Category: The Whirl

The Whirl: Hemlines for Hearts

In February, students Caroline Diaz, Lauren Elson, Emma Gibson, Lindsey Seidenstein, Alexis Shockley, and Daryn Wilkerson from NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles displayed their creations at Crabtree Valley Mall as part of Hemlines for Hearts, a service learning design…

The Whirl: Big Night In for the Arts

On March 11, the United Arts Council presented its Big Night In for the Arts, a fundraising initiative broadcast live on WRAL-TV. The superstar line-up included actress and Raleigh native Ariana DeBose; country music artist Scotty McCreery, originally from Garner;…

The Whirl: Oakwood24

More than 100 people gathered at Historic Oakwood Cemetery December 19 and 20 for the third annual Oakwood24, an ultra-marathon to raise money for Healing Transitions. The run, led by ultra-marathoner and Healing Transitions alumni Jon Frey, takes place over…

The Whirl: Illuminate Art Walk

Through January 8, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and VAE Raleigh hosted an outdoor, nighttime exhibition called Illuminate Art Walk. Pieces from more than a dozen local artists were on display in public spaces and storefronts, which guests could find through…

The Whirl: Business Support of the Arts Awards

On February 5, The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce celebrated the winners of its 2021 Business Support of the Arts Awards: Curi, celito, David Casteel of Mitchell•Casteel, and Freddie-Lee Heath. The…

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