The Swannanoa Valley Museum and History Center (SVMHC) has launched The Appalachian Experience, a virtual lecture series exploring key elements of Appalachian culture and ecology. All lectures will be held online on the second Monday evening of each month from 6:30–7:45 p.m.
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The Southern Highland Craft Guild will host two mini pop-up fairs in the lower level parking lot of the Folk Art Center on Saturday, May 8, and June 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At each fair, 20 booths will feature different media including bladesmithing, glassblowing, wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramics, woodturning, metalsmithing, leatherwork and furniture.
The Greenway Celebration continues this month in Asheville’s River Arts District, with activities planned through Thursday, May 20. Second Saturday will be held on May 8, with artists eager to demonstrate techniques, talk about and exhibit work, and open their studios to the public.
The Arts Council of Henderson County (ACofHC) presents Mentors & Students, a series of exhibitions as a thematic unit, on display Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 9, from 12–4 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Community College Industrial Skills Building.
Montford Park Players (MPP) presents William Shakespeare’s "A Comedy of Errors" running May 7–22 at 7:30 p.m. "A Comedy of Errors" is a typical Shakespearean comedy, involving mistaken identities, angry lovers, false arrests and much confusion, this time with two pairs of identical twins.
How fortunate we are to have pets in our lives in times like these. In this issue, we’re celebrating our furry friends—and a few other animals, too. Here in this pet-loving region of WNC, many of our artists combine their talents with a love for animals.
White Horse Black Mountain celebrates the return of several fan-favorite traditions in May. “I think many potential patrons are glad to be able to see live events again,” says White Horse Black Mountain owner Bob Hinkle.
Local filmmaker Kat Dolan has won the national Changing Minds Young Filmmaker Festival with her short film, "Nobody But Myself." The film is shot in Boone and stars Dolan in a spoken-word performance of her poem of the same name.