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Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Spicing up Southern Appalachia

Though the weather is getting colder and winter is emerging on the horizon, Doug Weaver is all smiles. It’s open season for chili. “Chili itself is not just a dish, it’s a state of mind,” he said. “There’s no better…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Poker tournament to benefit art council

A Texas hold’em tournament will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at The Classic Wineseller in downtown Waynesville. All proceeds from the event go to support Haywood County Arts Council programming. First-place winner receives a donation tax credit letter.…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Tourism workshop to be offered

Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership is sponsoring a workshop, “The ABC’s of Group Tours,” in two locations to support tourism partners and other businesses that want to develop more group tour business. On Nov. 6, the workshop will be…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

S.C. band wins WCU marching band contest

White Knoll High School marching band from Lexington, S.C. was named grand champion at the 12th annual Tournament of Champions, an invitational competition held at Western Carolina University on Oct. 20. Hickory Ridge High School of Harrisburg won the North…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

WCU falls short in quest for jug

Western Carolina University quarterback Troy Mitchell (#10) rushes in for a successful two-point conversion during the fourth quarter of the Oct. 27 match against Appalachian State University.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Mountain music news

Singer/songwriters series continues The next “Songwriters in the Round” event will take place Nov. 3 at the Balsam Mountain Inn. Renowned southern songwriters Steve Williams, Wil Nance and Wood Newton will be taking the stage, intimately performing alongside a gourmet…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

More A&E briefs

Carvers to hold show on parkway Western North Carolina Carvers will hold its annual show Nov. 3/4 at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway (Milepost 385) in Asheville. Registration for competitors will be form 8:30-10:30 a.m. Nov.…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Album release party and benefit

In conjunction with the choral music department of Tuscola High School, singer/songwriter Mackenzie Leigh Wilson will hold an album release party for her debut record, “The Start” at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Tuscola High School Auditorium.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Music notes

‘Beethoven Project’ series continues The second performance in Western Carolina University’s “Beethoven Project” will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Coulter Building Recital Hall. The concert will feature Beethoven Sonata Nos. 2 and 7 and “Theme and Variations”…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Parade updates for Franklin, Waynesville

Franklin parade seeking applicants The Franklin Chamber of Commerce has entry forms available for the 2012 Christmas Parade. With “A Country Christmas” as this year’s theme, the parade is scheduled for 3 p.m. Nov. 25. Judging of the floats will…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Family movie at Bryson City library

Nickelodeon’s favorite characters celebrate autumn and going back to school on the big screen during family movie at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. Dora embarks on an expedition to rescue her class’s hamster;…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

WCU director named to state art council

Denise Drury, interim director of the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, was recently named to the North Carolina Museums Council board of directors and will serve as arts section chair. As chair, Drury is charged with taking the pulse…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Tae Kwon Do Expo planned in Waynesville

The Blue Dragon Tae Kwon Do Expo will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the MedWest Health and Fitness Center in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Album perfectly interprets ‘songs’ of Blake

Apart from the fact that this is a remarkable recording, in terms of Martha Redbone’s liquid vocals and the harmonious blend of John McEuen’s instruments (banjo, guitar, dubro, fiddle, mandolin, autoharp and dulcimer), the combining of music with William Blake’s…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

K.A.R.E. to hold Festival of Trees fundraiser

Kids Advocacy Resource Effort (K.A.R.E.) will host its 3rd annual Festival of Trees fundraiser and live auction at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Laurel Ridge Country Club. The event will begin with a cocktail hour and live music by Marc…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Silent auction to benefit K.A.R.E. House

The newly formed Haywood Area Wholistic Integrative Practitioners group (known as HAWIP) is throwing a silent auction and reception at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Where Angels Gather, a holistic retail store and education center at 124 Miller St. in…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Garden club to make wreaths, visit tree farm

The November meeting of The Sylva Garden Club will be held at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at The Tuckasegee Trading Company in Sylva. Refreshments will be served, and the meeting will begin at 10 a.m. The program will be “Create…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

WCU presents Hollywood satire

“Once in a Lifetime,” a satiric look back at the Golden Age of Hollywood will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Come on, let's twist — again

We’ve all done it. At a middle school dance, high school prom, college formal, wedding reception, anniversary celebration, New Year’s Eve or perhaps on your kitchen floor during a lazy Saturday morning. It’s “The Twist,” and Western North Carolina better…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

SCC to host craft festival

Mountain Shapes and Colors Art and Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Swain Center at Southwestern Community College.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

HCC grads win woodworking awards

Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Wood graduate Samantha Mallard and current student Brandon Skupski won the Design Emphasis contest at the International Woodworking Fair.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Poetry collective comes to WCU

