In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Future Islands

Future Islands will play their 1,000th concert today at the Carrboro Town Commons.For this performance, Future Islands will be joined by Dan Deacon, Danny Brown, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat, Valient Thorr and Lonnie Walker. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. and the music starts at 2:30, and continues until 9:30. For tickets to this show, call 919-967-9053 or visit


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 09:55 PM

Bulls shut down Tides

Durham grabs early lead and holds on to beat Norfolk

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

National record sprint highlights Blunt meet

Payton Payne, just 7 years old, sets a national mark at Durham County Stadium

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

COMICS FEST: Comic book author’s message to kids hits home

What do an alien blob, a pirate and the Count of Monte Cristo have in common? Jimmy Gownley can turn them into a comic book character and he did so Saturday in front of a group of children and their parents Saturday while talking about the creative process behind drawing and writing comic books as part of the Durham County Library’s Durham Comics Fest.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

PickleFest debut a hit at The Rickhouse

Foodies celebrated Durham’s first PickleFest Saturday, sampling different varieties of the fermented foods in addition to other oddities.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 10:18 AM

SUMMER READS: Pass the time with ‘Beach Town,’ ‘Baseball’ and ‘Coffee’

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.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: New game, new shoes

My 7-year-old son has moved up an age group in his summer basketball league. ... It’s a change from the pee-wee group. The shoes have changed, too. Sitting in the metal bleachers at a game, I looked at the other kids’ feet. Lots of Nikes out there. I looked up the price and chortled.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

ROCK CANON: Rock Academy Tour to stop at local venues

Since 2002, Paul Green has been applying his philosophy as a music teacher, first at the School of Rock that he founded, and now at his Paul Green Rock Academy in Woodstock, New York. The School of Rock changed hands in 2009 (and now has numerous franchises), and was the inspiration for the movie of the same title starring actor Jack Black.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

Businesses honored for work with mentally ill

Samuel Rojas has a mental illness, but those who know him said he’s made great strides since becoming a member of Club Nova in 2012 and starting work cleaning offices at Mental Health America of the Triangle.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 02:58 PM

Survey sheds light on need for bus stop shelters

A recent survey released by GoTriangle concerning the performance of GoDurham and the Bull City Connector showed an increase in rider satisfaction, but also showed where the service needs to improve.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 02:42 PM

Review: ADF ends on Doug Varone high note

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.”

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:39 PM

Tides finish off Bulls, aim for sweep

The Norfolk Tides are hot, coming off a four-game series sweep of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

Bethesda High ’55 reunites for 60th time

The defunct Bethesda High School Class of 1955 will celebrate its 60th reunion at 6 tonight (Saturday, July 25) at Croasdaile Country Club and most of the 28 surviving members of the class of 37 will be on hand.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 07:23 PM

Arrests of UNC player out of step with chemistry talk

UNC cornerback Malik Simmons violated team rules and is suspended indefinitely from all team activities.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

UNC fundraising on the rebound

UNC launched a major fundraising campaign in fiscal 2014-15 by securing $447 million in cash donations and pledges, a record surpassing the single best year of its last one.