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Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:44

An Artist’s Visit to Cuba

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By Christopher Holt • Special to SMN

When my plane touched down at Havana International Airport to loud applause from the passengers on board, I knew there was going to be something different about this trip.

SEE ALSO: WNC artist visits Cuba in search of its political and cultural meaning in the 21st century

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:30

Sarge’s ‘Dog Walk’

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The 11th annual Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation “Dog Walk” will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Haywood County Courthouse in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:26

Celebrate WNC train history

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The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to enjoy a program about Western North Carolina's logging train history and the 1915 Climax logging locomotive on Saturday, July 30, on display at the Cradle. 

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:25

Play showcases Kephart, National Park

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A piece of Smoky Mountain history will come to the stage when “Outlander,” written by award-winning storyteller Gary Carden, accompanied with mountain music by Joe Penland, will be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at UNC-Asheville’s Reuter Center. 

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:24

Macon Gemboree returns

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The 51st annual Macon County Gemboree will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28-July 31 at the Macon County Community Building in Franklin.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:22

Sparky & Rhonda at Cradle of Forestry

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Sparky & Rhonda Rucker (Americana/folk) will play the Songcatchers Music Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at the Cradle of Forestry in America.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:21

The Isaacs return to Franklin

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Internationally acclaimed country and bluegrass gospel family group The Isaacs will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:20

‘An Appalachian Evening’ welcomes Balsam Range

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Celebrating its 17th season, “An Appalachian Evening,” a weekly bluegrass/Americana summer concert series, will return with Balsam Range at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center in Robbinsville.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:19

Lasher to headline Hillbilly Jam

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The annual Hillbilly Jam will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 29-30 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 14:49

‘Superstar’ stages in Haywood

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art superstarThe production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. July 21-23, 28-30 and 2 p.m. July 31 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 14:48

Folkmoot returns to WNC

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art folkmootFolkmoot USA will present the 33rd annual International Folk Festival July 21-31.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 15:15

Want to learn pastel painting?

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art pastelsCatch the Spirit of Appalachia’s co-founder Doreyl Ammons Cain will be offering a wide variety of opportunities to those desiring to learn about the basics of pastel painting while enjoying the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.