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North Carolina Stage Company is excited to restage last season’s holiday hit, All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914. The production will return to 15 Stage Lane in downtown Asheville December 7–23.
“Jack and Dominick Gabriel and their family produce a dazzling range of jewelry that is bright and joyful, inventive and uplifting and delicate and intimate.”
“Buying from artists...supports the local economy and promotes the mission of the Guild, which is bringing together the crafts and craftspeople of the Southern Highlands for the benefit of shared resources, education, marketing and conservation.”
“Old-Fashioned Christmas is about creating an experience for our community which engenders the types of holiday memories that we all cherish.”
“The first tour sprang from a tradition started by several artists in our community when they opened their studios for an informal sale the first weekend in December.”
“Please don’t ignore your creative urges! There are unbelievable feelings of happiness, joy and freedom that come from creating your own work.”
“She is one of the ‘go-to’ problem-solvers and rainmakers in Yancey and Mitchell counties, and a gold standard for local arts council activism in the state.”
Three events—a Christmas pageant, Christian Harmony singing, and a concert featuring April Verch and Joe Newberry—will take place on the first weekend of the month, followed by a holiday art sale and Christmas parade on the second weekend.
“From an educational viewpoint, it is all about technique and styles—all the different things that we have studied. From an artistic viewpoint, it is about the students expressing themselves through their music.”