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Leggett examines the many dimensions of Asheville abstract artist Kenn Kotara.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Oct 2012, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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22285
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The idea for a road connecting Tellico Plains, Tennessee to Robbinsville, North Carolina originated in 1958; however, it would take another thirty-eight years and $100 million to complete the forty-two-mile Cherohala Skyway. It was completed October 2, 1996 and was the most expensive road project ever undertaken in the state. The road is a marvel of engineering and was constructed over an area once considered impassable.
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Looking for something to do on an October weekend? Come to Hayesville in Clay County for the annual Punkin Chunkin Festival. The object to see how far you can toss a pumpkin and there is no restriction on the type of device used--hand-built catapults, medieval-style trebuchets, even air cannons. The event originated in Bridgeville, Delaware in 1986, the Hayesville one four years ago.
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22286
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The authors explore the thoughts of four visionaries in Western North Carolina. They are David McConville, "who projects visuals from across the universe to explore the world and its complexities," Appalachian State University research analyst and visionary Stan Thompson, who are "pushing clean rail transport into the future, " and engineer and musician Cyril Lance who "is honoring the legacy of Bob Moog by advancing electronic innovation."
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Oct 2012, p38-45, il, por Periodical Website
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22287
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Larkin examines the work of the Asheville Design Center, a nonprofit that is "helping communities create blueprints for brighter futures." These include plans for outdoor learning environments, such as Hall Fletcher Elementary in West Asheville and the revitalization of Island Park in Bryson City.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Oct 2012, p46-53, il, map Periodical Website
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22325
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Johnnie Sue Myers and her husband Soney are a Cherokee couple who preserve Cherokee cooking traditions and Southern Appalachian cookery. He is an adept hunter who brings in the likes of deer, bear, turkey, and rabbit, and Johnnie Sue prepares the meals. Their five sons who live nearby also help by gathering all sorts greens in the spring and helping with the fall harvests of corn, okra, squash and lots more. Their home is a true gathering place for meals, with family and friends, including Chief Michell Hicks and others.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Oct 2012, p64-69, il, por Periodical Website
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22326
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Owners Toni and Kaighn Reynolds left the Atlanta culinary scene for the mountains where they opened Frogs Leap Public House in Waynesville. Richards reviews the restaurant and specialties of executive chef Kaighn.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Oct 2012, p70-71, il, por Periodical Website