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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:23

Concerts on the Creek returns to Sylva

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The 6th annual Concerts on the Creek season begins on May 22, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m.…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:13

Celebration honors Graham’s history

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The Proctor Revival Organization will once again honor the history of Graham County May 1-31 with “A Time To Remember”…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:12

New art installation in Waynesville

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A solid marble statue is the newest art installation by the Waynesville Public Art Commission. 
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:09

Civil War remembrance, reenactment

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In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the “Last Shot Fired” at the…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:11

QuickDraw art benefit at Laurel Ridge

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The WNC QuickDraw will be from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:04

A night of games, fun at Casino Royale

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Casino Royale Night, a benefit for the Haywood Healthcare Foundation's Drug Abuse Coalition, will be held from 6 to 11…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 15:58

Wilson brings jazz, swing to Classic Wineseller

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The Russ Wilson Quartet will host an evening of jazz standards, swing and blues at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 16,…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 15:56

Youth talent contest winners announced

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The 18th Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest was held at the Greening Up the Mountains Festival on Saturday, April…
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 21:11

QuickDraw at Laurel Ridge

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The WNC QuickDraw will be from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:45

Greening Up welcomes spring

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The 18th annual Greening Up the Mountains spring kickoff street festival will be held Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m.…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:39

Greening Up the Mountains: Through the Hills

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3 p.m. • Signature Brew Stage The newest musical entity in Western North Carolina, the Haywood County quartet brings together…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:36

Greening Up the Mountains: Rye Baby

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1:05 p.m. • Signature Brew Stage Hailing from Chattanooga, Rye Baby is a fiery duo, one that encompasses the honky-tonk…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:17

Controlled Chaos Film Festival at WCU

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Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the sixth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival at 7…
Folkmoot USA invites area collectors to its spring-cleaning fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:12

‘American Idol’ winner to perform in Cherokee

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American Idol Season 13 winner and Asheville native Caleb Johnson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Harrah’s…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:07

Friends of the Arts benefit, concert

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A special performance by WCU alumna and recording artist Jeanne Jolly will take place as part of the Friends of…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:06

WCU drummer tapped for U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps

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Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band drummer Seth Estes, who graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:05

Vaudeville at The Strand

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An intricate mix of artistic performance, The Moon Show will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at The…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:04

It's all about the chocolate

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Bryson City chocolate cook-off Cooks of all things chocolate will square off at the 8th annual Chocolate Cook-Off from 2:30…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:19

Lincoln assassination drama at HART

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As part of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the production of “The Actor and The Assassin” will hit…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:17

Jackson County students win Youth Art Month awards

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More than 60 Jackson County school students received awards for work exhibited at Western Carolina University during Youth Art Month.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:08

‘Peter Pan’ flies into WCU

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The School of Stage and Screen will close its 2014-15 Mainstage season with a high-flying production of the J.M Barrie…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:07

New art studio opens in Franklin

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Colorful Creations, a “Paint Your Own Pottery” studio owned by Jimbo and Stacy Ledford, recently opened in Franklin.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:05

Oyster, seafood festival returns to Maggie Valley

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The Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:03

Canton concert to benefit Community Kitchen

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Country/southern rocker Joe Lasher Jr. will perform at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. Tickets are…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:27

Easter in Western North Carolina

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With the celebration of Easter around the corner, below are several events in communities around our region, from church gathering…
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,…