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High-School Troupe One Song Productions Performs Neil Simon’s Rumors Crisply Neil Simon’s hilarious screwball comedy Rumors first hit the boards in 1988. That it is as funny today as it was then is demonstrated by a company of young people who carry on the fine tradition of One Song Productions. Back in 2002, a couple of high school students (Katie Yow and Daniel Elam) founded... Read More ›
Foodie News: New BBQ joint opening in RTP
Bill Ellis Barbecue closes after more than 55 years in Wilson Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.
12 Tasty Picks for Triangle Restaurant Week in Raleigh, N.C.: January 20-26

It's a great time to be a foodie in Raleigh, N.C.!

Chef Ashley Christensen was named America's best chef by the James Beard Foundation (and has a new fried chicken concept on the way); Herons at The Umstead Hotel and Spa was named one of the country's best restaurants; Brewery Bhavana—the brewery,

A Raleigh Institution, Clyde Cooper's BBQ is More Than 80 Years Strong

If barbecue is a tradition in The Tar Heel State (it is), then Clyde Cooper’s BBQ is an institution. Opened on New Year's Day 1938, it’s one of the longest-running barbecue restaurants in N.C., and here in Raleigh, it’s beloved.

Walk in the door and you know why right away. First, the smell of smoke

List: Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events
Quote of the day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.From prayer breakfasts to art exhibits and entertainment, remember MLK, Jr.'s legacy by attending these events.
La Farm to open location at RDU airport
New at the N.C. State Fair this yearLa Farm Bakery announced plans Thursday to open a location at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport later this year.
Southern Season closes Chapel Hill store
Southern Season Three years after filing for bankruptcy, gourmet food retailer Southern Season closed its doors in Chapel Hill.
Parker & Otis to have permanent shop at ATC in Durham
Parker Paper Co. After a successful pop-up series, Parker & Otis will be opening a permanent shop at American Tobacco Campus, the venue announced Thursday.
Durham restaurant reopening months after gas explosion
Saint James SeafoodSaint James Seafood will reopen Jan. 23 months after a gas explosion in downtown Durham.
Come from Away at DPAC Salutes Unsung Canadian Heroes Who Hosted Travelers Stranded After September 11, 2001 September 11, 2001 was a day of great trauma and tremendous loss. We all lived through the devastation wreaked by the terror attacks, and it is easy to focus on the horror of it all. However, from this great tragedy came stories of great beauty: people such as the New York firefighters, who selflessly stormed... Read More ›
Statues, Monuments and Memorials to Find in Raleigh, N.C.

The fascinating statues, monuments and memorials found throughout the Raleigh area are artistic gems that also reflect incredibly-rich history. These landmarks are great ways to learn about the culture, the struggles, the events, achievements and the passionate people that have played significant

DPAC’s Production of Come from Away Hits All the Right Emotional Notes There’s a famous song about the events of September 11, 2001, one that asks, “Where were you when the world stopped turning?” As it turns out, some people were up in the air and, when air travel was stopped, about 7,000 of them found themselves stranded in the tiny town of Gander in Newfoundland. Come... Read More ›
Shun the Ravin Shun the Ravin @ The Blind Tiger, Greensboro January 11, 2020 I had a chance to meet and see the 2019 Carolina Music Awards “Rock Band of the Year”, Shun the Raven, this weekend at the Blind Tiger. The guys of this progressive metal band; Jairus Combs (bassist), Chad Hough (drummer), Aaron Monk (vocalist/guitarist) and Cody Pike... Read More ›
PRC2 Delivers Again with The Amish Project “This just in: Gunman enters Amish school and opens fire.” “There’s a fresh hell waiting for you and your sicko husband.” Imagine this: you attend a play that centers on a community’s reactions to a mass shooting at a school, and you leave the theater feeling strangely uplifted! PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Jan. 8-12 production of... Read More ›
Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night! Is a Delectable Christmas Confection If the hustle and bustle of the holidays has you stressed out this year, don’t despair! Theatre Raleigh has concocted a delectable Christmas confection certain to get you into the spirit of the season. Oh What a (Holy) Night! is a delightful evening of top-notch musical performances by a small yet diverse cast of talented... Read More ›
Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night! Is a Festive Way to Get into the Holiday Spirit Nothing puts people in the holiday spirit quite like Christmas music, a fact Theatre Raleigh seems to know well. Thankfully, it has come up with the perfect way to make even the most Scrooge-like person feel like spreading some holiday cheer: a musical evening of song and dance titled Oh What a (Holy) Night! This fun,... Read More ›
Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg @ The Ritz December 19, 2019 The Ritz is packed as the show is sold out to a diverse crowd. Snoop Dogg crosses all gender, race and ages as only he can. Snoop is in the house!!! From this point the party moves to the next level and beyond. You can feel the... Read More ›
Delta Rae Delta Rae @ Lincoln Theater December 13, 2019 Delta Rae is a national band from here in the Triangle. Formed as a quartet in Durham, NC, by three siblings: Brittany Hölljes (vocals), Ian Hölljes (vocals, guitar) and Eric Hölljes (vocals, piano, guitar), as well as Elizabeth Hopkins (vocals) and they debuted at Duke University in... Read More ›

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