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The Asheville Symphony Chorus has a long history of performing choral classics from every century. more

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Town hosts heritage arts festival and music festival more

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The 1998 comedy ran for 800 performances in the old John Houseman Theater off-Broadway. more

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Balsam Range

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“Congratulations to this year’s awards recipients and all of the nominees,” said Paul Schiminger, executive director of IBMA. more

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Cheers

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Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this vibrant city is a scenic spot to explore alone. more

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The show benefits an Asheville-based non-profit providing support for local pediatric cancer patients. more

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Pianist George Li

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Internationally renowned pianist George Li makes his Asheville Symphony debut as he joins the orchestra for Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1. more

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The 38th Annual Heritage Weekend will be held September 15-16 at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Folk Art Center in east Asheville. more

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At first glance, you may not be familiar with the name Jim Rooney. By all accounts, though, you’re probably well-aware of the people, places and things he not only was part of, but also created, championed, and chased after. more

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Mountain Heritage Day

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Western Carolina University will hold its 44th annual Mountain Heritage Day, a community event on campus that showcases traditional Southern Appalachian culture through music, dance, skills and crafts, on Saturday, Sept. 29. more

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Colorful quilts, intricate woodcarvings, jewelry made with local gemstones, woven baskets, metalwork crafted by blacksmiths, furniture, and pottery vessels in all shapes and sizes fill the booths along Main Street in Burnsville, North Carolina. more

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Tony McManus will appear at the Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 22. more

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The Hendersonville Street Dance is celebrating 100 years this year in downtown Hendersonville, North Carolina. more

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The festival runs July 6-7 with 35 music and dance competitions. more

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Namesake Lesley Riddle traveled the region with A.P. Carter in the 1920s on song-collecting trips. more

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Schedule announced for Shindig on the Green and the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival in Asheville. more

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Albino Skunk Festival

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A slight breeze awoke me from my slumber one recent Saturday morning. Swaying in the hammock, I looked upward while the first sunshine of the day sprinkled through the branches all tangled high above. more

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