When the late author Robert J. Conley passed recently, the world lost one of the greatest Cherokee writers to have put pen to paper. He was also prolific, having written and published 59 books, as well as some short stories, and was the recipient of three Spur Awards.
Fight night returns to Cherokee with Fight Lab 39. Featuring 10-12 action-packed, mixed martial Arts bouts, the Fight Lab MMA is renowned for their wall to wall aggression, action, gogo-dancing ring girls and unique form of entertainment. Whether you are a seasoned MMA fan or a newcomer to the sport: the striking characteristic of a […]
A recently-retired Great Smoky Mountains National Park wildlife biologist and an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, both of whom turned author following their experiences in and around the national park, will sign copies of their books at national park visitor centers in the coming weeks. For Kim DeLozier, truth is stranger than fiction, especially when his job […]
Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, once said, “To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.” That is exactly what one EBCI tribal member has done, and it has paid off.
Western Carolina University’s annual Summer Concert Series will open with a free show featuring Joe Basile in the Central Plaza on campus on Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m.
Park officials have announced the Elkmont Firefly Viewing event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will take place from Wednesday, June 4 through Wednesday, June 11. For this year’s viewing event, the on-line ticketing system, operated through Recreation.gov, will again provide visitors with parking passes to guarantee they will be able to park at Sugarlands […]
Folkmoot USA is presenting the 31st Folkmoot Festival on July 18 – 27, and two of those performances will take place in Cherokee. One Cherokee group will join a Folkmoot group for a performance/workshop at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 19 at 2pm and Saturday, July 26 at 3pm. General admission: Adults $10, […]
Believe the Impossible! Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person. You’ll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers…everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show! Masters of Illusion LIVE! […]
I hope you all had a great Mother’s Day! This week, I decided to continue with the chocolate theme from last week and make some awesomely delicious truffles!
The Galaxy of Stars Series at Western Carolina University will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a lineup highlighted by a return engagement of country-western icons Riders in the Sky, a Grammy Award-winning group that performed during the inaugural season of the series.