Arts + Entertainment
Six strings of soul: NC Guitar Celebration returns
In its second year, the North Carolina Guitar Celebration in Brevard has much to celebrate — the sacred six-string instrument itself, a genuine moment of togetherness and the 100th birthday of the late Doc Watson.
HART presents ‘Big Fish’
A special stage production of “Big Fish” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. June 8-10 and 2 p.m. June 11 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.
Folkmoot to go on hiatus
A beloved cultural gathering for almost 40 years, Folkmoot USA will go on hiatus as of this year, with its future uncertain as to when or if the festival will return.
Craft Guild hosts HCC student exhibit
The Southern Highland Craft Guild in Asheville is currently showcasing works from the Graduating Class of 2023 of Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program.
Love in the dark: Abe Partridge brings the good word to WNC
A former Baptist preacher and military veteran, Abe Partridge is now regarded as one of the most unique and captivating singer-songwriters currently emerging from the Southeast.
Free entry for Haywood residents at Wheels Through Time
Dale’s Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley will offer free admission to Haywood County residents on the first Saturday of each month throughout its 2023 season.
Pint of passion: New WNC brewery sparks camaraderie
Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Greg Wasik saw firsthand that trademark sense of community at neighborhood taverns around the Motor City. And that genuine scene of friendship and fellowship is something still deeply cherished within him.
Sentimental garbage: Neal Francis to play Bear Shadow festival
Sitting backstage at the Asheville Music Hall, Neal Francis takes a moment to collect himself and think about where he stands right now — spiritually and artistically.