Posts Tagged ‘Holley Taylor’

  • Hot Southern Fiction

    Aug 27, 13 • 2025 Views • Books, EXTRA! EXTRA!1 Comment

    “At least now you know the truth and in time it will help you gain perspective,” Mary Alice Monroe’s matriarchal leading lady, Marietta Muir (affectionately known as Mamaw), assures in the novel “The Summer Girls.” Monroe’s novel follows the...

  • Murder Mystery in ILM

    Aug 27, 13 • 1697 Views • Books, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Writing creatively is a hobby for many people, but only a few get the privilege of publishing some of their work. Henry Tonn, clinical psychologist-turned-writer, is lucky enough to be one of the few. Over the years, his fiction, non-fiction and poetry has...

  • Infused With Emotion

    Aug 6, 13 • 1824 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    Art is one of the oldest forms of human expression. Having emerged as a cultural tool, it provides a voice for emotions, thoughts and feelings when words aren’t enough. Self-taught artist Harry L. Davis understands art’s power and works diligently to...

  • The Human Experience

    Jul 30, 13 • 967 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    The human experience is something we all share, whether we are black, white, yellow, from North Carolina, Madrid or London. This idea of connectivity drew local artist Niki Hildebrand to her latest show, “Living in Harmony.“ Consisting of glass works,...

  • Singing the Blues:

    Jul 23, 13 • 865 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, MusicNo Comments

    In 1912, an African-American musician and leader of a dance orchestra, W.C. Handy, published the first sheet music for a blues song: “Memphis Blues.” It opened the doors for a new kind of music, born from old slave songs in the Deep South. The genre has...

  • Off the Hook:

    Jul 16, 13 • 1263 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Reviews, Interviews and Features1 Comment

    For as long as humans have swum in oceans, we have surfed. With its roots in ancient Polynesian and Hawaiian cultures, after James King of the Discovery first wrote about the practice of surfing, it became a clear sport woven into the fabric of Hawaiian...

  • Lighting the Way:

    Jul 9, 13 • 1623 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    Most 11-year-old children are concerned with missing their favorite Disney Channel program, acing a spelling test, or making a junior-high sports team. Ellie White is not most 11-year-olds. She suffers from a rare genetic disorder, Wolfram Syndrome (WS), but...

  • Eye on the Prize:

    Jul 2, 13 • 2372 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FeatureNo Comments

    Wilma’s Women to Watch Nominations accepted through July 15th www.WilmaOnTheWeb.com Feminism, though recently some-thing of a dirty word (thank you, Rush Limbaugh for coining “feminazis”), is actually defined as “the theory of the political, economic,...

  • Who’s Laughing Now?

    Jul 2, 13 • 917 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Blackboard SpecialsNo Comments

    Alonzo Bodden Nutt Street Comedy Room 255 N. Front Street Thurs., July 4, 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat., July 5-6, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m Tickets: $13 or $15 day of According to Mark Twain, the human race truly has one effective weapon: laughter. It can brighten a day, extend...

  • United Front:

    Jun 25, 13 • 781 Views • Food Features, GRUB & GUZZLE1 Comment

    Truck-A-Roo Truck Rally Sat., June 29th 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Water and Princess sts parking lot $10 • www.truck-a-roo.com We’ve all seen it in major crime dramas, in every Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan movie, and nearly any sitcom set in a big metropolitan city....