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Necessary Illusions
Charlie Slack presents site-specific art installation at the Collective Gallery



From Pottery to Photography
ASU art workshops open to the general public


Supporting the arts with food and fun
Watauga Arts Council’s Artfull Palette at Hayes Center Friday



Chilingirian steels the show at ArtWalk
ArtWalk’s huge facility brings together artists of all backgrounds, ages, and occupations all united by the desire to create and share their art with others.



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



Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition accepting entries until February 9
Competition introduces online registration and submission of photos

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Historian discusses U.S. Sen. Sam Ervin on TV program
A fierce defender of the Constitution, U.S. Sen. Sam Ervin had a series of conflicts with President Nixon over executive power, domestic spying and civil liberties.


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


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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Mother Nature is on board for banner Martin Luther King Jr. turnout.


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Rowdy electronica for the dance floor
Echo Project favorites Telepath return to Boone

 


Welcome to The Machine!
Premiere Pink Floyd tribute band at Legends January 24




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If It Ain’t Baroque...
ASU Harmonia Baroque performs Jan. 25

 


Chili Challenge looking for a few good cooks
10th annual Winterfest competition open to professionals and amateurs




Rhonda Vincent is all the rage
Bluegrass star keeps non-stop recording and touring schedule



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






John Cowan Band at Hayes Center January 26
Newgrass Revival singer a progressive bluegrass pioneer

 



Beating the blues at Winterfest
Winter Blues Festival features Chick Willis, Big Ron Hunter, King Bees

 

 

Blowing Rock celebrates the season
10th Annual Winterfest to be held January 24-27

 



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



Belleville Outfit releases Wanderin’
Young stars of MerleFest 2007 ready to go nationwide in 2008

Surefire keeps traditional bluegrass a sure thing
Young local trio releases debut album The Old, Old House


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Rowdy electronica for the dance floor
Echo Project favorites Telepath return to Boone


Welcome to The Machine!
Premiere Pink Floyd tribute band at Legends January 24


The Jason “Lefty” Williams Band returns to Murphy’s
Georgia-based guitar phenom to release second CD this year


John Cowan Band at Hayes Center January 26
Newgrass Revival singer a progressive bluegrass pioneer


Rhonda Vincent & the Rage at Walker Center January 26

IBMA winner releases new album Good Thing Going Jan. 8


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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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