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ICYMI: While the Blues were Battling So Were the Art Museums

Last night was the first of two "Battle of the Blues" match ups between Duke and Carolina this season. I'm sure many of you watched and you were left either jubilant or dejected with the outcome. Spirits on both sides of that famed rivalry run high. However while glued to the TV screen some of… Continue reading ICYMI: While the Blues were Battling So Were the Art Museums

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21 Days of Local Arts – Art Museum Day

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days of Local Arts – Art Museum Day

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A Fond Farewell to 2013

It's that reflective period at year end, when reviewing the past year's events seems most appropriate. I tend to relive the year's memories visually, through photos. The year began with a little snow, just a little, that soon melted away.  In February "More Love" opened at Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill (and I couldn't… Continue reading A Fond Farewell to 2013


{Localista Picks} Sept 11 – 17

It's that time again! Time for this week's "Localista Picks" for your Eat~Play~Shop local consideration. Each week I highlight a few area activities and local businesses you might want to consider fitting into your very busy agenda. So, without further ado, here are the Localista Picks for Wednesday, Sept. 11th -  Tuesday, Sept. 17th: Eat (and… Continue reading {Localista Picks} Sept 11 – 17

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Falling into “A Season of Japan”

As temperatures turn cooler and daylight hours wane, we say "farewell" to warm weather outdoor performances and turn indoors for arts and entertainment.  In the Triangle, our local art museums plan enticing exhibits for this Fall.  Presently in Chapel Hill, the Ackland Art Museum promises to draw enthusiastic crowds to view multiple exhibits featuring various aspects… Continue reading Falling into “A Season of Japan”