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Peace by Piece
Carlton Gallery hosts multi-artist exhibit in January

ArtWalk brings Colorado craftsmanship to Boone

Diaries and Enrichment
Two special exhibits on display at Jones House

Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition accepting entries
Competition introduces online registration and submission of photos

Avery Arts Council appoints new executive director
LouAnn Smith Morehouse Officially Begins Jan. 2.


Carolinas on Their Minds

UNCG professors edit book on geography of North and South Carolina

The Dr. Mann Christmas Special
All About Women Magazine wishes its readers the happiest of holidays.

ASU geologist: Southern Calif. overdue for major earthquake
An Appalachian State University geologist uses everything from backhoes to trowels to reach deeply for evidence of earthquakes that have occurred over time.

Progression of Feminism
Steinem to lecture at ASU in February

Bloodroot, Bigfoot and Bathanti
Local authors, filmmaker release new works

Appalachian announces 2008 summer reading selection

“The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls has been selected for the 2008 Summer Reading Program at Appalachian State University, announced Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock. .




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Caroling lesson in Blowing Rock Sunday
St. Mary of the Hills celebrates the season with singing

Annual Hubbard Christmas Jam Saturday
Local musicians hold reunion at Canyons in Blowing Rock

Mark Your Calendar
Plenty of Holiday and Winter Happenings in Avery County in 2007


Mast General Store celebrates Christmas in the Valle
The original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis will host Christmas in the Valle, beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving and continuing through Christmas Eve.

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Bluegrass acts to compete for prestigious gig
Winning band to open for the Lonesome River Band

Jazz comes to ASU in 2008
Monterey Jazz Festival on tour live at Farthing Auditorium February 7

Golden Dragon Acrobats open ASU spring series
The physical feats of China’s Golden Dragon Acrobats will kickoff a dynamic spring season for Appalachian State University’s 2007-08 Performing Arts Series.

John Cowan coming to Hayes Center
New Grass Revival singer pioneered experimental bluegrass genre


Winterfest adds blues concert
King Bees, Chick Willis, Big Ron Hunter at Hayes Center Jan. 25


MerleFest Announces 2008 Lineup
Levon Helm, Ralph Stanley, Bela Fleck among headliners

Tickets on sale for ASU Spring Performing Arts Series
Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs announces the spring lineup of its 2007-2008 Performing Arts Series.

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BRSC Announces 2008 Season
Musicals, comedies and Charles Dickens coming to Hayes Center

Southern Accent goes On A Journey
For approximately 14 years, Southern Accent has been a
household word among bluegrass-gospel fans

Ron Block’s DoorWay
Union Station picker shows his faith on solo album

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Local student band signs with Split Rail Records
The local band Do It To Julia has become the latest band to sign recording and publishing contracts with Split Rail Records.

Blowing Rock Hayes Performing Arts Center hosts competition

Winterfest adds blues concert
King Bees, Chick Willis, Big Ron Hunter at Hayes Center Jan. 25

Christmas in the Mountains sees second release
New CD shipment arrives this week to benefit Hunger Coalition

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas
Area schools host holiday concerts

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

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