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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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Appalachian Music Playlist

Joe Newberry may be known as a prizewinning musician, but this month he’s also serving as our Appalachian DJ.
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Chicken Alley in Asheville

These days, you won’t encounter stray chickens in downtown Asheville — just one 10-foot-tall rooster with a proportionately large attitude. The star of local artist Molly Must’s Chicken Alley mural casts a cool stare on passersby, coaxing them to pause
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Q&A with Dan Riesser, Director of Stomping Ground

An interview with N.C. native and Los Angeles film director Dan Riesser. His first feature film is set in North Carolina.
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A work by Gary Beecham, photographed on the Penland school campus.

Scenes from Penland

Penland School of Crafts is at the heart of the thriving artistic community in the Toe River Valley. Many of the country’s best glass artists call the area home.
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#MyNCMovie Instagram Contest

Who needs Hollywood when you live in a state worthy of the silver screen?
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High Beams & Pinholes

A renowned North Carolina filmmaker remembers the scenes from a day — and the recurring appearance of a bad television movie — that led him to embrace a life of movies.
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Bombadil: Live at Our State

Bombadil, a band comprised of Daniel Michalak, James Phillips and Stuart Robinson, illuminated the Our State library with their music and charm.
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Starring: Daniel Wallace

What it was like for a North Carolina author to star in a movie based on his own book.

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Hollywood East

A Wilmington resident’s take on living amongst the stars
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