Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, in partnership with One Dozen Who Care, will host a display on the cultural history and musical traditions of the region’s African-American community that will later be presented in neighboring towns as a traveling exhibit.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host a multimedia presentation on “Jack Tales” and storytelling on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. as part of its Appalachian Living series. “Jack Tales” are a Southern Appalachian storytelling staple and a continuation of an English tradition going back hundreds of years.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host the premiere of a documentary on early 20th-century outdoors writer and Great Smoky Mountains National Park proponent Horace Kephart on campus Sunday, Nov. 20.
The Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University will present a reading, book-signing opportunity and reception with George Ellison for his latest published work, “Literary Excursions in the Southern Highlands: 50 Nature Essays,” on Thursday, Nov. 17.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center is marking a year in its temporary home at Hunter Library, with faculty, staff, students and visitors taking greater advantage of the location and opportunities it has provided.