Summer is halfway over, but there’s still plenty of time to relax with a good beach read, power up with coffee and read to your kids about a baseball player and a walrus.
The American Dance Festival’s 82nd season ended on a high note with Doug Varone and Dancers. The program, Friday and Saturday, July 24-25, at the Durham Performing Arts Center, featured Varone’s 2006 “Lux,” 2014 solo, “The Fabulist,” and a world premiere, “ReComposed.”
The main events of Durham County Library’s fifth annual Durham Comics Fest happen Saturday, July 25 at Southwest. Writers and visual artists Jimmy Gownley, Nick Bertozzi, Jim Ottaviani and Malcolm Goff will be teaching workshops. Also taking place will be a comic book swap and a local artists alley.
City Councilman Eddie Davis spoke to the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham on Thursday about community action following the U.S. Department of Justice’s April report on violence in Durham.
The Scrap Exchange is a funny place to some and a treasure trove to others. The pragmatist sees barrels of stuff ready for the recycling machine; the romantic sees glittery jewels, the makings of toys or the elements of a painting.
A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council has drawn complaints about its placement in a gallery next to two dance studios that serve young students.
Sarah Anne Johnson (b. 1976) uses a variety of art techniques such as painting, sculpture and digital enhancement to enlarge the meanings of her photographs. What she does can best be explained through one of her pictures from the Arctic.
Blue Devils last postseason win came in Dallas' Cotton Bowl in 1961
Products such as Benadryl and Tylenol PM that many people use to help them sleep have the opposite effect on me, causing me to be wide awake. Why is this?
Public school teachers are my heroes. Despite cuts in salaries, legislatures telling them how to teach, and reduced funding that forces them to buy supplies with their own money, women and men still choose teaching over dozens of other better paying jobs.
When I was originally asked to write this weekly column, there were only two requirements.
It had to be about food in some manner, and it had to be true.
No surprise: it's almost August and it's hot.
Everyone's thirsty and we all turn to a variety of thirst quenchers; some turn to a cold beer, some iced tea and others a cold soda.
The adage is true: time flies.
The 2014-15 school year is receding in the distance, although it is not quite over. We have students working in summer programs. Teachers have been participating in professional development. Principals are hiring staff.