Tag: special

Keeping the music alive

Raleigh Fine Art Society’s Choral Celebration by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Jillian Clark It’s a Tuesday evening in April, and Meymandi Concert Hall is packed. In a few short minutes, Powell GT elementary school’s chorus will take the stage, and the kids are…

Wilmington: A culinary tale of two cities

text and photographs by Dean McCord There was a time not so long ago that Wilmington was considered a coastal afterthought by some Triangle residents. It wasn’t a destination like Wrightsville Beach or Carolina Beach, and it lacked the storied history…

Leon Capetanos

A Triangle-based Hollywood screenwriter launches Act II by  Jessie Ammons photographs by Nick Pironio In 1965, Leon Capetanos, a UNC graduate from Raleigh with a poetry degree, answered a call to make a difference in the world. He embarked on a year…

Kerri Martinsen: Costume maestro

by Liza Roberts photographs by Jillian Clark At Carolina Ballet headquarters, in a fluorescent-lit workroom where sewing machines whirr, scissors snip, and tutus sway in the rafters, costume director Kerri Martinsen orchestrates an unusual sort of dance. Like the work of…

Boom town eats

by  Tina Haver Currin photographs by Christer Berg As Raleigh continues to land on Forbes lists as one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States – #1 in 2013, #2 in 2014, #4 last year – the city is, understandably,…

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