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A Deep-Seated Passion

A Deep-Seated Passion

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As a Brasstown native, Emolyn Liden spent her childhood at the John C. Campbell Folk School, where she learned to appreciate the mountain makers…

Toe River Arts Studio Tour

Toe River Arts Studio Tour

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lean and simple is more beautiful and more difficult than complex,” says Celo woodworker Paul Eisenhauer. The maker developed this credo in 2005 when…

Different Drummers

Different Drummers

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RAD painter hosts Skynyrd star Contemporary Americana painter Philip DeAngelo gets plenty of visitors at his studio in the River Arts District. But only…

Noir More Than Ever

Noir More Than Ever

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By day, Christy S. Jimenez is the Marketing Director of Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theater of North Carolina. By night, she is a…

The Fringe of the Fringe

The Fringe of the Fringe

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Asheville Print Studio + Gallery continues to buck the system By: Mary Wanser Asheville Print Studio + Gallery is all analogue, but in “bucking…

Woodturner’s Backstory is a Gem

Woodturner’s Backstory is a Gem

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Burls are bulbous deformities that grow on the trunks of trees. They develop as a protective response to injuries caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses,…

The Soul of the Machine

The Soul of the Machine

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“I have a lot of irons in the fire.” When Nick Gentile says this, he means it figuratively and literally. Gentile — who majored…

The Age of Understanding

The Age of Understanding

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Multimedia artist Heather Hietala confides that her repertoire derives from “the intensity of life, love, loss, and grief I’ve experienced — and the understanding…