Arts & Culture

Fluent in Music

Acclaimed composer and Winston-Salem native Margaret Vardell Sandresky continues to speak through her award-winning compositions.

December 2012

Southern Historian at Heart

Professor and author Dan Pierce honors his own roots as he explores Southern history for his books and his classes at The University of North Carolina at Asheville.


Princeton of the South

Rebelling against the king, the founders of Charlotte established Queen’s College. Had the college survived the Revolutionary War, Charlotte — not Chapel Hill — would have claimed the nation’s first public university.


Fresh from the Farm

For crisp, seasonal side dishes, head to the farmers market for locally grown ingredients bursting with flavor.