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Image of Lula and Glenn Bolick
NC Arts Council

Glenn and Lula Bolick of Caldwell County are 2018 winners of the N.C. Heritage Award, the state’s highest honor for traditional artists. Lula is a member of the Owens family of Piedmont potters. Glenn grew up in a family whose heritage of music-making, sawmilling, and storytelling goes back generations. He carries on all three arts today, in addition to the pottery-making that he learned from Lula and her family.

Friday Feature- Film Festival Fun in Tryon, NC

Sep 21, 2018

The Annual Tryon International Film Festival returns October 5th-7th.  On this Friday Feature Interview from Sept. 14, 2018 - Festival Member Kirk Gollwitzer talks about what to expect.  This includes that over 70 films from around the world, quality independent movies, will be shown at numerous venues.  Filmmakers, breakout sessions, a gala event and more will also be a part of the festivities.

Posted by Host and Producer of the Friday Feature, Paul Foster- WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

Woman smiling holding banjo
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

Many of today’s outstanding old-time and bluegrass musicians carry on longstanding family traditions. One such artist is multi-instrumentalist and flatfoot dancer Marsha Bowman Todd. A musician all her life, Marsha is one of the leading lights of the legendary musical community of Mount Airy, North Carolina.

World Equestrian Games Woman on horse jumping competition
WEG Media

The FEI World Equestrian Games are taking place at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC.  Spectators and horse teams have traveled to the United States from all over the world to attend or participate.  Outside of the games and the competition - in our Friday Feature this week, we ask important questions like - Who is providing healthcare in case of an emergency or injury, be it large or small?  And, where are numerous volunteers staying while they give of their time and talent.  From Sept. 7, 2018 - guest interviews include RN Lori Oliver of St.

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