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At 2:35 p.m. on Aug. 21, Western North Carolina residents and visitors will have the chance to watch as the moon moves fully in front of the sun for the first time in 26 years.

Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:26

DSO returns to WNC

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In their 20 years together, the members of Dark Star Orchestra have equaled — if not surpassed — the number of shows played (over 2,300) and endless miles traveled by the Grateful Dead.

With the demise of The Black Crowes in 2015, Rich Robinson was in search of new digs.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:33

What to do, where to go?

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WNC prepares to celebrate Solar Eclipse

It’s safe to say that a good solar eclipse photo requires a bit more preparation than your average snapshot.

There are still many unknowns as the historic Total Solar Eclipse approaches Aug. 21, but local governments are trying to prepare for the worst-case scenario while hoping for the best.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:18

Bluegrass, Americana at Pisgah

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The Jam In The Trees Festival will take place Aug. 25-26 at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:17

Peter Rowan returns to Cataloochee

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Americana/bluegrass icon Peter Rowan will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:17

Louisville rock, blues returns in WNC

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Kentucky Americana honky-tonk act Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at BearWaters Brewing in Canton.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:05

Harrah’s welcomes Ron White

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Standup comedy legend Ron White will return to the stage Saturday, Aug. 26, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:04

HCAC dance performance, classes

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The Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC) will host “Spark: An Evening to Benefit Dance ARîS” Aug. 25-26 in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 15:07

Do you like The Beatles?

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One of the best Beatles tribute bands in the country, The Return will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 15:00

New WNC art exhibit

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The “Smoky Mountains Sampler” will open with an artist reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Gallery 1 in Sylva.

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 14:55

Highlands Cashiers Players opens 23rd season

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The delightful New York romance “Crossing Delancey” as written by Susan Sandler will open the Highlands Cashiers Players’ 23rd season Aug. 18 through Sept. 3.