Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Day, held Sept. 30 on the campus in Cullowhee, gave local residents a chance to show off their foot speed, chain saw prowess and other skills in a variety of just-for-fun contests.
In the author's note of “Thirteen Moons,” award-winning writer Charles Frazier thanks several people for helping him conduct research for the book including George Frizzell, head of special collections at Western Carolina University's Hunter Library. Frazier also expressed appreciation for the library at WCU itself.
Western Carolina University presented its Mountain Heritage Award for 2006 on Saturday (Sept. 30) to a family whose roots run deep into the musical heritage of Jackson County and Western North Carolina.
Western Carolina University's musical theatre program will present “A Grand Night for Singing,” a celebration of the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, in the studio theater of WCU's Fine and Performing Arts Center Thursday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 15.
The Lectures, Concerts and Exhibitions Series at Western Carolina University will feature four different programs during the fall 2006 semester, including an eclectic musical performance, a poetry event and a theatrical show.
Six Western Carolina University students have become a success in the business world before they even graduate. Known as Six String Entertainment LLC, the students majoring in entrepreneurship, marketing and public relations are putting their skills to work to present the second annual Roxaway Music Festival.