In 1971, Rees and Kathy Shearer came to Abingdon, Virginia, from Georgia, where they had been Vista workers. When they got here, they met Eric and Sara Reese and shortly thereafter Holston Mountain Arts and Crafts Cooperative came into being in spring&
In just over three years as director of Holston Mountain Artisans, Andrea Rhoten has enjoyed renovations and endured a pandemic.
The Annual Virginia Highlands Festival, July 23-Aug. 1, is back with the events audiences love.
Writers’ Day at the Virginia Highlands Festival provides opportunities to learn from regionally and nationally renowned authors.
When Morgan Crum was going to Kindermusic at Highlands Ballet School, she saw the ballet dancers in the studio and decided that she wanted to dance as well.
Have you ever wondered how textile scholars date a quilt?
A feature-length documentary film is being spearheaded by a group of Tennessee filmmakers in an effort to tell the world about an overlooked population.
The Bristol Music Club held Scholarship Auditions in May at First Presbyterian Church, Bristol, Tennessee.
The Embers helped create beach music.
Christine Warren is a member of the Holston Mountain Artisans.
When Shawn Carter and his wife, Sarah Morgan, set out on a cross-country tour, they didn’t know that they would run into a pandemic, find a new home and open a comedy club.
The Friends of the Southwest Virginia Museum are accepting ticket reservations for the St. Patrick’s Day Bash in July.
"What Do Police Officers Do?" is an illustrated children's book detailing acts of kindness, community participation and the many services performed by police officers.
The new technical and professional writing minor may be applied to almost any major at East Tennessee State University.
DAMASCUS, Va. — At 93, Nancy Patterson Lamb leads a quiet life in her Damascus Main Street home, caring for her two cats, Buttercup and Millie, and these days reflecting on her life as an inventive ceramic artist.
Music fans will take a ride down “Ventura Highway” and listen to the “Song of the South” as rock band America joins country band Alabama in Bristol next month.
The Town of Abingdon and the Overmountain Victory Trail Association have partnered to open the Keller Interpretive Center at the Muster Grounds
Members of the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass Pride Band and director of ETSU Bluegrass, Old-Time and County Music Studies, Dan Boner, have been climbing national bluegrass charts alongside two nationally-known alums. Together they released&
The nationwide release of "The Summer the Air Changed"by Padgett Gerler is announced.
Ann McIver Goodpasture, 82, died on June 1, 2021, in Greensboro, N.C. In semi-retirement, she sold ads for A! Magazine as a dedicated volunteer for the Arts Alliance of the Mountain Empire.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announced a major expansion and renovation project that will add nearly 200,000 square feet to the museum, cost over $190 million and expects to be completed in 2025.