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National Poetry Month

In honor of this wordsmith’s holiday, here are a list of events you should attend this month.
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Arts & Culture

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Mountain Music Soundtrack

Listen to a music playlist compiled by WNCW host Laura Blackley, featuring artists with a distinct connection to the North Carolina mountains.
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Bucket Brothers

Music Deep Down

For two young brothers who got their start tapping rhythms on household items, music comes naturally.
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Rich Leonard

Family Portrait

A retired judge brings to life the Revolutionary War in North Carolina with a story of a distant relative.
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Andy Thompson

Coca-Cola’s Ghostpainter

Andy Thompson applies fresh coats of paint to fading murals around the state.
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Rhiannon Giddens and Laurelyn Dossett: Live at Our State

The duo performs “Leaving Eden,” a song written by Dossett and included on the Carolina Chocolate Drops recent album.
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Pecan—How Do You Say It?

How one word divides North Carolinians.
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Salem Stained Glass

A company in East Bend uses glass to tell new stories and preserve old ones.
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Jug Tucker Band: Bluegrass at the Beach

Jug Tucker draws inspiration from both sides of our state.
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The Story of BJ Leiderman

For years, BJ Leiderman’s tunes have helped improve our daily commutes.
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Celia Whitfield's Boy by Bill Thompson

Celia Whitfield’s Boy by Bill Thompson

A young man comes of age in a fast-changing region.
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