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Carlton Gallery Celebrates Springtime
New oils by Jane Desonier brighten walls


An Art Sale-a-Bration
Blowing Rock Frameworks celebrates 14th anniversary this spring

Awards and scholarships announced at 2008 Art Expo
Appalachian Artists Recognized Last Friday

ASU Artist Explores Lenoir
Jennifer Livingston premiers video installation project April 12


Blowing Rock Stage Company looking for visual artists
October production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest to feature local artwork



Moore jewelry at ArtWalk
Christina Moore creates one-of-a-kind and custom necklaces.



April is Branches Time
CCC&TI and TRCS students exhibit art at Jones House


Art Attack at Catherine Smith Gallery
ASU’s 2008 Art Expo now on display



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Book Review: Finding Angela Shelton
It demands that the reader face some hard truths about the world and about the prevalence of abuse and violence in it. “Finding Angela Shelton” came out in bookstores this week.


Historic photos needed for Watauga County book
Historic photographs and postcards from Watauga County are needed to include in a new local history book.


Book Review
Tar Heel Politics, Green Gold and Basketball


‘An Elegant Survival: Alice Herz-Sommer’
Elizabeth Spragins to deliver April 15 presentation

 

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Four-day weekend starts Thursday in Blowing Rock


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A Grand Time for All
Blue Ridge Wine Festival’s Pinnacle Event at Chetola Saturday


Around the World in Two Nights
Banff Mtn. Film Fest Returns to ASU this weekend

Capturing the Action
Adventure Filmmaking Workshop offered in conjunction with Banff Film Fest

 


Trial by Fire!
Area’s Best Compete in Fire on the Mountain Chefs Challenge



soNu at ASU April 10
On April 10 at 8 p.m., the Southern California based electro-acoustic improvisational group soNu will perform in Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. 

 


Spirit on the Stage
Avery High School stages the musical Godspell this week



Salute to High Country Chefs April 12
Taste buds across Watauga are tingling, as a time to
celebrate the High Country’s cuisine approaches.


A Wee Bit of Scotland
Award winning duo performs in Ashe April 11

 

 


Kanengiser headlines ASU GuitarFest April 11-13
The 13th Annual Appalachian GuitarFest and Competition will be held April 11-13 at Appalachian State University.



Musical response to man made and natural disasters April 14
Saxophonist John Sampen and composer and pianist Marilyn Shrude will present an 8 p.m. recital titled “Voices of Dissent”

 

Jazz for Two
Kathy and Gregg Gelb in Blowing Rock Sunday

Doc Watson to perform in Glendale Springs April 12th
Lions Club benefit show to feature entertainer Leon Jacobs Jr.

ASU percussion, chorale perform in April
Rob Falvo directs the Appalachian Percussion Ensemble in a concert April 15 at Appalachian State University.

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

Strawberry Hill Fiddlers perform April 13 at ASU
The Strawberry Hill Fiddlers will present a concert of traditional music


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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

 


Satchmo Live! In Blowing Rock April 19th
Ramon Kenan delivers powerful Louis Armstrong tribute




The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?
Robert Dubac one-man comedy in Blowing Rock April 20th


Taste of the High Country May 6
Habitat for Humanity benefit offers food, drink, fun for a cause

 


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

 

Let’s go cruisin’ Friday night
High Country Classics announces spring and summer schedule of events

 


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 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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Spirit on the Stage
Avery High School stages the musical Godspell this week



Auditions for Working April 19
Blue Ridge Community Theatre looking for actors and singers for summer musical


Pining…in Peach Blossom Land presented April 16-19

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Maggie the Cat hits Farthing April 10th
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

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.





Great Expectations
Shannon Whitworth’s voice like a cool breeze from Brevard

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Doc Watson to perform in Glendale Springs April 12th
Lions Club benefit show to feature entertainer Leon Jacobs Jr.

ASU percussion, chorale perform in April
Rob Falvo directs the Appalachian Percussion Ensemble in a concert April 15 at Appalachian State University.

Jazz for Two
Kathy and Gregg Gelb in Blowing Rock Sunday

Strawberry Hill Fiddlers perform April 13 at ASU
The Strawberry Hill Fiddlers will present a concert of traditional music

Musical response to man made and natural disasters April 14
Saxophonist John Sampen and composer and pianist Marilyn Shrude will present an 8 p.m. recital titled “Voices of Dissent”

Kanengiser headlines ASU GuitarFest April 11-13
The 13th Annual Appalachian GuitarFest and Competition will be held April 11-13 at Appalachian State University

A Wee Bit of Scotland
Award winning duo performs in Ashe April 11

soNu at ASU April 10
On April 10 at 8 p.m., the Southern California based electro-acoustic improvisational group soNu will perform in Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

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

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

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

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


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