NorthStar Church of the Arts

Finding Your Own NorthStar

By Carl W. Kenney II | June 5, 2019

The author was named the best serious columnist of 2011 by the North Carolina Press Association. He is the co-producer of “God of the Oppressed,” an upcoming documentary film on black liberation theology and is the author of “Preacha’ Man“ and the sequel “Backslide.” He has led congregations in Missouri and North Carolina.

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Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Elyssa and John Kivus Wedding

Two Brain Tumor Survivors Who Found Hope

By Hannah Lee | May 24, 2019

In honor of Brain Tumor Awareness Month, hear from two Durhamites who share the personal stories of their diagnosis

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Cheers to 150 Years!

By Amanda MacLaren | April 11, 2019

Have a drink! Bars and restaurants across Durham are offering signature cocktails made with Durham Distillery’s Conniption Gin. Each Durham 150-themed cocktail will honor the history and spirit of the city and prominently feature one of Durham Distillery’s award-winning products, including their Conniption Navy Strength Gin, just named “Best in […]

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3 Fun and Fit Ways Adults and Kids Stay Active in the Bull City

By Hannah Lee | February 13, 2019

Run with the Young Bulls Ellen Moss stretches her arms up toward the high canopy of trees in Northgate Park. As she does, close to 80 kids mirror her movements. “All right, arms out wide,” she says. “Good. We’re going to start with tiny shoulder circles. And we’re going to […]

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A Decade of DPAC

By Durham Magazine | October 23, 2018

There have been so many great things that have happened at DPAC that it is hard to place a “best” tag on just one. One moment that will always be special, though, was in 2010 when DPAC was first listed among the top 10 theaters in America by Pollstar, a […]

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Eat Your Heart Out: A Very Durham Wedding

By Julia Baker | October 18, 2018

Date July 1, 2018 Neighborhood Tuscaloosa-Lakewood Occupations Raina is the salon coordinator and product facilitator at Union Hair Studio, and Tracy is the owner/manager of Hutchins Garage.  Crossed Paths While grabbing a drink at Bull McCabes, Tracy’s friend Gee Barger (who would become their wedding officiant) and Raina’s friend Laura […]

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Our City, Through the Lens of 13 Photographers

By Hannah Lee | October 4, 2018

“One of my favorite places to find peace, pose questions to the universe and reset is Jordan Lake. There is something special about this water and Carolina clay. I love to bring my artwork along and collaborate with the breeze.” – Maya  “I think all children are artists and storytellers. […]

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Your Family Magazine 2018/19

By Hannah Lee | September 24, 2018

In our annual schools and family publication, you’ll find: 6 Four Seasons of Fun Mark your family’s 2018-19 calendar with these annual events 10 Where to Eat With kids big and small 12 Active Kids, Happy Kids Dancer? Artist? Animal lover? No matter your kiddos’ interests, our community has you […]

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Your Ultimate Staycation Guide to the Bull City

By Durham Magazine | September 24, 2018

I’m a staycation evangelist. I think of even the most boring Wednesday nights as a staycation. Why cook an uninspired meal when my husband and I can venture off to a favorite restaurant that hasn’t seen us in four months? Why watch Netflix on the sofa when we can head […]

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3 Creative Durham Artists You Should Know

By Durham Magazine | September 6, 2018

Saleem Reshamwala Saleem Reshamwala’s bio starts, “I travel the world and make things with crazy teams of amazing freelancers. Mostly videos.”   “North Cack” – a hip-hop video he directed for G Yamazawa – has eclipsed 800,000 views. He was Emmy nominated for “Who, Me? Biased?” while working with The […]

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