Monthly Archives: August 2016

Spotlight: Hopscotch checklist

Three months of music in three days by Jessie Ammons Hopscotch, the eclectic downtown-wide Raleigh music festival, is back and better than ever. “We’ve programmed a really balanced, well-rounded, diverse lineup, which is what we’ve become known for,” says Greg Lowenhagen,…

Spotlight: Reynolds Coliseum

Cooler than ever by Mimi Montgomery The Wolfpack is back. Reynolds Coliseum reopens this month after a $35 million, 18-month-long renovation. The home of N.C. State women’s basketball, wrestling, gymnastics, and volleyball now includes new hospitality and concessions areas, merchandise stands,…

Spotlight: Pots a plenty

by Mimi Montgomery As the North Carolina Pottery Center revamps and expands its mission to promote the state’s long pottery tradition, it’s also gearing up for its annual gala and auction. “Going, Going, Gone to Pots!” on Sept. 24 at CAM…

Spotlight: Bluegrass, blue skies

by William Lewis The grass is bluer here in the Triangle. The International Bluegrass Music Association’s annual World of Bluegrass festival returns to Raleigh for the fourth time Sept. 27 – Oct. 1. It’s the who’s-who event in the banjo-pickin’ world,…

Spotlight: Mind bender

by Mimi Montgomery This fall, there’s no need to venture inside to feed your need for culture. The North Carolina Museum of Art recently installed a new piece by Cuban artist Yoan Capote, a sculpture entitled Open Mind (Barricades), providing one…

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