Advanced Search | Search A!:
Volume 26, Number 2 — February 2019

A! Extra

ETSU’s Sally Berry releases debut gospel CD, "God is in Control"

After touring for a few years with her own band, Sally Berry had just settled into working as an adjunct vocal instructor in East Tennessee State University’s Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Studies program.

Colonial Williamsburg actor brings one-man show to Abingdon

ABINGDON, Va. — With an approachable, informal style, Bill Barker will perform as Thomas Jefferson in a one-night interactive dialogue at Barter Theatre, engaging with audience members as if he is sitting with friends around a pot-bellied stove.

Search for Bigfoot: Bristol-based couple to premiere second documentary on the creature

BRISTOL, Va. — Bigfoot lay across the dining room table of Bill and Amy Lancaster.

Functionally funky ceramic art

It’s just past 10 a.m. Monday. And Nikki Blair is trying to tie her “cartoony” ceramics into the story of helping her artist father back at his sign shop in Belleville, Illinois.

WKMA awarded a two-year post graduate fellowship

William King Museum of Art announces the Decorative Arts Trust has awarded the museum a two-year post graduate fellowship around its Cultural Heritage Project.

Northeast State Theatre students earn KCACTF nominations

BLOUNTVILLE, TN — Northeast State Theatre’s fall production of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" garnered several award nominations for the play’s cast and crew.

Get Your Manuscript Published, Enter Today!

Jan-Carol Publishing, Inc., of Johnson City, Tennessee, announces that submissions are open for the 2019 Believe and Achieve Novel Award.

Rooftop jam: The Bristol Hotel introduces weekly music series

BRISTOL, Va. — The bright lights of Bristol twinkled in the twilight as Annie Robinette sang The Beatles’ “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” on Wednesday night.

The art of Larry Knott: Awakening the imagination through creative use of light and color

BRISTOL, Va. — Larry Knott perused his paintings with a curious eye.

Elmes Gallery first art exhibit of 2019

CEDAR BLUFF, Va. — The first art exhibit of 2019 at Southwest Virginia Community College’s Elmes Gallery features original artworks by 12 former Southwest Virginia Community College art students and art program alumni.

The Crooked Road announces concert artists for Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming

Led by a bluegrass legend, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will be featured in an all-gospel concert at the historic Slate Mt. Church in Meadows of Dan.

Wonders of wool: Artist reinventing traditional craft form

ABINGDON, Va. — A Bristol, Virginia, artist already known locally for her handmade quilts is reinventing a traditional craft form using wool.

‘Round the Mountain and Heartwood Announce Renewed Membership Campaign, Heartwood Hits the Highway

ABINGDON, VA — ‘Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network and Heartwood: Gateway to Southwest Virginia, announced a renewed membership campaign and focus on the artisans of Southwest Virginia.

VMFA installs sculpture by Richmond artist in Robins Sculpture Gallery

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announces the addition of "Neptune Virginia Beach Maquette" by Richmond-based sculptor Paul DiPasquale to the E. Claiborne and Lora Robins Sculpture Garden

Review: Barter's ‘Wooden Snowflakes’ explores rough edges of life and love

Between “Elf: The Musical” and “The Santaland Diaries,” Barter Theatre has leaned hard into elfen exploits this holiday season.

A! Archive »