Woodturning Master Bill Wanezek Just a quick note to tell you about one of our Asheville woodturning wizards, Bill Wanezek. Bill was recently the featured artist in the regional arts and culture magazine, The Laurel of Asheville. This came as no surprise …Read More »
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What is an Art Walk? Just about any size city, town or hamlet, nowadays has an art walk of some kind. And the Asheville Downtown Art Walk is no different. An Art Walk is self-guided and self-paced tour of small businesses or organizations that specialize in local arts and crafts. …Read More »
Things to do during the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament The Southern Conference Basketball Conference starts Friday here in Asheville NC. If you live out of town and haven’t made arrangements, it might be too late to catch a game! But don’t worry, you can always go shopping! For the many SoCon basketball …Read More »
Basket Art & Kudzu Weaving by Asheville artist Matt Tommey To most Southerners the kudzu plant is an ecological nightmare. Kudzu is a group of climbing, perennial vines that are native to much of Southeast Asia, and some Pacific islands. Transplanted here in North Carolina during the 1930s and 40s …Read More »
Cherokee Indian Elder and Cookbook Author Johnnie Sue Myer offers several great recipes in her new cookbook (2011) “The Gathering Place” According to Johnnie Sue, “Dried beans have been a staple of the Cherokee and mountain people for a long, long time. Not only are the beans and excellent source …Read More »