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Carlton Gallery prepares for spring
The calendar says spring, but residents of the High Country know that blossoms


Avery Arts Council paints new image
The Avery County Arts Council is kicking off the year with a brand new start.



Paulson brings scenic beauty to ArtWalk
When constantly surrounded by beautiful scenery, one often forgets to seek beauty outside the High Country.


Parkway Craft Center to open March 15
On March 15, Parkway Craft Center, located at Milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway


Penland Gallery welcomes school instructors
Each year, more than 100 guest instructors teach at Penland School of Crafts, and each year about half of them are teaching at the school for the first time.



ASU Faculty artists on display
Varied works grace Catherine Smith Gallery until March 15

 

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The Autism Spectrum
Authors to deliver lecture at ASU March 28

Writer Jo Carson reads March 20 at ASU
Jo Carson is as adept at writing award-winning plays as she is creating poetry, fiction or performing as a storyteller across the United States.

Got Cans?
Recycling documentary seeks can collection stories

Tropical glaciers program March 20 at ASU
Dr. Andrew Klein from the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University will present “Monitoring of Tropical Glaciers from Space”

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Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition on display at Turchin Center


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It’s All Done With Mirrors
Anthony Zerbe presents one-man show at Hayes Center March 21

 

 

Lees-McRae Summer Theatre offers Broadway musical classics
Advance tickets go on sale March 15th

 

Blowing Rock nightspot featured on Public Television
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend films at Canyons Saturday


Tropical glaciers program March 20 at ASU
Dr. Andrew Klein from the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University will present “Monitoring of Tropical Glaciers from Space”


Writer Jo Carson reads March 20 at ASU
Jo Carson is as adept at writing award-winning plays as she is creating poetry, fiction or performing as a storyteller across the United States.



Parkway Craft Center opened March 15
On March 15, Parkway Craft Center, located at Milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway


Cows Don’t Fly
Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents stage show for kids March 28-30


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Camp List ’08
Summer activities abound for area youth



Clowning Around in the High Country

Famed physical comedian to perform with the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra

 




Fraser and Haas hit the High Country
Celebrate Scottish Heritage Month in North Carolina by enjoying one of Scotland’s true musical masters.


ASU presents organ recitals
Leon Couch III will present an organ recital on Sunday, March 30,
at 4:00 pm, in the Rosen Concert Hall on the ASU campus.

 

Colbie Caillat to perform April 15
Pop singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat will perform at Appalachian State University on April 15 at 8 p.m. at Farthing Auditorium


Entertainment with strings attached
Cashore Marionettes in Blowing Rock April 11

 


Trying to Pick a Winner
Eight local bands to compete in Blowing Rock HayesGrass

 


Blue Plum Festival lineup just peachy
Doc Watson to perform at Johnson City event June 6th

 



Banff Mtn. Film Fest returns April 11-12
Boone to host one of the largest screenings of world tour

 

 

PQNY makes chamber music ‘serious fun’
Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs presents
“a fun and witty” chamber music performance



An Appalachian Summer releases preliminary lineup
Midori, Charlie Daniels, Judy Collins scheduled

 



LEAF announces spring lineup

Nanci Griffith, Arrested Development, David Wilcox on roster

 

 



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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Maggie the Cat hits Farthing
ASU’s Performing Arts Series presents Tennessee Williams’ ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

 

Lees-McRae Summer Theatre offers Broadway musical classics
Advance tickets go on sale March 15th

ASU instructor’s play performed at Barter
A new play by Derek Davidson, an instructor at Appalachian State University, opened March 11 at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va.

‘Hats Off!’ workshop offered April 5
Do you know how theatre costume designers decide what kind of hat a character should wear?

Cows Don’t Fly
Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents stage show for kids March 28-30

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

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.




Sally Jaye has come to play
L.A. singer-songwriter performs in Boone and Blowing Rock

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Colbie Caillat to perform April 15
Pop singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat will perform at Appalachian State University on April 15 at 8 p.m. at Farthing Auditorium

Step-Brother of the King
Elvis Presley’s step-brother, Rick Stanley, joins recording artist Geof Kimber in Boone

Trying to Pick a Winner
Eight local bands to compete in Blowing Rock HayesGrass

ASU presents organ recitals
Leon Couch III will present an organ recital on Sunday, March 30,
at 4:00 pm, in the Rosen Concert Hall on the ASU campus.

Blue Plum Festival lineup just peachy
Doc Watson to perform at Johnson City event June 6th

PQNY makes chamber music ‘serious fun’
Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs presents “a fun and witty” chamber music performanc

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


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