Emmanuel Fratianni
October 2019

Video (Game) Maestro

Sep 30, 2019 Hart Fowler 0
Video games aren’t just for kids anymore. In fact, they’ve long been regarded as an art form and the video game industry continues to grow in terms of mainstream appeal and advancing gaming technology. Many […]
Red Hat Amphitheater
June 2019

Go Live

May 31, 2019 Raleigh Magazine 0
If you’re feeling live music vibes but not the hassle and cost of going out to a big venue, try a cozy club or outdoor amphitheater. Here’s a list of Raleigh’s best spots for your […]
April 2019

MerleFest: Grass Roots

Apr 8, 2019 Lisa Snedeker 0
For the uninitiated, MerleFest wasn’t named for Merle Haggard, although the country legend has performed at the top-rated Americana roots festival over the years. MerleFest, now synonymous with its mix of traditional, roots-oriented music from […]
December 2018 / January 2019

A Terrible Troupe

Dec 1, 2018 Megan Dohm 0
Ten years ago, W.S. Hobgood had a terrible idea. He was newly retired, still an avid church organist, and had just completed an orchestral conducting class at UNC. A knack for the craft is nothing […]
July 2018 / August 2018

Full Circle

Jul 1, 2018 Mandy Howard 0
One year ago, Graham High School choral director Jennifer Wells was in the audience of a Foreigner concert when she caught a glimpse of her future. A local high school choir joined the band onstage to […]
April 2016

Garth & Trisha in Raleigh

Mar 31, 2016 Mandy Howard 0
From his start at Raleigh’s Longbranch to his recent three-day arena show last month, Garth Brooks is at superstar status—and a genuinely nice guy. Garth Brooks strolls down the hall toward the press conference wearing […]