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Guardians of our Troubled Waters DVD
Guardians of our Troubled Waters DVD
This DVD will be available for shipping starting at the end of June 2019.  Advanced DVD purchases will receive their DVD on a first come, first served basis.  To receive a $5 discount on the DVD, register for one of the world premieres HERE. GUARDIANS OF OUR TROUBLED WATERS reveals the close connections man has had with its rivers for thousands of years, the destruction that resulted during the industrial era and the heroes, yesterday and today, who rose to challenge the damage that was caused.  So much of our quality of life today is as a result of those guardians.  So much of our future depends on us not taking our waterways for granted.  
$20.00
An Evening of Cherokee Culture with Matthew Tooni
An Evening of Cherokee Culture with Matthew Tooni
 

An Evening of Cherokee Culture with Matthew Tooni

Thursday, September 26 - 7PM - Thomas Auditorium, Blue Ridge Community College

Matthew Tooni is a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee and he is an award-winning flutist, storyteller and dancer who also performs in the Unto These Hills outdoor drama.  His music and storytelling helps to reconnect audiences with the 13,000 year legacy of Cherokee culture in these hills.

Register now.

Tickets: $10 per person

Tickets are non-refundable.  This is a ticket-less event.  Your name will be at the reservations table at the door at the time of the event.

For more information, contact us at (828) 692-8062.  Directions to the venue can be found here.

 
$10.00
Mountain Music & Storytelling with Joe Penland
Mountain Music & Storytelling with Joe Penland
Mountain Music and Storytelling with Joe Penland
Thursday, October 24  - 7PM - Thomas Auditorium, Blue Ridge Community College Joe Penland is one of the leading balladeers in the region but he's also an amazing traditional musician and storyteller who brings to life the stories of the mountains from yesteryear to just yesterday. Register now. Tickets: $15 per person Tickets are non-refundable.  This is a ticket-less event.  Your name will be at the reservations table at the door at the time of the event. For more information, contact us at (828) 692-8062.  Directions to the venue can be found here.
$15.00
A Great American Tapestry DVD
A Great American Tapestry DVD
A GREAT AMERICAN TAPESTRY - The Many Strands of Mountain Music is an eye-opening look at music history and how America's melting pot and its cultural tapestry changed the world. The film features ballad singers:
  • Sheila Kay Adams
  • Joe Penland
  • Betty Smith
  • Bobby McMillon
  • Donna Ray Norton and more
Also featured are the founders of the Carolina Chocolate Drops including:
  • Rhiannon Giddens
  • Dom Flemons
  • Justin Robinson
And members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee as well as Appalachian music experts Phil Jamison, Cece Conway, Doug Orr and many more.  
$18.00
Great Flood of 1916 DVD
Great Flood of 1916 DVD
The Flood DVD may be purchased online (below) or at the following locations: 
  • Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Center, 400 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Hendersonville, NC (828) 693-1531
  • Highland Books, 277 N Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712 (828) 884-2424
  • Mountain Gateway Museum, 102 Water St, Old Fort, NC 28762 (828) 668-9259
Our new documentary film, COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, Remembering the Great Flood of 1916 by award-winning documentary filmmaker David Weintraub tells the story of that terrifying week in July when it seemed the world came crashing down as boulders and trees slid down the mountain, rivers became lakes, and homes were so much debris floating on the oceanic waves of the French Broad and Catawba Rivers.  And finally the film highlights what lessons the Flood of 1916 has for us today.
$15.00
RIVER HEROES FILM PROJECT- Premiums for Supporters
RIVER HEROES FILM PROJECT- Premiums for Supporters
SUPPORT OUR NEW FILM AND ENJOY WONDERFUL PREMIUMS including Brewery Tours, Concert Tickets, Framed Watercolor Paintings, Framed Nature Photographs, Paddle Tours, Memberships for the NC Arboretum, MountainTrue or Conserving Carolina, and gear including T-shirts, backpacks, waterbottles and more.
$35.00$1,000.00
The Land Still Speaks To Us – DVD
The Land Still Speaks To Us – DVD
The Land Still Speaks To Us is the first in a series of documentaries on mountain heritage spoken by the voices of elders in Western North Carolina.  The film depicts the agricultural life that was lived not very long ago, how people prepared their food, connected to family, community, land and faith and what it means to them today to continue their traditions.  Will we carry on the torch or let this vibrant cultural legacy disappear in the fog of modern conveniences? For bulk purchases of the DVD (more than 5) click here. To show this film at your festival or organizational gathering, click here.
$15.00
Call of the Ancient Mariner – Tee Shirt
Call of the Ancient Mariner – Tee Shirt
Pictures and additional information coming soon.
$20.00
Where Neon Goes To Die – DVD
Where Neon Goes To Die – DVD
For over sixty years, Miami Beach flourished with half a dozen Yiddish theatres, scores of choruses and folksinger groups, literary activity, and more. Then one day it vanished in a fog of disco lights. This is the story of America's not-too-distant past, when her ethnic communities were the pride of the world. And why it is important to remember...
$15.00
Musical Conversation with David Holt – DVD
Musical Conversation with David Holt – DVD
David Holt is a mountain musician, a storyteller and a cultural preservation who for decades has worked tirelessly to keep mountain culture alive and thriving. This DVD captures his powerful performance and discussion on why he works to keep the fires burning. . For bulk purchases of the DVD (more than 5) click here. To show this film at your festival or organizational gathering, click here.
$15.00
The Golden Side of the Tracks – DVD
The Golden Side of the Tracks – DVD
Overtown, Miami, Florida is a tale of two cities: a blossoming cultural center of black Miami that was celebrated as the "Harlem of the South" because of its cultural venues and business activity; and a city that was severely oppressed by city leaders and other forces. GOLDEN SIDE OF THE TRACKS tells the story of Overtown's rise as an important American community, its struggles to regain its footing after the interstate destroyed a major part of its community in the 1960's and its battle today against gentrification.
$15.00