Author archives: Alex Pompliano

  • Multi-Cultural ILM

    Mar 26, 13 • 943 Views • Food Features, GRUB & GUZZLENo Comments

    Cousins Italian Deli 7 N. 3rd St. • (910) 343-3354 www.cousinsitaliandeli.com The Greeks Authentic Mediterranean Deli and Market • 124 Princess St. 910-343-6933 • the-greeks.com COUSINS ITALIAN DELI Joe Deliberto didn’t deliberately open Cousins...

  • Last 35mm Film at Thalian

    Mar 12, 13 • 1423 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Reviews, Interviews and FeaturesNo Comments

    The Penguin Night at the Movies Scrapple & The Earth Will Swallow You March 14th, 7 p.m. Thalian Hall • 310 Chestnut St. Tickets: $10, www.983thepenguin.com Any time the New York Times dubs a film as “’Babe’ on acid,” it makes me think it’s...

  • Sign of the Times

    Mar 5, 13 • 783 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    Signdance Collective International Friday, March 8th, 8 p.m. Juggling Gypsy • 1612 Castle St. www.signdancecollective.co.uk In the UK, international dance the-atre company Signdance Collective (SC) has been called the “last great avant-garde” art...

  • Feminist Methods

    Feb 26, 13 • 1166 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSY2 Comments

    ‘Sculptress’: Exhibit by Gracelee Lawrence Showing through Feb. 28 The Wilma W. Daniels Gallery 200 Hanover St. (1st floor of CFCC’s Hanover Parking Deck) www.graceleelawrence.com Chapel Hill artist Gracelee Lawrence’s unique style of sculptures and...

  • Multi-Cultural ILM

    Feb 19, 13 • 801 Views • Food Features, GRUB & GUZZLENo Comments

    In our last edition of “multi-cultural ILM,” we explored two unique and authentic grocers—one that specialized in Russian and Polish items, and the other in Asian. For this portion of the series, which will continue throughout 2013, we will travel to...

  • Artisan of Light

    Feb 12, 13 • 1253 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Reviews, Interviews and Features1 Comment

    Screening and Q&A of ‘Light There Be Light’ Sun., Feb. 17th • 2:30 p.m. Cameron Art Museum 3201 S. 17th St. $5-10, www.cameronartmuseum.com It took six long years, but filmmaker Peter Swanson finally finished his documentary, “Let There Be...

  • Cycling Crusade

    Feb 5, 13 • 1193 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Music1 Comment

    Acoustical Jam for Save the Children Benefit: Rotage Saturday, 2/9 • 9:30 p.m. Soapbox, 255 N. Front St. $5 min. donation www.pedalingmusic.com After the tragic outcome of the Sandy Hook shootings, local band Rotage decided it was time to take action and...

  • Geological Design

    Jan 29, 13 • 1041 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    Vicky Smith: ‘Collected Clay’ Opening Exhibit Friday, 2/1 • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 621N4TH Gallery 621 N. 4th St. www.621N4TH.com For those who have roots planted in North Carolina, many can recall moments of their childhood when they dug their hands into the...

  • Great Lengths

    Jan 23, 13 • 1104 Views • COVER STORYNo Comments

    The Big Read Greater Wilmington: The Great Gatsby January 25th-March 12th www.thebigreadwilmington.com Like many I first read “the great Gatsby” in a high school English course. I remember initially being intrigued by the jacket (Francis Cugat’s...

  • Multi-Cultural ILM

    Jan 15, 13 • 834 Views • COVER STORY, GRUB & GUZZLENo Comments

    Last year, encore tapped into many of the diverse cultures that make up the pulse of Wilmington in one of the best ways we knew how: through their stomachs. We spoke with a handful of local chefs and restaurant owners that hailed from Italy, France, Puerto...