Washington Waterfront

Day Trip: Washington

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Though affectionately referred to as “Little Washington,” this North Carolina town founded in 1776 was the first in America to be named after George Washington. Located on the banks of the Pamlico River, this small […]

Musical Review: The Bodyguard

Mar 17, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
It’s must be daunting to step into Whitney Houston’s shoes, but Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Deborah Cox does an admirable job performing the role of Rachel Marron in the Broadway version of “The Bodyguard” at […]

Word Play

Mar 13, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Comic book writer Jeremy Whitley has written for Marvel, “My Little Pony” and created the award-winning series, “Princeless.” He will be a special guest at this year’s NC Comicon, speaking on panels and signing comics. […]

March: Top 5 to check out

Mar 6, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Indio Durham This neighborhood gift shop is worth a visit the next time you’re in Brightleaf Square. Most of the products are made in the U.S., including wares from up-and-coming local designers, hand-woven wall hangings […]
Nile Project

River of Hope

Mar 6, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
The Nile Project is more than a band, more than an event. It’s a collaborative group of 12 musical artists that reflects the cultures of seven countries along the Nile basin, including Egypt, Uganda and […]
Wayne & Tyler

Magic Mike With Real Magic

Mar 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
You can’t ignore these two words: naked magicians. No, it isn’t a boudoir inspired show on the fringes of town. This entertaining spectacle is appearing this month at DPAC, and attendees can expect hearty laughs […]
Shen Yun

Tales of China

Feb 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Shen Yun is more than just a performance. It draws upon 5,000 years of Chinese culture to create a breathtaking dance spectacle set to a live orchestra and juxtaposed against contemporary elements, such as a […]
Richmond skyline

Richmond: River City Bound

Feb 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Virginia’s state capital was founded in 1737 making it one of the country’s oldest cities, and it’s this juxtaposition of historic beauty and vibrant modernity that makes it such a draw to visitors. Only a […]
Piedmont Interior, Credit Tierney Farrell

Top 5 Outside: February

Feb 8, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Piedmont, Durham The name says it all. The restaurant’s cuisine is inspired by the region’s best seasonal offerings from local purveyors, including sister farm Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough. Chef John May, who most recently cooked […]
N: A World Premiere

Famous & Forgotten

Feb 6, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Playwright and Theatre in the Park board member Adrienne Earle Pender is debuting a new play this month. It’s called “N: A World Premiere” and it’s based on the true story of forgotten 1920s actor […]
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