NC Symphony - Timpani

North Carolina Symphony Debuts Virtual “Meet the Instruments!” Series

Raleigh, NC – “They’re big, shiny, and very heavy,” says North Carolina Symphony Principal Timpani Colin Hartnett, proudly. “Each one of these drums weighs about as much as I do, which is… close to 200 pounds,” he adds with a quick raise of his eyebrows and a smile toward the camera. From his home, Colin …

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The Nine Prize-Winning Photos 2020 Historic Home Photo Contest Winners in Three Categories

New Bern, NC – Winners have been selected for the 2020 Historic Home Photo Contest. Judges in the 2020 Historic Home Photo Contest today announced the winners. The New Bern Preservation Foundation, with sponsorships from Tryon Palace and ASAP Photo of Greenville, awarded First, Second, and Third Place prizes to entries in the Exterior Shot, …

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Greater Good Gallery inside the Isaac Taylor House

ARTwalk, June 12 at the Greater Good Gallery

The Greater Good Gallery will be hosting a final clearance sale during ARTWalk from 5 – 8 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 228 Craven Street in downtown New Bern, NC. The event will feature oil paintings by Carol Jones and Lisa Bisbee Lentz. Prices will be significantly reduced to make way for a …

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NC Gover Roy Cooper

Governor Cooper Establishes Task Force to Address Racial Inequity in the State Criminal Justice System

Raleigh, NC – Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 145 today, forming the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice. The task force will recommend solutions to stop discriminatory law enforcement and criminal justice practices, and hold public safety officers accountable. “We must acknowledge racial inequities in our systems of law enforcement and criminal …

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Gardening for Pollinators

Gardening to Attract Pollinators

When the coronavirus came into the picture and the stay at home order was issued; I decided to give gardening another try. I wanted to attract butterflies, so I started researching what flowers to plant. Knowing butterflies are pollinators and their population is declining, I learned more them than I expected to. When I think …

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