Before coming to Asheville, Sarah Larson, the founder/director of the Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch series, taught storytelling to high school students through a required course in genealogy. She encouraged her students to research their ancestors’ cultures, Larson says, “and then they had to learn a story from that culture.” Larson brought her passion for […]
The weather’s getting nippy, but it’s still a great time to get out and check out some events that won’t break the (piggy) bank. From winter gardening and holiday shopping to local authors and uplifting musical performances, this weekend’s got everything you need to lure you out of the house on the cheap. And as always, leave us a comment if you’ve got any more low-cost events you’d like to share.
David Holt tells the outrageous story of Dr. John R. Brinkley, “the greatest charlatan of the age.” The storytelling event “Goat Glands and Banjo Bands” will be held on Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Madison County Arts Council in Marshall.
The popular festival returns to Spruce Pine for the 13th year.
Come out for a new Saturday morning storytelling series at Pack Square Park. Storyteller David Novak will be the first featured guest, performing on June 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Weaverville’s reputation was tarnished a bit last month when one of its otherwise upstanding citizens, Wallace Shealy, was called on the carpet (a rollled-out red one, likely) for being the year’s boldest-faced liar.