Tag Archives: sarah perry

Red Clay Reader

In the ’60s, A professor and her students created a magazine for writers rooted in Southern soil.
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Posted in April 2014, Arts & Culture, Books, Carolina Classic | Tagged , | 1 Comment

A Place of Distinction: Woman’s College in Greensboro

Alice Irby’s academic journey symbolizes an era of liberation for thousands of like-minded women at Woman’s College in Greensboro.
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Posted in Central N.C., Education & Teaching, January 2014 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Mountain Spirit

A deep-sea diver trusted his instincts, moved to the bottom of a Blue Ridge valley, and launched a distillery. Now he’s revolutionizing how whisky is made.
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Posted in Beverages, Mountains, October 2013 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Crafted and Collected

Traditional artwork finds a home just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville.
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Posted in Art & Artists, Mountains, October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tar Heel Town: Shelby

Music and barbecue share the stage in this Cleveland County town.
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Posted in Dining, Mountains, Piedmont, September 2013, Travel Featured | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Dance All Night at the Asheville Ballroom

For dancers, numbers are second nature. On Friday nights at the Asheville Ballroom, the fun begins when one, two, three, four takes over.
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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Mountains, September 2013, Sports & Recreation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Kings and Queens of Roam by Daniel Wallace

Southern literary master Daniel Wallace writes a gripping story about family, trickery, and forgiveness.
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Posted in August 2013, Books | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

How The Post Office Delivers Us The World

A mail carrier’s job is famously monotonous. But follow him — or her — around long enough, and understand the joy in a carrier’s day is bringing excitement to others.
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Posted in Business & Politics, Cities, Coast, July 2013, Mountains, Piedmont, Small Towns | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

The Simplest Flying Machine

John Harris learned to fly in the 1970s with a piece of nylon. And still today, whether he’s holding a kite string in his hands on the Nags Head beach or strapping a hang glider to his back on Jockey’s Ridge, he enjoys knowing that the only thing keeping the contraption aloft is the breeze beneath him.
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Posted in Coast, May 2013, Sports & Recreation | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Dixie Diva

A farm girl from Thomasville discovered her voice and became an international opera star.
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Posted in April 2013, Music | Tagged , , | 1 Comment