Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t want to belong to any club that would have me as a member.”
Luckily, neither I nor the Durham Co-op is so discriminating.
In a recent article “6 Great Small Cities for Food Lovers,” the Wall Street Journal highlighted five Durham restaurants.
South African singer Vusi Mahlasela, known for his songs opposing apartheid, will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke University. For tickets, call 919-684-4444 or visit www.dukeperformances.org.
The Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill gathers interfaith clergy for an annual conference with a speaker bringing a new perspective of religious knowledge. Ancient texts shared by a University of Minnesota professor were new stories to learn for some longtime clergy at the event held recently at Beth El Synagogue.
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
Q. Has anyone done some investigative journalism to expose why several generic medication prices have skyrocketed? My clobetasol ointment has gone up 300 percent during the past year.
Invitations to artists come for a variety of reasons: There is a call to spotlight landscapes or portraits or abstractions. The group at the Ackland Museum Store gallery, however, has studios at Durham’s Golden Belt complex, and that is the common thread that brings them to Chapel Hill.
Last year, when Petey was in the hospital more than he was home, it was a pretty awful time with very few bright points.
St. Patrick’s Day reminded me that you don't have to be Irish to love corned beef and cabbage. Add a side of boiled potatoes and you've got a sensational combination.
At this time every year, principals and school system administrators start trying to read tea leaves in addition to our regular duties. As educators, we are focused on teaching and learning: how we can accelerate our students’ performance, motivate and engage them and their families, and ensure that every school is supporting them. But we are now in budget season, and we must plan for the coming year knowing our students’ and schools’ needs — but trying to predict the amount of funding available to meet them.