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Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:12

‘Pillowman’ to premiere in the HART Studio

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The HART Studio in Waynesville will continue its season with “The Pillowman” by Martin McDonagh, opening Feb. 24 in the…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:12

Asheville Symphony Guild offering music camp scholarships

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The Asheville Symphony Guild will offer full and partial scholarships for students who play musical instruments in middle and high…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:11

Jam series to feature concert by New Southern Ramblers

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The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will ends its 2011-12 season…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:10

Haywood Rec plans Hawaiian getaway

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Haywood County Recreation and Parks is now taking reservations for a 10-day, Hawaiian Cruise trip Nov. 1-10. Per-person rates are…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:10

Contemporary art lecture March 5 at WCU

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Independent cultural critic and author Eleanor Heartney will lead a presentation on contemporary art at 5 p.m. Monday, March 5,…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:09

Challenge under way for airing of the quilts

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Organizers are gearing up for this year’s Airing of the Quilts Challenge on May 12 in Franklin. Quilters must create…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:08

The quilt that keeps on giving

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Haywood Community College Day Quilting Workshop student Rikki Williams (pictured) won the Confetti Quilt that she helped construct in her…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:59

Marianna Black to host community music jam

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The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:59

Clarinetist to give free performance Feb. 21

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Clarinetist and faculty member Shannon Thompson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the recital hall of the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:58

Nantahala Brewing to host limited bottle release event

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Nantahala Brewing Company will hold a release party for the first of three limited bottle release Trail Magic Ale ales…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:58

Contra dancing held in Waynesville

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The next Fourth Sunday Contra Dance will be on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Gateway Club in downtown Waynesville.  …
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:57

Frog Level Brewery to host live music concert

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Frog Level Brewing Company will hold the first performance in its Jazz Masters Series from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:57

Tuckaseegee Tavern hosts Winter Thaw Out concert

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The Dan River Drifters will play at Tuckaseegee Tavern Saturday, Feb. 18, in Bryson City. The Drifters combine traditional and…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:56

Regional book fair to be held at HCC Feb. 13-17

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Haywood Community College will hold a book fair Feb. 13-17 in the multi-purpose room of its Regional Center for the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:56

Reading council to raise funds with friendly competition

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Western Mountains Reading Council’s Community Spelling and Trivia Bee will be held 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the fine…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:55

Groovy Movie Club to show ‘Moneyball’ Feb. 17

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The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “Moneyball” beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. A mostly organic…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:55

OICA to offer book cloth class

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Students will explore ways to make their own book cloth from lightweight fabrics during a class starting Thursday, Feb. 23,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:54

Bryson City library to show ‘The Lion King’ Feb. 21

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will play “The Lion King” at 3:30 p.m., Feb. 21. The animated film…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:53

Voices of the Laurel choir reschedules Valentine’s benefit

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The Voices of the Laurel singers will relive the classic age of MGM movies, the magic of Disney and the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:52

Art gets an A+ at Central Elementary

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The fourth- and fifth-grade students at Central Elementary School in Waynesville were recently treated to some time-travel art thanks to…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:51

Reception for Laboray exhibit Feb. 16 at WCU

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Work by Ron Laboray, assistant professor of painting and drawing in the School of Art and Design at Western Carolina…
The Haywood County Arts Council has opened a new show entitled, “It’s Elementary!” The show will run through March 3…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:49

Quilting: An act of caring

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Haywood Community College’s Quilting Workshop day class just finished quilts that will benefit Mountain Projects’ Share the Warmth campaign as…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:49

Art by Brent Martin showcased in Macon

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The Fruit Jar Parables is now on display in the Macon County Public Library. Brent Martin lives in the Cowee…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:48

The Bascom offers classes at a discount

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The Bascom, a visual arts center in Highlands, is offering early bird discounts on adult workshops and classes in ceramics,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:47

Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration seeking vendors

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The Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage-themed vendors for the second annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration, June 9, on Main Street.…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:38

Songwriters festival announces contest

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Songwriters have three months to enter The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival 2012 Songwriters Contest in Gatlinburg. “The primary goal of…
Relive the classic age of MGM movies, the magic of Disney and the special effects of contemporary film through the…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:37

Share the Warmth concert is Feb. 12

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Haywood Community College and Champion Credit Union will once again host a Share the Warmth benefit concert from 2 until…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:36

Whimzik presents dinner theater in Cullowhee Feb. 14

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Whimzik, a mask and music performance, will perform a Valentine’s dinner theater at 7 p.m. on Feb. 14 at the…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:36

Artist-in-residence Andrea Dezsö to speak Feb. 9

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Visual artist Andrea Dezsö will speak at 4 p.m., Feb. 9, in Room 130 of the John W. Bardo Fine…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:35

Woodworkers’ art on display in Sylva

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A new display at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva showcases the artistic work of 10 local woodworkers. The…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:34

Community band begins its 10th season

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The Haywood Community Band will begin rehearsing for its 10th season of free concerts. Concerts take place on the third…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:34

Hornbostel, Teves to perform in Bryson

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Lois Hornbostel and Ehukai Teves will perform a concert at 3p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Swain County Center for…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:33

Haywood’s Taste of Chocolate is April 21

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The Haywood Jackson Volunteer Center is looking for volunteers to help coordinate its annual Taste of Chocolate fundraiser as well…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:32

Learn card embroidery at Feb. 16 workshop

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Learn how to make handmade cards for any occasion from weddings to birth announcements to holidays with card makers Doris…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:32

Workshop, Valentine’s party for kids in Macon

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Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free ARTSaturday workshop and Valentine party from 10 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:31

Kelley to show new paintings from WaterDance series

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Local artist Jo Ridge Kelley will exhibit the latest painting from her WaterDance series at The Jeweler’s Workbench on Main…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:30

‘Coy’ to be centerpiece of Liars Bench benefit shows

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The Liars Bench, a program featuring authentic traditional Southern Appalachian storytelling, music, poetry, and drama, has announced that its February…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:29

‘Collected Stories’ in the HART Studio Theater Feb. 10-12

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The HART Studio season continues this week with “Collected Stories” by noted playwright Donald Margulies. Margulies won the Pulitzer Prize…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:29

WCU professor publishes book about professional development

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Sarah T. Meltzer, an assistant professor of secondary education at Western Carolina University, has published her book Step-by-Step Professional Development…
Tuesday, 07 February 2012 21:33

Chocolate Cook-off planned for Feb. 11

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The Friends of the Marianna Black Library will host the 5th Annual Chocolate Cook-Off between 2 and 4 p.m., Feb.…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:31

Four Waynesville women recount trek through Nepal

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Four local women who hiked in Nepal will give a talk at 2 p.m. on Feb. 8. The event is…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:31

WCU will host ‘Vagina Monologues’ Feb. 10-11

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Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs will host “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10-11 in the…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:30

Wheels Through Time Museum to have special opening

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The Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley is celebrating its first special weekend opening of 2012. The museum will…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:29

ECA members earn state accolades

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Two Jackson County Extension and Community Association members won first place in the State ECA Cultural Arts Competition in New…
Colorfest, Art & Taste of Appalachia, plans to change Dillsboro into a Paris-like setting with artists painting at easels under…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:27

‘La Pasion Flamenca’ to hit WCU on Feb. 13

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The Arts and Cultural Events Series at Western Carolina University will present “La Pasion Flamenca” at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13,…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:25

New Saturday story time begins in Sylva

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The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will begin offering a new children’s story and craft time at 2 p.m.…