Arts & Culture
















Keeping Songs and Stories Alive, One Year In

The air is humid and thick with the smell of OFF! Deep Woods bug spray. People from around Chatham County, and some from around the state, grab a bite to eat from a local food truck, then settle in to their lawn chairs in the small field outside of Bynum General Store.


History is Present at the Library

The Chapel Hill Public Library continues looking to the past to inform the present. The library will host, starting Sunday, an exhibit about local women who participated in the civil rights movement.





Local Teen Wins National Photography Honor

A young Chapel Hill artist has won national honors for her photography. Alex Rae Hogue, 16, has been named an honorable mention winner in the annual photography competition sponsored by the National YoungArts Foundation.



The Story of a Family

Talk to almost any artist and they will tell you that no matter how clear their vision was before they started their painting, book, song or film, the project evolved and the end result surprised them.



The Artist, at 13, Gets Her Due

In a community known for its commitment to arts and education, Stella Waugh-Stewart, age 13, should feel like less of an outsider. She’s academically successful and a talented artist.