Some of Pegi Sharp's recent flower paintings also feature hummingbirds.

Helping downtown bloom: Artist sells paintings to help business owners

Free The conversation has stuck with Wilson artist Pegi Barnes Sharp for more than 25 years. In it, a woman gives Sharp some advice: “You don’t want to be known as a flower painter.”
Leder Brothers Department Store has been around forever, said photographer Jerome De Perlinghi. You can see fashion styles from the 1950s and 1960s.

Photographer captures forgotten Wilson: Pandemic gives De Perlinghi time and empty landscapes

Free Photographer Jerome De Perlinghi is on a mission — a mission to document, through square format black and white photographs, sections of Wilson that seem to be forgotten. These photographs make up …
Voice teacher Elizabeth Winstead works with a student Zy’Miracle Kearney from her home.

Trying to stay in the groove: Artists, musicians continue being creative during crisis

Free When voice teacher Elizabeth Winstead saw other states issuing stay-at-home orders in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, she knew North Carolina would not be far behind. And Winstead is a …
Bearded Iris "Nice and Nifty" is one of many plants blooming now in the garden.

Get outside and get gardening

Free There is no better time to get gardening than right now while we are spending more time at home. Here are some of the top things to do while social distancing. • If you are on Facebook, …
Yholima Vargas- Aleem's artwork is featured in the exhibit "Color and Life." See it online now.

Council still advocating for the arts: COVID-19 brings changes

Free Under normal circumstances, the Edna Boykin Cultural Center would be filled with sounds. The sounds of friends conversing over artwork in an exhibit, the sounds of children rehearsing for an …
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Gearing up to preserve local foods

Free May kicks off quite an exciting time of year for North Carolina. During this time, you may be planning to cultivate a small garden, already have seeds in the ground, or you may be like me and rely on …
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