Monthly Archives: June 2017

Time Capsule: The Cardinal Theatre

  BACK TO THE FUTURE A Hollywood film director recalls his movie-loving Raleigh roots   by Peyton Reed   As a young boy, I would stare at the bronze plaque cemented in the sidewalk at North Hills. At the top,…

GIGS: Elizabeth Doran: NC Theatre

Creative Cultivator N.C. Theatre’s new CEO by Jessie Ammons photograph by Elizabeth Galecke Elizabeth Doran is not from around here, and she thinks that’s a good thing. “There’s value in remembering what the outside world is saying about your community,”…

Say a Little Prayer: Dalai Lama

Say a Little Prayer by Jessie Ammons Photos courtesy of Vansana Nolintha The hopes and dreams of Raleighites who would like the Dalai Lama to visit our capital city made their way to Dharamsala, India last month via Mayor Nancy MacFarlane….

SPOTTED: The Lake Boone Chicken

by Allison Atkinson photographs by Brantley Atkinson Nancy Hight has been dressing a bronze chicken statue at the foot of her Raleigh driveway every morning for more than 10 years. She can’t tell you the date it all began, but she…

A Carolina Summer

A CAROLINA SUMMER by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Greg Montgomery “We really are spoiled,” one of my North Carolina friends says. “The ancient curves of the Blue Ridge to the west, the blue-green rise and fall of the Atlantic to the…

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