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A Night of Poetry and Remembrance: Quiet Amidst the Storm – Tracey Schmidt

A Night of Poetry and Remembrance: Quiet Amidst the Storm – Tracey Schmidt

White Horse Black Mountain  June 30th,  7:30 pm 

Tracey Schmidt returns to White Horse Black Mountain, one of her favorite local venues, to perform by memory the work of Rumi, Hafiz, Mary Oliver, and her own work. The performance is Sunday June 30th, 7:30. Tickets are 12.00 in advance  and 15.00 at the door.  

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Previews of the CAROLINA LITERARY FESTIVAL

Previews of the CAROLINA LITERARY FESTIVAL

Join the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival at Burnsville Wine and… on June 14th from 4-7 p.m.  to taste some wines or sparkling sodas, eat some nibbles and learn about the authors coming to the Festival.  At this friend and fundraiser, you can watch a preview of the free Thursday night performance by Red Herring Multi-media productions and their story, “My Grandfather’s Prayers.”

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BLUE RIDGE NATIONAL HERITAGE Exhibitions, Music & Art

BLUE RIDGE NATIONAL HERITAGE Exhibitions, Music & Art

24 Years Celebrating Bluff Mountain with Music and Art

Music, art vendors, the river, clogging  and great food are all part of the Bluff Mountain Festival in Hot Springs, NC, Saturday, June 15 beginning at 10 AM. A fundraiser for the Madison County Arts Council began as a community effort to stop clear cutting of forests on Bluff Mountain. Family friendly and supports seven non-profits in Madison County. More here!

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A Few Slots Remain for Summer Camp at Hanger Hall

A Few Slots Remain for Summer Camp at Hanger Hall

Register Online Today, or Download our form for Summer Theatre Camp
for 4th- 6th Grade!

June 24-28, 2019 at Hanger Hall (64 West.T. Weaver Blvd)

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I AM EVIDENCE – Environmental & Social Justice Film Night Friday, June 14th, 7 PM

I AM EVIDENCE – Environmental & Social Justice Film Night Friday, June 14th, 7 PM

Produced by Mariska Hargitay and HBO, I AM EVIDENCE exposes the shocking number of untested rape kits in the United States today. Despite the power of DNA to solve and prevent crimes, hundreds of thousands of kits containing potentially crucial DNA evidence languish untested in police evidence storage rooms.

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NORTH CAROLINA’S MUSICAL LEGACY – All Year Round

NORTH CAROLINA’S MUSICAL LEGACY – All Year Round

One hundred years ago, folk song collector Cecil Sharp made an arduous journey from England to the southern Appalachians in search of a musical holy grail. Sharp was seeking what he believed were the oldest, purest forms of British Isles balladry in oral tradition.

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DRUMMING AT THE LIGHT CENTER in Black Mountain – April through September

DRUMMING AT THE LIGHT CENTER in Black Mountain – April through September

Bring a lawn chair, your Sacred Sound instrument and a smile to the Drum Circle at the UR dome in Black Mountain, NC.  We start our circles at 6:30 p.m.  in the green space between the dome and the labyrinth.  The 4th Saturday of each month, from April through September, we’ll gather to share traditional Lakota songs, generate creative beats, and send love, light, healing and  gratitude to our beautiful Earth Mother. (This event is suggested by Lytingale)

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THE COREY ANNE CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS, August 2019

THE COREY ANNE CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS, August 2019

The Florence Thomas Art School will host the 7th Annual Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts beginning in August, 2019.  The celebration will consist of three events: an Opening Reception, a Symposium, and an Expressive Arts workshop in conjunction with a month long exhibit including the work of local and regional female artists.

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**SOUTHEAST WISE WOMEN HERBAL CONFERENCE Honoring Women and the Earth October 11-13

**SOUTHEAST WISE WOMEN HERBAL CONFERENCE Honoring Women and the Earth October 11-13

Welcome wonderful women~ Conference registration is now open! We invite you to join us for the 15th anniversary celebration as we gather again in sisterhood—celebrating plants, the Earth, and one another. Be among the first to sign up!  Registration is Open! 

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LIVE MUSIC at FOLKMOOT! and Upcoming Events

LIVE MUSIC at FOLKMOOT! and Upcoming Events

Many folks know Folkmoot as an international folk festival.  We’re proud that the mountains of Western North Carolina welcome the world to our region every July. But we’re more than the festival:

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