VAE = Visual Arts Exchange

VAE Raleigh turns 40 this year! After helping two generations of local artists establish themselves and sparking excitement in the warehouse district, change is afoot. Last year, I heard from a VEA insider that Raleigh’s tremendous downtown development will force VAE Raleigh to seek a new home for its operations and exhibition space. VAE isContinue reading “VAE = Visual Arts Exchange”

A Right-Wing Billionaire Was Just Convicted of Bribery, and He’s Dragging Republicans Down With Him — Mother Jones

On Thursday, Greg Lindberg, one of the largest Republican political donors in North Carolina and a self-described billionaire insurance baron, was convicted of trying to bribe a state official who oversaw his businesses. It’s a case that has torn the Republican firmament in the state apart—right before a pivotal election year with new maps thatContinue reading “A Right-Wing Billionaire Was Just Convicted of Bribery, and He’s Dragging Republicans Down With Him — Mother Jones”

A Golden Opportunity

Did you know that in the southern United States—when a snowstorm is approaching, the three most important items to stock up on are wine, eggs, and bread? I was absolutely certain this was true— until last week. If the snow is even whispered, we immediately dash to the grocery store to stock up on “survival rations”Continue reading “A Golden Opportunity”