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CRAFT SHOW Annual Asheville Quilt Show celebrates Georgia Bonesteel’s 50 th year of lap quilting BY STAFF REPORTS • ASHEVILLE This year’s Asheville Quilt Show—the 37th Annual— features Georgia Bonesteel, a local quilter who made it on the national stage back in 1978 when her Public TV show first broadcast. Her show ran for 12 seasons over 25 years, and she became a notable figure in the quilting world. Bonesteel will speak at the event, hold a Special Exhibit, and sign copies of her books. Her most recent book is Scrap Happy Quilts by Georgia Bonesteel, a memoir of her life in quilts, and it Georgia Bonesteel, a local quilter who made it on the national stage. includes new projects and patterns for quilters of all levels. Other exhibits include the work of the Shady Ladies Quilting Group from Waynesville and another from the East Ender Bee, which is part of the Asheville Quilt Guild. These are in addition to more than 350 quilts made by quilters from across the country that will be on display, most in competition for the ,000 in prize money. The show opens on Friday, September 27, and runs through Sunday, September 29. It is sponsored by the Asheville Quilt Guild, and Moda Fabrics, a proud sponsor ‘Quilt’ continued on page 23 555 Merrimon Ave • 828.424.7868 www.ashevilleravenandcrone.com Herbal Apothecary • Tea & Reading Room Essential Oil Blending Bar • Bath & Body Events & Workshops • Local Artisans Books • Jewelry • Unique Gifts • Visit Us at Facebook: Asheville Raven & Crone • • 4 |RAPIDRIVERMAGAZINE.COM | RAPID RIVER’S ARTS & CULTURE | VOL. 23, NO. 1 SEPTEMBER 2019

CONTENTS ON OUR COVER September 2019 • Volume 23, NO. 1 15 15 ART AND MORE FEATURES COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS 6 8 The usage of light and color in local art Detail of the painting “Monet Inspiration” 24x30 by Joyce Schlapkohl 19 22 Open Studio Tour of Henderson County 2019 Focusing on light and color — a Our beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway conversation with Christopher — With help from local artists Peterson AmiciMusic presents two great Light through the glass — September programs. Also Clarinet 9 Guardians, by Deb Williams 27 & Friends presents ‘A Clarinet Passport’ Learn how to create art using molten glass this September in the ‘MAMMA MIA!’ plays at HART 12 RAD 28 Cleaster Cotton: Evocation is Trinity Episcopal Church offers a 13 presented in colorful, contemporary, primitive style 29 workshop on social change through music 310 Art: Food for thought – New Bill Walz: Beyond dissatisfaction 10 work by Katrina Chenevert 21 Books: Charles Frazier tops lineup for Burnsville Literary Art Classes Festival. Also An evening with 11 24 activist Seane Corn Asheville Gallery of Art: Books: Casey Cep and David Energetic use of color and light in the Hopes read at Malaprop’s this 14 fantastic work of Bill Cole 25 September Cover: Invoking emotions through Black Mountain: Art benefits 15 contrasting lights and colors regional food campaigns by ASAP’s 26 Downtown Asheville: Call for non-profit missions youth artists for an art competition. 16 Also the Film ‘Departures’ Rapid River Magazine’s 18 30 Wild About Waynesville Comics 20 Health: Taking a breather 31 Shops: Get Ready for Fall with Asheville Raven & Crone *Red # Color and light focus in art NEXT MONTH “Carolina Mountain Stream” 24 x 30 by Joyce Schlapkohl, hung at Twigs and Leaves. rapidrivermagazine.com Online NOW 22 Our beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway — With help from local artists 19 Studio Tour of Henderson County 2019 OCTOBER 2019 INTERPRETATIONS OF OUR NATURAL WORLD FEATURING GRETCHEN CHADWICK Publisher/Layout and Design/Editor: Dennis Ray CONTACT US: Rapid River’s Arts and Culture Magazine is a monthly publication in WNC. Mail: 85 N. Main St. Canton NC 28716 Email: Info@rapidrivermagazine.com Phone: (828) 712-4752 • (office) 828-646-0071 Distribution: Dennis Ray/Rick Hills Marketing: Dennis Ray/Rick Hills ADVERTISING SALES: Downtown Asheville and other areas — Dennis Ray (828) 712-4752 Dining Guide, Hendersonville, Waynesville — Rick Hills (828) 452-0228 rick@rapidrivermagazine.com All Materials contained herein are owned and copyrighted © by Rapid River’s Arts & Culture Magazine and the individual contributors unless otherwise stated. Opinions expressed in this magazine do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Rapid River’s Arts and Culture Magazine or the advertisers herein. © ‘Rapid River’s Arts & Culture Magazine’ September 2019 • Vol. 23, No. 1 VOL. 23, NO. 1 — SEPTEMBER 2019 | RAPIDRIVERMAGAZINE.COM | RAPID RIVER’S ARTS & CULTURE | 5