ARTS & CULTURE

ARTS & EVENTS

ARTS & EVENTS
Catch iconic performers and innovative arts at Appalachian Summer Festival

Meet rising musical stars Jonah and Grayson Riddle

The scoop on Western North Carolina’s big-screen debuts

Brevard Music Center’s 80th anniversary festival lures generations of musicians

A new history deconstructs post-Civil War mountain politics

Kehren Barbour and Michael Luchtan’s Post Piano Project explores sustainability through art and music

After more than three decades in the business, Asheville native Warren Haynes rocks on at full tempo

An expansive account of Grandfather Mountain’s unique history and offerings

A new play based on a historic Burke County true crime case premieres in Burnsville

For Lenoir artist Charlie Frye, community fuels the creative spirit

Celia Barbieri, aka The Button Florist, creates blooms that last a lifetime

Asheville artist Nancy Hilliard Joyce puts a new spin on the circle of life

Jane Kramer returns to Asheville with a new solo album

Artist Hayden Wilson builds on a legacy in glass

The New Year’s Eve live possum drop may return to Brasstown

The Jon Stickley Trio delivers with an album as eclectic as its roots

Asheville artist Matt Tommey’s sculptural baskets reflect nature’s wild creativity

The Polk County Film Initiative launches a new festival

A new photography exhibit in Sparta tackles stereotypes

Five local bands serve up new summer albums

After 30 years as a sculptor, Stoney Lamar is more prolific than ever

Catch a musical tale of the Cone family and Flat Top Manor

While remaining true to its past, the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts never stops exploring the reaches of contemporary art

Local filmmakers sound off on what it takes to chase the silver screen

The Honeycutters bring it all back home with their new album

Asheville Percussion Festival drums up education and entertainment

The Asheville Symphony and acclaimed guests are primed to party Mozart-style

Three new books delve deep into remarkable local lives and institutions

Asheville artist Andy Farkas tells poetic stories through delicate prints and engravings

Ron Rash’s novel The World Made Straight gets the big screen treatment

WCU Fine Art Museum offers a retrospective exhibit of Vadim Bora’s portraits

Celebrate a joyous season with performances galore

After languishing in the Library of Congress, a set of historic Haywood County recordings is unveiled

Boone artist Arthur Hash rethinks the way we see and wear jewelry

"Everything is an art material"

Kim Ellington keeps the Catawba Valley pottery tradition alive

Author Tom Robbins returns to Blowing Rock

Two Asheville bands crank out winning albums

A new release tracks Appalachia’s Scots-Irish tunes and traditions

Help boost reading skills for National Literacy Month