Bull Durham Blues Festival
Now in its 23rd year, the Bull Durham Blues Festival, a program of the St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation Inc. is North Carolina’s largest celebration of the blues, with fans attending from more than 175 North Carolina cities, 25 states and five countries. This year it presents...
Celebrate North Carolina Craft
Craft artists across North Carolina open their studios this fall, giving you the opportunity to meet them one-on-one, talk about their work and support our local economy with your purchase of handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays. Spend a day or a weekend in...
Two legends from different ends of the musical spectrum are part of Carolina Performing Arts’ new season this September. Renowned for his work with Hamlet, N.C. native saxophonist John Coltrane, pianist McCoy Tyner has earned four Grammy Awards and recorded nearly 80 albums with a...
This past year has seen the opening of remarkable new museums and new opportunities for citizens of North Carolina to explore their collections of world-class art and craft. In Charlotte, the Bechtler Museum and Gantt Center will soon be joined by the Mint Uptown, opening Oct. 1 at the Levine Center for the...
Cathy Smith Bowers
By Cathy Smith Bowers
Beyond the parking lot of Jack’s
Convenience Mart, halfway between
the clinic and Lincoln High, it finds
me, insinuates itself under the sole
of my left shoe, Winter Poem by Nikki
Giovanni, scrawled sloppily in ink
and torn from a spiral notebook. I...