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Buncombe County artist Michael Hughey's early fascination with letters led to an artistic career in calligraphy. Over thirty-five years ago, Hughey and his wife Sherrill established Twin Dolphin Design, a graphic design and publishing studio, which concentrates on calligraphy, typography, design, and illustration. The studio publishes his signed and limited edition prints, a large selection of quotations, and a line of note cards and postcards that are sold throughout the country. He also does one-of-a-kind commissions.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p182-184, 186, 188, il, por Periodical Website
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Gigley discusses the development of Charlotte-based Pangleheimers Beverages and its signature soda, Gourmet Blush. The drink, which was developed about fifteen years ago by David Pangle, tastes like a mild fruit punch but has a kick at the end. Pangle and wife Maxine discuss the ups and downs of breaking a new soft drink into a market dominated by Pepsi and Coca Cola.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p38-40, il, por Periodical Website
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Oak trees are found all across North Carolina. For many people nothing beats relaxing in the shade of one of these giant trees. Jackson describes relaxing in three bed and breakfast inns that have the word “oak” in their name: the Corner Oak Man Bed and Breakfast (Asheville); the Double Oaks Bed and Breakfast Inn (Greensboro); and the Rowan Oak House Bed and Breakfast (Salisbury).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p160-162, 164, 166, 168-169, il Periodical Website
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Joslin recounts Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' two-month's stay on Hemlock Hill in Banner Elk in 1936. Rawlings wrote the first draft of her novel THE YEARLING there. The book won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939.
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes Greensboro's Lake Brandt Greenway, which runs between Guilford Courthouse National Military Park and Strawberry Road.
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Williams explores the wine country of the northern crescent of the Yadkin River Valley, which stretches through the counties of Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin. He describes a number of wineries and accommodations.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p200-202, 204, 206-207, il Periodical Website
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Hendersonville, county seat of Henderson County, is OUR STATE's Tar Heel town of the month. Westbrook discusses what to see and do on a visit there.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p20-22, 24, 26-27, il, map Periodical Website
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Seldon describes the sights and sounds and history of Carteret County.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p192-194,196, 198-199, il Periodical Website
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The Carolina Chocolate Drops, a group of three young musicians, have rediscovered and are keeping alive the traditions of African American string bands of the Piedmont. The group's name is derived from a 1920s string band, The Tennessee Chocolate Drops. The group has been mentored by legendary musician, Joe Thompson, who at age 88, received one of eleven National Heritage Awards bestowed by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2007.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p108-110, 112, 114-115, por Periodical Website
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Riley Baugus, of Walkertown near Winston-Salem, is a self-taught banjo player and builder who plucks the ancient melodies of Appalachia. His parents were not musicians, but they immersed him in this style of music from an early age. The first instrument he mastered was the fiddle, followed by the guitar and banjo.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p84-86, 88-89, por Periodical Website
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Blackburn recounts the life of Nina Simone, who was born in Tryon and died in the south of France. Her career as a singer and composer of jazz and popular music spanned fifty years. Her music embraced all styles: jazz, folk, classical, pop, gospel, blues, Broadway, rock, and opera and was recorded in over fifty albums.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p92-94, 96-98, il, por Periodical Website
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Beach recounts the history of the Hopper family, a gospel music group from Rockingham County. Starting originally as the Hopper Brothers, the group had several combinations of singers and musicians before developing into its present form, The Hoppers. For fifty years the group has traveled across the country and around the world singing their beloved Southern gospel music.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p124-126, 128-129, il, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina is home to many talented musical groups. These include the Twin City Choristers, a group founded in Winston-Salem in 1957; the Sea Notes Choral Society, founded in Brunswick County in 1974; at Duke University The Pitchforks (men's) and Out of the Blue (women's) and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill the Clef Hangers (men's) and the Loreleis (women's) a cappella groups.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p132-134, 136, 138, 140, il, por Periodical Website
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