Last Friday night I stopped by Press 53′s ‘New Poetry Launch Party’ in downtown Winston-Salem . . . well, I should say I tried to stop by. The event drew such a crowd that the best I could do was stand just outside the door and strain to hear. While that stinks for me, personally, [...]
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Last week the North Carolina General Assembly received Governor Perdue’s proposed 2011-13 budget, which included a 10% cut in grants funding to the North Carolina Arts Council. The leadership of both the state House and Senate have said they don’t feel the governor’s budget cuts deeply enough, across the state government, and they may well [...]
Carole Boston Weatherford will be one of six recipients of the North Carolina Award in a Raleigh ceremony this weekend. Presented annually since 1964, the North Carolina Award is the highest honor our state can bestow. Congratulations, Carole.