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Wednesday, 12 March 2014 00:00

‘Gentle Giant’ returns to Franklin

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Country music’s legendary “Gentle Giant” Don Williams will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 00:00

Encaustic demo at Gallery 86

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Artist t.e. siewert will hold an encaustic painting demonstration from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Gallery 86…
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 00:00

Iglesias to bring laughs to Harrah’s

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Acclaimed comedian Gabriel Iglesias will perform at 7:30 p.m., March 22, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 00:00

‘Trail Magic’ party at Nantahala Brewing

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The Trail Magic No. 7 Release Party will be March 14-15 at Nantahala Brewing in Bryson City.
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 21:09

McMahan, Nicholson solo shows

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Mountain Faith fiddler Summer McMahan will perform at a release party for her new solo album, “The Story of My…
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 21:08

Celtic concert in Bryson City

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The sixth annual Celtic concert featuring Bean Sidhe will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday March 13, at the Smoky…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:42

Feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem to speak at WCU March 6

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“An Evening with Gloria Steinem” will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the John W. Bardo Fine and…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:41

Granddaughter of Duke Ellington to present at WCU

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Internationally acclaimed choreographer and dancer Mercedes Ellington will give a presentation at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in the Coulter…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:40

Harlem Ambassadors hit the court

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The internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors will play a basketball game against the Franklin Dribblers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:39

Roller team kicks off 2014 season

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The Smoky Mountain Rollergirls Roller Derby Team will open its 2014 season at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:38

Jam series to feature James Leva, Stuart Brothers

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The 2013-14 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series will continue with a concert featuring multi-instrumentalist James Leva and The…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:37

Real time painting demo at Gallery 86

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Artist Melissa Enloe Walter will hold a painting demonstration from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Gallery 86,…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Squirm Burpee Circus to perform at WCU

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The Squirm Burpee Circus will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Chocolate Drops to perform at WCU

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Grammy Award-winning black string band Carolina Chocolate Drops will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the John W.…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

WCU exhibit of artwork by local students

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An exhibit of artwork by local students in kindergarten through 12th grade will run Feb. 28 through March 21 in…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Penland School plans open house

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The Penland School of Crafts Community Open House will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1. 
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Chili competition heats up in Maggie Valley

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The Maggie Valley Chamber “Chili Challenge” will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Maggie Valley…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:51

Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival wants artists

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The Greater Cashiers Area Merchants Association is currently looking for artisans for the 6th annual Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival, which…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:50

Waldroop family benefit in Franklin

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A benefit for Sam Waldroop will be at 4 p.m. Feb 15 at South Macon Elementary School in Franklin. On…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:48

Celtic dance troupe steps into Franklin

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The National Dance Company of Ireland’s “Rhythm of the Dance” hits the stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:44

Exhibit of rare pottery at WCU

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Pottery from the private collection of Joan Byrd and George Rector will be on display Feb. 17 through May 9…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:43

The Drifters to bring doo-wop to Franklin

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Bennie Anderson and The Drifters will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:42

‘Sunday Concert Series’ in Waynesville, Canton

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The Sunday Concert Series continues at 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Waynesville and Canton libraries.
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

Haggard brings honky-tonk to Harrah’s

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Legendary country singer Merle Haggard will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Haggard has…
A “Coffee and Chocolate Reception” and gallery talk with artist Matt Liddle will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

Artist reception, showcase for Macon painter

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A reception and conversation with artist Lizzy Falcon will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb.13, at the…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

‘A Doll’s House’ at WCU

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The 1960s version of the production “A Doll’s House” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-15 and at 3…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

REO Speedwagon to rock Harrah’s

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Iconic rockers REO Speedwagon will play at 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Formed in 1967, signed…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:04

WCU kicks off celebration of 125 years

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A yearlong celebration of Western Carolina University’s 125th anniversary kicked off Thursday, Jan. 23, in Cullowhee.
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:02

Beatles tribute band comes to WCU

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Recreating the music of the Beatles, “1964: The Tribute,” will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in the John…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:01

HCC to offer new creative arts classes

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Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Department will offer a number of classes in the Creative Arts Building in the coming…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 15:59

Sarge’s pet photo contest begins

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Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation is now accepting photographs for its 8th annual “Pet Photography Contest.”
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:11

NC Arts Council grants open call

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The deadline for submitting applications for grants from the North Carolina Arts Council is Monday, March 3. The grant programs…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:10

Haywood County’s ‘Homegrown Picks’ for 2014

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The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority has announced its “Homegrown Picks” for 2014. Buy Haywood, is the only county-specific agritourism…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:09

Jackson County Arts Council awards grants

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Six Western North Carolina artists have received funding from the Jackson County Arts Council to support their artistic endeavors. Regional…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:08

Cullowhee fire victims fundraiser at WCU

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Donations for people affected by a November fire in Cullowhee will be collected at Western Carolina University’s men’s basketball game…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

‘Good Thoughts Better’ exhibit opens at WCU

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An exhibit of work by Edward J. Bisese titled “Good Thoughts Better” will open with an artist talk and reception…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

The Stuart Brothers to play The Strand

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Appalachian fiddle and banjo duo The Stuart Brothers will perform at 7:45 p.m. Jan. 16 at The Strand at 38…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

2014 marks 125th year for WCU

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This year marks the beginning of Western Carolina University’s 125th year of existence, and university faculty, staff and students are…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

Reenactment, other activities planned in honor of MLK

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Play Shop, a free event in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service and Celebration, will be…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

FUN ZONE ribbon cutting, customer appreciation skate

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Smoky Mountain Sk8way & FUN ZONE will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and customer appreciation skate on Wednesday, Jan. 15,…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

Apollo Winds brings chamber music to WCU

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Apollo Winds, a professional chamber music group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the recital hall of…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

HART to hold 2014 season auditions

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There’s an open call for actors to audition for “To Kill A Mockingbird” Feb. 2-3 at the Haywood Arts Regional…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

WCU events commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Western Carolina University has several speakers and programs as part of its annual Martin Luther King celebration, which is themed…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

Haywood celebrates MLK weekend

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Haywood County will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a pride march and a weekend full of services, including…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

Earl Scruggs Center documents the life of a premier musician

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The new Earl Scruggs Center, honoring one of the nation’s premier banjo artists, will celebrate its grand opening at 11…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

Cherokee exhibit at Jackson County library

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The touring exhibit “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future,” will be on view through Feb. 9 at the Jackson County…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

‘Galaxy of Stars’ presents ‘50s rock revue

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“Smokey Joe’s Café,” a song and dance revue of hit tunes from the rock ’n’ roll era before the Beatles,…
Balsam Range’s annual “Winter Concert Series” will continue with John Driskell Hopkins at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4, at the historic…