Author Archives: Ayn-Monique Klahre

The Whirl: French National Day

On July 17, members of the North Carolina Symphony, along with friends and family, gathered to celebrate French National Day on the anniversary of the storming of Bastille in 1789. Guests enjoyed food, fireworks, performances, and, of course, delicious French…

The Whirl: Women’s Giving Network at Raleigh City Farm

Members and guests of the Women’s Giving Network of Wake County gathered at Raleigh City Farm in July to celebrate and reconnect after a long stretch of Zoom meetings. They enjoyed rosé from Wine Authorities and visiting with feathered friends…

The Whirl: NCRLA Chef Showdown

Chefs from across North Carolina gathered in Durham at Angus Barn’s Bay 7 for the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association Chef Showdown competition. Guests were able to sample the chefs and mixologists’ creations and vote for their favorites to…

The Whirl: Looking Out, Looking In

On June 26, Horse & Buggy Press hosted an opening reception for Looking Out, Looking In: Drawings, Prints and Books by Ippy Patterson at PS 118 Gallery on West Parrish Street in Durham.

The Whirl: Cardinal Olympics

To celebrate the Olympic Games in Tokyo, The Cardinal at North Hills hosted its own “Cardinal Olympics.”

The Whirl: GalaxyCon 2021

GalaxyCon, a four-day celebration of fandom for movies, television, comics, wrestling, and gaming returned to the Raleigh Convention Center from July 29 to August 1.