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Jun 2019
Detour off the Blue Ridge Parkway this summer to take in arts, outdoors, and small-town allure

Apr 2019
Flower celebrations burst with color across WNC

Feb 2019
A Mars Hill professor’s album notes nab a Grammy nomination

Feb 2019
Kenny Pieper’s unbreakable passion for glass

Oct 2018
Set the tone for the holidays with a new show from Flat Rock Playhouse

Aug 2018
Pisgah Thunder takes the dance floor by storm for a great cause

Aug 2018
Blacksmith Elizabeth Brim forges an exceptional body of artwork with an unconventional approach

Apr 2018
River snorkeling reveals a vibrant underwater ecosystem

Feb 2018
From famous roots, Casey Kristofferson crafts her own musical path

Dec 2017
Weaverville’s A-B Emblem manufactures insignia that travel the world and beyond

Dec 2017
Chill out with outdoor activities as well as indoor fun and games

Oct 2017
His Celtic Christmas show returns with strong traditions and new holiday riffs

Aug 2017
From the practice room to the stage to the studio, WNC’s garage rockers forged an indelible sound

Jun 2017
Tweetsie Railroad celebrates 60 years as a kingpin of mountain family tourism

Jun 2017
Arts & Humanities

Apr 2017
Get your outdoor music fix with these free and festive performances

Feb 2017
Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more

Dec 2016
The Get Right Band rocks steady on its new album

Dec 2016
Asian-inflected comfort foods from around the globe find a home in Asheville

Dec 2016
25 new, novel, and fun ways to get in shape

Aug 2016
Heirloom fruit inspires chef Nicholas Figel’s fall culinary creations

Jun 2016
20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Apr 2016
For Page Ives Lemel, running a 100-year-old girls’ camp has always been a family affair

Feb 2016
Tracing the origin of WNC’s preeminent marketing phrase, Land of the Sky

Oct 2015
It’s gone to the birds at Duck Dance Farm, a waterfowl conservation venture in Burnsville

Aug 2015
Appalachian State University launches an exchange program in Havana

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Jul 2015
Three nonprofits improve lives through creative expression

Jul 2015
Forty years after Elvis rocked Asheville, the city’s still all shook up about it

Mar 2015
This Easter, celebrate with eggs of all sizes

Nov 2014
Celebrate a joyous season with performances galore

Jun 2014
An Appalachian Summer Festival celebrates 30 years of showcasing the arts

Mar 2014
A native son brings his new York dance company home

Aug 2013
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

Aug 2013
Three local bands bring new albums to your ears

Aug 2013
A former lumberyard in Brevard is reclaimed as a budding arts district

Aug 2013
Pick your next bottle with an eye on label design

Jun 2013
Three old-time music parties for your listenin’ and pickin’ enjoyment