July/August 2016

July/August 2016
Sweeten the experience with a recipe for portable hand pies

The Local’s take on the perfect summer drink

The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

Secretaries take the spotlight in 9 to 5 at Flat Rock Playhouse

20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Boone’s Appalachian Theatre is headed for a multipurpose artistic revival

Smart companions for your next cookout

The new Farm Heritage Trail highlights North Buncombe’s scenic working landscape

As the National Park system turns 100, test your knowledge of the six in WNC

Distance: 3.5 miles round-trip Difficulty: Easy

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

While medicinal marijuana might be approved for the Cherokee, it won’t bring an all-access pass to puff

A new history deconstructs post-Civil War mountain politics

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

Even a century later, the Great Flood of 1916’s watery depths haunt Western North Carolina

Posana’s Chef Peter Pollay dishes up fresh recipes using the season’s quintessential fruit

How one musician found community through harmony

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