cary. No wind, no birds, no golfers in sight – except Emilia Migliaccio. The 14-year-old slips a pink fuzzy cover off the head…

Finding purpose: Photographer Christer Berg

by Sarah Barr Photographer Christer Berg slid three photographs on to a conference table at Carolina Ballet’s studio on Atlantic Avenue and waited to see if he had passed his own test. Robert Weiss, the ballet’s founding artistic director, studied…

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