Ocrafolk Festival announces performer lineup, invites sponsorship  

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  This year's Ocrafolk Festival will feature a host of new performers for the 16th edition of this weekend of coastal and regional music June 5...

Last chance to purchase one of Kitty Mitchell artworks before they...

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Kitty Martin Mitchell wants to shed her old artwork to make room for the new. To do that, she will burn the old work she...

An interview with writer Jaki Shelton Green

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  With  Peter Vankevich North Carolina writer-poet Jaki Shelton Green has received many awards. In 2014, she was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame....

Auditions scheduled this Sunday for the return of “A Tale of...

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For Ocracoke news, click here  Corrected story 8:48 p.m., Aug. 31 Next summer, Ocracoke Alive will again present the Ocracoke musical, "A Tale of Blackbeard," written...

Artists paint Ocracoke

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By Connie Leinbach After a week of painting pictures—an activity she had never done before—Ruth Fordon of Ocracoke found she played Pickleball better. “I hit the...

Susan Dodd: Creating art for a cause

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By Connie Leinbach After a successful career as a novelist, Susan Dodd realized she is really a visual artist. For almost two decades, the islander has...

Salem Select Girls Choir to perform Saturday evening

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This article has been updated to include Sunday's Methodist Church perfomance. The Salem Select Girls Choir is coming to Ocracoke. This Saturday there will be...

Susse Wright: Beyond baskets

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  By Peter Vankevich Susse Wright has never liked working within the established confines of set patterns. Her most recent woven creations depicting animals have evolved from...

Ocracoke events week of June 25 to July 1

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To catch up Ocracoke news, click here  The National Park Service summer programs for the week are listed below Monday, June 25 Ocracoke Preservation Society museum tour, 49...

Heard on Ocracoke:  A Tale of Blackbeard and Julie Howard

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By Peter Vankevich A Tale of Blackbeard returned to Ocracoke last year, performed weekly to a sold-out audience throughout the summer.  Recently it was announced...