Monthly Archives: September 2016

Spotlight: ‘Scare them little ones’

by Tina Haver Currin Jesse and Sue Jones are well-known in Oakwood. Especially in October. On the neighborhood listserv, residents are required to sign their messages with their full name and home address. But instead of a house number or street, the…

Spotlight: Splash of color

by Jessie Ammons The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education is usually brimming with activity: The nonprofit works to educate children and their families about healthy choices, from nutrition to bullying prevention, with interactive activities and memorable programs. It’s the…

Spotlight: Retrospective

Melissa Brown show opens Lee Hansley’s new gallery by Nora Shepard Before Raleigh native Melissa Brown died in 2001 at the age of 30 from complications of breast cancer, she had become an accomplished artist with a national following. This month…

Spotlight: Home video day

by Kevin Flinn Screening home movies for a room full of strangers might sound counterintuitive. After all, home movies are made to be shown at home. But since 2003, the folks behind Home Movie Day – celebrated worldwide on Oct. 15…

Spotlight: Power to the pig

by Jessie Ammons Eastern-style, Western-style; bar-b-que, barbeque, BBQ. Whatever type you like, and whatever you call it, barbecue is a big deal around here. You can go whole hog on understanding it at the inaugural N.C. Barbecue Revival Oct. 28 –…

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