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2014 Singer-Songwriter Contest

Can you write the next great ode to North Carolina? Enter this year’s singer-songwriter contest presented by the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Arts & Culture

Our State's Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List from Purple Crow Books

Purple Crow Books in Hillsborough brings you a list of end-of-summer reads.

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Fall Planting: A Gardener’s Second Chance

The joy of gardening can return with a low maintenance fall garden
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20 Tips for a Beautiful Garden: September 2012

Learn the best practices for managing your lawn and garden
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September Soundtrack

Hear a few songs mentioned in this month’s quiz.
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Greensboro artist Chip Holton

The Hotel Artist

Twenty years ago, a painter and hotelier from Greensboro met. The result: A lifelong friendship and 800 works of art.
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John Montgomery, Violin Maker

The Violin Maker

In Raleigh, John Montgomery turns maple and spruce into instruments that sing.
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Growing Gills: A Flyfisherman's Journey by David Joy

Growing Gills: A Fly Fisherman’s Journey by David Joy

Fishing inspires a man to ponder life’s biggest questions.
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North Carolina in Thread

An exhibit in Wilmington showcases the state’s textile industry with spools from abandoned mills.
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Asheville's River Arts District, North Carolina

Asheville’s River Arts District

In the late 1800s, this area was the booming, industrial heart of the city. Factories and mills lined the banks along the French Broad River, producing everything from fabric and flour to crackers and ice. Those businesses have long since faded away. But the district’s creativee spirit never died.
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Southern Hospitality by Scott Huler

Southern Hospitality

It’s complicated. Yes, we welcome you. We welcome you to come sit at our supper tables, stay awhile at our bed and breakfasts, and sleep late in our famous hotels. And we’ll give you a smile as big as you’ve ever seen. But abide by our manners, please. And don’t leave early, please. We might be a little offended if you do. Thank you for your kindness. Now, flip the page, and enjoy our look at Southern hospitality in North Carolina. Do it. Please.
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