Author: Charles Upchurch

Charles Upchurch is a writer and editor based in Raleigh.

Raleigh Band Spotlight: Jack the Radio

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 7am by Charles Upchurch

The bluesy, roots-based “cosmic country” sound of Raleigh, N.C.’s Jack the Radio has been described as having an “unfurling epic quality.” The quintet has recorded four albums over the past five years, including the ascendant Badlands, released in Oct. 2015. It was...
Luke Miller Buchanan is a Raleigh, N.C., artist who has gained national notice with his mixed media paintings. Depicting phantom spaces framed by derelict buildings and structural detritus, Buchanan’s visual storytelling finds creative treasure in the forgotten histories and “spiritual...
Cheers to Beer Month in Raleigh, N.C.! In celebration of North Carolina Beer Month in April 2016, the Raleigh area's 22 breweries invite you to celebrate with festivities and flavorful, one-of-a-kind brews throughout the month. Spring brew events have become a staple in Raleigh, and beer

Trophy Going Strong

Wednesday, January 06, 2016, 11am by Charles Upchurch

Trophy Brewing Company on W. Morgan St. is no longer a well-kept secret. After the owners of Busy Bee Café–David “Woody” Lockwood, Chris Powers and David Meeker– opened the “nano-brewery” in Feb. 2013, adding a pizza kitchen and extra seating soon...