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Why not? Why not include Greensky Bluegrass in the sacred — sometimes stale and stuffy — pantheon that is bluegrass music? Why not include the Michigan group in the annual celebrations of string and acoustic music, which mainly originated in Western North Carolina and greater Southern Appalachia? Why not consider the quintet a direct descendent (a rebellious one albeit) of the original rebel himself — Bill…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:35

Mountain Heart at Stecoah fest

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The annual “Harvest Festival” will be held Oct. 20-21 at the Stecoah Valley Center in Robbinsville.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:33

3 Doors Down bike ride, performance

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Acclaimed rock act 3 Doors Down and The Better Life Foundation announce the 14th annual concert to benefit the foundation on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:32

New director named for Lake Junaluska Singers

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Mary Wannamaker Huff has been named the director of the Lake Junaluska Singers, a choral group that has been a part of Lake Junaluska’s history for more than 60 years. Huff, who served as the group’s interim director for the 2017 season, has agreed to lead the Singers for three more seasons.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:31

Symposium draws on tradition, looks to future

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The eighth annual Rooted in the Mountains symposium at Western Carolina University brought concepts of Cherokee philosophy and living wellness to campus Sept. 28-29.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:28

Apple Harvest Festival

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The annual Apple Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, on Main Street in downtown Waynesville.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:20

Haywood Arts Council seeking artists

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The Haywood County Arts Council is seeking artists for its 10th annual small work show, “It’s a Small, Small Work,” to be held Nov. 3 to Dec. 23 in HCAC Gallery & Gifts in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:11

Kids at HART opening auditions

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Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville will have open auditions for its Kids at HART program for the upcoming December production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 13:16

Jackson celebrates NC art

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The Jackson County Arts Council announced that it is one of 170 organizations across North Carolina to participate in a Statewide Arts Celebration to recognize the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council.
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 13:21

Mountain Faith to headline comedy revival

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The musical comedy revival “Smoke on the Mountain” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 14, 19 and 21 at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 21:09

‘Galaxy of Stars’ now ‘WCU PRESENTS’

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The “WCU PRESENTS” performance series, previously known as “Galaxy of Stars” brings professional artists from around the world to the Bardo Arts Center performance hall. Season Subscriptions and Multi-Pass Ticket Packs are now available to the public; single tickets are also available
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 15:43

Native American exhibitions, symposium

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In the WCU Fine Art Museum main gallery through Dec. 8 is the nationally traveling exhibition “Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art,” curated by Tony A. Tiger, Bobby C. Martin, and Jace Weaver.