December 13, 2017

One of the newest local music releases this year comes from a young man named Jake Hodges, who has been playing music for over half his life and finally decided it was time to record some of his original songs.

His new CD, titled "Release Me," features 11 songs written by Hodges that make the…

No sister act: Nuns' album tops charts in time for Christmas

December 13, 2017

ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The members of Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, silently filed into the chapel. Within minutes, they were singing — first in unison, then in a transfixing, layered harmony that reverberated off the marble floors, wood-paneled walls and…

CDs by local artists are holiday gift option

December 13, 2017

For those interested in Christmas stocking stuffers, several other North Carolina artists have music available on CD.

Dirt Lane: Albemarle Sounds Volume One—Original, acoustic-driven music about the people and places around the Albemarle Sound—$10.95 at Museum of the Albemarle; also…

Elizabeth Cox talks about “A Question of Mercy”

December 10, 2017

Elizabeth Cox talks about “A Question of Mercy” on North Carolina Bookwatch Sunday, December 10, at noon and Thursday, December 14 at 5 p.m.