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Where to from here?

It’s the lingering question within bluegrass and string circles nowadays. Amid the traditional pickers and grinners, there is an urgency arising in recent years, one that wonders just what will happen to the beloved, deeply held music once the last of the elder statesmen vanish.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:41

This must be the place

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The instant the guitar chords echoed from the Mexican restaurant speakers, a slight grin emerged on my face. Immediately, the Asheville traffic disappeared from my urban patio view, where all I could see was that old farm town — far away physically, but oh so close emotionally.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:37

Freeway Revival to jam in Highlands

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The “Saturday’s on the Pine” concert series at Kelsey Hutchinson Park in Highlands will host The Freeway Revival (jam/rock) at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Free.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:36

Youth Talent Contest winners

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The annual Mountain Youth Talent Contest was held at the Franklin Area Folk Festival on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center in Franklin.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:29

Mural prints, album available

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The recently unveiled “Golden Threads” mural, located outside facing Pack Square Park in Asheville is now available as a limited edition art print. 

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 20:25

Chappell returns to Haywood

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Poet, novelist and Canton native Fred Chappell will discuss his memories of Haywood County during a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. The event will be a celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Haywood County Public Library. 

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 21:07

Seven Clans Rodeo rides into Cherokee

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The Seven Clans Rodeo will be held Sept. 2-3 at the intersection of U.S. 19/441 in Cherokee. Gates open at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Rodeos begin at 8 p.m. 

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 21:00

Folk Festival returns to Lake J

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Mountain music, dancing and tradition will be on display once again as the 46th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival celebrates the culture and heritage of Western North Carolina Sept. 2-3 on the shores of Lake Junaluska.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 20:59

Skynyrd to rock Harrah’s

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Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 20:59

John Denver tribute comes to Franklin

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Jim Curry, the world’s top John Denver tribute performer, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 20:56

Arts council hosts WNC Design Guide Exhibit

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This September, the Haywood County Arts Council in Waynesville will host several artists from the WNC Design Guide.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 20:54

Lewis Black play at HART

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Written by famed comedian Lewis Black, the production of “One Slight Hitch” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1-3, 8-10, and at 2 p.m. Sept. 4 and 11 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 20:35

Galaxy of the Stars series returns to WCU

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The 2016-17 Galaxy of Stars Series will feature six performances beginning with “Tarocco: A Soldier’s Tale” on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.