This year the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary with special events to honor Lunsford’s legacy and impact on musical heritage and preservation.
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Sorghum, or sorghum molasses as it is sometimes called, was (along with honey) a main sweetener in the mountains.
Through December 8, an art exhibition titled, Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art will be on display in the Western Carolina University (WCU) Fine Art Museum at Bardo Arts Center in Cullowhee.
The Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) is gearing up for an exciting new season with an expanded program, visiting artist Triton Brass and concerts at three venues.
On Sunday, October 1, Dogwood Alliance is hosting the second annual Woods and Wilds Festival from 1–10 p.m. at the Salvage Station in Asheville. The festival will feature regional storytellers, live music and activities for children of all ages.
Swain County’s Hazel Creek has fascinated author and University of North Carolina–Asheville professor Daniel Pierce since he wrote The Great Smokies: From Natural Habitat to National Park.
“This season is going to be one of our best...We are presenting some of the finest ensembles in the world."
In the last few decades, gluten intolerances have skyrocketed. According to new studies by the Mayo Clinic, Celiac Disease has increased by 400 percent since World War II, and about five percent of the population suffers from gluten sensitivities.