Monthly Archives: February 2014

Yarn bomb

by Emma Powell It only took two months for 50 Raleighites to knit 150 sweaters to adorn the trees of Glenwood South.  Striped, zig-zagged, and made from every shade of the rainbow, the sweaters brought color and whimsy to passers-by….

The fifty names: A historical perspective on black history month

by Ernest Dollar, director, City of Raleigh Museum photographs by Tierney Farrell On display in the City of Raleigh Museum is a piece of paper that holds the key to a 160-year-old mystery. Scrawled in black ink in elegant Victorian handwriting…

Labels need not apply

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Nick Pironio It’s fitting that even Karen Strittmatter Galvin can’t quite characterize New Music Raleigh’s most recent performance, All Souls. A one-woman opera? A cinematic drama? It was, after all, partly her brainchild. But…

Deck of Oaks

by Emma Powell “I wanted to do something that was locally organized and gave back to the community,” says Raleigh graphic designer Ladye Jane Vickers. The result is the Deck of Oaks, a set of playing cards created to raise…

WALTER’S author dinner at the Umstead: The debut of WALTER events

An elegant evening of terrific company, conversation, food, and wine came together when four of the area’s best writers and 100 Walter readers gathered at the Umstead Hotel & Spa for the sold-out debut of Walter events. Local novelists Allan…

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