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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:02

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia awards scholarships

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At its annual Scholarship Fundraising Dinner on March 20, the board of Catch the Spirit of Appalachia in Jackson County…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:00

Open call for Appalachian Lifestyle festival

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The Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage themed vendors for the fifth annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration that will take place…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:59

Photography, folk art exhibit at Gallery 86

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A creative photography and folk art exhibit, “Memories — Past, Present and Future” will be showcased April 6-28 in Gallery…
One year after hosting a highly successful event at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., the…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:54

Gypsy jazz, swing at Classic Wineseller

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The 9th Street Stompers will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, at The Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:51

Loretta Lynn to hit Harrah’s stage

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Country music legend Loretta Lynn will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:28

Progress made on new HART theatre

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The roof trusses went up on the new Daniel and Belle Fangmeyer Theater on March 21 at the Haywood Arts…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:25

Conference focuses on fermentation sciences

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A conference with a special focus on fermentation science will be held by the Western Office of the North Carolina…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:24

Acclaimed gospel act to hit Franklin stage

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Gospel singers Jeff & Sheri Easter will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:29

HCC participates in American Craft Council show

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Haywood Community College’s Creative Arts Professional Crafts and Continuing Education departments recently participated in the American Craft Council show March…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:27

Rash book turned film to make WNC screen debut

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The film adaptation of the Ron Rash novel The World Made Straight will make its Western North Carolina big-screen premiere…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:26

Diffie brings country hits to Franklin

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Country star Joe Diffie will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 14:24

Rollergirls season opener is March 21

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The Smoky Mountain Rollergirls and their junior league The Lil’ Nemesisters will open the 2015 home season with a doubleheader…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 20:35

Natural bodybuilding competition to take place in Macon

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The inaugural Western North Carolina Natural Bodybuilding & Physique Federation Competition will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 20:33

Langston Hughes Project stages at WCU

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The Langston Hughes Project, a multimedia concert highlighting a “jazz poem” written by the late poet, novelist, playwright and social…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 20:31

Bodhran presentations at WCU

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The bodhran, a traditional percussion instrument of Ireland, will be the focus of two presentations Thursday, March 19, at Western…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:52

Chili cook-off in Highlands

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The Highlands Annual Chili Cook-off will be from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Highlands Community Building.…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:51

Cullowhee teen wins film contest

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The National Coalition Against Censorship announced Anne Wade of Cullowhee as the winner of the 11th annual Youth Free Expression…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:51

Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ at HART

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Neil Simon’s comedy hit, “Plaza Suite” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 5-7 and at 3 p.m. March…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:47

STYX to play Harrah’s

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Legendary rock group STYX will be performing at 9 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Western Carolina University history department faculty members Sue Abram and Andrew Denson are overseeing a public history project that recently…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:06

WCU to host tourism conference

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The impact of successful festivals and events on the economy of the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina will be…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:04

Catch the Spirit holds mural fundraiser

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“Golden Threads,” a dramatic 24-foot art mural created by Doreyl Ammons Cain for the Shindig on the Green in Asheville,…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:01

Hayes brings country hits to Franklin

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Country star Wade Hayes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 15:54

Winter Concert Series welcomes Snyder Family Band

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Acclaimed bluegrass act Balsam Range will welcome the Snyder Family Band as part of their Winter Concert Series at 7:30…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:30

Guest travel bloggers needed

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Haywood Tourism Development Authority is currently looking for volunteer guest travel bloggers to contribute articles to its Homegrown Blog on…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:30

HCC to offer sound recording, engineering

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Haywood Community College’s Workforce Continuing Education Creative Arts Department will offer an Introduction to Sound Recording/Engineering class on Mondays from…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:27

Boojum to open Waynesville taproom

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Boojum Brewing Company, Waynesville’s newest (and fourth) brewery, will officially open its downtown taproom at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21,…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:25

One-man show coming to WCU

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The Galaxy of Stars Series will present the one-man show “Man 1, Bank 0” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28,…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:23

‘Robin Hood’ radio production

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Presented as a live radio broadcast onstage, “Robin Hood – The Legacy” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:22

Wills to bring Nashville hits to Franklin

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Multi-platinum country music artist Mark Wills will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:20

Willie Nelson to play Harrah's

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Legendary outlaw country singer Willie Nelson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:02

Catch the Spirit scholarships available

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A nonprofit organization, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia wishes to once again provide four opportunities for a scholarship in the…
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:01

WCU to showcase Barnwell collection

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A collection of images by acclaimed photographer Tim Barnwell that reflects the musical and craft traditions of the Southern Appalachian…
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 14:56

Heart to rock Harrah’s

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Renowned classic rock act Heart will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Transvestite. Transsexual. Transylvania. Three words that immediately conjure images of extravagant parties, mad scientists, death, rock-n-roll, Meatloaf, aliens, sing-a-longs, freedom…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Valentine’s Day jazz at Classic Wineseller

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A special Valentine’s Day dinner and live performance by jazz singer Jesse Earl Junior will take place at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Uptown Gallery re-opening in Franklin

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The Macon County Art Association will host a “Grand Re-Opening” of their Uptown Gallery from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Learn the art of paper cutting at two events

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Valentine’s Day paper arts class A book/paper arts workshop will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

SCC offers $3,000 in artist biz plan contest

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Professional craft artists in Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties and the Qualla Boundary have a $3,000 incentive to create or…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

‘Tar Heel Tour’ at WCU

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There will be an interactive presentation to “tour” the state of North Carolina during “Tar Heel Tour: Our State, Our…
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 15:30

Avalon brings the classics to Franklin

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1950s pop sensation Frankie Avalon will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:49

Hardin display in Macon

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A new showcase of work by artist Clint Hardin will be on display for the month of February at the…
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:48

Irish psych-mystery stages at HART

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The winter theater season continues with the Tony nominated Broadway play “Shining City” that will run at 7:30 p.m. Jan.…
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:47

Nicholson to bring bluegrass, Americana to WCU

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Award-winning mandolinist Darren Nicholson of Balsam Range will perform with his solo band as part of the First Thursday concert…
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00

Nelson and Heart to hit Harrah’s Cherokee

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Heart will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. The acclaimed female group is known for their chart-topping…
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:00

‘Tracking Time’ exhibit, artist discussion at WCU

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“Tracking Time,” an exhibition of paintings by Anna Jensen and Karen Ann Myers, will open with an artist discussion and…
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:00

Balsam Range to appear on David Holt program

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Acclaimed Haywood County bluegrass group Balsam Range will be one of many acts featured in the premier of ‘David Holt’s…
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:00

‘World’s best young Elvis’ to play WCU

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Travis LeDoyt, acclaimed by critics as “the world’s best young Elvis,” will bring his tribute to the “King of Rock-N-Roll”…