The second season finale of “David Holt’s State of Music” series featuring bluegrass, traditional gospel and old-time music is set for broadcast Thursday, July 27, at 10 p.m. on UNC-TV and features performances recorded at Western Carolina University.
The Performance Series of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center opens Thursday, Sept. 7, with The HillBenders, a bluegrass group from Springfield, Missouri, performing The Who's "Tommy."
Dulcimer players from around the region and Southeast will be gathering at Western Carolina University for two upcoming events – the 17th annual Dulcimer U Summer Week and Dulcimer U Hammer Dulcimer Weekend.
Western Carolina University’s undergraduate program in emergency medical care will host its third annual Emergency Medical Care Summer Seminar on campus in Cullowhee to provide guidelines for assessment and care of burn patients in the first 24 hours and treatment for shock.
A delegation of educators from the Republic of Botswana will visit Western Carolina University for a week beginning Monday, July 17, as part of a continuing collaboration to address special needs students in that country.
The faculty of the Mountain Collegium will present a recital of medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary music on early and folk instruments at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the recital hall of Western Carolina University’s Coulter Building.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden: A Melodrama” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, in the art center’s Studio Theatre.
Tom Belt, Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Language Program coordinator, will be a keynote speaker during the opening ceremony for an exhibit, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” at Jackson County Public Library at 6 p.m. Friday, June 23.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day will be a dog-friendly event this year, with certain restrictions, and host some fun dog contests when things get underway Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Dogs must be leashed at all times, owners must immediately clean up after dogs, and pets are not allowed to approach other guests or disrupt any exhibit, performance or activity.
Road Works, Western Carolina University’s outreach program that offers free music, film and theatrical events to communities throughout the region, is going strong this summer with performances of the musical variety show “Livin’ the Dream.”