Story and photos of Hillsborough by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – I’ve been pondering what to write for Black History Month. Yesterday, on a trip to nearby Hillsborough, I discovered a small hole in the fabric of black history. It concerned Billy Strayhorn, composer and arranger for jazz great Duke Ellington. Read more
Cary, NC – This is the second installment in our series on radio jingles created by Cary Players for the production of “Yes, Virginia.”“Jingles,” of course, are short, catchy songs written specially for advertisers to promote their products or services.
This second clip is for Cary Plumbing. You can also find it on YouTube.
Cary Plumbing Jingle
Lyrics: Debra Grannan
Music: Debra Grannan & Craig Johnson
Singers: Jordan Blais, Mathew Harvey, Joanna Herath, Jeri McKee, Bonnie Roe, Megan Woronka
Cary Players production of “Yes, Virginia”
Director: Debra Grannan
Producer: Phil Lowden
Music Director: Craig Johnson
Costumes: LeGrand Smith
Producer/Director: Hal Goodtree
Cary, NC – The production of “Yes, Virginia,” a radio play by Cary Players set in the 1940’s, included several original radio jingles for local businesses. “Jingles,” of course, are short, catchy songs written specially for advertisers to promote their products or services. Read more
Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree
Cary, NC – The sun was shining and the excitement was high on Saturday for the 52nd Annual Cary Band Day. Read more
Story by Hal Goodtree. Photos by Joshua Steadman.
Cary, NC – Guy Noir needed a raincoat Saturday night as Garrison Keillor brought A Prairie Home Companion to Booth Amphitheatre.
The sky drizzled all evening with umbrellas periodically opening and closing across the great lawn like a field full of moths. But the weather couldn’t dampen the fun for the packed house, there to hear Keillor’s witty and nostalgic show. Read more