Unity in Music Conference 2023Raleigh, N.C., Welcomes the Unity in Music Conference!

August 21-22, 2023
Raleigh Convention Center

Let us be among the first to welcome you to Raleigh! We look forward to hosting the Unity in Music Conference. Below you'll find links for some of the best things to do while you're in town, dining and more!

Get conference information here.
 

Things to do and dining in Raleigh, N.C.



Downtown Foodie map


 

Recent Articles

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Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk," was...

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Every two weeks, we send out a newsletter that includes the best of the best upcoming events. If you sign up for our E-magazine, you'll get those, plus all the best new content (our ultimate fall...

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Fall is officially here! What better way to celebrate than with the best autumn activities the Raleigh area has to offer. Whether it’s picking through a pumpkin patch, getting lost in a corn maze or taking a relaxing hayride, these events and experiences will have you safely enjoying fall fun all



Meet Passionate Mind Chef Ashley Christensen

Beasley's chicken and waffles

Ashley Christensen

AC Restaurants

Rockstar Chef. James Beard Award-winner. Empire Builder. Chef of the Year. Chef and proprietor of AC Restaurants, Ashley Christensen is leading a culinary movement in Raleigh, N.C., with a host of dining, drinking and event spaces.

“I find a great deal of joy and inspiration working right here in Raleigh, N.C. There is something about being in a certain place at a certain time.”

Meet More of Raleigh's Passionate Minds

Photos: Poole's Diner/"Downtown Dishes," Angie Mosier