Friday Feature of the Week

Friday Feature: A Visit with Our State Magazine

Aug 31, 2015

This Friday Feature Interview of the Week served as a preview for the September edition of Our State Magazine, which will showcase its biggest feature in magazine history.  One-hundred voices from One-hundred Counties.  That's all 100 counties in the state of North Carolina with a special focus on Western NC during this interview.  From Aug. 28, special guest was Our State Editor In Chief, Elizabeth Hudson.

This Friday Feature Interview of the Week with Walter Dalton, the President of Isothermal Community College (ICC) in Spindale (home of WNCW), provided an update on the school at the beginning of a new semester.  Hear details about a special grant that will continue to strengthen the efforts for higher education in the ICC region of WNC and beyond.  This edition aired originally on Aug. 14, 2015.

This post was provided by Host and Producer of Friday Feature's Paul Foster.

Friday Feature: 5 Point Film Festival in WNC

Aug 11, 2015

An Independent Film Festival known for being different with selections involving adventure, the great outdoors, and risk takers, enters Western North Carolina the weekend of Aug. 14.  This Friday Feature Interview of the Week was about the 5 Point Film Fest.  Special guest was Executive Director - Sara Wood and originally aired on Aug. 7, 2015.

Submitted by Host and Producer of Friday Feature Interviews - Paul Foster.

Long time WNCW host and member of the family, Kim Clark is the Author of The History of Old Fort, a book for Arcadia Publishing's popular Images in America Series.  Kim joined Host Paul Foster during this Friday Feature Interview of the Week on July 31st.

Friday Feature: The Carter Family Fold

Jul 27, 2015

This very special edition of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week was with special guest Rita Forrester, the granddaughter of A.P. and Sarah Carter of the famous Carter Family.  Rita discussed the history of her family and the legacy of music left behind for future generations.  She also serves as Executive Director of The Carter Family Fold and talked about this year's 41st annual festival in Virginia. 

Friday Feature: Rural Heritage Museum Exhibit

Jul 22, 2015

This Friday Feature Interview of the Week was about the exhibit "How The West Was Won: The Transformation of Western North Carolina (The Train System) at the Rural Heritage Museum, located at Mars Hill University.  The air date for this segment was July 10, 2015.

                                                   Interview conducted, produced and posted by Paul Foster

Friday Feature: Hall Fletcher-Outdoor Learning Ctr.

Jul 22, 2015

This Friday Feature from July 3 is about Asheville City School member Hall Fletcher to discuss plans for a unique Outdoor Learning Center, especially for special need students.  Guests are School Rep. Jessica Gulla and Architect Chris Joelle.

Interview, Post and Production by Paul Foster

This Friday Feature Interview of the Week from June 19 (2015) was about a documentary film on a real life experience hiking the Appalachian Trail made by students at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC.  Special guest was film producer and student Alex Bentley.  The film is called 'FLOW'.

The newly formed Flat Rock Playhouse Studio 52 (located in Flat Rock, NC) recently named Sue Fair as its Director of Education.  Sue joined WNCW in Studio A on Thursday, June 11 during Morning Edition.  Have a listen about all the excitement building around the already beloved Flat Rock Playhouse with the addition of Studio 52 - a perfect place for the young actor or actors in your life.

Friday Feature: Buzz Buzz... Pollination Rocks!

Jun 15, 2015

Phyllis Stiles, Director of Bee City USA, was the special guest of this WNCW Friday Feature Interview of the Week from June 12.  Phyllis told what Bee City USA is all about, some of the cities that have been designated as a Bee City, and details of a Pollination Celebration in Asheville.  Pollination is so crucial to our environment.  Listen to learn more.

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