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  • Best Mother's Day brunch in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville 2017

    Best Mother's Day brunch in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville 2017

    There are a tremendous amount of places in the Raleigh-Durham area where brunch is king. With Mother’s Day coming up, these restaurants will make for fantastic spots to hold a special brunch for the special lady in your life, and if you’re in search of that special place, here are the five best...
  • Durham Art of Cool 2017: Highlights

    Durham Art of Cool 2017: Highlights

    The Art of Cool, Durham’s chillist jazz festival, returns April 27-30, 2017, filling the city’s venues with beat-forward jazz masters, mature hip hop artists at the top of their game, and hot new soul sounds. The fourth AOC Fest headlines funk music maestro George Clinton with his Parliament...
  • Best bars and restaurants to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville 2017

    Best bars and restaurants to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville 2017

    Normally, the Raleigh/Durham area, also know as “The Triangle,” is not on the radar of Cinco de Mayo revelers. Well, that should change as there are a wealth of bars and restaurants that in recent years have come to embrace the holiday. So if you’re looking for a spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in...
  • Best free family St. Patricks Day events in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville 2017

    Best free family St. Patricks Day events in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville 2017

    For residents of Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville, North Carolina, the month of March brings great weather, high-stakes basketball and a healthy dose of Irish cheer. The Triangle offers great St. Patrick's Day programming for revelers of all ages with activities ranging from parades to parties, to...
  • Best free family Holiday events in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville for Christmas 2016

    Best free family Holiday events in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville for Christmas 2016

    It's holiday time once again and families are ready to get out and celebrate the season.  The Raleigh and Durham area's have a ton of options for free activities for those of all ages.  Here are just a few of those options.  Cary Christmas Parade Dec. 10 @ 2 p.m. Downtown Cary  Come check out the...
  • American Dance Festival 2016 comes to Durham and New York City

    American Dance Festival 2016 comes to Durham and New York City

    The magnolias are blooming in Durham and it’s time once again for the annual American Dance Festival (ADF), bringing top and emerging modern (and now postmodern) dance groups to the stage since 1934. During its six week-plus season, from mid-June to the end of July, ADF will present over 60 live...
  • Moogfest 2016: Best-of music picks

    Moogfest 2016: Best-of music picks

    Moogfest, a celebration and conglomeration of music, art, and technology hits Durham, NC on May 19-22, 2016. While it’s long been a North Carolina staple, this is Bull City’s inaugural Moogfest. The full music lineup has been announced, and it’s one of the festival’s strongest (and bear in mind that...
  • Taz Arnold hosts Moogfest music meditation at the Nasher

    Taz Arnold hosts Moogfest music meditation at the Nasher

    Duke University’s premier art museum, the Nasher, will host a free music meditation workshop on Friday, May 20, during Moogfest 2016. Led by cultural icon tAz Arnold, the program, titled Unique Dissertation$/Cosmic Communications, takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. in Nasher’s Great Hall, an inspiring...
  • Gary Numan receives Moog 2016 Innovation Award

    Gary Numan receives Moog 2016 Innovation Award

    Moog Music, organizer of the massive four-day Moogfest being held in Durham, North Carolina, May 19-22, 2016, announced that electronic music pioneer Gary Numan will receive the 2016 Moog Innovation Award. The award was introduced in 2006 at the third Moogfest, held at the time in New York City, and...
  • Win a Moog Mother-32 from Moogfest

    Win a Moog Mother-32 from Moogfest

    Moogfest, coming up in Durham, NC, May 19-22, 2016, is teaming with filmmaker/musician team I Speak Machine and electronic pioneer Gary Numan to give away a Mother-32, Moog Music’s first tabletop semi-modular synthesizer. Moog describes the new synthesizer, handcrafted in Asheville, NC, as an analog...
  • Quick guide to the Art of Cool 2016

    Quick guide to the Art of Cool 2016

    The annual Art of Cool (AOC) Festival is coming up in Durham, NC May 6-8, 2016. The festival of jazz and jazz-influenced music will host some 20 acts during a two-evening run, capping the weekend with a jazz brunch for VIP jazz fans. In addition, a couple of public events welcome foodies and techies...
  • Hot acts at the Art of Cool

    Hot acts at the Art of Cool

    With more than 20 acts featured during the three days of the third annual Art of Cool jazz festival coming up in Durham May 6-8, 2016, AXS.com reached out to the organizers of AOC to find out what performances have them the most, well, jazzed this year. Chelsey Bentley, marketing director for the...
  • Art of Cool sponsors free film series with scores by Terence Blanchard

    Art of Cool sponsors free film series with scores by Terence Blanchard

    Art of Cool, the annual celebration of jazz in downtown Durham, NC, is sponsoring a film series leading up to the third annual edition of the festival scheduled for May 6-8, 2016. The films selected for the series are scored by Grammy-winning trumpeter and Blue Note recording artist, Terence...
  • Moogfest hosts free international Dial-Tones series

    Moogfest hosts free international Dial-Tones series

    Moogfest, the internationally famous festival celebrating the synthesis of music, art and technology, announces a series of events in advance of its 2016 festival event. The first of the Dial-Tones series will be held in Durham, NC, the new venue where Moogfest will take place May 19-22, 2016. Other...
  • DIDA artists Tommy Noonan, Murielle Elizeon, and Anja Muller

    Durham Independent Dance Artists announce new season

    Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA) today announced details of its second season of fresh, new and ground-breaking works in Durham, NC, rapidly becoming one of the world centers for cutting edge dance. The 2015-2016 season includes nine performances, including six premieres, seven artists/groups...
  • The Pixie (made with chocolate, caramel and pecans) from lucettegrace, one of the best dessert shops in Raleigh and Durham.

    6 of the best dessert shops in Raleigh-Durham

    Sometimes when that sweet tooth appears, you can’t ignore it. When the strong craving hits for a good dessert, you have to acquiesce to it. So, which places have the best desserts in town? Here are 6 of the best places to get dessert in Raleigh and Durham: Sola Coffee Cafe While Sola is well...
  • Fried oysters at Durham's Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham.

    7 of the best places to get fried oysters in Raleigh-Durham

    Raw oysters may be associated with love, but there are few things Southerners love more than fried oysters. Whether you call it Calabash-style or chicken-fried, finding something that can rival a great batch of fried oysters doused in buttermilk , dredged with cornmeal and fried to a golden brown...
  • Art of Cool sponsors jazz concerts in Durham and Raleigh

    Art of Cool sponsors jazz concerts in Durham and Raleigh

    The Art of Cool Project, producers of the annual jazz and soul festival held every April in downtown Durham, is expanding its reach with concert series at popular clubs in both Durham and Raleigh, NC. Motorco Music Hall in Durham will have two Art of Cool events in August: Kamasi Washington on Aug...
  • The legendary ABC sandwich from The Rockford in Raleigh.

    The best sandwiches under $10 in Raleigh-Durham

    The humble sandwich is no longer cheap deli meat stuffed in between two limp slices of white bread. Instead, as of late, sandwiches have been elevated, often made with locally-sourced and fresh premium ingredients piled high on top of house-baked artisan breads. Though fit for gourmands, gourmet...
  • Here are some of the places in the Triangle to get your hands on a hand-spun milkshake.

    6 of the best places to get milkshakes in Raleigh-Durham

    Milkshakes can bring both the boys and girls to the yard during the summer when you’re looking for cool treat. Made using almost any flavor of ice cream and custards these days, here’s a list of the best places to get milkshakes in Raleigh and Durham: Cookout North Carolina-based chain Cookout is...
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