Ali McGhee

Ali McGhee
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Kenny Pieper’s unbreakable passion for glass

The elemental sculptures of Jeannine Marchand

Graphic novelist Hope Larson weaves words and images to create new worlds

Valle Crucis surfboard maker Bill Pressly catches a wave

Asheville’s Mountain Sports Festival takes a fresh approach

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

Hiking to a summit, scanning the night sky for stars, or hunting for wild delicacies are activities best experienced in fall’s crisp temperatures, when crystal clear skies and showy foliage provide a breathtaking backdrop for a day’s chosen adventure

Adventure seekers, nature lovers, kids, adults, grandparents: We’ve got your ultimate guide to seasonal fun in the mountains

A new local cookbook reflects on the cycles of life through seasons of baking

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

The scoop on WNC's latest dining destinations

Ugga Mugga Bakery’s galette brings baked goodness to the holidays

Denise Kiernan charts Biltmore’s legacy from the ground up

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

Local jewelry designers—each with a unique skill set and expression of style—are making one-of-a-kind adornments and wearable works of art worth treasuring forever

September/October 2017

Sample fall’s bounty at area apple and cider festivals

Meet one young business owner who’s taking stock in chickens

The Ultimate Guide to the Great American Solar Eclipse in WNC

Arts & Humanities

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

Get your outdoor music fix with these free and festive performances

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

The Bistro’s philosophy, like the restaurant itself, is simple and elegant: “Eat with integrity—Live with gratitude.”

Even if you have no growing space of your own, you can plant community seeds with volunteer opportunities at public gardens and arboretums

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

Three takes on enjoying the region’s bounty

Hood Huggers Hood Tours reveal a path from Asheville’s past to the present

What will the New Year bring to our health choices? We asked six experts to look into their crystal balls and tell us what the future holds.

25 new, novel, and fun ways to get in shape

Just in time for the holidays, four new books showcase the best of mountain-area eats

20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene