Events for February 4, 2014
These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Each workshop is $15 per child. Even young ones can throw from the wheel. Our instructor will get your wheel piece started, and you and your childFind out more »
Lawrence Earley will share selected photographs and vignettes from his project highlighting the lives and histories of the fishing boats and people of Eastern North Carolina.
Earley’s latest book, The Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World focuses on the rich history behind these hand-built wooden fishing boats. Through a mix of essays, interviews, and photographs, Earley captures the boats’ hidden stories of boatbuilders, fishermen, family members, and community memory. Earley describes each workboast as “a memory bank of relationships and experiences.”
The book highlights a unique community and culture in North Carolina, complete with its own folkloric tales. Earley recounts one of his favorite stories about a fisherman who returned home to his wife after 20 years of fishing, only to ask, “What’re we having for supper?”Find out more »
Hailed as "mesmerizing" (New York Times Book Review) and "as if Cormac McCarthy decided to rewrite Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird" (Richmond Times-Dispatch), A Land More Kind Than Home made Wiley Cash an instant literary sensation. His resonant new novel, This Dark Road to Mercy, is a tale of love and atonement, blood and vengeance, a storyFind out more »