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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:46

One day at a time

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art frDon’t hire C.J. Deering.

“I don’t know why people hire me,” she laughed. “Maybe I’m just lucky, maybe they see something in me that I don’t.”

Sitting in her dressing room, backstage at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in downtown Waynesville last Saturday night, Deering (C.J. = Cameron Jane) just finished the second night of a two-weekend run of her one-woman comedy monologue, “Jobs I Had For One Day.” The hour-long production puts Deering center stage, under the bright lights and in front of dozens of curious faces staring back at her within the cozy black box stage.

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:27

Easter in Western North Carolina

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art eggsWith the celebration of Easter around the corner, below are several events in communities around our region, from church gathering to Easter egg hunts, brunch to live music.

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:59

Photography, folk art exhibit at Gallery 86

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art hcacA creative photography and folk art exhibit, “Memories — Past, Present and Future” will be showcased April 6-28 in Gallery 86 at the Haywood County Arts Council in Waynesville.

art cherokeeOne year after hosting a highly successful event at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are again partnering to host “Cherokee Days.”

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:54

Gypsy jazz, swing at Classic Wineseller

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art stompersThe 9th Street Stompers will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, at The Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:51

Loretta Lynn to hit Harrah’s stage

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art lorettaCountry music legend Loretta Lynn will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Harrah’s Cherokee.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:28

Progress made on new HART theatre

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art hartThe roof trusses went up on the new Daniel and Belle Fangmeyer Theater on March 21 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:25

Conference focuses on fermentation sciences

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art fermentationA conference with a special focus on fermentation science will be held by the Western Office of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the A.K. Hinds Center at Western Carolina University.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:24

Acclaimed gospel act to hit Franklin stage

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art jeffsheriGospel singers Jeff & Sheri Easter will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.