Controlled Chaos Film Festival to be held May 2 at WCU

Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the sixth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 2.

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By Scott On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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WCU Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band to perform April 29

The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will present their final concert of the 2013-14 academic year at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, an event that will showcase the talents of student soloists and student conductors chosen through an audition process.

By Scott On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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WCU to host open air Jazz Festival on April 26

Western Carolina University’s annual Jazz Festival will feature performers including special guest guitarist and composer Paul Bollenback and will be held on an open-air stage on campus during the late afternoon and evening of Saturday, April 26.

By Scott On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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WCU School of Music to hold saxophone concert April 22

Saxophonist Ian Jeffress, accompanied by pianist Lillian Pearson, will present a recital as part of Western Carolina University’s Catamount Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22.

By Scott On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Spin Doctors and Gin Blossoms to play Harrah’s Cherokee

In 1991, the Spin Doctors released their full-length debut album Pocket Full Of Kryptonite, co-produced by Peter Denenberg and Frankie LaRocka. Relentless touring and a wave of positive press kept the album alive into the next year, when sales began to increase dramatically. Kryptonite was certified gold in September 1992 and received an additional boost […]

By Scott On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Tim McGraw to play Harrah’s Cherokee

McGraw’s latest album, TWO LANES OF FREEDOM, debuted at No. one on the Billboard Country Albums chart marking his 14th career No. one debut. Since the release of his first album in 1993, McGraw has sold over 40 million albums, dominated the charts with 33 No. one singles, won three GRAMMY’s, 14 ACM Awards, 12 […]

By Scott On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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‘The Fantasticks’ to be presented April 27 at WCU

“The Fantasticks,” the world’s longest-running musical, will bring a steampunk-styled allegory about deceit, disillusionment and devotion to Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 27, at 5 p.m.

By Scott On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Cherokee Weaving Talk and Workshop to be held at Museum

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian is beginning its revitalization project on Cherokee weaving Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 with a talk and workshop.  Both are sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. “The traditions of Cherokee spinning and weaving with plant fibers go back more […]

By Scott On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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SCC offers free artists workshops

SCC’s Nantahala School for the Arts will be offering two free workshops for artists this spring. These workshops are free of charge and designed to provide essential skills necessary for the successful operation of a studio-based business.

By Scott On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Jennifer Nettles to play Harrah’s Cherokee

A winner of multlple CMA and Grammy awards, including a four-year streak of CMA “Vocal Duo of Year” awards, Nettles has had a vast success as leading vocalist of Sugarland. Now she strikes out on her own to recreate herself with her first solo release, “That Girl.” Nettles offers a range of variety showing off […]