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BOOK: 5-year-old author comes to NC Museum
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur? By Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith Illustrations by Brandon Frazier and Mike Motz Most 5-years-olds (or adults for that matter) can barely spell Spinosaurus, Dromaeosaurus or Tyrannosaurus rex, let alone write a whole book about dinosaurs. But 5-year-old Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith of Pembroke Pines, Florida, can and did. In
Car Review: 2015 Lexus RC Coupe
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Lexus of late is beginning to address an Achilles’ heel that has endured for years – its cars. But don’t get it twisted; Lexus cars have earned reputations for great builds, great quality, great materials, and its dealers have augmented that with great customer care. All of it is has been well deserved. However, Lexus cars are known to be
Black arts org. fills a need in Triangle
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – By the time she was 9 years old, arts enthusiast Sherri Holmes had visited every museum in New York City. It was that early exposure she said that helped instill in her an appreciation for the arts, a passion she now strives to introduce and foster in others throughout the region’s African-American community. In an area where there is
Peanut oil crisps deep-fried turkey
Monday, November 24, 2014
For the perfect juicy turkey this holiday or for your next tailgating party, cook a flavorful, deep-fried turkey in 100 percent peanut oil in half the time. Roasting a turkey can take many hours, making it hard to get a crispy skin without drying out the meat. Deep-frying a turkey in 100 percent peanut oil produces a delicious, tender and juicy bird with
Take me with you: must-have travel necessities
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
There are so many great travel-related clothing and accessories, gadgets, products and more on the market today that it is often hard to know which ones would be of benefit. Nevertheless, I have found a few lately that are not only highly functional but also stylish as well and, in some cases, have helped me travel a lot lighter. SUN PROTECTION FROM
Car Review: Cadillac CTS
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
DETROIT – After a couple of days test-driving the 2014 Cadillac CTS, we looked at the price sheet for the car and said “Whoa!” Not because the midsize luxury sedan was overpriced, but at $65,425 as tested, the price point was squarely in line with the midsize sedans offered by German luxury brands. Thus, the bottom line boiled down to
PlayMakers' magical 'Into the Woods'
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – If the prettiest flower is farthest from the path, then Into the Woods is as far from the path as it gets. PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the play with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Joseph Haj the director, and the show will run until Dec 6. Into the Woods is a story of fairy tales; there is Cinderella and her evil
BOOK: Celebrating the beauty of dark-skinned women
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
DARK GIRLS By Bill Duke Harper Collins Books DARK GIRLS began as a documentary of the same name that aired on the OWN Network and became its highest-rated show with more than 2 million viewers. The women in the film told of their experiences being dark skinned, and the awful prejudice they faced as girls and as women. The show was highly emotional and
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