Western North Carolina enjoys another big weekend of entertainment. The sold out LEAF Music Festival in Black Mountain highlights the weekend, but there's lots of food, music, and theater to choose from. Tony offers some of the highlights.
Listen this afternoon for another live performance from our studios as WCQS welcomes pianists from the Asheville Area Piano Forum. Hwa-Jin Kim will play Franz Liszt's Grande Etude, Leslie Downs will play Spanish Dances by Enrique Granados, and we'll bring out both Steinways for Scott Camp and Brian Turner as they improvise together on some tunes by Thelonius Monk.
Don't miss these local artists performing live - Friday at 2!
Tony Kiss reminds us that it's the final weekend for the Mt. State Fair. In addition to the Fair, there's lots of live theater to consider, including CATS at Flat Rock Playhouse and the new film "In A World" at the Fine Arts Theater.
Wilton Barnhardt's new novel, Lookaway, Lookaway, tells the story of the Charlotte-based Johnston family.
Tracing their roots back to to a Civil War general, the Johnstons are a family steeped in elegance and Southern gentility. But as their inherited wealth finally dwindles, tradition is overrun by scandal.
On the next Friday at 2 we’ll welcome 19 year old pianist Drew Petersen. Drew is performing Friday evening for the Haywood County Arts Council’s Young Artist Concert, and will give us a preview of that program.