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Tuesday, 11 November 2014 21:40

Clark to present at the Rickman Store

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A special presentation of Appalachian stories of the “unusual” with Gregg Clark will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov.…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

‘42nd Street’ to hit WCU stage

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The musical production of “42nd Street” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15 and at 3 p.m. Nov. 16…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Cherokee celebrates Native American Heritage Month

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To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, there will be two special events Nov. 8-9 at The Museum of the Cherokee…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Boys from Tuckasegee bring traditional music to WCU

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The 2014-15 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Concert and Jam Series will get underway with a performance by the Boys…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Museum receives N.C. Arts Council grant

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The Museum of the Cherokee Indian has received a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council for $56,905 for the…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Art After Dark returns to Waynesville

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Art After Dark continues from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in downtown Waynesville. Enjoy a stroll through working…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Copper hammering workshop in Sylva

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A copper hammering workshop with William Rogers will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:52

Culinary weekend returns to Highlands

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The 8th annual Highlands Culinary Weekend will be Nov. 6-9 at participating restaurants and businesses. The four-day destination event, created…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:50

Daughtry to rock Harrah’s

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Acclaimed rock act Daughtry will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:46

WNC Halloween: where to go, what to do

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Bethel • The Cold Mountain Corn Maze. Open 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 1 to 9 p.m.…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:46

Davis to spin yarns at HART

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Renowned storyteller Donald Davis will be performing “Our Stories Take Us Home” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:45

Opera, ballet on the Highlands big screen

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The Live in HD Series will continue with “Carmen and The Legend of Love” at the ML Performing Arts Center…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:44

Professor, actor to receive state award

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The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association will present Broadway star Terrence Mann, Western Carolina University’s Phillips Distinguished Professor of…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:43

Contemporary Christian music celebration hits Franklin

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The Beautiful Offerings Tour featuring Big Daddy Weave, with special guests Chris August, Dara Maclean and Group 1 Crew will…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:54

Cowee Pottery School receives RTCAR grant

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The Cowee Pottery School at the Macon Heritage Center in Franklin has announced the nonprofit’s receipt of a grant from…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:54

PumpkinFest rolls into Franklin

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The 18th annual PumpkinFest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Saturday, Oct. 25, in downtown Franklin. During…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:53

Music, craft beer converge at Hiker Jam

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The inaugural Hiker Jam will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Village Green…
The outdoor drama “The Legend of Tommy Hodges” will hit the stage at 6:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9 p.m.…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:51

Contemporary photo exhibit at WCU

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More than 600 photographs will be featured in a two-part exhibition titled “David Raymond’s Other People’s Pictures” and “Eric Oglander:…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:49

Pottery festival fires up in Dillsboro

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The 10th annual WNC Pottery Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in downtown Dillsboro. 
The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will host a fireworks benefit with Soldier’s Heart and the 96.5 House Band from…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:37

Cashiers Library welcomes banjo champ

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Two-time banjo champion Mary Z. Cox will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Albert Carlton – Cashiers…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:45

Jackson art grant winners announced

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The Jackson County Arts Council announces its grant recipients for the 2014-15 Grassroots Grants. The arts council is a Designated…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:44

Fine art and craft winners at ColorFest

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ColorFest, the annual art and craft festival in Dillsboro, had around 4,000 attendees at this year’s event, which was held…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:40

‘Dracula’ creeps into Smoky Mountain Community Theatre

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The fall production of Bram Stoker’s classic “Dracula” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-18, 24-25 and 27 and…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:34

Apple Harvest Fest in Waynesville

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The Apple Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in downtown Waynesville. The…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:32

Sid the Science Kid rolls into Franklin

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“Sid the Science Kid LIVE: Let’s Play!,” a stage production of the popular PBS Kids television show, will hit the…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:31

Air Supply to play Harrah’s

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Soft rock megastars Air Supply will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:30

Haywood Community Band presents ‘Americana’ concert

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The Haywood Community Band will perform a concert of popular music evoking the heart of America at 6:30 p.m. Sunday,…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:29

Homecoming fires up WCU

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The Catamount spirit will sweep Jackson County for Western Carolina University’s homecoming weekend, including a community pep rally and parade…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:28

Haywood Art Studio Tour

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The Haywood Art Studio Tour will be from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 25-26. 
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:50

Lopez to bring laughs to Harrah’s

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Superstar comedian George Lopez will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Harrah’s Cherokee.  Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:46

Church Street Art & Craft Show returns

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The 31th annual Church Street Art & Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct.…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:43

Farm-to-Mug, Nicholson at Walnut Cove

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Bluegrass group The Darren Nicholson Band will be performing during the Farm-to-Mug brewery and food event at 4 p.m. Oct.…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:42

Storytellers spin yarns at Sylva’s 125th

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The upcoming celebration of the town of Sylva’s 125th anniversary will feature an array of local storytellers on Oct. 11…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:39

Top high school bands to compete in WCU tournament

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Twenty-three of the best high school marching bands from five states will compete for honors during the annual Tournament of…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:33

From the border to the backwoods

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I didn’t know who Balsam Range was when I first met them. On Aug. 10, 2012, I had just moved…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 16:01

Want to learn how to make a gingerbread house?

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Bakery will offer a How To Create A Gingerbread House seminar at…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:57

Open call for Bryson City Chili Cook-Off

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The 24th annual Bryson City Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot.
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:56

Sylva celebrates its quasquicentennial

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The Town of Sylva will hold its 125th anniversary celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:52

Canton’s Colonial Theatre receives international praise

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The historic Colonial Theatre in downtown Canton has been nominated for a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:51

Minick brings folk, country to Strand

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Folk/rock/country singer Chris Minick will perform at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:21

‘Elemeno Pea’ comedy hits WCU stage

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A comedy set in Martha’s Vineyard that explores a wealthy world of infinity pools, Bentleys and yacht clubs with men…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:17

Fall, art comes alive at ColorFest

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The 6th Annual ColorFest: Dillsboro Fine Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:16

Demonstration of printmaking with photopolymer plates

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Frank Brannon, Jr., proprietor of SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro, will present “How to Make and Print Photopolymer Plates” for Art…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:12

Taste of Sylva returns

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Featuring local food, music and children’s activities, the 5th annual Taste of Sylva culinary tour will run from 1 to…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:11

Music, fall camping at Barnaroo

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The 5th annual Barnaroo fall music festival will be held Oct. 4 at Franny’s Farm in Leicester. 
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:11

Claire Lynch to play Cataloochee Ranch

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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Claire Lynch will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley. Long recognized…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:08

Balsam Range to command the Colonial stage

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Acclaimed bluegrass/gospel group Balsam Range will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. The…