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29842
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Black Mountain, North Carolina has a longstanding tradition of being at the forefront of the arts. Visitors go to this small town to tour working art studios and galleries, as well as to experience its scenic nature. Black Mountain is framed by the Seven Sisters, the range of seven mountains ascending to Graybeard Mountain.
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Asheville School was founded in 1900 as a college preparatory school for boys. Today, the co-educational high school for boarding and day students offers a challenging curriculum in humanities, mathematics, science, foreign language and fine arts. Students are also required to participate in community service projects, and have opportunities to engage with area artists and outdoor recreationists.
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29873
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Morganton and its surrounding Burke County are steeped in history, but the area also offers a wealth of modern appeal for day trips, including museums, galleries, wineries or outdoor exploration.
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29903
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For Cheyenne Trunnell, an Asheville painter of ethereal landscapes, art has meant a lifetime of self-discovery and spiritual awakening through communion with the natural world. With training in both art and psychology, Trunnell uses her art as a form of therapy.
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Haywood County, North Carolina boasts the highest average elevation for any county east of the Rocky Mountains, with thirteen peaks above six-thousand feet in elevation. Waynesville and Maggie Valley provide visitors with a range of events, shopping, dining, and sightseeing opportunities. This article highlights some of these attractions in a brief travel guide.
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36558
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For homeowners, renters, and business owners wanting a healthier and eco-friendly interior environment, Green Gauge, created by the Western North Carolina Building Council, can fulfill both goals. Actions recommended: use energy and water usage wisely, improve indoor air quality, and use sustainable building and landscaping materials. Benefits include lower utility bills, a reduction of carbon footprint, and increased home value.
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Helping men recover from addictions and changing societal gender perceptions about males is this nonprofit, started in 2006. Transitioning those recovering from addiction is life skills classes offered such as nutrition, money management, and resume writing. Golf Fore Recovery, a fundraising event, helps provide scholarships to offset the cost of treatment at Next Step. Helping to justify its support are statistics illustrating the incidences of addiction and relatively small number seeking recovery help.
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36555
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The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County, Parks and Recreation Department, and Historic Resources Commission, restored a historic landmark associated with a North Carolina native son. How it may contribute to the future of other writers is the plan to transform this cabin, along with another nearby structure, into a writers’ conference center.
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Stephanie Shuptrine is owner of Shuptrine Gallery on West Main Street in Brevard, N.C. Her career was inspired by that of her father, renowned master watercolor painter Hubert Shuptrine. He trained her to paint in the technique of using watercolor with dry brush and occasional egg tempera to achieve luminosity and realism.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept. 2019, p10-12
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40701
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Brevard offers something for everyone; outdoor activities include hiking and kayaking, and in town boasts three different art districts.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 14 Issue 10, , p92-94
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41175
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Nestled at the foot of North Carolina’s tallest mountain, Mt. Mitchell, Burnsville offers old time charm with modern haunts, like breweries and art galleries. Lying only a few miles away from Burnsville is Spruce Pine, the epitome of small town living.
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41177
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Since she was a young woman, artist Holly Turner has been making sculptures out of polymer clay and different types of wood she finds outside.
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41184
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Wilma Dykeman was an author who brought environmental and social justice to western North Carolina. The Wilma Dykeman Legacy is a nonprofit organization that partners with other organizations to produce programs, presentations, and workshops to help educate the public about environment sensitivity, civil debates, and racial and ethnic justice.
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Amber Marshall did not start off wanting to be an artist, but after taking more and more art classes in college, she shifted her focus to glassblowing. Since that time, she worked her way up into making and selling her own pieces, as well as having some works on display in galleries in Asheville.
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Hendersonville and Flat Rock, North Carolina are both small towns that offer art, history, and a wide variety of outdoor activities.
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