Teri Siewert fell in love with the ethereal nature of encaustic paintings.

Cover Artist

Teri Siewert fell in love with the ethereal nature of encaustic paintings.
Pamella O’Connor admits it appears to be a bit of a leap from puppet theatre to making lamps.

Feature Artist

Pamella O’Connor admits it appears to be a bit of a leap from puppet theatre to making lamps.
The Hare & Hound in Landrum, South Carolina, has a sense of comfortable familiarity.

Restaurant

The Hare & Hound in Landrum, South Carolina, has a sense of comfortable familiarity.
The ELF is a pedal/electric hybrid tricycle produced by Durham-based company Organic Transit.

In Motion

The ELF is a pedal/electric hybrid tricycle produced by Durham-based company Organic Transit.
Ashevillage Institute helps people realize the dream of a more sustainable, regenerative life.

Spotlight On

Ashevillage Institute helps people realize the dream of a more sustainable, regenerative life.
In 2004, Jack Fisher of French Broad Crossing placed 216 acres of land in a conservation easement.

Sustainability

In 2004, Jack Fisher of French Broad Crossing placed 216 acres of land in a conservation easement.

 

April 27: Dog Tag Art Teams Up with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Dog Tag Art™ will team up with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue on Sunday, April 27, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., for a Superhero Safety Event, including a low-cost pet vaccination clinic

The Brand New Life Returns to Perform in Asheville

On April 23, Brooklyn-based Afrobeat group, The Brand New Life, hits the stage at Altamont Brewery for an evening of dance music and an all-around good time.


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Weaverville Hosts Spring Art Safari

If it’s Safari time, it must be spring! The Weaverville Art Safari is Saturday and Sunday, April 26–27. This popular, free, self-guided driving tour of artists’ studios has taken place each spring and fall for the past 13 years. Tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

Asheville Chamber Music Series April Concert

The Asheville Chamber Music Series will present The Minguet String Quartet and pianist Andreas Klein in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at the Biltmore United Methodist Church, 376 Hendersonville Road in Asheville. The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Glenn Gould, and Felix Mendelssohn.

Grovewood Gallery's Charity Sale Benefits Brother Wolf

Grovewood Gallery’s annual charity sale will be held Friday through Sunday, April 25– 27, with every item in the gallery marked down for the event. Ten percent of all proceeds from the sale will go to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue’s “Help Me Heal Fund” (a special program for animals with special needs).

The Laurel of Asheville: Every Day is Earth Day

Earth Day resonates strongly with Jerry Johnson, publisher of The Laurel of Asheville. He hung out in Madison, Wisconsin, in the late 1960s and rubbed elbows with environmental activist and Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson.

WNCAP's Dining Out for Life is April 24

Choose your favorite restaurant or try out a new place for this year’s Dining Out for Life event on Thursday, April 24, to benefit the Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP).

Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Area

When American poet, writer, and Sergeant Joyce Kilmer departed on the morning of July 30, 1918, to lead a scouting party to determine the location of a German machine gun, he would have never imagined that his memory would be forever preserved in a remote part of the Western North Carolina Mountains by a wilderness area bearing his name.

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