How to Geek out this Summer

Jun 12, 2017 Mandy Howard
No longer a word of derision be proud and own your nerd and geek moniker.  Welcome to Elvegast! Anachronism: (noun) a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, […]

From Trash to Treasure

Jun 12, 2017 Tracy Jones
Take two self-proclaimed “car nuts” and drop them off in a scrap yard and what do you get? An entertainment center made from the front of a 1955 pink Cadillac. Four years ago spouses Mark […]

Page Turners

Jun 5, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
North Carolina has boasted quite a few literary stars over the years. Poet Maya Angelou wasn’t born here but she spent more than 30 years teaching at Wake Forest. Dramatist Reynolds Price’s best-selling novels garnered […]

Satire for the People

May 31, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Cartoonist Dwane Powell shares his visual legacy at COR For more than 40 years, cartoonist Dwane Powell has been skewering politicians (on both sides of the political aisle) through his visual social commentary. He started […]

Dreaming of Neverland

May 25, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Finding Neverland may just be the best show at DPAC this season (May 25-28) and it would be worth your while to catch it before it leaves town. The staging is creative, the actors are […]

Sahara of the South?

May 22, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Massive sand dunes—the tallest on the East coast—roll majestically across the landscape. No, you have not been transported to Africa. This natural phenomenon that covers 426-acres of Jockey’s Ridge State Park is located in Nags […]

The Pecking Order

May 15, 2017 Tracy Jones
In the midst of Justin Miller’s backyard stands an elegant multi-level structure. A tin roof with skylights sits atop wooden beams, toys dangle about to prevent boredom and, down below, happy chickens squawk under a […]

A Berry Good Time

May 8, 2017 Tracy Jones
This month the fruits of our roots come together at the Got to Be NC’s Homegrown Fare, where locals can sample products created right here in North Carolina. From wineries to candle companies, more than […]

Band Together: Playing it Forward

May 5, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
After 9/11, Danny Rosin, President of Brand Fuel, and several friends wanted to do something for the community. Their answer was creating Band Together, a non-profit that raises money for different organizations through a yearly […]

The Last Dance

Apr 28, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
After almost two decades as head ballerina, Carolina Ballet’s Lilyan Vigo will retire performing for the last time this month in Carmen. She shares with RM some of the highlights of her career with the […]
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