Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spotlight: Full Frame

by Jessie Ammons You can catch next year’s possible Oscar nominees in Durham this month. Full Frame Documentary Film Festival often debuts works that go on to become acclaimed independent films. Because it’s an Oscar-qualifying festival for documentary shorts, the short…

The gift of a lifetime: The art of Jim and Mary Patton

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio “It does something for you. Something rich and powerful and exciting. It has to be around.” Jim Patton is in his Chapel Hill apartment, surrounded by extraordinary art and talking about it. “I can’t imagine…

Thank you for the privilege

by Larry Stogner photograph by Alex Boerner The words hit me like a punch to the gut. “You have ALS.” Wait, what? Your mind spins. Wheelchair. Ventilator. Feeding tube. Death. A most unpleasant scenario. Having just signed a new contract, I had…

Spotlight: Appetite for Art

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Shaun King Two things Raleigh does best are art and food. In that spirit, some of the city’s best chefs, brewers, distillers, vintners, and artists will convene at CAM Raleigh this month for Appetite for Art….

Baked

text and photographs by Juli Leonard Not long ago, Raleigh was a bit of a bakery desert. That began to change a few years ago, and today, there are five new bakeries in the heart of Raleigh alone. With this sweet…

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