Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, was a big ‘get’ for a Raleigh concert promoter in the late 1960s. After four cancellations, at least one due to injury, she played Raleigh’s Dorton Arena around 1969.
The Right Profile’s membership legacy is connected to Superchunk, Whiskeytown, Mountain Goats, the movie ‘Junebug’ and even ‘Freakonomics.’ The Winston-Salem band is playing its first show since 1987 at ‘Be Loud! ’18.’
Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections.
Comic book and graphic novel enthusiasts - mostly men - were once the main folks who called New Dimension Comics along Lawrence Avenue home, as well as at the hundreds of similar shops throughout the country.