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Feature Stories

The Art Handler

Oct 2, 2017 Ed Bristol
Behind-the-scenes museum work requires a cool hand. For Raleigh’s premier art museum, that hand belongs to Tom Lopez.  On a recent Monday morning, the cavernous space with the towering ceilings at the North Carolina Museum of […]
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Inspiring Beauty

Oct 2, 2017 Jane Porter
Kimberly Kearse-Lane remembers walking runways across America in the Ebony Fashion Fair for a year in the late 1980s. The theme was “sizzling,” and Kearse-Lane says audiences went wild when the models strutted out in breathtaking […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Flower Girl

Jul 24, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Can’t get to the florist? She’ll come to you. Petals on the Go, the Triangle’s first mobile florist has been blooming for just over a year, offering reasonably priced bouquets, custom floral designs and party activities, […]
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Modern Princess

Jun 30, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Artist Phil America talks with fellow artist Dorian Lynde about her new show at CAM From her first life-sized painting in Los Angeles to opening her solo museum exhibition, I have watched Dorian Lynde create “No Damsel.” […]
Feature Stories

Art of the People

Apr 28, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
When Kim Curry-Evans arrived in Raleigh in 2010 to take a new job as the city’s public art director, most every new acquaintance she made wanted to know why. “I would be at different meetings […]
April 2017

Affordable Art

Apr 10, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Last year an Untitled painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for more than $57 million, so it’s no surprise that collecting art can seem cost prohibitive to many. Not so! The NC State Student Art Sale […]
April 2017

April: 5 Outside

Apr 4, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
#1 The Mason Jar Holly Springs Mint juleps and pork sliders may not be the first combination that comes to mind, but both are specialties at this tavern that prides itself on southern hospitality with […]
March 2017

Lost & Found

Mar 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
After a decade, a community service mural finally gets a new home For more than a decade, a small community mural project languished unfinished. It was housed in the old Osceola Recording Studios before the studio […]
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December 2016 / January 2017

Art Defender

Dec 7, 2016 Cameron Walker
Name: Noelle Ocon Title: Conservator of Paintings Company: North Carolina Museum of Art Noelle Ocon does invisible work. As Conservator of Paintings at the North Carolina Museum of Art, she is tasked behind the scenes with caring for […]
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American Icon

Nov 14, 2016 Mandy Howard
Pop artist Peter Max brings color to Raleigh He has painted the last seven presidents, Marilyn Monroe and Lady Liberty, and his work has been featured everywhere from government stamps to Boeing jets, but what […]