The “Telling Mountain Stories” fall folk life series will continue at Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Dec. 5, with a screening of the documentary film “Rank Strangers: The Story of Mrs. Hyatt’s OpraHouse,” a performance by the Hominy Valley Boys, and a display of photographs by Ken Abbott.
The 2006-07 series of old-time and bluegrass music jam sessions sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will begin Thursday, Dec. 7, with a special performance by the popular bluegrass band Whitewater Bluegrass Co.
Western Carolina University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center will usher in the holiday season with an already sold-out performance by the Atlanta Ballet and a performance by the singing trio The Lettermen as part of its “Galaxy of Stars: Legends on Stage” series.
Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum at the Fine and Performing Art Center will feature the exhibition “Harvey K. Littleton and Friends: A Legacy of Transforming Object, Image and Idea,” which will be open from Nov. 19 through March 3.
Littleton is a renowned artist and master teacher who works out of Spruce Pine. He is widely considered the father of the contemporary studio glass movement in the United States and Europe, as well as the inventor of a versatile and unique vitreographic print-making process.
The Lectures, Concerts and Exhibitions Series at Western Carolina University will feature LeAnne Howe's film “Spiral of Fire” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Grandroom of Western's A.K. Hinds University Center.