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Number 7 Arts Gallery Seeking Applications From New Artists

Number 7 Arts Gallery in Brevard is currently accepting applications for several new artists. The application process is open to any artist, but the gallery is specifically looking for artists who specialize in basket making,... — Updated 4/7/2021

 By Ken Williams    Arts 

Artificial Intelligence Impacts Photography

In 1956 John McCarthy at Stanford University coined the phrase Artificial Intelligence (AI) to label the developing phenomenon of digital computer automation and the combination of... — Updated 4/7/2021


Camera Club Meeting Focuses On AI In Photography

The Thursday, April 15, meeting of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club will explore "AI In Photography". An experienced panel will define AI (Artificial Intelligence), highlight... — Updated 4/5/2021


'Confident Women' Studying The Fascinating Allure Of Female Con Artists

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: FICTION Brooks, Malcolm. “Cloud-maker.” Set during the Great Depression, Huck finds a dead body in a creek and decides it is a sign that he must move... — Updated 4/5/2021


Art Council Welcomes New Executive Director And Announces Board

The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) has announced the appointment of Kathy King as executive director. "Throughout the interview process the committee found her to be... — Updated 3/29/2021


Government Plants Classified Information In People's Brains

FICTION Barry, Ava. “Windhall.” Eleanor Hayes was a 1940s Hollywood icon during the “era of decadence.” But when her body was found in a director’s flower garden mangled and bloodied, there were no solid clues and the... — Updated 3/29/2021


Transylvania Art Guild To Resume Monthly Meetings

The Transylvania Art Guild is resuming in-person meetings. These meetings occur monthly. The next meeting on April 7 at 1 p.m. will include a sculpting demonstration by Diane... — Updated 3/24/2021


New Arts Show And Demonstrations To Begin

Number 7 Arts will open the first in a series of members' shows as part of Arts in March on Saturday, March 27. The show is titled "Patterns" and it challenges member artists to... — Updated 3/24/2021


Brevard College To Host Virtual Fundraising Gala For The Arts

Brevard College will host its 11th Annual Fine Arts Gala on Saturday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s gala will be a virtual event, broadcast on Vimeo. The program will include performances by students, faculty and guests,... — Updated 3/22/2021


The Best Parents Use Scaffolding Approach

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: FICTION Doshi, Avni. “Burnt Sugar.” Antara’s life has been unconventional at best. Her mother, Tara, joined an ashram and Antara was left in the care o... — Updated 3/22/2021


Friends Of The Library Collecting Used Books, Puzzles And DVDs

As spring cleaning time approaches, the Friends of Library are ready to take the books, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles and games that are no longer sparking joy in your home. Starting March 15, donations will be taken on Mondays from 11... — Updated 3/15/2021


Librarian Laura Gardner Publishes First Picture Book

Youth Services Librarian Laura Gardner has been delighting the children of Transylvania County with her engaging storytimes since 2013. With the publication of her picture book, ... — Updated 3/15/2021


'The Power Of Knowing What You Don't Know'

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: FICTION Bush, Keisha. “No Heaven for Good Boys.” At only 6 years old, Ibrahimah is sent from his family and small village to study the Koran with a... — Updated 3/15/2021


Grant From TCARTS Helps The Arts Flourish At Brevard College

Among the many obstacles caused by the year-long global pandemic, sustaining the arts has been particularly challenging because they tend to involve high levels of personal interaction. For Brevard College, a grant facilitated by... — Updated 3/10/2021


Travis Book and Friends Play 185 King St.

Travis Book (left) plays at 185 King St. in Brevard each Tuesday night, with guests he invites to take the stage with him. Nicki Bluhm (vocals), Mike Ashworth (drums and electric... — Updated 3/10/2021


McNeely Recognized As DAR American History Essay Winner

Ella McNeely has been awarded a bronze medal for her creative essay entry in the DAR American History Essay Contest. The fifth-grade student was the featured guest at the Feb. 8,... — Updated 3/8/2021


Brooks Releases His Third Novel

Pisgah Forest resident Bob Brooks released his third novel, “The Gifted Spawn,” on Feb. 17. Published by Escarpment Press in Indian Land, S.C., “The Gifted Spawn” is a follo... — Updated 3/8/2021


Paddle To Pork Features Pretty Little Goat, Unspoken Tradition

Headwaters Outfitters is hosting its 4th Annual Paddle to the Pork outdoor concert on March 20 at their river property located at the intersection of Green Road and Hannah Ford Road... — Updated 3/8/2021


Philharmonic's Music In Schools Program Goes Virtual

Creative and innovative adaptations have allowed the Brevard Philharmonic to remain resilient in these unprecedented times. In response to COVID-19 and the loss of in-person... — Updated 3/3/2021


Local Camera Club To Discuss Photo Editing

The Land of Waterfalls Camera Club's 7 p.m. meeting on Thursday, March 18, will feature a popular Show & Tell program based on "Before & After" photo images. Members will... — Updated 3/3/2021


Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club To Meet Thursday Via Zoom

The Land of Waterfalls Camera Club will take a modern look at a centuries-old art form when it critiques local photographers' still life images at the Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. l... — Updated 2/15/2021


Mary C. Jenkins Center Hosts Poetry Contest

The Mary C. Jenkins Community Center Board of Directors is holding a poetry contests to celebrate Black History Month and Brevard’s progress in re-establishing the community center in the historic Rosenwald area. Transylvania... — Updated 2/11/2021


Faces Of Freedom 2021 Virtual Event

Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) is proud to announce that for the seventh year, the organization has partnered with community engagement entrepreneur Nicola Karesh to... — Updated 2/11/2021


Choral Society Opens Ranks – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Choral Society begins its spring semester on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m., once again meeting virtually on Zoom. Choir Director Dr. David Gresham will continue to create virtual concerts from individual recordings made... — Updated 2/1/2021


Camera Club To Exhibit 'Photo Inspirations'

Once a year the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club exhibits a "Photo Inspirations" show, featuring the photographic visions of six local fine art photographers. This year the show will... — Updated 1/25/2021


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