People love to collect “stuff” of all kinds: dolls and Star Wars figurines when you’re young, to, as you age, glass figurines and Christmas ornaments or tools, bottles, quilts, antique cars, or. . . whatever.
The Appalachian Performing Arts Academy announces the introduction of four innovative courses aimed at nurturing storytelling and performance skills.
Roanoke-based storytelling collective Hoot and Holler is bringing its live stage show to the annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion this September for a storytelling hoedown
Barter Theatre announces thesuccess of the "AT&T Make me a Match" campaign, which has generated $10,000in donations withina single week.
Every North Carolinian knows the story of Orville and Wilbur Wright who successfully piloted the first manned heavier-than-air aircraft in history at Kitty Hawk and allowed the state to claim the title of “first in flight.”
Roanoke-based storytelling collectiveHoot and Holleris bringing its stimulating live stage show to the 22nd annualBristol Rhythm & Roots Reunionthis September for a storytelling hoedown
Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail: The Crooked Road announces Tyler Hughes as the new executive director of the organization.
John Morgan, a retired geography professor from Emory & Henry College, has a rather unusual collection – stamped bricks. At present, he has 7,500 from the 48 contiguous states, Mexico, Canada, England and Scotland.
One could think that Lonnie Salyers’ record collection is similar to anyone’s, but they would be incorrect.
Pam Miller, founder and president of the Storytelling Resource Place, Jonesborough, Tennessee, is fascinated with stories: collecting them, telling them and writing about them. She is particularly interested in fairy tales, especially “Cinderella
Pamela Miller, Ph.D., is the founder and president of the Storytelling Resource Place, Jonesborough, Tennessee.
Dale Davis, Bristol, Virginia, has melded his spirituality and his love of “excellent” writing into one passion – a collection of theology books.
Although Zaiah Gray comes from a family very involved in community theater (his mother is the executive director of Theatre Bristol, his sister, dad and brother are also involved with Theatre Bristol), he refused to speak in his first role.
“The Trail of the Lonesome Pine” outdoor drama began as one aspect of an effort by Big Stone Gap, Virginia’s, citizens to pull themselves up by their own bootstraps.
A love of reading and writing brings people together when the Virginia Highlands Festival celebrates its Writers & Readers Days with an expanded two-day schedule Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29.
The 74th Virginia Highlands Festival returns with a wide array of events that celebrate the arts, culture and history of the region. This year’s dates are Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 30.
Barter Theatre, the nation’s longest-running professional theater with nearly 90 years serving audiences across the southern states, announces its Summer 2023 season.