Western Carolina University is ready to raise the curtain on the second season of theatre, music and dance in its new Fine and Performing Arts Center, with nine shows hitting the boards as part of the 2006-07 performance series, “Galaxy of Stars: Legends on Stage.”
A demonstration of handcrafted Shaker boxes by Chris Behre on Sunday, June 25, will kick off “Crafts at the Center,” the summertime craft demonstration series at Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center.
Members of the first graduating class of Western Carolina University's new Master of Fine Arts Program will showcase their work in a series of exhibitions in the Fine Art Museum beginning June 23 and continuing through July.
Educators from as far away as Wisconsin and as close as Cullowhee gather at Western Carolina University this month to share what they've learned about teaching – from how to use virtual office hours to “Teaching With Your Mouth Shut” to encourage questions.
Acclaimed potter Jeff Oestreich of Minnesota will visit the Western Carolina University campus for a series of lectures and demonstrations Monday, Jan. 23, through Friday, Feb. 3, as part of the Artist-in-Residence Program.
James H. Ammons, chancellor of North Carolina Central University, will deliver the keynote address Wednesday, Jan. 18, as Western Carolina University holds special events to honor the memory of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Western Carolina University will re-start its series of old-time and bluegrass music jam sessions and traditional dance gatherings in January, but the 2006 jam sessions, held at Western's Mountain Heritage Center, will come with a new twist.
With the snipping of a ribbon, the clinking of champagne glasses and the knee-slapping laughter of 1,000 audience members attired in tuxedoes and formal gowns for an evening with late-night talk-show host Jay Leno, Western Carolina University's long-awaited Fine and Performing Arts Center officially sprang to life Saturday, Oct. 22.