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Prairie Ridge Ecostation opens StoryWalk

Raleigh, N.C. — Prairie Ridge Ecostation in west Raleigh has a new StoryWalk. The ecosation, which is the outdoor learning center for the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, has posted a StoryWalk featuring the picture book "Are You a Ladybug?" by Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries. The StoryWalk will be...
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Amanda Lamb: When words fail

Those of you who have followed my career and my writing over the years are probably aware that my mother died of a primary brain tumor called glioblastoma in 2012. The grief and recovery from that grief led me to many things. I published a book about my experience as her caregiver in 2014, and I started working with a national nonprofit headquartered in Durham called the Glioblastoma Foundation, hosting a podcast where I interview patients and their families.
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Hopscotch 2021: Lineup and what to expect

When: Sept. 9-11. An all-outdoor footprint: Two main stages in Downtown Raleigh, one in City Plaza and one in Moore Square, will host attendees at 75% capacity, the website says. Tickets are on sale as of Friday. Both are for the full 3-day festival. The general admission wristband is $179...
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Painting the Town: Muralist Taylor White

Taylor White’s kinetic, overscale work is changing the face of downtown Raleigh. For as long as Taylor White can remember, she’s had a paintbrush in hand. She started by replicating her favorite characters in books, like the delicately drawn charcoal animals in Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings and the hyperstylized, fantastical characters found in cartoons and comic books. Even her teachers noticed her talents at an early age: at 5 years old, she landed her first commissioned gig, creating a flyer for her kindergarten circus at Kingswood Elementary School in Cary.
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Dave Matthews Band Busts Out ‘If Only’ In Charlotte

Dave Matthews Band performed at PNC Pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday after returning to the stage for the first time in 510 days on Friday in Raleigh. DMB would bust out “If Only” for the first time in nearly five years. Dave Matthews and company kicked off the...

The 1970s: Cradle of Music

Listen while you read! Mark Kemp, Our State’s official soundtrack maker — and a former music editor at Rolling Stone — curated this tribute to Cat’s Cradle performers from the 1970s and beyond. To play Cat’s Cradle, one child creates a symmetrical mesh of webbed string on both hands —...

Guess Who This Funny Fella Turned Into!

Before this funny faced fella was looking for love on a reality television show, he was just another silly sweetheart making a joke of his school pictures in Raleigh, North Carolina. This kooky kid is best known for making television history with his role on a popular dating reality show...
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Nearly 20,000 fans gather for Dave Matthews Band in North Carolina

RALEIGH N.C. (WNCN) – Tens of thousands of people gathered Friday for the first time in more than a year and a half to see a concert at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park. For the first night back in 650 days, the venue sold out for the Dave Matthews Band with nearly 20,000 in attendance.
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Inside Kidzu Children’s Museum’s Reopening in Chapel Hill

Kidzu Children’s Museum (201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill 27514) is now in phase 2.0 of their reopening. They have slowly taken steps to reach their new normal since resuming business in November of 2020. The museum’s top priority is to make sure visitors and staff’s health and well-being is at the forefront of their stay. Not only safety is important, but also the venue’s focus on STEM education, the arts, and emerging literacy in a creative atmosphere. Given these standards, the center has created a summer schedule packed with safe learning experiences and play.

Dave Matthews Band Welcomes Branford Marsalis At 2021 Tour Opener In Raleigh

Dave Matthews Band returned to the stage on Friday for their first concert in 510 days, as the septet kicked off their extensive 2021 tour at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, North Carolina. The group presented a career-spanning show that included new material and teamed with legendary saxophonist Branford Marsalis for two songs towards the middle of the emotional evening.

Sound Rivers issues call for river art

Sound Rivers has issued a Call for Art, and artists, to commemorate its 40th anniversary. The grassroots environmental nonprofit, based in Washington, New Bern and Raleigh, is seeking a unique, digital design that captures the spirit of the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico rivers. The signature design will be used for “swag” — T-shirts, reusable water bottles, stickers and more for the next year.
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Concerts return to Coastal Credit Union Music Park

Raleigh, N.C. — It's been a while, but big concerts are finally back at Coastal Credit Union Music Park. Back-to-back shows will bring thousands of people to Walnut Creek starting on Friday night. On Friday, Dave Matthews Band took the stage, and on Saturday, country music star Luke Bryan is...

Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, Parquet Courts to play Hopscotch 2021

The Hopscotch Music Festival returns in 2021 to Raleigh, North Carolina. The fest has announced its lineup for this year’s edition, which takes place September 9-11 in downtown Raleigh and features headliners Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, Dr. Dog and Caroline Polachek. Other bands on the Hopscotch 2021 lineup include Parquet Courts, Archers of Loaf, Hippo Campus, Shannon and the Clams, Helado Negro, Lido Pimienta, Colin Stetson, Makaya McCraven, Bowerbirds, Garcia Peoples and more.