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art frDavid Joy doesn’t look like your typical writer. Then again, Joy isn’t your typical writer.

Stepping into Innovation Brewing in Sylva last week, I bellied up to the counter, ordered a drink and looked around for the whereabouts of my interview. Conversation swirled throughout the space about the impending Wednesday night snowstorm, with a few flakes already cascading down outside the foggy windows. 

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:51

Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ at HART

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art plazasuiteNeil Simon’s comedy hit, “Plaza Suite” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 5-7 and at 3 p.m. March 8 in the Feichter Studio at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:47

STYX to play Harrah’s

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art styxLegendary rock group STYX will be performing at 9 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:06

WCU to host tourism conference

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art tourismThe impact of successful festivals and events on the economy of the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina will be the subject of a daylong tourism industry conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center at Western Carolina University.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:04

Catch the Spirit holds mural fundraiser

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art mural“Golden Threads,” a dramatic 24-foot art mural created by Doreyl Ammons Cain for the Shindig on the Green in Asheville, is currently seeking donors to make its installment a reality.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:01

Hayes brings country hits to Franklin

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art wadehayesCountry star Wade Hayes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 15:54

Winter Concert Series welcomes Snyder Family Band

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art snyderfamAcclaimed bluegrass act Balsam Range will welcome the Snyder Family Band as part of their Winter Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Colonial Theatre in Canton.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:01

WCU to showcase Barnwell collection

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art barnwellA collection of images by acclaimed photographer Tim Barnwell that reflects the musical and craft traditions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains is currently on display through April 1 at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:00

Open call for Appalachian Lifestyle festival

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art applifestylesThe Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage themed vendors for the fifth annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration that will take place Saturday, June 13.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:49

Hardin display in Macon

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art hardinA new showcase of work by artist Clint Hardin will be on display for the month of February at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin.