VIDEO: Hiroshi Arakawa, a young Japanese musician who came to Raleigh to learn English and bluegrass, plays in public for the first time during Beer & Banjos at The Raleigh Times Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, as Arakawa continues his recovery from a devastating Thanksgiving night car crash that killed his girlfriend and hospitalized him for 72 days.
Hiroshi Arakawa: On the mend and back to pickin'
Rhiannon Giddens jams with Giri and Uma Peters
Musician Bernie Worrell performs in the Pop-up Factory
PLAY-Sound at Moogfest in Durham
Country superstar Garth Brooks to play Raleigh's PNC Arena
Someday - A Benefit for Duke Hospice
Duke University's 'Vespers' to perform with Rolling Stones in Raleigh
Darren Hanlon - 'The Chattanooga Shoot Shoot'
N.C. Governor Roy Cooper calls on legislators to help with the fight against opioid addiction
Watch the emotional moment grieving dad meets the recipient of his daughter's heart
Rhiannon Giddens plays "Pretty Little Girl" with Giri and Uma Peters, two kids of Indian descent from Nashville who were one of the hits of last week's World of Bluegrass festival in Raleigh. After reading that Carolina Chocolate Drops had inspired Uma to take up banjo, Giddens arranged a meeting at their home in Nashville and stayed about two hours, teaching them songs, history and musical techniques.
Someday - A Benefit for Duke Hospice features North Carolina singers and recording artists including Chuck Champion, Dexter Romweber, Harvey Dalton Arnold, Pete and Andrea Connolly (Birds and Arrows), Heather McEntire (Mt. Moriah), Rachel Hirsch (I Was Totally Destroying It), and Skylar Gudasz.
Alienated, hopeful-filmmaker Pat Johnson's epic story growing up in rural Illinois, falling in love, and becoming the first fan of the movie that changed everything. Check out the new trailer starring John Francis Daley, Austin Pendleton, and Colleen Camp.
Video: Cooper, a member of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis speaks to attendees of the Opioid Misuse & Overdose Prevention Summit at the McKimmon Center at N.C. State.
A Wisconsin father meets a man who received his daughter's heart from an organ donation following her death in a freak accident. Bill Conner, who was cycling across the U.S. to raise funding for organ donations, emotionally embraced the man and listened to his heartbeat.
The Senate's health plan insures more Americans and reduces the deficit more than the House's plan did, but also cuts Medicaid more drastically than any plan to date, according to the a report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
NC Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton shows off his New Edition dance moves in a video posted to Twitter before the group was honored at the BET Awards. Moton is a huge fan of the group and has become friends with the band members.
Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye is congratulated after being named the new chancellor of N.C. Central University. Dr. Akinleye is the 12th chief executive of the university, succeeding Chancellor Debra Saunders-White who died last November.