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It was a 1963 station wagon with six musicians and their equipment.

When Tony Butala reminisces about the beginning of The Lettermen, a legendary vocal trio, he remembers crisscrossing America, playing upwards of 200 shows a year in the early 1960s. Starting the ensemble in 1957, Butala created one of the most successful acts of an era where vocal style and intricate songwriting reigned supreme.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:35

Sylva gets the funk

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No Name Sports Pub (Sylva) will host popular Western North Carolina act Porch 40 (rock/funk) at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:34

Johnson returns to Harrah’s

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Outlaw country star Jamey Johnson will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:33

Hayes brings country hits to The Strand

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Country star Wade Hayes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:29

Celebrate Robert Burns, Scottish heritage

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The Robert Burns Dinner will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Tartan Hall at the Franklin Presbyterian Church.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:27

Alcohol ink art talk, demonstration

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The next “Artist Talk” will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in the Community Room of the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:26

What’s the value of a mural?

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The Appalachian Mural Trail has developed a long-range plan to include these priceless murals and all future murals into a trail of murals encircling the Blue Ridge Parkway. Each mountain community and downtown area now has opportunities to join the mural trail to create their own outdoor historical mural or showcase what they have already developed.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:24

Haywood arts meeting, 40th anniversary celebration

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The Haywood County Arts Council will hold its Annual Meeting and 40th anniversary kick-off celebration at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in downtown Waynesville.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 16:16

Greening Up festival open call

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The Greening Up the Mountains Festival in Sylva is now inviting artists, mountain crafters, environmental and food vendors to apply for a booth in its 20th year as the premier spring festival for Western North Carolina.