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.

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

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

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

Oct 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Apr 2018
Explore history, modernity, and beauty in this one-of-a-kind town

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

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

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

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
How one musician found community through harmony

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Jul 2015
Catch a musical tale of the Cone family and Flat Top Manor

Apr 2015
Asheville Percussion Festival drums up education and entertainment

Mar 2015
The Asheville Symphony and acclaimed guests are primed to party Mozart-style

Nov 2014
Celebrate a joyous season with performances galore

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

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

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

Dec 2013
Moms Mabley, the trailblazing Brevard-born comedienne, gets her due

Oct 2013
A Waynesville couple gives the Strand Theatre a second act

Aug 2013
WPAQ in Mount Airy plays on to preserve the roots and spirit of mountain music

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

Oct 2012

Sep 2012
After debuting at New York Fashion Week this year, this clothing designer talks fabrics, style, and inspiration

Oct 2011
Take your seat for an intimate series of stellar bluegrass shows at the Colonial Theatre in Canton

Sep 2011
Complement a cool evening with a robust wine

Aug 2011
Enter the boundless world of an innovative artist

Aug 2011
From appearances by George Jones to performances of Madame Butterfly, WNC stages offer a wonderfully eclectic lineup

Aug 2011

Jul 2011
Asheville Vaudeville is as strange as it gets--in a good way

Jul 2011
Asheville Ballet gears up for fall with kid-friendly productions

Jul 2011
Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre cultivates international communication

Jul 2011
Along About Sundown, a play about the life of Bascom Lamar Lunsford, hits close to home