Tag: November 2023

November 2023 Poem: Elsewhere

This poem is dedicated to George Moses Horton, an enslaved poet and the first Black American to publish a book in the South.

A Day in the Life of UNC’s Rameses XXII

Find out what Otis, the Dorset Horn sheep who’s a mascot at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, does in his role on game day.  

The Whirl: NC Symphony Opening Weekend

Music director Carlos Miguel Prieto led the North Carolina Symphony’s Opening Weekend concerts in Meymandi Concert Hall Sept. 23 and 24.

The Whirl: Evening of Giving 2023

Designed For Joy’s event raised $95,000 to help provide living wages and work experience to women in crisis.

The Whirl: Bottoms Up

The event raised over $150,000 for Diaper Train, a nonprofit that provides on average 500,000 diapers annually to Wake County.

The Whirl: WINnovation 2023

On Sept. 15, WALTER hosted the ninth annual WINnovation at The Umstead Hotel & Spa to celebrate female leadership through storytelling.

Simple Life: A Cure for the Blues

After losing his beloved canine companion, this writer’s wife knows that he needs a best friend — and finds him a new dog.

Character Portrait: Meet Etaf Rum

This novelist based in Rocky Mount is forging her own path through her writing, teaching and a community bookstore and coffee shop.