Executive directors from the John C. Campbell Folk School, Penland School of Craft and Tryon Arts & Crafts School share their experiences since COVID-19 changed their seasonal plans.
Maxx Feist, Jen Toledo and Liz Williams discuss the challenges and rewards of making art in the age of COVID-19.
The local folk singer performs three songs on a rainy day in Waynesville.
Taich wrote the song in one sitting during quarantine and completed it through a distance collaboration with Renew the Arts.
The eclectic Asheville-based band celebrates the releases of a new album with a May 24 livestream show from The Grey Eagle.
The Asheville-based trio discuss the creative perks of taking one’s time and “collaborating” with a famous comedian.
Leaders from the Asheville Area Arts Council, LEAF Global Arts and Open Hearts Art Center discuss their ongoing struggles to continue providing community services.
Asheville Community Theater has debuted six creative online video series, adding new episodes each week.
Downtown After 5 goes digital to kick off its 2020 concert series with a pair of local bands.
In his latest book, “They Were Soldiers: The Sacrifices and Contributions of Our Vietnam Veterans,” local author Marvin J. Wolf interviews 48 Vietnam veterans, including Oliver Stone and Colin Powell, about their lives after the war.
“I’d been looking at how to expand what I do, because I’m always bugged by ideas,” says Davaion Bristol. Launching “Smoke Break” as a video podcast “gave me another outlet to express myself, to connect with people.”
The Nashville-based artist and her band perform two tracks from her new album, “The Moon is an Ashtray.”
Local artist Cleaster Cotton confronts COVID-19 on the canvas.
The Gerton-based artist’s first children’s book was published on April 20.
The local hip-hop artist’s new album “Live the Life” is a complex, honest look at his difficult journey.
Area music educators have been able to continue teaching digitally, but agree that video lessons are no substitute for in-person learning.
“Right now, I’m focused on putting out singles with music videos that tell stories,” says Asheville guitarist/singer/songwriter Ben Phantom, formerly known as Ben Phan.
James Brooks’ “For Ernst Laursen” was chosen as the top work about a famous or noteworthy person/personality in Western North Carolina.
The eclectic, Asheville-based instrumental band’s first record in three years combines elements of electronic music, ska and bluegrass.
Ryan Barber, The Get Right Band, Drunken Prayer and an all-star ensemble are among the local groups who’ve crafted timely new works.
The Cincinnati-based spiritual funk quartet performed at Ambrose West in early March.