Kaitlyn Kelly

Photo editor for the Carrboro Commons

Farmers' Market celebrates the season at the first Fall Festival

Farmers’ Market celebrates the season at the first Fall Festival

Colorful autumn leaves, crisp cool air, delicious and free pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie samples, live music permeated the Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Local farmers, other vendors and happy Carrboro residents and visitors characterized a typical Saturday morning at the Market with a little something extra. Saturday, Oct. 26, was the first annual Fall Festival from 8:30 a.m. to noon… Read more →

The ArtsCenter presents to the Board of Aldermen

The ArtsCenter presents to the Board of Aldermen

Members of the board of directors of the ArtsCenter provided a vision for the new facility and the creative economy of Carrboro during its presentation to the Board of Aldermen on Oct. 8. Don Rose, vice chair of the ArtsCenter board of directors, and Philip Szostak, principal of Szostak Design, architect for the new ArtsCenter as well as an ArtsCenter… Read more →

A grand vision for relocation and expansion of the ArtsCenter

A grand vision for relocation and expansion of the ArtsCenter

The ArtsCenter plans to have a new facility, location and modified role in the community within the next three to five years, according to Executive Director of the ArtsCenter Art Menius. The new ArtsCenter will not venture very far at all; it will be located at the corner of Roberson Street and East Main Street, according to Menius. The proposed… Read more →

Hidden Voices exposes the school-to-prison pipeline

Hidden Voices exposes the school-to-prison pipeline

  Hidden Voices took a stand against children headed for prison instead of college. On Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 14 at the ArtsCenter, Hidden Voices, a nonprofit group founded at the ArtsCenter in 2003, shed light on the “school-to-prison pipeline” – the issue of children moving from the education system into prisons. Staged as a live radio broadcast,… Read more →