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Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Jun 2021
Western North Carolina’s worlds of wonder

Jun 2021
At Camp Catawba, boys found an artistic escape from a world in turmoil

Jun 2021
Hendersonville’s Center for Cultural Preservation uncorks a moonshine documentary

Jun 2021
Asheville’s Poppy Popcorn continues to pop off with expanding popularity and ever-new flavors

Dec 2020
Asheville actor Hannah Kepple hits the bigtime on Cobra Kai

Jun 2020
Childhood memories and the ashes left behind from WNC’s great era of textile mills

Feb 2020
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! FROM FOOD AND DRINK FÊTES TO CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS AND MUSICAL BLOWOUTS...

Oct 2019
After 81 years since its debut, Boone’s Appalachian Theatre reopens for its best encore yet

Aug 2019
The time’s right to take in this small town’s elevated offerings

Aug 2019
The Mountain Gateway Museum puts decades of WNC writers on display

Aug 2019
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

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

Jun 2019
With a vibrant downtown and ever-increasing attractions and amenities, Greenville, South Carolina, beckons visitors from near and far

Feb 2019
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

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

Oct 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

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

Aug 2018
Relish apple orchards and vineyards in this enthralling town

Jun 2018
The Woodys make sweet music together at Asheville’s only venue that blends live tunes and fine dining

Apr 2018
The quintessential mountain moonshine-running movie turns 60

Feb 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

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

Oct 2017
Not even Scrooge could resist the mountain area's festive offerings

Aug 2017
Meet 5 local fashion designers, each with a passion for individual expression in the clothes we wear

Jun 2017
The city's oldest theater receives a monumental revamp

Jun 2017
Arts & Humanities

Feb 2017
Haywood County's first legal hooch

Oct 2016
Indulge in six tasty dining and live entertainment matchups

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

Jun 2016
Boone’s Appalachian Theatre is headed for a multipurpose artistic revival

Jun 2016
Catch iconic performers and innovative arts at Appalachian Summer Festival

Jun 2016
How one musician found community through harmony

Jun 2016
After more than three decades in the business, Asheville native Warren Haynes rocks on at full tempo

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

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.

Dec 2014
Ron Rash’s novel The World Made Straight gets the big screen treatment

Nov 2014
Celebrate a joyous season with performances galore

May 2014
Head across the mountains to explore all that’s new in this revitalized and thriving city