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Theatrical productions of “Struggle for Freedom” and “George Washington Carver and Friends” will be put on for local school students…
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

Fire & Ice gallery show opens

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Onlooker John Highsmith takes a gander at “Blue Heron,” the latest metal sculpture from Grace Cathey at the “Fire &…
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

HART makes big leaps in theater fundraising

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Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville has raised $160,000 since last summer in a capital campaign to build a second…
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

HCC craft student wins national award

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Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Fiber student Rebecca Porche is the recipient of the Handweavers Guild of America’s Dendel Scholarship…
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 00:00

More A&E briefs

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Decorate your cake, and eat it, too A basic cake decorating class will be offered every Monday from 6:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 00:00

Rising country group to play Franklin

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Rising country music group Eden’s Edge will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Smoky Mountain…
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 00:00

Calling all chocoholics to Bryson City

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Cooks of all things chocolate will square off at the “Sixth Annual Chocolate Cook-Off” from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.…
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 00:00

Blues-rock spills into WNC

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Blues guitarist Husky Burnette will be performing at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the No Name Sports Pub in…
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

Folk duo comes to Sylva

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Bryson City husband/wife singer-songwriters Liz and AJ Nance will be performing at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, and Friday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

One-man comedy show at HART in January

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The comedy “21A” will be hitting the stage at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18-19 and 3 p.m. Jan. 20 in the…
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

WCU events to commemorate legacy of Martin Luther King

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Western Carolina University will be hosting a week of events from Jan. 21 to 26 celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

Artist showcase

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An opening reception for “Ball Mason Jar Art” by Brent Martin will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11,…
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

WNC group releases electropop album

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Electropop trio Stereospread, based in Waynesville, is releasing their highly-anticipated first album, The Heart & the Thief, this month.
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

‘80s rock takes the stage in Cherokee with STYX

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Legendary rock group STYX will be performing at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Tommy Shaw,…
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

Christian comedian/songwriter hits Franklin

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Renowned performer Tim Hawkins will be taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Singer/songwriter Ben Wilson will be featured at the Friday Night Live music series from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday,…
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 00:00

Learn to draw comic illustrations from a master

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Cartoonist and illustrator James Lyle will do a presentation and demonstration on comic books and graphic novels for the Art…
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 00:00

Balsam Range series welcomes member of Zac Brown Band

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Nationally acclaimed Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range will continue their winter concert series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan.…
Chris Robinson is a freak‚ a damn musical freak. Finally wrangling everything into the studio with his freewheelin’ solo project‚…
A line-up of art classes will begin in January, offered through the Inspired Art Ministry at the First Baptist Church…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

A long and winding road

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At a McDonald’s in Canton, S.R. “Sha” Shahan sits quietly in one of the corner booths, casually sipping his coffee…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Arts council celebrates 35 years, Miller steps down

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Haywood County Arts Council Executive Director Kay Miller is stepping down after nine years on the job.
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Learn how to play the dulcimer

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Registration is ongoing for the eighth annual “Dulcimer U Winter Weekend” conference for mountain dulcimer enthusiasts, which will be held…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Ride the rails into 2013

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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will ring in the New Year with an evening of live music, dancing, dining and…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Celebrate the New Year!

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Fine dining, jazz for New Year’s Eve There will be a special jazz performance and dinner at 7 p.m. Monday,…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Martin’s CD explores somber themes without being dark

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By Dean Williams • Contributing Writer Angela Faye Martin’s Anniversary, the follow-up CD to her Mark Linkous produced Pictures From…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

KC and The Sunshine Band hits Harrah’s Cherokee

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Keeping disco alive, legendary group KC and The Sunshine Band will be hitting the stage with their wild, funky music…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Steep Canyon Rangers receive Bluegrass Grammy nomination

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Nationally acclaimed bluegrass sensation Steep Canyon Rangers from Asheville has racked up yet another accolade — and their second Grammy…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Celebrate the end of the World with polka and craft beer

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There will be a winter solstice party at from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at City Lights Café…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

WCU professor releases live-recorded jazz album

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Pavel Wlosok, associate professor of jazz studies in the Western Carolina University School of Music, is releasing a jazz record…
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

Upcoming Christmas events

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Waynesville Christmas parade to be televised WNC Television will broadcast the Waynesville Christmas Parade held on Monday, Dec. 3, several…
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

Holiday music

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Choir to perform Christmas story in Canton Dec. 23 The choir of Rockwood United Methodist Church will present a cantata…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

Mural project aimed at renewal

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A mural project called “On Hallowed Ground” aims to honor the heritage of Dillsboro, showcase artistic talents and lend a…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

‘Rotunda Gallery’ art exhibit comes to historic courthouse

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Western North Carolina artist Norma Hendrix will hold an opening exhibit of her work from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

What’s on tap for December’s Sylva Art Stroll

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The final downtown Sylva Art Stroll of the year will feature luminaries to light the way at 5 p.m. Friday,…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

Liars Bench hosts Nashville singer/songwriter with local roots

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The Liars Bench presents “A Foxfire Christmas with Randy Flack” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Mountain Heritage…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

‘Mother Jones’ returns to the stage

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An encore performance of “Mother Jones,” a monologue written by Gary Carden, will be staged at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec.…
Downtown Waynesville will be hosting “A Night before Christmas” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The event…
From WWII Christmas memories to an audience sing-along, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is bringing a full…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:22

A cappella holiday show comes to WCU

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Vox Audio takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:20

'A Christmas Carol' hits HART

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Charles Dickens’ classic work “A Christmas Carol” is coming to the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville this month.
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:19

‘Nutcracker’ ballet to grace WCU’s stage

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Holiday classic “The Nutcracker” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the John W. Bardo Fine and…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:16

WCU art majors stage year-end exhibit

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Art students from Western Carolina University will exhibit their work through Friday, Dec. 14, at the WCU Fine Art Museum.…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Lights & Luminaries to bring holiday glow to Dillsboro

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Dillsboro Festival of Lights & Luminaries will be held on Dec. 7 and 8 and Dec. 14 and 15. The…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

An Appalachian Christmas comes to Lake Junaluska

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An annual Appalachian Christmas Celebration will run from Dec. 6-9 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Mountain Faith to host bluegrass Christmas concert

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A free Christmas Concert with award-winning bluegrass and gospel band Mountain Faith will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec.…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Balsam Range, friends kick off concert series

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Nationally acclaimed Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range will be kicking off their winter concert series at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

NC glass exhibit showcased at WCU

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The North Carolina glass community will hold an exhibit from Oct. 28 to Feb. 1, at the Western Carolina University…
The Canton Annual Christmas Tour of Homes will take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.