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The Rusty Pipes: Retirees With a Penchant for Playing Music

When Kathy Silbiger retired from directing the Duke Institute of the Arts – what is today Duke Performances – in 2007, one of the...

Bull City Blacksmith Makes Meaningful Metalworks

Hunter Meadows moved to Chapel Hill in 1987 to attend UNC and graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in sculpture. He started sculpting...

Durham’s Best Salon Winners Share the Styles Trending for Summer

Atmosp'hair Bringing the style of the “Glam Voyage” collection by Framesi, these red tones do not fade and are perfect for vacations, fiery as a...

American Dance Festival Brings Year-Round Movement to Durham

Five years ago, champions and staffers of the American Dance Festival (ADF) saw a long-held dream fulfilled. For the first time, ADF claimed permanent...

Our Conversation with Katie Basden, Former Finalist on ‘The Voice’

Born and raised in Durham – she attended Eno Valley Elementary School, Brogden Middle School and graduated from Riverside High School – Katie Basden...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Locally Made Caramels

Treats without the toothache. That’s what Dr. Jenny Citineni of Triangle Kids Pediatric Dentistry was after. While running a rural children’s dental clinic in...

Local Beekeeper Helps Kids Experience Their Food Ecosystem Firsthand

Food insecurity is a reality for more than 50% of the children in Durham Public Schools (DPS). They qualify for the free or reduced...
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Getting By With a Little Help From My Friends at Silkworm Sound

When I had initially told my wife that I wanted to record an album, I was well prepared with a logical, in-depth and multi-layered...

Durham Nativity School Creates a ‘Pipeline for Success’

Drivers racing north on Roxboro Street might not notice the boys in French blue dress shirts and striped ties milling about near the sidewalk,...

Empowering Durham Students to Succeed in College and Beyond

Seven years ago, Bettina – who grew up in Raleigh and majored in middle grades education at UNC – spent a summer in college...