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Each summer upwards of 400 art connoisseurs, gallery owners, collectors, museum directors, and foundation heads converge on Penland in Mitchell County. They come for the Annual Benefit Auction, now in its 15th year, of works created at the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts. The auction raised $236,000 in 2000, and all the money supports Penland's programs and studies. Founded in 1929 by Lucy Morgan, the school has forty campus buildings and offers workshops in ten crafts.
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Tim Barnwell grew up in rural Madison County. For the past thirty years he has been documenting a vanishing way of life on remote mountain farm in the Southern Appalachians. Much of his work is in black-and-white photography, which is portrayed in this photographic essay on mountain people. He has authored four books on this area.
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Max Woody builds furniture, but he is best-known for his chairs. He has a five-year customer waiting list to prove it. Six generations of Woody woodworkers have preceded him. He uses maple, cherry, walnut and oak lumber and creates his chairs using age-old methods.
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22425
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Connie Regan-Blake of Asheville is a nationally-renowned, award-winning storyteller. In 2006 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Storytelling Network. She has produced seven award-wining audio and video recordings, most featuring Appalachian stories and tales.
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23639
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The number of homeless in Asheville is a growing problem as of late. The author discusses the ways in which the locals seek to mitigate the problem. A Vet's Place and the Western Carolina Rescue Mission are some examples of shelters available to Asheville's homeless.
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23632
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Executive Director of MANNA Foodbank, Kitty Schaller helps provide meals to individuals and families across Western North Carolina.
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36562
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For iPhone and Android phone owners who use their devices for picture taking, recommendations were offered to help assure quality of their photos. Advice covered topics such as storage methods, sharpness, landscape pictures, vertical and horizontal picture taking, background objects, and group photos.
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22536
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Brendan Sherar is the developer of Biblio.com, an Asheville-based online marketplace for books. Now the third-largest company of its kind, the website sells and buys used, rare, out of print, and text books.