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Flat Rock Life

Bluegrass band performs 'A Turnpike Sunset,' about early drovers' road

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Imagine being on the road with thousands of hogs, tens of thousands of turkeys and sheep herded by hundreds of local farmers. It would make today’s traffic on I-26 seem like a day in the park.   Read Story »

Tags: David Weintraub | transportation | livestock | Center for Cultural Preservation

Henderson County Life

Award-winning duo
 perform old-time music Nov. 17

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Tags: Center for Cultural Preservation | old-time music | David Holt

Henderson County News

New Belgium event to benefit 'River Heroes' movie

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The Center for Cultural Preservation, WNC’s cultural history and documentary film center announced a partnership with New Belgium Brewing Company to help the Center make its new film on the River Heroes of Western North Carolina.   Read Story »

Tags: David Weintraub | French Broad River | Center for Cultural Preservation

Henderson County News

Film festival highlights mountain traditions

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A legendary moonshiner, a renowned song collector and a sneak peek at an upcoming documentary on mountain music highlight the Culture Vulture Film Festival on Friday at the Blue Ridge Conference Hall at BRCC.   Read Story »

Tags: David Weintraub | Center for Cultural Preservation

Henderson County News

'Fast Cars, White Lightning' coming to BRCC

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The Center for Cultural Preservation in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College will launch the third season of its “Keeping the Fires Burning” series with “Fast Cars and White Lightning: Moonshining and NASCAR.”   Read Story »

Tags: Center for Cultural Preservation | NASCAR | moonshine

Henderson County News

Mountain balladeers to perform

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Two eighth-generation mountain ballad singers will be featured in the "Keeping the Fires Burning" series presented by the Center for Cultural Preservation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at Patton Auditorium. Donna Ray Norton and Melanie Rice Penland, both from Sodom, Madison County, will perform and discuss the history of ballad music and how it evolved as it crossed the wide sea.   Read Story »

Tags: Music | performing arts | Southern Appalachian culture | Center for Cultural Preservation

Henderson County News

Local history course offered on line for teachers

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For the first time, a local history class will be offered on line to public school teachers in a cooperative effort announced today by the Center for Cultural Preservation and Blue Ridge Community College.   Read Story »

Tags: History | BRCC | Jennie Jones Giles | Center for Cultural Preservation