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Pottery classes at Folkmoot Center

There will be beginner pottery classes at the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville. The classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 10, 17 and 24, and March 2, 9, and 16. 

Winter term pottery will be taught by artist and entrepreneur Cory Plott of Plottware, specializing in durable artisan pottery. Plott will focus on beginning hand-building techniques in this session. There is a 15-person limit to this course.  

$100, which includes materials.

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• The documentary “Art and Craft” will be screened at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the University Center at Western Carolina University. The film details how one of the most prolific art forgers in United States history, Mark Landis, was finally exposed. Landis will be present to do a Q&A and talk about the film. www.artandcraftfilm.com. 

• The Macon County Art Association monthly meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 at the Uptown Gallery in Franklin. Painter Nick DePaolo will be giving a demonstration and talking about how to paint like watercolor using acrylics. 828.369.0356 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

• The “MAKE!: Paint Edition” will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Fine Arts Museum at Western Carolina University. The event will give participants the opportunity to paint their own pieces of art with assistance from members of the WCU art department. Refreshments and live music will also be provided. $15 per person, $25 for two. 

• Learn to sew with the Sew Easy Girls and the Community Association (ECA) group from noon to 3 p.m. every first Monday of the month at the Jackson County Cooperative Extension Office in Sylva. 828.586.4009.

• An “Artist Talk” by ceramicist Garth Johnson will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Bardo Arts Center at Western Carolina University. The 50-minute multimedia lecture will examine a new generation of ceramic artists. 

• The Macon County Anime Club will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Macon County Public Library. Anime Club is open to from six graders through college age. Members share a love of everything Japanese. 828.524.3600.

• The live screening of the National Theatre of London’s production “Coriolanus” Live Via Satellite at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Highlands Performing Arts Center. The show is Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with a successful Roman general seeking political leadership. Tickets are available online at www.highlandspac.org or at the door or by calling 828.526.9047. Adults are $22 for adults, $19 for PAC members, and students are free.

• A community art group meets at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the Hudson Library in Highlands. 828.526.3031. 

• The films “Bridge of Spies” (Feb. 5-6) and “Spectre-007” (Feb. 11-13) at Mad Batter Food & Film in Sylva. Screenings are 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. with a special 2 p.m. matinee on Saturdays. Free. www.madbatterfoodandfilm.com. 

• Oscar-nominated animated shorts will be shown at 7 p.m. Feb. 3-5, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 6 and 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Feb. 7 at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville. Oscar-nominated live action shorts will be shown at 7 p.m. Feb. 9-12, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 13 and 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Feb. 14. There will also be a free screening of the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast” at noon and 2 p.m. Feb. 6 and 13. www.38main.com. 

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