Six Western Carolina University students have become a success in the business world before they even graduate. Known as Six String Entertainment LLC, the students majoring in entrepreneurship, marketing and public relations are putting their skills to work to present the second annual Roxaway Music Festival.
Anna Fariello, project leader for the Craft Revival Project headquartered at Western Carolina University's Hunter Library, will be the featured presenter as the fall 2006 Appalachian Cultural Lunchtime Series begins at WCU's Mountain Heritage Center on Wednesday, Sept. 27.
Julia Coates, instructional designer for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, will present “Culture and Nation: Rethinking Race and Class in Interpretations of Cherokee History” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center.
Students from Western Carolina University's Theatre in Education program return this month for encore performances of “Young Cherokee” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Cherokee Fairgrounds Pavilion. The event, which is free and open to the public, also features Cherokee artists, storytellers and performers.
Brian Railsback wrote some prose that would have made “Papa” proud. Dean of Western Carolina University's Honors College, Railsback recently received word that a short story he penned won first place in Prose for Papa, the annual short story-writing contest sponsored by the Ernest Hemingway Festival in Sun Valley, Idaho.