Category: Arts & Culture

Hunting as Heritage

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Shawn Rocco   You’re a tundra swan. Tonight, you will leave your summer nesting grounds in subarctic Canada and begin the southern migration to your winter home. By ancient imprint, guided by moon and stars…

Dog Heart

by Noel Crook   He lies still, breath clouding the slate tiles between his paws. Only the occasional twitch of an ear mars his perfect vigil. He has grown old following the girl, his only lamb; has watched her  …

Reflections: Let’s call this place home

by Doug Glanville illustration by Laura Frankstone When my wife and I moved from Philadelphia to Chicago in the winter of 2005, we also had Charlotte, Asheville, and Raleigh on the tips of our tongues. Without children at the time,…

Hear: Grant Llewellyn on big band and jazz

photograph by Michael Zirkle North Carolina Symphony music director Grant Llewellyn, who divides his time between his North Hills apartment, his 600-year-old Welsh farmhouse, and gigs across the globe, is famous for sophisticated, imaginative interpretations of classical scores and accomplished…

Charman Driver joins the circus

by Charman Driver photographs by Scott Sharpe I like to get high. I expect my clients to do it and I’d like to suggest you do it, too. Of course I’m talking about that natural high one gets through exercise….

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