Award-winning writer Charles Baxter, whose novella “The Feast of Love” inspired a movie to be released this fall starring Morgan Freeman, Alexa Davalos and Greg Kinnear, joins authors who will be featured at Western Carolina University’s Spring Literary Festival.
The winter series of old-time and bluegrass music jam sessions sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will conclude when local musicians get together to pick and sing on Thursday, March 15.
Area minority students interested in learning about the educational opportunities available at Western Carolina University are invited to visit the campus for “Experience Western” on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18.
The world-famous Count Basie Orchestra will perform at Western Carolina University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. as part of a weekend of activities in conjunction with the annual WCU Jazz Festival.
Some 360 students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be demonstrating their creativity and teamwork Saturday, March 3, as the Schuncke Memorial Odyssey of the Mind Tournament is held at Western Carolina University.