Maurice Vanhook’s interest in wood carving started with inspiration in the ‘60s but didn’t come to fruition until more than 40 years later.
Isaac Grunstra learned about blacksmithing through a Boy Scouts of America summer camp. After that week, he was hooked and went on to both start making knives and became an Eagle Scout.
Taking a path that intertwines rock, blues and gospel, Farris rediscovers and reinterprets traditional gospel music while adding his own mix of Stax-influenced blue-eyed soul.
Melissa Ferguson, assistant professor at King University in the Bible and Religion department, has a debut book.
The Sons of Liberty, Joshua, Noah and Daniel Smith, three brothers from Southwest Virginia, have a unique mission: to preserve the music of the American Revolution — by playing it.
A! Magazine celebrated its 25th birthday in November with a public reception at the Paramount Center for the Arts, Bristol, Tennessee.
The Sullivan County Tennessee School System holds an annual Christmas Card Art Contest for its students.
A theater doesn’t become the nation’s longest running professional theater without determined visionaries at its helm.
Highlands Ballet Company brings the timeless tradition of “The Nutcracker” to life on the stage of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory & Henry College on Dec. 14 & 15 at 2:30 p.m.
Love runs deep in Theatre Bristol’s 55th season.
Community Christmas announces that the 25th annual Community Christmas program ushers in the holidays.
Bristol Ballet first produced "The Nutcracker" in 1965,
Woodworking for Charles Quillin runs in the family. He learned from his father-in-law, practices his craft with his wife, Heda, and has taught family members.
To examine a time-honored story written by a giant of classical literature takes aninquisitive mind, a vast intellect, plus a lot of courage.
BRISTOL, Va. — Christmas came early this year for fans of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion.
‘Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network announced the latest juried artisans to be added to the database of over 240 artisans around the 19 county, four city region of Southwest Virginia.
For the past 50 years, the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra has been entertaining the Tri-Cities with one fabulous concert after another.
JOHNSON CITY – East Tennessee State University congratulates five individuals associated with its Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Studies and Department of Appalachian Studies who recently received 2020 Grammy Award nominations from The Rec
BRISTOL, Va. — A steady drumbeat of pitter-pattering feet upon the upstairs floor of Bristol Ballet greeted evening visitors during recent weeks.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — As nightfall cloaked downtown Bristol on Monday night, light snow gathered on the backs of cars and in the minds of children. Happiness, afoot.
ABINGDON, Va. — When it comes to taking pictures, Melanie Holmes focuses on little bits of nature.
BIG STONE GAP, VA.- The Fourteenth Annual Gathering in the Gap Music Festival at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park offers a one-of-a-kind evening of performances by Grand Ole Opry Inductee Crystal Gayle and Dave Eggar, a well-known ce
Barter Theatre opens four Christmas productions this season.
I believe in absolute freedom of expression,” author, poet and feminist Taslima Nasrin has said. “Everyone has a right to offend and be offended.”