The Arts and Cultural Events Performance Series continues with The Strivers Row Poetry Show at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Bardo Arts Center at Western Carolina University.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Upcoming movie events

Documentary series continues Nov. 13 at WCU Western Carolina University’s next film in its series from the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the theater of the A.K. Hinds University Center. “Bag…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Madrigal Dinner tickets available

Tickets for the Madrigal Dinners at Western Carolina University are now on sale. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Grandroom of the A.K. Hinds University Center.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Duo to perform at Macon library

Two award-winning classically trained artists will perform traditional and contemporary works at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in the main hall of the Macon County Public Library in Franklin.   Guitarist Brad Richter and cellist Viktor Uzur have earned rave…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Sylva hosts special candlelit art stroll

Luminaries will light the way on Friday, Nov. 9, during a special candlelit Sylva Art Stroll. Candles will light up the streets outside participating merchants to welcome strollers to shop, dine and explore the historic downtown. Amid numerous businesses, Gallery…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Music events at WCU

Band invited to perform at championships Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will attend the Bands of America Grand National Championships as a featured-performance exhibition band Nov. 8-10 in Indianapolis. Each year, the top 90 high school…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Musical family visits Franklin

Renowned variety group The Lowe Family will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. The unique group offers a blend of show stopping classical, Broadway, Irish, jazz, bluegrass…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Tickets on sale for Little Big Town

Tickets for Little Big Town in Cherokee are now available through Ticketmaster. The renowned country group will be performing at 7:30 p.m. March 2 at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Carden receives prestigious state award

Sylva native and renowned Southern Appalachian storyteller Gary Carden received the North Carolina Award for Literature, the state’s highest honor, on Oct. 30 at a ceremony in the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

Art and aspiration in Appalachia

At first glance toward her work, you think Sara Alexander is a great photographer. At second glance, you realize that’s not a picture, but a painting. The detailed, vibrant canvas is straight from the talented hands of a rising star…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Sandi Patty, Jason Crabb to perform in Franklin

Sandi Patty and Jason Crabb will bring “A Celebration of the Christmas Season” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Smoky Mountain Center of the Performing Arts in Franklin.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Tickets available for ‘Tarzan’

Western Carolina University has announced its 2013 line-up of “golden age of radio” re-creations.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Liars Bench to perform Carden drama Nov. 15

The Liars Bench will present “Birdell” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Center. “Birdell,” a dramatic monologue by famed Appalachian storyteller Gary Carden, starring Bobbie Curtis in a story of a defiant mountain…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Holiday craft show celebrates 25 years

“Hard Candy Christmas” Fine Art and Craft Show will celebrate 25 years from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23-24, at the Ramsey Center Arena at Western Carolina University.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Hear about the life of a special agent

A former FBI agent and terrorist hunter will discuss his new book at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Hinds University Center theater at Western Carolina University. In the book, Special Agent Man: My Life in the FBI…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Take a class

Classes offered in Stecoah There will be a handful of crafting classes offered at the Stecoah Valley Center in Robbinsville. “Knitted Fingerless Gloves with Beads” will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14-15. Tuition is…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Mountain music

Bryson City community jam A community music jam will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. Anyone with a guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer, or anything unplugged, are…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Movie briefs

Film club showing 'The Way' Groovy Movie Club will show the film “The Way” on Friday, Nov. 16, in Waynesville. A mostly organic potluck dinner will precede the screening at 6:15 p.m. The mission of the Groovy Movie Club is to…
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Brass quintet to perform at WCU

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

Gallery holds small works show

Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 announces its annual small works show, “It’s a Small, Small Work 2012,” from Wednesday, Nov. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 29.
What sounded like a jet engine echoed out of the building tucked away on the hill. Peering into the large bay doors of the metal studio at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro, the booming noise is coming…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:56

Upcoming music

WCU partners with Asheville Symphony  Western Carolina University’s School of Music has initiated a new artist-in-residence program this semester, formalizing a partnership with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra to bring professional string musicians to campus for performances with WCU’s woodwind, brass…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:54

WCU, Warren Wilson ensembles to perform

WCU, Warren Wilson ensembles to perform Western Carolina University’s Low Tech Ensemble will perform a gamelan degung from Western Java with Warren Wilson College’s Gamelan Ensemble, playing Central Javanese gamelan, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the recital hall…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:53

Craft fair to be held in Clyde

A “Show & Sale” craft fair will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the MedWest Health and Fitness Center in Clyde. Local crafters are invited to purchase a table for a small fee to display…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:44

