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Blowing Rock’s Art in the Park starts Saturday
Now in its 47th year, Art in the Park attracts artists from all over the Eastern United States

 


Dixon brings purses to ArtWalk
Anne Dixon has never had
formal art training – selling her work is an all-new challenge for her that she enjoys greatly.

 

Quilt Trail social proves successful
On Saturday, May 2, the Avery Arts Council invited all Quilt Square owners to a party celebrating their participation in the Avery Quilt Trail..

 

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Living the Landscape at Crestwood
“Living the Landscape” is the opening exhibit of oil paintings by local artist Jane Sanchez. 

 

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Appalachia featured on PBS
Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People, made by Ross Spears and Jamie Ross, is a four-part PBS series that is the first environmental study of any region of the country.

 

MerleFest announces contest winners
MerleFest 2009, presented by Lowe’s, is proud to announce the winners of this year’s instrument contests.

 



Sqrambled Scuares moves to MTN
“MTN” might not make a very good word to scramble, but it seems to be a good fit for Sqrambled Scuares.

 

Rock Star
The Blowing Rock plays large part in new movie

 

A Cornucopia of
CAMPS
As summer draws close and school is coming to an end, parents are looking for something to entertain and educate their children

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Larry Keel & Natural Bridge return for May 21 concert

 

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Diana & Sarvis Ridge vs. High Grass
HayesGrass II final May 15

 

 



Lonesome River Band returns to Blowing Rock May 16
Back by popular demand, the Hayes Performing Arts Center in Blowing Rock presents legendary bluegrass outfit the Lonesome River Band for one night only on May 16

 

 

 

 

Echo Park at Mountain Valleyfest May 16
Folk & Dagger, Lost Faculties, Forget-Me-Nots, Amantha Mill, Surefire Bluegrass to perform

 

 

 


Southern Accent hosts Fellowship Celebration
Day-long event promises music, food and fun

 

 

 

 

An Appalachian Summer Festival hosts History Day May 15
Appalachian State University’s premier summer arts attraction, An Appalachian Summer Festival, invites friends of the arts to attend a History Day Celebration

 

 

 


A Case of Vertigo
Knoxville alt-rock band plays Boone May 21

 

 

 

ASU Community Music School concert May 17
The school will host a recital on Sunday, May 17, showcasing some of the community’s brightest talent, including performances in guitar, piano, viola, violin and cello.

 


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Mountain Home Music returns for 2009 season
Local music. Local and regional musicians. A back porch. An old barn. A good shade tree. Real. Tasteful. Authentic. 

 

 

Registration under way for WAC Summer Arts Camp
The Watauga Arts Council is still accepting registrations for its Summer Arts Camp, featuring Missoula Children’s Theatre, which will take place June 22-27 at Watauga High School.

 

 

 

Kat Williams performs live for May 23 benefit
On May 23, jazz singer Kat Williams’ bold voice will once again fill the Carolina Theatre with people, song and soul, as she performs in the Spruce Pine historic theatre. 

 

 

 

 

Kenny Loggins, Joan Baez headline An Appalachian Summer
ASU announces summer lineup, ticket sales open


 

 

 



BRSC announces 2009 lineup
Musicals, mysteries and Hank Williams take the stage in Blowing Rock

 

 

 

 


Langerado Out, Bonnaroo Continues
Struggling economy takes its toll on outdoor festivals


 



Antiques Roadshow coming to Carolina
Tickets are free but must be obtained in advance

 

 



Hayes Center announces 2009 schedule
Blues, Bluegrass, Flamenco and more coming to Blowing Rock


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B.R. Community Theatre presents The Dixie Swim Club
Blue Ridge Community Theatre will present The Dixie Swim Club by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten May 29-31.

 


ASU presents Cre8tive Drama workshop
Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the week-long camp Cre8tive Drama June 29- July 2.

 

Miracle on the Mountain drama calls for actors
All aspiring actors are invited to audition for the third annual Miracle on the Mountain outdoor drama.

 


Appalachia CD celebrates mountain heritage

If you were one of the television viewers who enjoyed the recent PBS four part documentary Appalachia: A History of Mountains & People, you probably noticed that the film series utilized authentic yet original recordings to help bring the mountains into your living room.

 

ASU Community Music School concert May 17
The school will host a recital on Sunday, May 17, showcasing some of the community’s brightest talent, including performances in guitar, piano, viola, violin and cello.

A Case of Vertigo
Knoxville alt-rock band plays Boone May 21

Diana & Sarvis Ridge vs. High Grass
HayesGrass II final May 15

Southern Accent hosts Fellowship Celebration
Day-long event promises music, food and fun

Kat Williams performs live for May 23 benefit
On May 23, jazz singer Kat Williams’ bold voice will once again fill the Carolina Theatre with people, song and soul, as she performs in the Spruce Pine historic theatre.

Lonesome River Band returns to Blowing Rock May 16
Back by popular demand, the Hayes Performing Arts Center in Blowing Rock presents legendary bluegrass outfit the Lonesome River Band for one night only on May 16

Kenny Loggins, Joan Baez headline An Appalachian Summer
ASU announces summer lineup, ticket sales open

MerleFest Announces 2009 Lineup
Travis Tritt, Emmylou Harris, Del McCoury Headline festival in Wilkesboro

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