Black Violin at Bardo Arts Center

Tickets are now on sale for Black Violin, presented by the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30PM.  

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Amanda Gorman's New Year's Poem 'New Day's Lyric'

Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, as well as an award-winning writer and cum laude graduate of Harvard University, where she studied Sociology. She has written for the New York Times and released three books in 2021. She is a committed advocate for the environment, racial equality, and gender justice. This is her latest poem, "New Day's Lyric." 

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Tuscola Freshmen Wins Thomas Wolfe Essay Contest

Eireann Marcus, a 9th grader at Tuscola. Eireann Marcus, a freshman at Tuscola High School in Haywood County, recently won an essay contest sponsored by the Thomas Wolfe Memorial. 

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Seeking the Rhythms of the Earth

By Leigh-Ann Renz | Are you ready to take your yoga to the next level? Not content to simply explore the poses physically, but also deepen your time on the mat and explore the patterns beneath? Waynesville Yoga is offering 2 year-long options for those who are craving more: 

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Let Mother Nature Be Your Guide

The human race is always searching for guidance and inspiration, but sometimes we simply need to turn to Mother Nature. She holds many of the answers. By using nature as a guide, we can attune our bodies to each season and reach optimal health and well-being. 

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Lessons from New York City

Between Dec. 26 and Dec. 30, my younger sibling and brother-in-law played tour guides to me and my mom in New York City. NYC is always busy, but it is a whole other kind of crazy during the holiday season and even more so during a global pandemic. What were we thinking? 

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Time for Renewal

Asheville Gallery of Art’s February show, “Time for Renewal” will feature works by three new gallery members:  Kathy Goodson, Margie Kluska, and Johnnie Stanfield.  The show will run Feb. 1-28 during gallery hours, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  An event to meet the artists will be held at the gallery on First Friday, Feb. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. at 82 Patton Avenue.

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Harriet Tubman statue moves on

The statue of Harriet Tubman that has been standing at Bridge Park in downtown Sylva depicts a woman in motion. Tubman is actively pressing forward, leading a child behind her. She looks ahead, and slightly up, her face contorted in determination and concentration. 

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2022’s Biggest Opportunities and Challenges: Your Year Ahead Horoscopes

Lori Randall Stradtman, author of "Online Reputation Management for Dummies," is also a practical mystic astrologer who's given over 10,000 readings. She's offered Rumble readers an astrological look at what 2022 has in store.

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