Upcoming holiday events

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:44

'Hard Candy Christmas' celebrates 25 years

The “Hard Candy Christmas” Craft Art and Show will celebrate 25 years as a “Mountain Christmas Tradition” in Western North Carolina from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 23-24, in the Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University. With original work…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:41

Orchestra presents holiday concert

The Blue Ridge Orchestra will present this year’s annual family holiday concert twice, at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the Colonial Theatre in Canton and at 4 p.m. onn Dec. 9 at the Folk Arts Center in East Asheville.…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:40

WCU to host Madrigal Dinners

The annual Madrigal Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Grandroom of the A.K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:39

Aztec group performs for students 

Swain County Schools celebrated Native American heritage on Nov. 8-9 by having Aztec dancers perform for students at the Swain County Center for the Arts. 
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Robbinsville native creates art scholarship

Students from the far western counties of North Carolina majoring in music, fine arts or industrial arts at Western Carolina University can tap into a $10,000 scholarship fund set up by Robbinsville native Elaine Howell, a retired U.S. Air Force…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Scotch-Irish exhibit seeks donations

North Carolina Arts Council has provided initial funding for the research and development of the Scotch-Irish exhibit at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center outside Robbinsville. The Arts Council is now matching funds for the printing, mounting and placement of…
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Voices in the Laurel events

Songs from ‘Polar Express’ to be performed Dec. 8 Voices in the Laurel will perform a special Christmas concert featuring the poetry of Robert Frost, traditional and international Christmas carols and a medley from “The Polar Express” at 2:15 p.m.…
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

NC glass exhibit showcased at WCU

The North Carolina glass community will hold an exhibit from Oct. 28 to Feb. 1, at the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Balsam Range, friends kick off concert series

Nationally acclaimed Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range will be kicking off their winter concert series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at The Colonial Theatre in Canton.
A free Christmas Concert with award-winning bluegrass and gospel band Mountain Faith will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

An Appalachian Christmas comes to Lake Junaluska

An annual Appalachian Christmas Celebration will run from Dec. 6-9 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center.
Dillsboro Festival of Lights & Luminaries will be held on Dec. 7 and 8 and Dec. 14 and 15. The celebration begins each evening at dusk and runs until 9 p.m.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 00:00

Quality over quantity in Appalachia

Downtown Franklin is all sunshine, but it’s the calm before the storm. Drifting through an array of stores and restaurants lining Main Street, the scene is quiet, but soon, with Thanksgiving falling into the rearview mirror, shoppers determined and curious…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:33

Christmas parades roll into WNC

Snowflakes sprinkle the high peaks, while a stiff breeze cascades into the valleys. Elaborate decorations are being put up in downtowns across Western North Carolina. It’s that time of the year — Christmas is around the corner and the region…
Downtown Waynesville will be hosting “A Night before Christmas” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The event will include numerous Christmas choral groups and musicians, candlelight shopping, thousands of holiday lights, with plenty of shops, galleries and…
From WWII Christmas memories to an audience sing-along, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is bringing a full line-up of holiday performances to the stage in Franklin this month.  • Overlook Theatre Company will present “Christmas Memories: Postcards…
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:22

A cappella holiday show comes to WCU

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

'A Christmas Carol' hits HART

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

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

WCU art majors stage year-end exhibit

Art students from Western Carolina University will exhibit their work through Friday, Dec. 14, at the WCU Fine Art Museum. A reception for the exhibit will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:12

Christmas, craft beer & charity

For Clark Williams, it’s all about giving back. Owner of Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville, Williams is celebrating not only the first anniversary of starting his business on Dec. 14, he’s merging the milestone with the annual “Toys for Tots”…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

‘Mother Jones’ returns to the stage

An encore performance of “Mother Jones,” a monologue written by Gary Carden, will be staged at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin. In the late 19th Century, Mother Jones befriended mistreated workers across the…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

Rediscovering your inner child

Each day, James Bandy and Clifton Coleman hangout with soldiers, princesses, dinosaurs and aliens. Their domain is Blast From The Past Toys in downtown Canton, a business endeavor partly forged out of necessity to make a living in a down…
If you have it, they will come. That’s the philosophy for the small facet of independent toy stores remaining in Western North Carolina. “The kids know it’s here, and this is where they want to come,” said Melanee Lester, general…
The Liars Bench presents “A Foxfire Christmas with Randy Flack” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Mountain Heritage Center auditorium at Western Carolina University. The group will perform southern Appalachian stories, music and songs onstage. Flack, born in…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

