The executive editor of Inc. magazine, a guitarist and, now, an author, Jon Fine is a man of many talents. The former Chapel Hill resident spoke to staff writer Kristina Kokkonos about the death of indie music and the toll that the now defunct Taco Bell left on his younger self.
Two summers ago, Arpan Bhandari was studying abroad in Istanbul, Turkey, when he came across two young Syrian boys jumping off the Galata Bridge into the Bosphorus strait.
Artists are salvaging scraps to help the environment one sculpture at a time.
Art and literature-loving artists joined to produce a new show at John and June Allcott Gallery this week. "Southern Exposure: Academic Book Arts in the New Millenium (sic)" premiered yesterday.
“Be loud / And move with grace / Explode with light / Have no fear.”
David Payne and his younger brother, George, had a tradition.
Wait, the Macbeths have a son?
The Old Ceremony is making something new.
When Chapel Hill resident Kim Anderson’s house caught fire after an unattended frying pan was left on the stove, he lost more than just his home.
Consider what indicates a successful night out in Chapel Hill: it’s all about who you see, what you do and what you hear.
Dystopian sea-dwellers are taking over Carrboro tonight. Internationalist Books and Community Center will host MERMUTANTS!, a collaborative multimedia performance that features original live music, storytelling and most unique of all...
At a July 4th show in 2009, Goodbye, Titan closed its set with an astounding, rock-inspired version of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” It was in that moment that Corbie Hill, who organized the unnamed show, got the idea for what to call it. “I was trying to think of some clever name and ‘Let Feedback Ring’ just came to me,” Hill said.
Vivica C. Coxx wishes to change the face of drag in the Triangle. Coxx will host her her third show at the Pinhook this weekend.
Instrumentalist Daniel Bachman went on his first European tour in 2011. Since then, he’s been on the road almost nonstop — and he’s only 24.
I Break Horses Chiaroscuro ???? Electronic pop I Break Horses is well on its way to proving itself as an established electronic duo with the release of its second album. Chiaroscuro highlights the Swedish duo’s awesome ability to cover retro rhythms with relaxed vocals.
It was 1997 when Dave Hellerreporter’s notes, Dave Bjorkback and Dave Cantwell joined together as Drug Yacht to play four shows across North Carolina.
Hospitality Trouble ??? Pop rock Hospitality started off the new year with its sophomore album, Trouble. The Brooklyn-bred trio does a good job producing 10 very different tracks, most of which can be loosely categorized into three themes.
Many musical acts have gotten their start at UNC, but few have won a Grammy James Taylor has, maybe others. The men of the Steep Canyon Rangers, however, are proud to have that distinction.
“It was so nuts. I’ll never forget it.” Kym Register, owner of the Pinhook in downtown Durham, reminisced on the venue’s hugely successful opening night in 2008.