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Father’s Day Stirs Up Memories of a Chapel Hill Childhood

I was nearly five when Daddy graduated from the UNC School of Medicine. I remember his black gown against a backdrop of pink azaleas...

National Portraiture Winners on View at The Ackland

Walking into the newest exhibition at The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, The Outwin: American Portraiture Today,...

A New Book from Chapel Hill’s Youngest Author Hopes to Inspire Courage

Emma Linberg is a rising star at just 6 years old. Earlier this year, she took to the writing scene and published her very...

Author Caroline Taylor Dishes On Westerns, the Writing Process and Eudora Welty

Were you a voracious reader as a child? My mother would read us stories about Winnie the Pooh. My father used to tell us bedtime...

New Book Takes Readers On a Decade-by-Decade Visual Journey of Fashion

FASHION FADS & FANTASIES: THREE DECADES OF OUTRAGEOUS DRESSING Written and illustrated by Lorraine Geiger  What happens when you mix a T-shirt dress with red...

Take a Visual Journey Through Hillsborough or Let Little Ones Experiment With These New...

“Hidden Hillsborough: Historic Dependencies and Landscapes in a Small Southern Town” By Preservation Fund of Hillsborough Photos by Elizabeth Matheson • Maps by Stewart E. Dunaway A...

Artist Gary Owens Hopes to Bring His Colorful Caricatures to the Classroom

" are caricatures, not portraits. I’m not a fine artist, I’m not a trained artist. The only training I had was in the fourth...

19 Ideas for Exploring A Different Side of Chapel Hill This Winter

#1 BE AMAZED BY NATURE There’s a new Patrick Dougherty stickwork installation at the Ackland Art Museum and if you’ve never seen how he weaves...

Make Your House Cozy With ‘A Well-Crafted Home’

Hillsborough native Janet Crowther grew up in an environment that encouraged self-expression – especially through crafting. “My mom was always making things: clothes, cakes,...