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Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:12

Carolina Chills

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As the leaves change and the air becomes crisp, the mountains of Western North Carolina transform into a landscape of mystery and mischief. In the spirit of ghouls, ghosts and everything creepy and crawling, communities around Southern Appalachia will celebrate Halloween with an array of local and regional events, for kids and parents alike.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:33

Pisgah wins 50th anniversary rumble

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It was the tale of two halves as the Pisgah Black Bears went toe-to-toe against their Haywood County rivals, the Tuscola Mountaineers.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:26

WCU welcomes comedy troupe Second City

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Chicago’s renowned comedy troupe Second City will be coming to Western Carolina University to present “Free Speech! (While Supplies Last),” an irreverent look at America’s electoral situation, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:22

WCU to celebrate Homecoming 2016

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The Western Carolina University community will come together under the theme “Purple Reigns” to celebrate Homecoming 2016 with major public events planned from Wednesday, Oct. 26, through Sunday, Oct. 30.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:21

Michael Cleveland to play Highlands

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Ten-time International Bluegrass Music Association ‘Fiddle Performer of the Year’ Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Highlands Performing Arts Center.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:20

Mayday Parade to headline WCU Homecoming

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Mayday Parade will perform with The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Rescue Party at Western Carolina University’s Homecoming Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:18

Folk, rock in Sylva

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The Jackson County Public Library will host singer/songwriter Angela Faye Martin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the library in Sylva.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 16:38

New Haywood dance initiative

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It has been over 10 years since the Haywood County Arts Council brought the Atlanta Ballet to Haywood County to showcase classical dance, but this tradition will soon be renewed. The council is creating an annual dance artist residency to serve as a new platform for professional classical and contemporary dance.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 14:08

Kephart collection at WCU

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A showcase on the life and times of Horace Kephart will be on display from Oct. 11-March 31 in the Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University.