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In the shadow of the pines: Ty Gilpin of Unspoken Tradition

With a slew of chart-topping bluegrass hits, including the No. 1 “Dark Side of the Mountain,” Cherryville-based string quintet Unspoken Tradition represents the latest chapter of the “high, lonesome sound” in Western North Carolina and greater Southern Appalachia.

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Reggae, soul at Lazy Hiker

The Natti Love Joys will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Lazy Hiker Brewing in Sylva, and at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Lazy Hiker Brewing in Franklin. 

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Tale of two bands: J.J. Hipps, Gold Rose to play Apple Jam

Amid the rich, vibrant musical tapestry of bluegrass, Americana, blues and folk at the core of Western North Carolina’s storied music scene, there are a handful of rising stage acts taking those roots influences and putting a more contemporary spin on it. 

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Open call for ‘Small Works’

The Haywood County Arts Council has announced an open call for work for the upcoming Small Works Exhibit, which will kick off with an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 12, at the HCAC Gallery & Gifts showroom in downtown Waynesville. 

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HART play, painter combine forces

When the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre (HART) in Waynesville needed a custom-painted portrait of an actor with his six-foot invisible rabbit friend, local painter Barbara Brook hopped to the task. 

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HCAC wildlife art showcase

Presented by the Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC), the exhibit “Bear, Elk, Trout — Oh My!” will run through Oct. 30 at the HCAC in downtown Waynesville. 

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WCU art exhibits showcase Pinder, ‘Contemporary Clay’

The Western Carolina University (WCU) Fine Art Museum in Cullowhee is currently presenting two exhibitions at the Bardo Arts Center, which are as follows: 

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Cherokee syllabary, art showcase

Featuring over 50 works of art in a variety of media by over 30 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and Cherokee Nation artists, “A Living Language: Cherokee Syllabary and Contemporary Art” is an exhibit currently being showcased at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee. 

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