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Two artists were selected to paint various versions of the historic Bethel Presbyterian Church. Nick DePaolo, owner of Long Grove…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:38

Photo gallery opens in Waynesville

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The Lonebackpacker Gallery of World Photography, owned by artist Adam Malis, opened last week on Depot Street in Waynesville. The…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 20:15

Mountain BizWorks hosts free money management session

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Learn how to deal with debt in a free money-management class for women only being held from 5:30 p.m. to…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:46

All hats on deck for Easter Hat Parade

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The town of Dillsboro will host its 24th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 7. The parade, a Dillsboro tradition,…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:45

Creative Thought Center to host monthly sale

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The Creative Thought Center is hosting its monthly Colossal Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 31…
Frank Brannon Jr., proprietor of SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro, will demonstrate “How to Make and Print Photopolymer Plates” at 6:15…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:43

Folkmoot announces countries performing in 2012 festival

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Dancers and musicians in colorful traditional costumes from New Zealand, France, Belgium, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Puerto Rico, Ukraine and…
Nearly 700 students from local elementary schools filled the seats of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:41

‘Oxymorons’ return to the HART Studio

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The HART Studio Season will conclude with a return of the popular improvisational comedy troupe The Oxymorons at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:41

Asheville hosts third annual ActionFest

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ActionFest returns to Asheville on April 12-15 to once again showcase the most exciting action films from around the globe…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its May production of the musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 6:30…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:38

Quilt Trails project to dedicate new block

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s Quilt Trails project will dedicate the “Grandmother’s Dream” quilt block at 11 a.m. on March…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:38

Headwaters Brewery collects feedback

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The newest brewery on the block is whittling down its homebrew recipes in the hopes of pinpointing its four flagship…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:37

Taste of Chocolate tickets now on sale

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Tickets for this year’s Taste of Chocolate Plus are now on sale at Fun Things Etc., Quilter’s Quarters, Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:36

Artist to represent OICA, SCC at state awards

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Cherokee resident Darrin Bark will represent Southwestern Community College and the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts at the North Carolina…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:45

Libraries to offer workshop on downloading digital books

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Learn how to download free e-books or audio books onto your digital device at one of two events. The Macon…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:44

Fontana Regional Library makes changes for NC Cardinal

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Fontana Regional Library is migrating to a new automated library system on March 29 and will be closed that day.…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:43

City Lights to host book launch

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FutureCycle Press will unveil its annual anthology of poetry and flash fiction as well as a new poetry collection from…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:43

Barbara Taylor Woodall to present her memoir

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Barbara Taylor Woodall will visit City Lights Bookstore to read from her memoir It’s Not My Mountain Anymore at 2…
“Chicks! It’s All Gone to the Birds” opens at The Bascom on March 31 and runs through June 17. The…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:41

African Dance and Drums performance in Franklin

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The African Dance & Drum Ensemble will perform a program of traditional African dance and music at 7 p.m., March…
The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer ballroom dance lessons in April, May and June at the Waynesville Recreation…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:40

Student wins statue-naming contest at Sylva library

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The public library in Sylva has a new 24-hour resident, a statue named “Home.” The sculpture, made of smoothed gray…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:39

Contra Dancing hosted at the Gateway Club

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The next Fourth Sunday Contra Dance will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on March 25 at the Gateway Club…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:38

Frank Vickery opens at The Bascom on March 24

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A display of artist Frank Vickery’s work will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m., March 24, in the atrium…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:37

Bryson City library’s peep contest begins

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City has begun its second annual peeps contest. The competition runs from March 5…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:36

WCU School of Music to hold ‘pops’ concert March 29

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The Western Carolina University School of Music will present a family-friendly “pops” concert featuring musical selections from the Broadway stage…
North Carolina is poised to reap major dividends from tourism with the March 23 opening of “The Hunger Games,” the…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:50

Renowned potter to visit WCU in March

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Acclaimed potter Jeffrey Oestreich will demonstrate his work and give an illustrated artist’s talk Thursday, March 15, at Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:49

Public records workshop is March 15

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Western Carolina University’s Department of Communication will join Carolina Public Press in co-hosting “Full Disclosure,” a public records workshop, from…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:48

‘Fly a Kite’ workshop for kids is March 10

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Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free ARTSaturday workshop from 10 a.m. till noon on March…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:48

Biographer of dancer to speak at WCU

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Peggy Schwartz, an award-winning professor of dance and former director of the dance program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:47

Digital photography students present work

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Students who are enrolled in Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Digital Photography class will exhibit their work from March 14…
The Broadway Musical “The Story of My Life” will play at the Haywood Arts Regional Theater on March 9, 10…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, a non-profit organization located in Jackson County, is offering three $500 scholarships for Appalachian Studies,…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:45

2012 Youth Concerto Competition auditions start May 19

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The North Carolina Symphony will hold the preliminary round of its annual Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Youth Concerto…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:43

Heritage Alive Mountain Youth Talent Contests upcoming

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The first Heritage Alive Mountain Youth Talent Contest of the year will be held April 28 at the Greening Up…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:43

WCU to present ‘Film Music of John Williams’

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Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present “The Film Music of John Williams” in honor of the composer’s 80th…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:42

Ian Moore and the Second-Hand String Band to perform

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Ian Moore and the Second-Hand String Band will perform at 7 p.m. on March 14 in the community room of the Jackson…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:42

Celtic concert to be held in Bryson City

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The Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City will present its 4th annual Celtic Concert 7 p.m. on Friday, March…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:40

Artists sought for Mountain Heritage Day

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Arts and crafts vendors are being sought to participate in Mountain Heritage Day, Western Carolina University’s annual fall festival of…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:39

WCU to host ‘No Limits March’ on March 8

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Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority are co-sponsoring a panel discussion and “No Limits…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:39

Long stitch bindings classes offered in Dillsboro

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Phyllis Jarvinen will be teaching a Long Stitch bookbinding workshop 5 to 9 p.m. on March 15 at Oaks Gallery…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:37

Blue Ridge Watermedia Society to exhibit at Gallery 86

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A show by the Blue Ridge Watermedia Society opened March 7 at Gallery 86 on N. Main Street in Waynesville.…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:15

Gospel quartet to perform at Smoky Mountain Center

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The King’s Messengers, a Southern Gospel music quartet who will soon celebrate 48 years singing, will perform at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:14

Three country greats to perform March 9

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Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Joe Diffie — all platinum-certified country music recording artists — will come together for a…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:13

Vienna Boys Choir to perform at WCU

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The Vienna Boys Choir, one of the most celebrated choirs of all time, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:12

Bladesmithing symposium March 8-11

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Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Department will hold a Great Smoky Mountain Bladesmithing Symposium “Spring Hammer In” on campus from…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:12

Music and storytelling with Lee Knight

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City Lights Bookstore will host an evening of music and storytelling with local performer Lee Knight at 7 p.m. on…