Frank Harmon’s book “Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See” are drawings and essays from his online collection at his Native Places blog. At the heart of this book lies a gifted architect who has absorbed the teachings of his native North Carolina.
As anyone who has spent a chunk of his or her life at some educational institution may realize, that piece of framed, impersonal parchment hanging on your office or den wall doesn’t begin to reflect that special time in your life.
The card from Levering Orchards in the mountains reminded me that it was cherry picking time. Visiting the cherry and apple orchards has long been a special treat for me. It’s not just the fruit hanging heavily from the branches.
The murders of five journalists at the Annapolis, Md., Capital Gazette newspaper underscored our culture’s new reality. Journalists rarely have to cope with someone walking through their newsroom door, spraying death in his wake.
A story about clouds was a tiny one. I read it to my own children when they were small, hoping to spark some corner of their imaginations, to encourage their sense of wonder beyond what’s expected in every ordinary day.
ArtsNow curator Mike Williams talked with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams about the musical "Crowns," her career, HBCUs and her collection of more than 1,100 hats. Adams, who represents the 12th congressional district of North Carolina and has an office in C