Stories tagged: "arts"

Irvin Casarrubias prepares to perform as part of the Danza Guerreros de Quetzalcoatl de Durham at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 24, 2023. The intergenerational group celebrates traditional Aztec dance and helps to preserve Mexican culture as its members put down roots in the communities they now call home. Casarubbias, now 18, has been dancing since we was five-years-old.
PHOTOS: Traditional Aztec Dancers Put On a Show in Wilmington

Danza Guerreros de Quetzalcoatl de Durham, an intergenerational Aztec group, gaze a dazzling dance display in Wilmington this weekend.

Latino Authors
NC Bookstores Share Their Reading Picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

Looking for your next favorite book and want to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month? Here’s a list of 14 books. 

Oliver Anthony
The Problem With Oliver Anthony’s ‘Rich Men North of Richmond’

The Virginia singer-songwriter speaks to the frustration of being poor in the South. But instead of blaming it on “rich men north of Richmond,” he blames it on other poor people.

NC murals
Meet the Artists Behind the NC Murals You Love

Communities are engaging local artists to paint NC murals throughout our towns and cities – who are they and where can we find their art?

Artist Carlos Tolentino at Gallery 13 in Fayetteville showcases his work in various mediums such as bleach, epoxy, paint and tattoo ink. (Image via Distinctly Fayetteville)
Support Local Artists by Visiting One of These 15 Mostly-Free Galleries in North Carolina

On the hunt for great art or just want to view it? This list includes (mostly) free places to see local and regional artists’ work.

Being active is one of the key tenets of Gemini season. (Shutterstock)
It’s Gemini Season. Here’s How to Connect with it in North Carolina.

Gemini is about playfulness, high energy, and spontaneity. We have ideas for appreciating that in NC. 

HeroesCon, an annual comic convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, kicked off last weekend. (Photo by Grant Baldwin)
PHOTOS: Heroes Comic Convention 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina

One of the largest comic conventions in the U.S., HeroesCon draws thousands to Charlotte every year. We checked out the fun at the Charlotte Convention Center.