The Swannanoa Gathering: A Celebrated Gathering of Music and Culture

History of the Swannanoa Gathering Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Swannanoa Gathering is an annual event that has become a cherished tradition for music enthusiasts and cultural aficionados alike. Founded in 1991, the Gathering was the brainchild of renowned folk musician and educator, Warren Wilson College professor Doug Orr, […]

Tryon’s Vibrant Arts Scene Comes Alive with Three Concerts

Small town Tryon has an outsized performing arts scene, with three concert events kicking off the summer on June 9.

Cinderella Rolls Into Asheville In Her Golden Carriage

Theater goers young and old filled the Harrah's Cherokee Center for the Ballet Cinderella. It was a delightful evening of dance and lighthearted humor.

Bonsai as Fine Art Exhibit Sure to Intrigue

The Blue Spiral Gallery in downtown Asheville and The N.C. Arboretum will be having a first-of-its-kind 10 day exhibition from June 2 - 11th of Bonsai. Special events and educational programs are planned.

Legends of the Americas is LEAF Retreat Theme

The popular local festival is a cultural potpourri.

ACT’s Bright Star Is Charming, Dark, and Wonderfully Lyrical.

Filled with heartbreak and melancholy, wonder and whimsy, ACT's Bright Star is passionately delivered by a supremely skilled cast.

Business Reopens To Tremendous Community Support

Rachel expressed they could have used another week to prepare before opening, but "we were getting so many wonderful calls, emails, and messages on Facebook, and we just needed to get back to normal and get back to business."

Music and Storytelling at Event in Weaverville

In a packed house concert at the Community Center at Dottie Sherrill Knoll in Weaverville, storytellers and musicians Michael Reno Harrell (left) and Josh Goforth (right) come together for an event on April 20th. The concert was sponsored by the Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living, Peterson Insurance and UNC-Asheville. David Holt (center), a […]

Three Historic Markers Within Feet of Each Other

You're told that you should never discuss religion and politics. Still, this week, that's going to be unavoidable, as at the corner of these two roads, you'll find three very interesting plaques marking an early missionary and two politicians.

Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra Elevates the Youth’s Listening

Since 1971, the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) has been a vital part of the local arts scene, promoting a love of music through outreach programs for people of all ages in the community.