Arts & Culture

North Carolina is a land rich in culture, art and creative diversity. Our State magazine brings you features about the people and places of North Carolina.


Saving Lives at Chicamacomico

The history of the U.S. Coast Guard is rooted in Rodanthe.

Coast Guard Readies for Rescues
in NC Waters

North Carolina-based Coast Guardsmen rescue boaters, protect our ports, and know what’s biting.

This Greensboro Factory Makes Denim The Old-Fashioned Way

Inside the place that’s making the stuff of jeans in a way that just isn’t done in America anymore

Conetoe Family Life Center Farm Grows, Inspires

For Edgecombe County children, a shared garden feeds and provides a sense of purpose.

Homeplace: Piney Prospect

Tarboro's Piney Prospect sat unoccupied and in a state of disrepair for years until Bob and Sharon Foster gave...

Away From It All, We Cherish Our Sacred Places

Ridgetops and river bends. Tiny churches and a luxury spa. Book-lined rooms. Garden paths. Sooner or later we crave...

NC Veterans Join the Ranks of the State’s Brewers

Former military members across North Carolina have banded together to create craft beer using the skills and principles learned...

North Carolina’s Weird Town Names
(Part Two)

Shortly after we published our first Curious Carolinian post on weird town names, we received tons of...

North Carolina Gazetteer Explores the Essential Nonessential

The North Carolina Gazetteer proves that the stories behind how many of our state’s towns were named are almost...