ARTS & CULTURE

ARTS & EVENTS

ARTS & EVENTS
“My pots are an expression of my love for the process...”

“I think it’s so fascinating what goes on around us in nature.”

Spring into the season with plant sales and garden events aplenty

A new trail guide puts mountain flower hikes into lovely focus

“Abstraction pulls the energy of my experience all together.”

Penland School of Crafts welcomes new director Mia Hall

Great Smoky Mountains National Park gets a vivid graphic treatment and more

Weaverville artist Leif Erik Johansen illustrates real-world issues through a fantastic lens

“Mark-making is a specific language, and mine happens to be more gestural, expressive, impatient.”

The holidays always find Western North Carolina aglow

Back South brings it all back home on their new album

Jenny Lou Sherburne’s Seussian-style pottery delights through color and shape

His Celtic Christmas show returns with strong traditions and new holiday riffs

“My work is about how people relate to each other, and how I arrange the chairs mirrors those relationships.”

Five fall film festivals bring independent movies to the mountains

From rugs to purses, Alexander Wyly Smith’s textile designs reach retail markets worldwide

Conductor Keith Lockhart inspires the next generation at Brevard Music Center

The Asheville-area music industry’s economic impact is adding up

“My work is a constant exploration. I’m always experimenting to move the process forward.”

Classical meets kid-hop in Secret Agent 23 Skidoo’s latest recording

The city's oldest theater receives a monumental revamp

A new podcast tunes in to mountain music milestones

Rising novelist David Joy sheds light on mountain life through exquisitely told dark tales

Arts & Humanities

Food & Beverage

Service Learning

At schools throughout the mountains, experiential education takes students out of the classroom and into the world

Clyde-based potter Becky Lloyd

May debut could be the time of WNC's life

The essence of people and places drives artist Christopher Holt to journey far

Amy Brandenburg

Haywood County writer crafts gritty Southern lit in The Weight of This World

The Get Right Band rocks steady on its new album

Art for the sake of a greater good drives Boone artist Sir Tom Foolery