The Arts Council of the Blue Ridge http://www.theartscouncil.org/index.html. Link Accessed: 2006-07-07.

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Abstract: Established in 1976, the Arts Council of the Blue Ridge mission is to advance arts and culture throughout south western Virginia and to  provide services and support to local cultural groups and individual artists in the region.  This website offers cultural information such as Blue Ridge Trail tour recommendaions as well as  maps, and infomation about festivals, and other special events. The website also has an artist registry, a cultural directory and  a cultural calendar  where members can post events and users can view event listings.  Also included is a section listing opportunties and connections for local artists. This is a nice resource anyone passing through southwestern Virginia.