Category: Arts & Culture

The Ps & Qs: Raleigh Junior Cotillion

For decades, this stalwart institution led by Yvette Shallcross and Cindy Oates has taught etiquette, dance — and confidence.

Poem of the Month: Snap the Whip by Millard Dunn

By Millard Dunn | Illustration By Winslow Homer (1872) You know the game: everybodyruns hard as they can, holding hands,and then the boy on the near endsuddenly stops, sets his feet hardagainst the ground, and the othersswing, like a gate…

The Whirl: Days of Service

Rotary Club of Raleigh and Rotary Club of Southeast Raleigh participated in a district-wide day of service on April 17, when nearly 200 Rotarians served organizations including Habitat for Humanity ReStores, Girls and Boys Clubs, Healing Transitions, and Oak City Cares.

The Whirl: Five Points 50th Birthday

After a long year of being cooped up, a group of close friends threw a dinner party for Kyla Brazel’s 50th birthday. Allison Smith, party planning extraordinaire, and Kyla’s husband Joe, led the team that converted wooden pallets, outdoor pillows,…