Monthly Archives: February 2014

More a cathedral than a cowshed

text and illustrations by Frank Harmon The Dorton Arena at the N.C. State Fairgrounds was a technological wonder when it was built in 1952. Its cable-supported roof spanned the length of a football field and comfortably housed 7,600 spectators under…

Through a pinhole

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Diana Bloomfield doesn’t like working in a darkroom. For most photographers who started taking photos in the early 1980s, this might have been a career-ending problem. But for Bloomfield, a Reidsville native, that…

Builder, potter: Bobby Kadis

 photographs by Geoff Wood Thirty-five years ago, commercial real estate developer Bobby Kadis was strolling through an arts fair in Goldsboro with his wife Claudia when he saw a man throwing a pot on a wheel. Kadis was mesmerized. The next…

Hot tracks for cool days

Is there a better cure for the cooped-up winter blahs than great music? Walter asked four local DJs for their top picks. Carson Blackley  Recent N.C. State graduate Carson Blackley is a radio host and producer for Raleigh’s new country…

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