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BC Alumna Publishes Novel

Celia Hooper Miles, a 1960 Brevard alumna and former Brevard College faculty member, has published her 10th novel, “The Skeleton at the Old Painted Mill: A Marcy Dehanne Grist Mill Mystery.” This work is the third installment... — Updated 9/28/2020


Campanini Receives Award In Cricket Magazine Contest

Amara Campanini of Brevard, age 13, received first prize in the April 2020 Cricket League writing competition. For this contest, each entrant was asked to submit an original story about being “on the job.” Campanini’s story,... — Updated 9/23/2020


Number 7 Arts Gallery To Open 'Focus Forward'

Having extra time to create is a gift for any artist. During the COVID-19 shutdown earlier this year, the artists at Number 7 Arts gallery in downtown Brevard took full advantage of that time to create new work that is being... — Updated 9/23/2020


Friends Of The Library 2020 Book Sale Canceled

The Friends of the Transylvania County Library will not offer their annual book sale in October, choosing to postpone the fundraiser until October 2021 because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. “In the face of so... — Updated 9/23/2020


Brevard College To Host 'Handverker' Exhibition

The Brevard College Art Department will host “Handverker,” an exhibition by Frankie Flood, now through Friday, Oct. 2, in the Spiers Gallery. Flood is a full professor and area head of the metalsmithing and jewelry design area... — Updated 9/23/2020


Mosley Reverses Stereotype Of Black Males

Fiction Abulhawa, Susan. “Against the Loveless World.” Life rarely works out the way we plan and Nahr is no exception. She was born in Kuwait to Palestinian refugees who sacrificed to give her a better life. Nahr hoped to own... — Updated 9/21/2020


Pretty Little Goat To Perform

Pretty Little Goat is known for delivering bluegrass music at its finest. The band will perform a free online concert on Sept. 30 from 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by AARP NC Mountain... — Updated 9/14/2020


Local Cultural Center Presents World Premiere Of Its New Short Film

The Center for Cultural Preservation, western North Carolina’s documentary and history center, has announced the release of its new short film, “They Who Overcame: Stories of Hope and Resilience.” The film focuses on how... — Updated 9/14/2020


Surfing Saves A Life

Fiction Butler, Tommy. “Before You Go.” Since he was a young boy Elliot has never felt at home on this earth. He spent his adolescence planning an escape as soon as possible to a place he “fits.” But it is two people he... — Updated 9/14/2020


Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club To Meet Thursday

The Thursday, Sept. 17, meeting of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club will feature a unique program exploring "The Common Found Uncommon." Local artist Rob Travis from the Blue Moon... — Updated 9/14/2020


Transylvania Choral Society To Begin Rehearsals

At last there’s something to sing about and some way of singing together again! After wondering what would happen for one of the riskiest activities in these COVID-19 times, the Transylvania Choral Society begins virtual... — Updated 9/9/2020


Mountain School Of Strings To Hold Open House

The Mountain School of Strings and JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) will hold an open house for parents and students on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5-7 p.m. It will be held in... — Updated 9/7/2020


Pulitzer Winner Discusses Lure Of Authoritarianism ?

Fiction Adrian, Emily. “Everything Here is Under Control.” Amanda thought her marriage was strong and that having a baby would only make it better. She was wrong. After a traumatic fight with her husband, Amanda leaves Queens... — Updated 9/7/2020


Making Bracelets From Wire

The final demonstration in the Art in Motion series at Number 7 Arts Gallery is Saturday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring wire artist Sonia Arnold, who will be demonstrating... — Updated 8/26/2020


BMC To Host Steep Canyon Rangers Drive-In Concert Aug. 27

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will host the Grammy-winning progressive bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 8:30 p.m., as they kick off their three-concert... — Updated 8/24/2020


What Happened To Lost Colony's Settlers?

Fiction Billingham, Mark. “Cry Baby.” A prequel to Mark Billingham’s first novel “Sleepyhead,” this is the story of how Tom Thorne became the man he was. During the summer of 1996, he is dealing with a failing marriage,... — Updated 8/19/2020


Number 7 Arts Hosts Demonstration

The third installment of Art In Motion, a live artist demonstration program at Number 7 Arts Gallery, will be Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Cheryl Stippich, a... — Updated 8/12/2020


Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club To Meet Next Thursday

Camera clubs exist to promote photography, nurture all those seeking personal improvement and increase the skills of even the most experienced photographers. The Thursday, Aug. 20,... — Updated 8/12/2020


Volunteers Clean BMC Entrance

Above, from left to right, Robbie Lindaman, Bob Smith, Molly Jenkins, Sayre Santonelli, Beth Best and Susy Whitcomb (not shown, Allen Haas) tidy up the entrance to the Brevard Music Center. Below, left to right, Doug Knapp and... — Updated 8/10/2020


Baldwin's Insight Is Applicable Today

Fiction Dykes, Amanda. “Set the Stars Alight.” Lucy always knew there was something really different about her family, but she never could quite put her finger on it. Luckily the very handsome and mysterious Dashel seems to hav... — Updated 8/10/2020

 By Alex Perri    Arts

Artist Ben Long Now Calls Brevard Home – Brevard, NC

One of North Carolina's most accomplished artists has traveled and lived all over the world, but now he calls Brevard home. Ben Long, a UNC Chapel Hill graduate, is one of the most... — Updated 8/6/2020


Maxey To Show Baskets

On Saturday, Aug, 8, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.,Number 7 Arts Gallery is featuring basketmaker and woodturner Jerry Maxey. He describes his work as wicker-weave basketry of dyed rattan... — Updated 8/5/2020


Stop And Smell The Flowers With Stuart Howe

“Practice, practice,” is the advice Stuart Howe, owner of Brevard Clay in the Heart of Brevard, offers to anyone who feels they don’t have the skills it takes to be artistic. “I hear so much, ‘I’m not creative, I... — Updated 8/5/2020


DVDs Range From Adventure To Mystery

These new DVDs are now available at the Transylvania County Library: “The Call of the Wild.” When Buck is moved from California to the wilds of the Alaskan Yukon to be a sled dog for mail-delivery, his world is turned upside... — Updated 8/3/2020


Brevard Philharmonic Selects Dusty Campbell

With overwhelming approval, the Brevard Philharmonic Board of Directors has appointed Dusty Campbell as the new executive director. Campbell, who has worked closely with the... — Updated 8/3/2020


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