Downtown Marshall once again hosts the Mermaid Parade, but with some changes. Plus, Come to Leicester offers tours of artists’ studios; WNC author talks about the Tar Heel State; and the Moog Foundation raffles off a vintage synthesizer.
“Even as We Breathe” is a retrospective, coming-of-age tale replete with youthful romance, family secrets, murder and prisoners of war. Set at the Grove Park Inn during World War II, the book comes out Tuesday, Sept. 8.
This year’s events, which take place Monday-Thursday, April 2-5, include writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and culminates in an event with Pulitzer, Emmy and Obie (among others) award-winning playwright Tony Kushner.
At a sold-out event in downtown Asheville, NPR journalist Michel Martin and local panelists reflect on what happens when your hometown gets hot.