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Feature Artist: Tessa Lang

River Arts District artist Tessa Lang grew up in Wisconsin where, she says, she was “caked in paint, pottery and permanent marker, and dreaming of Van Gogh’s Starry Night skies.”

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ACMS: The Calidore String Quartet Returns

The Asheville Chamber Music Series (ACMS) presents The Calidore String Quartet in virtual concerts aired Friday and Saturday, November 20 and 21, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, November 22, at 3 p.m. All programs can be viewed on the ACMS website and on YouTube. “The ecstatic reception by our audience to the quartet’s electrifying performance in 2018 prompted ACMS to immediately book them for a return...

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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.