Category Archives: Arts & Culture

A Conversation with Heartwood Artisan, Lily Kusmik

`Round the Mountain artisan, Lily Kusmik, will be at Heartwood this Friday & Saturday, November 23rd and 24th to share her approach to creating beautiful, very TOUCHABLE sculptural vessel forms in porcelain like this. Click the link, below, to hear … Continue reading

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Grayson County Community Day

Earth Mama, Joyce Rouse, talks with Wytheville radio personality, Danny Gordon, about Friday’s Grayson County Community Day in this podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia, which aired earlier today on WEHC 90.7FM. Hear what’s in store, then head … Continue reading

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`Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network

Catch the conversation between `Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network’s Neva Bryan and Debby Loggans in today’s podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive.  You’ll learn more about the organization’s entrepreneurial approach and about their … Continue reading

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Explore Abingdon

One of the first things my husband did to introduce me to my new Southwest Virginia home, a little over four years ago, was to treat me to a night at The Martha complete with drinks at The Tavern, dinner … Continue reading

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Tazewell County Community Day

If you missed this week’s The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive radio show, you can hear it through this video podcast, which features tomorrow’s Tazewell County Community Day at Heartwood. Back to myswva.org

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Who’s Your Daddy, Baby? Book Release + Bluegrass Bash

While the provocative title, Who’s Your Daddy, Baby?, could evoke images of a person employed in what some have termed the world’s oldest profession, author Lisa Pell has written a quirky paternity mystery with a Facebook twist. “So many funny … Continue reading

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‘Round the Mountain Goes Straight to DC

by Debby Loggans Gallery Street was the wrong stop on the green line of the D.C. metro. Sounded right, considering that I was heading for a reception at Senator Mark Warner’s office where work from artisans and artists throughout Virginia … Continue reading

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