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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

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Summer’s Soundtrack

There’s no better backdrop for beach music than the ocean or a better stage than the Tiki Pier at Carolina Beach.

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Submit Your N.C. Spring Haiku

Let’s celebrate National Poetry Month! Share your own haiku about spring in North Carolina and it may end up on our website, Facebook, and/or Twitter.
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Artist Spotlight: Joe Newberry

Joe Newberry has been playing banjo since his childhood in Missouri, but since moving to North Carolina he has gained notoriety, friendships, and a place to call home.
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A Carolina Collage: The Wells Stockyard Flea Market

For decades, eclectic bits and pieces from around the world have found their way to Wallace. But they never stay long.

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Red Clay Reader

In the ’60s, A professor and her students created a magazine for writers rooted in Southern soil.
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The Red Clay Ramblers

Shaped by the ever-changing music scene in Chapel Hill, the Ramblers have always been experimenters.

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Not Just An Ol’ Hound

When it came time to pick a state dog, the Plott family knew there was only one canine in the hunt.

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Hoopskirt Dreams: Wilmington’s Azalea Festival Belles

During the Azalea Festival in Wilmington, the city’s Azalea Belles follow a slow, graceful path to the past.
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The Unreliable Reader

An introduction to “10 Poems Every North Carolinian Should Read” by two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
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Bigfoot’s Backyard

A fuzzy video of a furry beast with a sweet tooth has spawned an industry all its own in the Uwharries. Many in Montgomery County believe. Some worldwide believe. But do you?
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