Raleigh embraced trust. L.A. didn’t … and failed

The Brunch Moore Market operates the second Sunday of each month in downtown Raleigh (author photo)


A modest grant from AARP opened Bynum Front Porch to the world during COVID

The sign in front of Bynum General Store (author photo)

YouTube and Facebook kept ‘live’ music going during the pandemic; will Twitch shuffle the entire industry?

Hot Tuna’s Jack Casady (left) and Jorma Kaukonen, from a livestream at Fur Peace Ranch, May 29, 2021 (screenshot from YouTube)

The virtual Raleigh Uke Jam (Zoom screenshot)

Brave Combo at Merlefest 2010 (author photo)

The Raleigh Uke Jam’s 6th anniversary, 2019 (photo by David Simpson)

Rick Henderson

N.C. native, award-winning recovering political journo. Uke player. Covers intersection of tech, culture, music, community, pets. In no particular order

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