Joseph Bathanti's relationship to the North Carolina Arts Council is one for the books.Read More
Dick Knight's Kinston story is an unlikely one, but the eastern North Carolina town led this music-loving Georgia native to James Brown, and a fulfilling career as an arts educator.
Caldwell County, NC
Glenn and Lula Bolick have carried many traditions of North Carolina's mountains and piedmont into the 21st century through the pottery and music they've made together for over 50 yearsRead More
Plott Creek, NC
Author David Joy says, "When a story comes to me the place is already there, and the characters crawl themselves out of that land." For him, that place is always Jackson County, NC.Read More
It was love at first sight for Kennedy Center Honoree Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, who danced together in the famous New York City Ballet. This dynamic couple has led North Carolina's dance community since 1996.Read More