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A line-up of art classes will begin in January, offered through the Inspired Art Ministry at the First Baptist Church…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

A long and winding road

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At a McDonald’s in Canton, S.R. “Sha” Shahan sits quietly in one of the corner booths, casually sipping his coffee…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Arts council celebrates 35 years, Miller steps down

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Haywood County Arts Council Executive Director Kay Miller is stepping down after nine years on the job.
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Learn how to play the dulcimer

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Registration is ongoing for the eighth annual “Dulcimer U Winter Weekend” conference for mountain dulcimer enthusiasts, which will be held…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Ride the rails into 2013

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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will ring in the New Year with an evening of live music, dancing, dining and…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Celebrate the New Year!

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Fine dining, jazz for New Year’s Eve There will be a special jazz performance and dinner at 7 p.m. Monday,…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Martin’s CD explores somber themes without being dark

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By Dean Williams • Contributing Writer Angela Faye Martin’s Anniversary, the follow-up CD to her Mark Linkous produced Pictures From…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

KC and The Sunshine Band hits Harrah’s Cherokee

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Keeping disco alive, legendary group KC and The Sunshine Band will be hitting the stage with their wild, funky music…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Steep Canyon Rangers receive Bluegrass Grammy nomination

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Nationally acclaimed bluegrass sensation Steep Canyon Rangers from Asheville has racked up yet another accolade — and their second Grammy…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Celebrate the end of the World with polka and craft beer

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There will be a winter solstice party at from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at City Lights Café…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

WCU professor releases live-recorded jazz album

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Pavel Wlosok, associate professor of jazz studies in the Western Carolina University School of Music, is releasing a jazz record…
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

Upcoming Christmas events

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Waynesville Christmas parade to be televised WNC Television will broadcast the Waynesville Christmas Parade held on Monday, Dec. 3, several…
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

Holiday music

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Choir to perform Christmas story in Canton Dec. 23 The choir of Rockwood United Methodist Church will present a cantata…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

Mural project aimed at renewal

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A mural project called “On Hallowed Ground” aims to honor the heritage of Dillsboro, showcase artistic talents and lend a…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

‘Rotunda Gallery’ art exhibit comes to historic courthouse

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Western North Carolina artist Norma Hendrix will hold an opening exhibit of her work from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

What’s on tap for December’s Sylva Art Stroll

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The final downtown Sylva Art Stroll of the year will feature luminaries to light the way at 5 p.m. Friday,…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

Liars Bench hosts Nashville singer/songwriter with local roots

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The Liars Bench presents “A Foxfire Christmas with Randy Flack” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Mountain Heritage…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

‘Mother Jones’ returns to the stage

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An encore performance of “Mother Jones,” a monologue written by Gary Carden, will be staged at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec.…
Downtown Waynesville will be hosting “A Night before Christmas” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The event…
From WWII Christmas memories to an audience sing-along, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is bringing a full…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:22

A cappella holiday show comes to WCU

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Vox Audio takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:20

'A Christmas Carol' hits HART

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Charles Dickens’ classic work “A Christmas Carol” is coming to the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville this month.
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:19

‘Nutcracker’ ballet to grace WCU’s stage

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Holiday classic “The Nutcracker” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the John W. Bardo Fine and…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:16

WCU art majors stage year-end exhibit

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Art students from Western Carolina University will exhibit their work through Friday, Dec. 14, at the WCU Fine Art Museum.…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Lights & Luminaries to bring holiday glow to Dillsboro

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Dillsboro Festival of Lights & Luminaries will be held on Dec. 7 and 8 and Dec. 14 and 15. The…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

An Appalachian Christmas comes to Lake Junaluska

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An annual Appalachian Christmas Celebration will run from Dec. 6-9 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Mountain Faith to host bluegrass Christmas concert

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A free Christmas Concert with award-winning bluegrass and gospel band Mountain Faith will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec.…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Balsam Range, friends kick off concert series

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Nationally acclaimed Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range will be kicking off their winter concert series at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

NC glass exhibit showcased at WCU

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The North Carolina glass community will hold an exhibit from Oct. 28 to Feb. 1, at the Western Carolina University…
The Canton Annual Christmas Tour of Homes will take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Voices in the Laurel events

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Songs from ‘Polar Express’ to be performed Dec. 8 Voices in the Laurel will perform a special Christmas concert featuring…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Scotch-Irish exhibit seeks donations

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North Carolina Arts Council has provided initial funding for the research and development of the Scotch-Irish exhibit at the Stecoah…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Robbinsville native creates art scholarship

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Students from the far western counties of North Carolina majoring in music, fine arts or industrial arts at Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:56

Upcoming music

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WCU partners with Asheville Symphony  Western Carolina University’s School of Music has initiated a new artist-in-residence program this semester, formalizing…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:54

WCU, Warren Wilson ensembles to perform

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WCU, Warren Wilson ensembles to perform Western Carolina University’s Low Tech Ensemble will perform a gamelan degung from Western Java…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:53

Craft fair to be held in Clyde

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A “Show & Sale” craft fair will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the MedWest…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:44

Upcoming holiday events

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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:44

'Hard Candy Christmas' celebrates 25 years

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The “Hard Candy Christmas” Craft Art and Show will celebrate 25 years as a “Mountain Christmas Tradition” in Western North…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:41

Orchestra presents holiday concert

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The Blue Ridge Orchestra will present this year’s annual family holiday concert twice, at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 at…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:40

WCU to host Madrigal Dinners

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The annual Madrigal Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Grandroom…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:39

Aztec group performs for students 

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Swain County Schools celebrated Native American heritage on Nov. 8-9 by having Aztec dancers perform for students at the Swain…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Gallery holds small works show

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Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 announces its annual small works show, “It’s a Small, Small Work 2012,” from Wednesday,…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Brass quintet to perform at WCU

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Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet will perform its fall recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the recital hall of…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Movie briefs

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Film club showing 'The Way' Groovy Movie Club will show the film “The Way” on Friday, Nov. 16, in Waynesville. A…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Mountain music

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Bryson City community jam A community music jam will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15,…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Take a class

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Classes offered in Stecoah There will be a handful of crafting classes offered at the Stecoah Valley Center in Robbinsville.…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Hear about the life of a special agent

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A former FBI agent and terrorist hunter will discuss his new book at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Holiday craft show celebrates 25 years

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“Hard Candy Christmas” Fine Art and Craft Show will celebrate 25 years from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23-24,…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Liars Bench to perform Carden drama Nov. 15

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The Liars Bench will present “Birdell” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Center.…