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Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00

Russ brings talents to Sylva

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Alma Russ will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva. The event…
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00

Works by Welch to be displayed

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Works by painter Jeannie Welch will be displayed throughout December and January in the Meeting Room of the Macon County…
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 21:06

WCU appoints new dean of fine and performing arts

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The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees has endorsed the appointment of George H. Brown, associate dean of the College…
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 15:53

Berry to bring country to Franklin

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Country artist John Berry will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 15:52

Rowan returns to Cataloochee

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Bluegrass legend Peter Rowan will perform on Sunday, Dec. 7, at Cataloochee Guest Ranch in Maggie Valley. 
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 15:48

New wood studio opens in Frog Level

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Woodworker Ronnie Atkins recently opened Studio 36 in the Frog Level District of Waynesville. The studio features handcrafted, one-of-a-kind furniture…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 16:19

Tuttle, Nicholson to play The Strand

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The Molly Tuttle Trio (Americana/soul) and Darren Nicholson (bluegrass) will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at The Strand…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 16:10

WCU to wrap up 125th anniversary celebration

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Western Carolina University will wrap up the yearlong celebration of the 125th anniversary of its founding with the It’s a…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 16:09

Mouseketeer to host evening of music, stories at WCU

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Former Mouseketeer Lindsey Alley will present an evening of musical performances mingled with stand-up comedy titled “Blood, Sweat and Mousketears”…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:42

Balsam Range to play KARE fundraiser

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Acclaimed bluegrass group Balsam Range will play the Kids Advocacy Resource Effort’s (KARE) 4th annual Festival of Trees fundraiser at…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:41

GSMR is North Pole bound

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The Polar Express themed train will celebrate the holiday season Nov. 21-23 and 25-26 at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:40

Cherokee exhibit showcased at Dugan Center

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The touring exhibit “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future,” will be on display through Dec. 17 at the Chief Joyce…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:39

New roof for Appalachian Women’s Museum

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The Appalachian Women’s Museum has recently completed the repair of the roof to the Monteith House in Dillsboro. Funds for…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:38

‘Hard Candy Christmas’ returns to WCU

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The 27th annual Hard Candy Christmas Art & Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov.…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:37

Gingerbread House Competition underway in Franklin

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce will host its 2nd annual Gingerbread House Competition during the Winter Wonderland Celebration Dec. 5-12.…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:15

Marching toward The Big Apple

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“The whole world is watching.” That’s the statement echoing from a megaphone strapped to the side of David Starnes, director…
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00

HCC showcasing fiber exhibition

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A national fiber exhibition, EXCITE, will be on display through Dec. 6 at Haywood Community College in Clyde. The exhibition…
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00

Voices in the Laurel choir presents a Madrigal dinner

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A madrigal dinner evoking the elaborate and festive flare of the Renaissance will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday,…
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00

Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet to play WCU

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The Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Coulter Building…
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00

McCreery returns to Harrah’s

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Country sensation Scott McCreery hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Since coming into…
Pam Meister, interim director and curator of Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, was honored Oct. 22 with the James…
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.