Category: The Whirl

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.

The Whirl: King of the Court

On June 4, the Raleigh Tennis Association hosted the King of the Court Pro-Am Fundraiser, part of the Cy King Summer Classic, at North Hills Club. Proceeds benefitted the Cy King Community Tennis Fund, which offers grants for local tennis…

The Whirl: Fisher Dinner

On Friday, May 21, guests at The Farm at Old Edwards enjoyed a dinner featuring the wines of Fisher Vineyards. Atlanta chefs Matthew Basford of Canoe and Chris Hall of Local Three each cooked to exclusive wine pairings. This story…

The Whirl: Beaufort Summer Party

The Beaufort Historic Site held its Summer Party on July 10 on the grounds of the Historic Site in Beaufort. They welcome numerous visitors for this special event, which featured Blazin’ Keys Entertainment, food from Scarborough Fare Catering, and a…

The Whirl: GlenLake South Garden Stroll

On Sunday, June 6, the Glenlake South community held a Garden Stroll and silent auction to raise money for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Auction items were donated by artists in the neighborhood and more than…

The Whirl: Branching Out

This summer, Artsuite and The Umstead Hotel & Spa presented Branching Out: North Carolina Contemporary Artists Interpret Nature. Curated by Marjorie Hodges with Leah Goodnight Tyler and Marcelle Kick, the exhibition included notable artists from around the State. On June…

The Whirl: Five Points Feast

After a long year of being cooped up, a group of close friends threw a dinner party for Kyla Brazel’s 50th birthday.

The Whirl: Ana Guzman Exhibit Opening

On Friday May 7, Gallery C hosted a party to celebrate the debut North Carolina exhibition of work by Cuban painter Ana Guzman.

The Whirl: Art in Bloom Contest Winners

Leading up to Art in Bloom, WALTER and Design Lines Signature challenged readers to “bloom where you’re planted” and create arrangements inspired by art in their own homes. Here are four beautiful creations.

The Whirl: Behind the Scenes at Art in Bloom

On June 16, WALTER released Behind the Scenes at Art in Bloom, an exclusive video showcasing the makers behind the North Carolina Museum of Art’s popular Art in Bloom event.

The Whirl: Art in the Garden

On the evening of Saturday, June 5, Conduit for Change artist and leadership coach Mary-Michele Ndiffer of North Hills StyleFinder Boutique hosted at Art in the Garden dinner party at The Well Fed Community Garden.

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: Evening on the Piazza

On May 7, Il Palio at the Siena Hotel hosted bartender Carrie Brogren from Chapel Hill-Carrboro Foodies for An Evening on the PIazza.

The Whirl: Drinks and Design

On May 23, 125 guests gathered to support The Green Chair Project. Guests enjoyed cocktails from Junction West, snacks from Nosh Raleigh and a chance to bid on 14 designer chairs reimagined to support the programs of The Green Chair Project.