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Amazing Landscapes
Carlton Gallery’s 25th Mid-Summer Exhibition in Full Swing



Crossnore Artist Exhibits Sculpture in Asheville
Whitney Brown’s Clay Sculpture at Ariel Gallery in September



Local Artist To Hold Showing At Todd Mercantile
Luther Krider, an Ashe County artist, will have a showing in the Todd Mercantile Art Gallery



ArtWalk Welcomes Cary and Geraldine Spannagel
The North Carolina Mountains are renowned for their natural beauty.



Excerpts Exhibit On Display
Lees-McRae College Exhibit Features Paintings And Permanent Text Installation



Paintings of Transformation and Repose
Two New Art Shows Open at Jones House Next Week


ASU’s Catherine J. Smith Gallery
Announces Fall Schedule


Photographers Wanted
Town Of Boone Holds Calendar Photo Contest


Enrollment Opens For ASU Craft Enrichment Program
The Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program at Appalachian State University is now enrolling for the fall semester.

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G for Graphic Novels
Comic Books Become Modern Literature


A Scenic Drive Through History
Blue Ridge Parkway Topic of Latest “Images of America” Book


WKGX, 1080AM: A Healthy Dose of Bluegrass
Lenoir-Based Station Supplies Needed Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel to Listeners


So, You Think You Can Tell the Weather?
National Weather Service Seeking Volunteers


Visiting Writers Series Brings Poets, Novelists And Essayist To ASU
Fans of the written word are in for a variety of literary treats during the fall 2007 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.


Watauga Reads Cuadros
Library, ASU Host Special Reading Program Events


ASU Symposium Focuses On Flat Top Manor History
A two-day symposium on the people and history of Flat Top Manor, part of the Moses Cone Memorial Park near Blowing Rock, will be held Sept. 28-29 in Watauga County.


Joe Shannon Publishes My Old Gray Coat: Mountain Home Musing
My Old Gray Coat is a collection of Shannon’s stories, poems, and essays that he has read on his Mountainhome Music concerts.

 


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5th Annual Blues Festival at Jefferson Landing September 1
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Cosmic Charlie: Bringing the Dead to Life
Athens Cover Band at Boone Saloon August 30th



Orchard at Altapass Hosts Live Jazz August 31
Percussionist Eddie Graham Leads All-Star Band



A Musical Salute to Workers
Mountainhome Music Presents Annual Labor Day Concert Sunday



High Country Youth Festival Starts Saturday
Christian Festival Will Continue Through Weekend


Off with the Grid
Weekend Music Festival Celebrates Renewable Energy



Old Time Music on Tap Friday at the Jones House
Elkville String Band and Nathan Taylor Come to Concerts on the Lawn Series




Tweetsie’s Railfan Weekend Returns Sept. 8 & 9
Locomotive Buffs Enjoy Special Events During Theme Park’s 50th Anniversary



Music at St. John’s Sept. 2
Series Concludes with Southern Appalachian Chamber Singers


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Blowing Rock Preparing for Mitford Days Celebration
Events Honoring Author Jan Karon Sept. 12-16



Music at St. John’s Sept. 2
Series Concludes with Southern Appalachian Chamber Singers



Third Annual Elk Knob Headwaters Community Day Sept. 8
On Saturday, Sept. 8, from 12 to 5 p.m. (rain or shine), join in the celebration of the Elk Knob State Park

Kally’s Big Adventure
Ex-Boone Singer Returns for CD Release Shows with Lazybirds

Roots Revival Returns Sept. 22
Outdoor Music Festival Features Acoustic Syndicate, Black Cash and Others




ASU’s 2007-08 Performing Arts Series Announced
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Kicks Off Series October 20th



Watauga Reads Cuadros
Library, ASU Host Special Reading Program Events


Storytelling Nights Ongoing At Todd General Store
The Todd General Store has kicked off another season of visiting storytellers who will be performing each week in downtown Todd from May through October.


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God’s Favorite Comes to Blowing Rock
Neil Simon Comedy at Hayes Center Through Sept. 1st

 



Greater Tuna Lands At Ashe County Little Theatre
Advance tickets are available for Ashe County Little Theatre’s production of Greater Tuna, according to sponsors.




Horn In The West: A Writer’s Tale
While the Horn In The West has captivated audiences since 1952, my only experience with the Boone-based outdoor drama was sitting through the first half with a relative a number of years ago.



There’s Still No Place Like Home For Amantha Mill
Long-Awaited CD Gives Definition to the Word, “Heartfelt”

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Orchard at Altapass Hosts Live Jazz August 31
Percussionist Eddie Graham Leads All-Star Band

POPAsheville Music Festival Looking For Bands
Multi-Venue Event Set for January 19 & 20, 2008

Music at St. John’s Sept. 2
Series Concludes with Southern Appalachian Chamber Singers

A Musical Salute to Workers
Mountainhome Music Presents Annual Labor Day Concert Sunday

Old Time Music on Tap Friday at the Jones House
Elkville String Band and Nathan Taylor Come to Concerts on the Lawn Series

Off with the Grid
Weekend Music Festival Celebrates Renewable Energy

Cosmic Charlie: Bringing the Dead to Life
Athens Cover Band at Boone Saloon August 30th

High Country Bands Enjoy Jones House Experience
Friday Afternoon Concert Series a Big Success in Boone

Appalachian Chorale Looking for Singers
Two Concerts Scheduled for December

Cosmic Charlie: Bringing the Dead to Life
Athens Cover Band at Boone Saloon August 30th

Bassoon Recital Opens Hayes School Of Music Performance Calendar
Bassoonist Jon Beebe will present a recital Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Concerts On The Lawn Still Going
Located at the Jones House in Boone, this year’s Concerts on the Lawn series started in June and will continue through to September.

Summer Concert Series At St. John’s Starts July 1
A summer concert series at historic St. John the
Baptist Episcopal Church, Valle Crucis.

Bringing Beach Music and Bluegrass to Deep Gap
Village Music House Aimed at Family-Friendly Fun


Music Under The Maple Trees
Watauga Arts Council Celebrates 15th Annual Concert
On The Lawn Series

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