On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This week’s broadcast of Mountain Stage revisits our 2021 Holiday Special. The episode features seasonal songs, old and new, all recorded live over the years on the Mountain Stage.
Our Song of the Week is “Maybe This Christmas” by Holly Cole.
Canadian jazz singer Holly Cole is no stranger to holiday music, with two albums of seasonal music, Baby It’s Cold Outside (2001) and Christmas Blues (1989). Since 1992, Cole has made five appearances on Mountain Stage.
Tune in to hear Cole’s sultry spin on this Christmas tune, plus hear performances from Joan Baez, Bruce Cockburn, Odetta, Loudon Wainwright III, Holly Cole, The Roches, Kathy Mattea, Michael Martin Murphy and more.
Join us starting Friday, Dec. 1 on these public radio stations, and be sure to visit our podcast page for fresh episodes coming soon. Sign up for our e-mail updates to plan your trip to be a part of our radio audience.