Mark your calendars and get your dancing shoes ready — there are still a surprising number of music festivals across the state to enjoy as warm summer days fade into fall.
arts & culture
Cape Fear Museum Photo Exhibit Portrays Separation and Similarity
An exhibit of photographs in Wilmington powerfully shows the not-too-distant past, and a city where people were segregated, but more similar than they realized.
Ramblin’ Man: The Storied Life of Southern Artist Bob Timberlake
Bob Timberlake, one of the South’s most celebrated painters, turns North Carolina landscapes into visual stories. At 80, he, and his art, have more to tell.
Best-Kept Secrets in the Triad: Elsewhere, a Living Museum
At this thrift store turned living museum, the artists and exhibits are constantly changing, but the materials remain the same.
Studio Tour with Harkers Island’s Walter Gaskill
The coots, loons, and surf scoters in this Harkers Island studio don’t fly. But they land in collections and competitions from coast to coast, as rows of blue ribbons attest.
Nathan Pope is a Young Blues Prodigy With Soul
Just 13 years old, a blues prodigy from Liberty continues a long-standing musical tradition.
Artist Jon Hair doesn’t just create mammoth sculptures. He lives big, striving to create artwork that inspires.
About Face: Catawba Valley Pottery
The first time Diane Aurit encountered Catawba Valley face jugs, she was not impressed. But today, dozens of the quirky creations fill her office and bring a smile to her face.
While overcoming the literary persecution of her childhood, Emöke B’Racz established Malaprop’s, Asheville’s signature bookstore and pioneered the downtown business revival.