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'
First Lady Melania Trump appears to swat POTUS' hand when he reaches for her
Pack's Joe Dunand: "We're going to bring our best"
'Amnesty doesn't work' Tillis says at immigration meeting
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.
President Donald Trump reached out for First Lady Melania's hand, and she seems to swat it away in a subtle moment at the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. The event was a welcome ceremony by Israeli President Rueben Rivlin and Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu.
Video: U.S. Senator Thom Tillis said those on both the far left and far right need to come toward the center to achieve meaningful immigration reform as he speaks at a roundtable discussion on immigration at the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Monday.
N.C. State senior righthander Johnny Piedmonte overcame a low start and early season injuries to become the Pack's best starting pitcher heading into the ACC Baseball Championship this week in Louisville, Ky.