Kui Rivera lives for the art of hula and her beloved Aloha Ka’naka O Hula Halau — better known as “The Hula Girls.” Since 2006, she has led the Hawaiian-Polynesian dance troupe in hundreds of performances at community gatherings, including Fourth Friday, the Dogwood Festival and the International Folk Festival.
I’m winging this parenting thing as best I can. I’ve had some experiences that I sometimes feel obliged to share in the event that my trials and errors (and occasional triumphs and exultations) might help my fellow child-rearers. So, let’s talk about baby teeth.
If you want to go on a safari, you won’t have to go to Kenya and watch a lion eat a gazelle. Or even to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro and hope the elephants come out of hiding. Instead, stay in Fayetteville and take a stroll at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, where you’ll discover another type of life form.
Musicians, artists and vendors will celebrate Hispanic culture at Fiesta Latina on Friday evening in downtown Fayetteville, a kickoff for the 44th annual International Folk Festival. Musicians who will perform live include Moises Inostroza, DJ Heaven Knows, and Jimmy Roman.
Downtown will be all dressed up for the coming Christmas season with 200 new red- and gold-trimmed bows along Person Street and an even taller holiday tree at the Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County.