Day: August 31, 2021

Hoppin’ John Old-Time and Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention gears up for 14th annual event

Pittsboro, NC – After taking a break during the height of COVID-19 in 2020, the Hoppin’ John Old-Time and Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention is back! Known by locals as simply, “Hoppin’ John,” the 14th annual event will take place September 17-18,…

Families are swinging suburban

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – It’s my go-to slide. I’ve shown it to all the classes I teach at Duke University. The slide is striking. It’s revealing. And now it’s out of date. The slide in question is based…