The 2017-18 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Series at Western Carolina University continues Thursday, March 1, with a concert featuring the mountain ballads of Sarah Elizabeth Burkey and Susan Pepper.
Western Carolina University student musicians will join members of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra for a performance celebrating the American musical spirit, titled “From the New World,” Thursday, Feb. 22.
The 2017-18 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will make a stop in Cullowhee Tuesday, Feb. 13, with the showing of “Liyana” at 7 p.m. in Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center theater.
Celebrating 10 years at Western Carolina University, the College of Fine and Performing Arts has many special activities planned, including an alumni weekend on Friday, Feb. 9, and Saturday, Feb. 10, to honor graduates in music, theater, film and visual arts.
“Past in Present, Streets of India,” an exhibit currently showing at Gallery Art and Aesthetic in New Delhi, India, features large format photos taken by Jon Jicha, a Western Carolina University art professor.