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Masterful Collaboration in Brevard May 24

The second annual Masterful Collaboration, an exhibit of new artwork inspired by a familiar masterpiece from the past, takes place Friday, May 24, from 5–8 p.m. at artists’ studios and galleries throughout downtown Brevard. This year’s event was inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Two Calla Lilies on Pink.

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The Gallery at Flat Rock: Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom, a juried exhibition of floral designs paired with fine art, returns to The Gallery at Flat Rock Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. The exhibit is free and open to the public. A ticketed Preview Reception will be held Friday, May 24, from 5–8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit local high school art programs.

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A Pastoral Palette of Appalachian Barns

This spring, 18 artists are exploring mountain ridges and valleys, expressing their vision of the venerable mountain barn, laying it upon canvas on the easel at hand. These remarkable people have come to call themselves The Saints of Paint, as they donate half of their sales to not-for-profit groups dedicated to preserving the mountain environment, caring for animals and working for positive...

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazine is available in both print and digital editions

We are delighted you have chosen us to be your gateway—both through our popular print Asheville lifestyle magazine and our website—to the arts, culture, and communities that comprise the remarkable area that is Western North Carolina. In these pages, you will find behind-the-scenes stories about the region’s concerts, theatre and dance productions, festivals, restaurants, artists, and the multitude of locally-based businesses. We also enjoy bringing you features about the people and organizations who are caring for those in need, protecting our historic heritage, preserving our rich and diverse environment, and nurturing our cultural soul.