The One Book Program will screen a film based on this year’s chosen book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot, on Monday, Oct. 2, at 4:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 4:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center theater.
“God Save Gertrude,” an offbeat punk rock riff on Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” will be presented by Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen as part of the school’s 2017-18 Mainstage theatre season.
Dear World, an interactive, award-winning portrait project that unites people through pictures with their distinctive message-on-skin style, makes it way to Western Carolina University’s campus on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 25-26.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day, a free family oriented festival that celebrates Southern Appalachian culture through concerts, living-history demonstrations, competitions and awards programs, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, on the WCU campus, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The eighth annual Rooted in the Mountains symposium at Western Carolina University will have a theme of “Duyuk’ dv’ I,” which translates to “The Correct Way” in Cherokee, on Thursday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Sept. 29.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts organization is bringing together a nationally acclaimed bluegrass group from Haywood County and 50 of the best woodwind, brass and percussion student-musicians from WCU’s School of Music for an afternoon of genre-bending tunes.
Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library will host a free program Thursday, Sept. 28, titled “The Legacy of a Mountain Man: True Adventures in the Smokies,” and presented by Jim Casada, a noted outdoors writer and Smokies enthusiast.