Carolina Philharmonic

Wednesday, January 10, 2018…..7:30 PM…..Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst NC Symphonic Masterworks: Beethoven’s Fifth & Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphonies.

Weymouth Center

Sunday, January 7, 2018….3:00 PM…..Weymouth Canter, Southern Pines NC Weymouth Chamber Music Series – Mallarme Chamber Players Featuring Elizabeth Phelps – Violin, Suzanne Russo – Viola/Director, Nate Leyland – Cello, and Jeremy...

A world recreated by Andrew Wareham

Summer is almost over but that doesn’t mean one can’t enjoy seasonal reading into the Fall. Good candidates abound in the multi-volume works of Englishman Andrew Wareham.  The Duty and Destiny series traces the rise of a fighting captain in Nelson’s Royal Navy. The...

Black Flags – The Rise of ISIS. By Joby Warrick

Every now and then I read a book and feel “every American should have to read this.””  That is how I feel about Black Flags, the work of Washington Post reporter Joby Warrick. The book details the rise of the Islamic jihadist group that broke away fromEl Qaeda – or...