‘A Tale of Blackbeard’ is the talk of Ocracoke

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June 2014 By Connie Leinbach The revival of the play “A Tale of Blackbeard” after a 20-year hiatus is the talk of Ocracoke. An original musical...

Why nine years later is Katy Mitchell singing the blues?

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review by Peter Vankevich When Katy Mitchell was 15, she entered Ocracoke’s Sound¬side Studios to record her first album, “Baby It’s You,” which was released...

Pockets of culture on Ocracoke

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 April 2014By Connie Leinbach Along with the highly visible rock, folk and bluegrass band concerts, Ocracoke has hidden pockets of culture.In March, about 20...

Ocrafolk Festival a Delight for All

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July 2013 By Connie Leinbach Ocracoke Festival or­ganizers were happy when Tropical Storm Andrea skirted Ocracoke after a drenching Thurs­day leaving sunny weekend weather in its...

Ocracoke’s Artists’ Colony

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September By Philip Howard “Is there an artists’ colony on Ocracoke?” is a ques­tion I frequently hear. “We do have a number of tal­ented artists and...

Artist Photographer, Ann Ehringhaus

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August 2010 By Ruth Fordon Her love of photography began early. As a child, Ann remembers organizing other children in her neighborhood into scenes that she...

Winter Fun on Ocracoke

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    2010 Ocracoke Heritage Class April 2010 by Gael Hawkins If you live on Ocracoke year round, you undoubt­edly have been asked by a suntanned visitor...

Artist of the Month Mary Bassell, Pastel Artist

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May 2010 I always thought that pastels were just fancy chalk – just brighter in color. Soft pastels are actually soft chalky pigment and the...

Island Carvings by William Nathan Spencer and Cindy Spencer

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I August 2006 The carvings and boats of William Nathan Spencer and the carvings and sketches of his daughter, Cindy, will be featured in an art...

Artists of Ocracoke- Elizabeth Parsons, Folk Artist

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August 2009By Ruth Fordon Just past the Ocracoke Lighthouse and before the corner to Springers Point Trail, look to your right and you will see...