Published in Focus on the Coast Magazine, April/May 2015 photos by BJ Berg Many folks turning an eye toward Kinston, North Carolina, specifically have dinner at Chef & The Farmer in mind–and why wouldn’t you? Chef Vivian Howard’s popular PBS show, “A Chef’s Life,” doesn’t mislead viewers when it comes to this “progressive eatery’s” take on Southern food and hospitality. But what many may not … Continue reading THE KINSTON [K]RAWL

Hope, Even in Fear:

Man of La Mancha Thalian Hall, main stage 310 Chestnut St. 8/31-9/4, 9/9-11; 8 p.m. Sun. matinees, 3 p.m. •$23-$25 It’s a story that has been told and retold in many ways—a true classic, where our heroes are optimistic and imaginative, even if pitted against cynicism. Don Quixote has been conceived in literature, movies and even TV shows, including on PBS’s “Wishbone” (”two … Continue reading Hope, Even in Fear: