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Art Teachers at the Arts Council
Both the Mazie Jones Gallery and the Open Door Gallery have a mixed-media collection of the selected work of art teachers from Watauga High School

Inspired by Nature
Photographer Annlynn Ward shoots into ArtWalk

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

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.


The Year in Movies
Sequels and remakes dominate the box office

The Prince of Dark Corners
North Carolina filmmaker Neal Hutcheson’s new movie on UNC-TV January 3rd

Carolinas on Their Minds
UNCG professors edit book on geography of North and South Carolina

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

Ashe Arts Center Presents New Exhibit
The Ashe Arts Center will start the New Year with an exhibit by David Shoemaker entitled Vietnam Subconscious Reality.

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Rhonda Vincent & the Rage at Walker Center January 26

IBMA winner releases new album Good Thing Going Jan. 8

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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Happy New Year!
The High Country parties like it’s 2008 this Monday

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

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

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