Barter Theatre’s Black Stories, Black Voices (formerly known as the Black in Appalachia Initiative) began with the need to amplify the most diverse stories of our region and stemmed from the idea that all Appalachian voices deserved to be heard a
Tina McDaniel, Bristol, Tennessee, was one of the organizers of Bristol’s first Martin Luther King Jr., celebration and since her retirement volunteers with various groups.
Part of Barter Theatre’s commitment to inclusivity (in addition to Black Stories, Black Voices and Shine: Illuminating Black Stories) is a Black-focused play during the 2023 season.
Barter Theatre holds three playwriting festivals throughout the year.
Austin Bailey’s education and career were influenced by his parents’ efforts to settle him down.
William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, Virginia, hosts “The History of African-American Visual Culture” exhibit from Feb. 23 through April 2 in celebration of Black History Month.
Theatre Bristol’s 2023 season marks 58 years of shows, with as many as nine full-scale productions, as well as classes and workshops with the Catherine DeCaterina School of Theatre Arts and summer camp.
Big Head Todd and the Monsters present their 2023 Winter Tour at The Lincoln Theatre, Marion, Virginia, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Silas House, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Appalachian region, is the featured speaker in the “Sunday with Friends” literary series Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Washington County Public Library in Abingdon, Virginia.
“Lark Ascending” (2022) is Silas House’s seventh novel, his first since “Southernmost”’ (2018).
An exhibition by artist Michael Ehlbeck Feb. 13 through March 11 at the McGlothlin Center Art Gallery at Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia, explores subject matter that includes landscapes, cityscapes and family.
Join the Highlands Youth Ensemble as they present their annual musical revue, “Classic Hits.”
The Birthplace of Country Music has been awarded a total of $1,050,000 in grant funding from a number of sources that will help the nonprofit organization move forward on an expansion project for the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, located in histo
Get ready to have your funny bone tickled as the self-proclaimed “Funniest Man in America,” James Gregory, performs his clean humor at The Lincoln Theatre Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Appalachian artists Brett Marcus Cook and Richard Graves have announced the 2023 Pouncepunk community art challenge this February.
Symphony of the Mountains presents “Isotone: A Collision of Science and Music” at the Renaissance Center Theater, Kingsport, Tennessee, Saturday, Feb. 4, 7.30 p.m.