Steve Wong, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin


Tryon International Film Festival announces this year’s winners

In the immediate wake of the well attended and successful 8th annual Tryon International Film Festival, the organizers announce 10 awards out of the 52 ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Thursday, October 13, 2022 8:00 am


Carefully Placed Lines on Paper

Tryon architect exhibits a lifetime of sketching   For more than 20 years, John Walters has been one of Tryon’s leading architects, designing buildings near ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Monday, September 26, 2022 10:59 am


Tryon Film Fest: Three days of 52 films, 12 free workshops in the Foothills

With a wide spectrum of cinema genres, the 8th annual Tryon International Film Festival will be Friday-Sunday, Oct. 7-9, screening 52 films from around the ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Friday, September 23, 2022 11:22 am


Polk County artist to draw portraits in storefront window during Tryon’s Fourth Friday event

During Tryon’s monthly Fourth Friday downtown event on Friday, Sept. 23, Polk County artist Janet Orselli will be quickly drawing volunteers’ faces as part of ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Thursday, September 15, 2022 10:28 am


Tryon Film Fest broadens scope with animation

Street parties, free workshops, southern hospitality on tap   Tryon International Film Festival’s 8th annual season will be Friday through Sunday, Oct. 7, 8, and ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Thursday, September 8, 2022 10:56 am


Upstairs Artspace to reopen August 26 with Celebration Reception

After being closed for an entire year in the wake of a devastating interior flood, Upstairs Artspace, the contemporary art gallery in Tryon, will host ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Sunday, July 10, 2022 8:00 am

Life in Our Foothills Magazine

Life in our Foothills July 2022 – Landfall

An Artsy Dance Film Shot in Polk County Does Well at Festivals Around the World   By any cinematic standard, Landfall, an “experimental film” shot ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 11:26 am

Life in Our Foothills Magazine

Life in our Foothills May 2022 – Landrum Farmers Market

Bigger & Better Landrum Upgrades Farmers Market with Building and New Location   For many years, the Saturday morning hunt for heirloom tomatoes, mountain corn, ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Monday, May 9, 2022 11:45 am


Ranky Tanky returns to Tryon with its brand of Gullah music 

It’s been a while, but Tryon Fine Arts Center is about “to get funky” again with Ranky Tanky, that headlining quintet  out of Charleston, SC, ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Monday, April 25, 2022 10:06 am


Polk cares

“Polk Cares” is an initiative that could not only keep Polk County businesses and the community moving towards a safer recovery during Covid, but it ... Read more

by Steve Wong, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:12 pm

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