Young Cherokee Central Schools artists showcased at reception

A reception was held for budding young artists from Cherokee Central Schools at Qualla Arts and Crafts on Tuesday, Aug. 5. These artists were selected by Master Artists in Basketry, Louise  and Ed Goings; the  Master Artists in Pottery were Dean Reed and Dorine George.  The students were selected by the Master Artists based on […]

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By Scott On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Local man heads to Sleepy Hollow

Will Harris, an EBCI tribal member from Cherokee, was recently cast in an upcoming episode of the TV series “Sleepy Hollow” to play Frank, a Shaman Biker in the Shawnee Biker Club.

By Scott On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Air Supply to play Harrah’s Cherokee

In 1980, Air Supply  signed with Arista Records and “Lost in Love” became the fastest selling single in the world and leaped to the top of the charts. “Lost in Love,” “All Out of Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Making Love Out of Nothing at All,” have each achieved countless plays […]

By Scott On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Author: Cherokee Little People are real

Stories of the Cherokee Little People permeate the mountains of western North Carolina, and Cherokee people believe that they are real. Area author Mary Joyce states she has proof of their existence in her new book entitled Cherokee Little People Were Real.

By Scott On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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“Ms. Lizzie” celebrates 40 years with Unto These Hills

When Lizzie Hull, who lives on the 3200 Acre Tract, began working for the Cherokee Historical Association in 1974, she was in crowd scenes in Unto These Hills.

By Scott On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Sleepy Hollow casting Native American males

The Sleepy Hollow TV show is currently in need of Native American males 18+up for some scenes in an upcoming episode filming in Wilmington.  They are looking for “great faces with authentic looks”.  There isn’t an exact filming date yet, but it will be sometime between July 8-17. Production will provide hotel accommodations and will […]

By Scott On Saturday, June 28th, 2014
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WCU free summer concert series continues July 8

Western Carolina University’s annual Summer Concert Series continues Tuesday, July 8, with a free show featuring the Buchanan Boys in the Central Plaza on campus at 7 p.m.

By Scott On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Gaither Homecoming to return to WCU for September concert

CULLOWHEE – The Gaither Homecoming Tour will bring a full evening of entertainment and music to Western Carolina University’s Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. The award-winning gospel band featuring Bill Gaither, Wes Hampton, David Phelps, Adam Crabb and Todd Suttles performs to packed houses worldwide. “I’ve always said […]

By Scott On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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George Lopez to perform at Harrah’s Cherokee

George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez’s return to series television after starring in the groundbreaking hit sitcom, “George Lopez,” which ran for six seasons. WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 18 […]

By Scott On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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Bret Michaels to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Michaels first rose to fame as the front-man of Poison. As one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands. Poison has charted 10 singles in the Top 40 on Billboard’s Hot 100 including “Talk Dirty To Me,” “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and “Something To Believe In.” Since Poison, Michaels has endeavored in a solo […]