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Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:45

Greening Up welcomes spring

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The 18th annual Greening Up the Mountains spring kickoff street festival will be held Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m.…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:39

Greening Up the Mountains: Through the Hills

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3 p.m. • Signature Brew Stage The newest musical entity in Western North Carolina, the Haywood County quartet brings together…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:36

Greening Up the Mountains: Rye Baby

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1:05 p.m. • Signature Brew Stage Hailing from Chattanooga, Rye Baby is a fiery duo, one that encompasses the honky-tonk…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:17

Controlled Chaos Film Festival at WCU

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Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the sixth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival at 7…
Folkmoot USA invites area collectors to its spring-cleaning fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:12

‘American Idol’ winner to perform in Cherokee

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American Idol Season 13 winner and Asheville native Caleb Johnson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Harrah’s…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:07

Friends of the Arts benefit, concert

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A special performance by WCU alumna and recording artist Jeanne Jolly will take place as part of the Friends of…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:06

WCU drummer tapped for U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps

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Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band drummer Seth Estes, who graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:05

Vaudeville at The Strand

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An intricate mix of artistic performance, The Moon Show will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at The…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:04

It's all about the chocolate

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Bryson City chocolate cook-off Cooks of all things chocolate will square off at the 8th annual Chocolate Cook-Off from 2:30…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:19

Lincoln assassination drama at HART

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As part of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the production of “The Actor and The Assassin” will hit…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:17

Jackson County students win Youth Art Month awards

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More than 60 Jackson County school students received awards for work exhibited at Western Carolina University during Youth Art Month.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:08

‘Peter Pan’ flies into WCU

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The School of Stage and Screen will close its 2014-15 Mainstage season with a high-flying production of the J.M Barrie…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:07

New art studio opens in Franklin

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Colorful Creations, a “Paint Your Own Pottery” studio owned by Jimbo and Stacy Ledford, recently opened in Franklin.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:05

Oyster, seafood festival returns to Maggie Valley

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The Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:03

Canton concert to benefit Community Kitchen

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Country/southern rocker Joe Lasher Jr. will perform at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. Tickets are…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:27

Easter in Western North Carolina

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With the celebration of Easter around the corner, below are several events in communities around our region, from church gathering…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:02

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia awards scholarships

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At its annual Scholarship Fundraising Dinner on March 20, the board of Catch the Spirit of Appalachia in Jackson County…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:00

Open call for Appalachian Lifestyle festival

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The Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage themed vendors for the fifth annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration that will take place…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:59

Photography, folk art exhibit at Gallery 86

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A creative photography and folk art exhibit, “Memories — Past, Present and Future” will be showcased April 6-28 in Gallery…
One year after hosting a highly successful event at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., the…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:54

Gypsy jazz, swing at Classic Wineseller

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The 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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Country 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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The roof trusses went up on the new Daniel and Belle Fangmeyer Theater on March 21 at the Haywood Arts…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:25

Conference focuses on fermentation sciences

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A conference with a special focus on fermentation science will be held by the Western Office of the North Carolina…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:24

Acclaimed gospel act to hit Franklin stage

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Gospel singers Jeff & Sheri Easter will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:29

HCC participates in American Craft Council show

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Haywood Community College’s Creative Arts Professional Crafts and Continuing Education departments recently participated in the American Craft Council show March…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:27

Rash book turned film to make WNC screen debut

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The film adaptation of the Ron Rash novel The World Made Straight will make its Western North Carolina big-screen premiere…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:26

Diffie brings country hits to Franklin

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Country star Joe Diffie will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:24

Rollergirls season opener is March 21

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The Smoky Mountain Rollergirls and their junior league The Lil’ Nemesisters will open the 2015 home season with a doubleheader…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 20:35

Natural bodybuilding competition to take place in Macon

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The inaugural Western North Carolina Natural Bodybuilding & Physique Federation Competition will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 20:33

Langston Hughes Project stages at WCU

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The Langston Hughes Project, a multimedia concert highlighting a “jazz poem” written by the late poet, novelist, playwright and social…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 20:31

Bodhran presentations at WCU

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The bodhran, a traditional percussion instrument of Ireland, will be the focus of two presentations Thursday, March 19, at Western…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:52

Chili cook-off in Highlands

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The Highlands Annual Chili Cook-off will be from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Highlands Community Building.…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:51

Cullowhee teen wins film contest

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The National Coalition Against Censorship announced Anne Wade of Cullowhee as the winner of the 11th annual Youth Free Expression…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:51

Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ at HART

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Neil Simon’s comedy hit, “Plaza Suite” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 5-7 and at 3 p.m. March…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:47

STYX to play Harrah’s

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Legendary rock group STYX will be performing at 9 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Western Carolina University history department faculty members Sue Abram and Andrew Denson are overseeing a public history project that recently…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:06

WCU to host tourism conference

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The impact of successful festivals and events on the economy of the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina will be…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:04

Catch the Spirit holds mural fundraiser

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“Golden Threads,” a dramatic 24-foot art mural created by Doreyl Ammons Cain for the Shindig on the Green in Asheville,…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:01

Hayes brings country hits to Franklin

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Country star Wade Hayes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 15:54

Winter Concert Series welcomes Snyder Family Band

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Acclaimed bluegrass act Balsam Range will welcome the Snyder Family Band as part of their Winter Concert Series at 7:30…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:30

Guest travel bloggers needed

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Haywood Tourism Development Authority is currently looking for volunteer guest travel bloggers to contribute articles to its Homegrown Blog on…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:30

HCC to offer sound recording, engineering

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Haywood Community College’s Workforce Continuing Education Creative Arts Department will offer an Introduction to Sound Recording/Engineering class on Mondays from…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:27

Boojum to open Waynesville taproom

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Boojum Brewing Company, Waynesville’s newest (and fourth) brewery, will officially open its downtown taproom at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21,…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:25

One-man show coming to WCU

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The Galaxy of Stars Series will present the one-man show “Man 1, Bank 0” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28,…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:23

‘Robin Hood’ radio production

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Presented as a live radio broadcast onstage, “Robin Hood – The Legacy” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:22

Wills to bring Nashville hits to Franklin

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Multi-platinum country music artist Mark Wills will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:20

Willie Nelson to play Harrah's

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Legendary outlaw country singer Willie Nelson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, Harrah’s Cherokee.