Monthly Archives: October 2015

Spotlight: Shaw at 150

by Jessie Ammons Eight months after the end of the Civil War in 1865, former Union soldier Henry Martin Tupper used his army earnings to found Shaw University, the first university for freedmen in the South. A century and a…

Spotlight: The original renaissance man

by Mimi Montgomery Not many of us ponder things such as the movement of water, the surface of the moon, or why the sky is blue. Then again, none of us are Leonardo da Vinci. Get a glimpse into the…

Holder Goods & Crafts

Quality, not quantity by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Miller Taylor Raleigh natives Sam and Meredith Kirkpatrick are bringing new life to downtown’s South Street with Holder Goods & Crafts, a new space for art, home goods, furniture, and antiques. Together…

Spotlight: Share the pie

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Nick Pironio Outsource your Thanksgiving pie-making to some of Raleigh’s best bakers and chefs, and do some good at the same time with Alliance Medical Ministry and StepUp Ministry’s Share the Pie fundraiser. This clever…

Spotlight: Beyond myth

Jason Craighead has long had a leading role in the Raleigh art scene as an an artist, as a member of the City of Raleigh Arts Commission, as a collaborative studio founder, and as a former gallerist. Now his reputation…

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