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‘Telling Mountain Stories’ series to continue Dec. 5

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.
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WCU jam sessions to begin Dec. 7

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.
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Fine Art Museum features Littleton collection

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.