ARTS & CULTURE

ARTS & EVENTS

ARTS & EVENTS
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

Burnsville artist Mel Chin defies convention and challenges the definition of art

Ben Lovett left Hollywood behind for Asheville, but there’s no stopping his rock ‘n’ roll filmmaking

A local singer-songwriter and bluegrass group release new albums, just in time for summer

The aSHEville Museum is set to showcase women’s struggles and triumphs, here and around the world

An Appalachian Summer Festival celebrates 30 years of showcasing the arts

Inspired tours bring art lovers to artists where they live and work

BJ Leiderman turns the dial from National Public Radio to local private life

Muralist Molly Must uses public art to tell community stories

A new play spotlights a bracing piece of regional history

An Ikebana International conference blossoms in Asheville

A native son brings his new York dance company home

Swannanoa painter Sally Sweetland brings an architect's eye to painting

George Peterson pounds, carves, and cuts salvaged wood and skateboard decks into modern art

From opening a new studio to teaching, ceramist Jason Bige Burnett is in art overdrive

Carrying sound and story is the only way to live for a musical storyteller, rock-and-roll rambler, and two gifted brothers who all call the foothills of Western North Carolina home

Gallery owner Brie Castell brings the realm of fine art photography to the Asheville scene

Three local bands bring new albums to your ears

Andrew Hayes’ metal and paper sculpture deconstructs the book

WPAQ in Mount Airy plays on to preserve the roots and spirit of mountain music

Daniel Nevins' latest work takes a powerful new turn

A new program offers an alternative education for tomorrows innovators

Artist Jason Lydic brings creatures and plants to life in metal

Waynesville artist Margaret Roberts transforms watercolor with collage techniques

This year, MerleFest honors the life and legacy of one of the country's greatest pickers

Polk County artist Janet Orselli reanimates abandoned objects to create uncommon beauty

Across cultures and continents, Akira Satake excels in both music and pottery

The many dimensions of Kenn Kotara reveal order amid chaos