Unable to perform live, many local musicians have redirected their creative talents and discovered new opportunities during the pandemic.
Neal Harris — one of only 10 members of the N.C. Chess Hall of Fame — discusses the game’s recent rise in popularity and the challenges of teaching local chess players amid COVID-19.
The three EPs were recorded at Cat’s Claw studio and feature brothers Mike Johnson and Jack Victor.
Sara Mulvey and David Humphreys reflect on what drew them to tintype photography and how they’ve adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Givens’ record offers two decidedly different takes on the same five songs, while Walsh’s latest LP arose from a sudden offer he couldn’t refuse.
“Being stuck at home doesn’t have to mean personal regression. So why not press pause on the remote and go pick up a free book? Just remember to wear gloves and bring a wipe.”
With its own local flour mill and a wealth of highly skilled and knowledgeable talent, Western North Carolina is becoming a regional hotbed for artisan baking culture.
For some diners, it’s all about dessert. Asheville restaurants, bakeries — and even breweries — boast sweet treats that keep customers coming back for more.