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Sense Of Place Asheville: River Arts District

Wedge Studios in the River Arts District of Asheville, N.C. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Wedge Studios in the River Arts District of Asheville, N.C.

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Craftspeople and artists look to Asheville, N.C., as a center of creativity and make up a big part of the area's identity. They've flocked to the city's River Arts District, which houses several art studios and has become a destination for visitors.

Take a tour with Josh Copus, a longtime area resident and founder of the Clayspace Co-op, as he comments on the forces bringing change to the River Arts District and describes how the community has responded.

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