Around the world in ten days: Folkmoot returns to WNC

Around the world in ten days: Folkmoot returns to WNC

Volume
22
/ Issue
52

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson

Cover Photography Credit:

Patrick Parton (www.patrickparton.com)
Now in its 33rd year, Folkmoot brings international folk dance and music to Western North Carolina. For 2016, the cultural festival expands both its programming and its reach.

arts

food

living

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    -by Virginia Daffron
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    -by Emily Nichols
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    -by Leslie Boyd
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movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
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news

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    -by Virginia Daffron
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  • Scamming, skimming and financial fraud in WNC

    -by Max Hunt
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opinion