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

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