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

The final downtown Sylva Art Stroll of the year will feature luminaries to light the way at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Art will be the highlight of this candlelit evening where people are encouraged to shop, dine and explore…
Western North Carolina artist Norma Hendrix will hold an opening exhibit of her work from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at the Jackson County historic courthouse rotunda. Hendrix sees life through a complexity of layers. The works…
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 00:00

Mural project aimed at renewal

A mural project called “On Hallowed Ground” aims to honor the heritage of Dillsboro, showcase artistic talents and lend a hand in the revitalization of the village.
By Dean Williams • Contributing Writer Angela Faye Martin’s Anniversary, the follow-up CD to her Mark Linkous produced Pictures From Home, opens appropriately with the line “My heart is broken today/I’ve got some dreams that just won’t go away.” Martin…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

KC and The Sunshine Band hits Harrah’s Cherokee

Keeping disco alive, legendary group KC and The Sunshine Band will be hitting the stage with their wild, funky music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. A native of Miami, Fla., KC’s music is a…
There will be a winter solstice party at from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at City Lights Café in Sylva.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

WCU professor releases live-recorded jazz album

Pavel Wlosok, associate professor of jazz studies in the Western Carolina University School of Music, is releasing a jazz record of original compositions recorded live at a club in Asheville.
Nationally acclaimed bluegrass sensation Steep Canyon Rangers from Asheville has racked up yet another accolade — and their second Grammy nomination.
He went east to discover the final frontier. In 1937, Californian Joseph S. Hall was a 30-year-old graduate student. Hired by the National Park Service for a summer job, Hall was commissioned to seek out and capture the essence of…
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

Holiday music

Choir to perform Christmas story in Canton Dec. 23 The choir of Rockwood United Methodist Church will present a cantata titled “Silent Night, Holy Night” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, in Canton. Written by Russell Mauldin and Sue C.…
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

Upcoming Christmas events

Waynesville Christmas parade to be televised WNC Television will broadcast the Waynesville Christmas Parade held on Monday, Dec. 3, several times during the coming week. The parade will be aired on Charter cable channel 16. The schedule is 10:30 to…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Celebrate the New Year!

Fine dining, jazz for New Year’s Eve There will be a special jazz performance and dinner at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at The Classic Wineseller in Waynesville. The event will feature musicians Sheila Gordon (keyboards/vocals), Mike Creech (guitar) and…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Ride the rails into 2013

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will ring in the New Year with an evening of live music, dancing, dining and celebration starting at 7:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at the train depot in Bryson City.
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

Learn how to play the dulcimer

Registration is ongoing for the eighth annual “Dulcimer U Winter Weekend” conference for mountain dulcimer enthusiasts, which will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, through Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska.
Haywood County Arts Council Executive Director Kay Miller is stepping down after nine years on the job.
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

A long and winding road

At a McDonald’s in Canton, S.R. “Sha” Shahan sits quietly in one of the corner booths, casually sipping his coffee and reflecting on where it all began for him. Hailing from the coal-mining hills of West Virginia, the 86-year-old was…
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00

The source of the sound

It’s the greatest show in town, but the location is a secret. With the tall smokestacks of the Canton paper mill falling into the rearview mirror, the pickup truck meandered up into the surrounding hills. The road snaked deeper into…
A line-up of art classes will begin in January, offered through the Inspired Art Ministry at the First Baptist Church in Waynesville. • Drawing classes for adult beginners through advanced will go from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan.…
Chris Robinson is a freak‚ a damn musical freak. Finally wrangling everything into the studio with his freewheelin’ solo project‚ Robinson has already released two albums this year (Big Moon Ritual and The Magic Door)‚ both of which could be…
Nationally acclaimed Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range will continue their winter concert series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at The Colonial Theatre in Canton.
Cartoonist and illustrator James Lyle will do a presentation and demonstration on comic books and graphic novels for the Art League of the Smokies at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson…
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 00:00

If you build it, they will come (and play)

Pulling into a row of unimposing metal garage-sized storage units on Frazier Street in Waynesville, the sound of buzzing is heard. You think maybe the truck heater is finally kicking on and combating the cold December morning, or it’s the…
Singer/songwriter Ben Wilson will be featured at the Friday Night Live music series from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

Christian comedian/songwriter hits Franklin

Renowned performer Tim Hawkins will be taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. Hawkins is best known for parodying popular songs and stand-up material on topics such…
Legendary rock group STYX will be performing at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young, Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman and Ricky Phillips have had more live performances since 1999 than all of…
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

WNC group releases electropop album

Electropop trio Stereospread, based in Waynesville, is releasing their highly-anticipated first album, The Heart & the Thief, this month.
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 00:00

Artist showcase

An opening reception for “Ball Mason Jar Art” by Brent Martin will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at City Lights Café in Sylva.