September 2013

September 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

Embodying the spirit of tradition, John C. Campbell Folk School invites students to engage their hands in craft, voices and instruments in song, and hearts in community

Tryon painter, curator, and rabble-rouser Margaret Curtis goes beyond boundaries

Gallery owner Brie Castell brings the realm of fine art photography to the Asheville scene

Three local bands bring new albums to your ears

One-of-a-kind archives keep the history of mountain arts alive and accessible

Bursting with shops and eateries in quaint brick buildings, Black Mountain looks and feels like a storybook village brought to life. Nestled in the Swannanoa Valley, the town first rose to prominence as a stop for tourists traveling to Mount Mitchell by train, and later by automobile. Modern travelers will also find it a charming place to explore.

Andrew Hayes’ metal and paper sculpture deconstructs the book

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

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

Forager Alan Muskat leads a group into the woods to harvest the ingredients of a wild dinner

Pick your next bottle with an eye on label design

Tie on an apron for culinary classes with Paris native Ghislaine Mahler

After 40 years, Davis Donut House still delights with classics