Some 300 students from the mountains and piedmont of North Carolina will be judged on their theatrical skills as Western Carolina University hosts a western regional competition of the North Carolina Theatre Conference’s High School Play Festival on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7.
Counselors who work in schools and for mental health and substance abuse agencies across Western North Carolina will gather in Asheville on Friday, Oct. 30, as Western Carolina University’s counseling program hosts its annual Counseling Supervision Symposium.
A dinosaur discovers the meaning of love in a “glow-in-the-dark” theater experience onstage at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University.
Native American artist and activist Shan Goshorn will visit Western North Carolina in November for a talk at Western Carolina University and a demonstration at the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts.
Everything’s coming up roses for Western Carolina University’s marching band these days, as the 360 members of WCU’s Pride of the Mountains learned Saturday, Oct. 24, that the band has been selected to participate in the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade.
Western Carolina University’s College of Business will host the ninth annual seminar for the International Supply Chain Risk Management Network at Lake Junaluska and WCU on Monday, Oct. 26, and Tuesday, Oct. 27.
Western Carolina University’s newly christened “First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Session Series” for 2009-10 will get under way Thursday, Nov. 5, with a concert by versatile musician Josh Goforth, followed by a jam session in which local musicians are invited to participate.