More than 350 of the region’s best middle and high school musicians will gather at Western Carolina University for the Western North Carolina All-District Band Clinic on Feb. 9-10. The annual event will be hosted by the WCU music department and John T. West, director of bands.
The winter series of old-time and bluegrass music jam sessions sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, Feb. 1, with a performance by Cullowhee Creek, a group of musicians composed of WCU students.
Western Carolina University is hosting the second annual Community Service Learning Fair on Thursday, Feb. 8, to help students, faculty and staff as well as members of the community become more aware of service opportunities in the region. The free, three-hour fair begins at 11 a.m. in the University Center Grandroom.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will host an exhibition featuring the work of acclaimed New York painter Albert Kresch, whose small-scale oil paintings were unavailable to the general public until six years ago.
Tennessee poet Darnell Arnoult, author of “What Travels With Us,” will be the featured presenter as the Appalachian Cultural Lunchtime Series continues Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Western Carolina University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center will continue its “Galaxy of Stars: Legends on Stage” series with a performance of classical African-American spirituals on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m.