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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 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 Life

Mountain culture nonprofit holds first fundraiser

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David Weintraub wants to preserve Appalachian history while there's still time.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Hendersonville documentary project wins grant

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The North Carolina Humanities Council has awarded a $9,000 grant to a Hendersonville-based project that seeks to collect and preserve oral histories of Southern Appalachian people and their lifestyles.   Read Story »

Tags: History | David Weintraub | Connecting with Elders | Southern Appalachian culture

Henderson County News

ECO, under new boss, looks to challenges, threats

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On sabbatical last summer, David Weintraub took stock of his 33 years of work — as a community organizer (as he calls it without irony), civil rights activist, filmmaker and environmental advocate.   Read Story »

Tags: ECO | David Weintraub | land-use planning | Development | Rachel Hodge

Hendersonville Business

Lightning editor to speak at Business Morning Update

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The monthly Business Morning Update will be held on Wednesday, May 9, at The Chariot, 715 North Church Street, in downtown Hendersonville.   Read Story »

Tags: hendersonvillelightning.com | Hendersonville Lightning | Bill Moss | Kimberly Clark | John Bruce | ECO | David Weintraub