Heather Mae Erickson and students in her advanced ceramics class, along with student members of the Mudcat Club – WCU’s ceramics club – created 100 handmade bowls for the Empty Bowl event Friday, April 22, benefiting The Community Table in Sylva.
An increase in local sponsorships, fast-selling raffle tickets, unique auction items and an authentic Broadway-style experience are providing the right ingredients for Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts to have its “best ever” spring fundraiser, said WCU first lady Susan Belcher, chair of the event organizing committee.
Western Carolina University has a new outreach program called WCU Road Works that will present free theatrical, music, film and visual arts events to organizations and communities throughout the region.
Members of Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts said they are excited to announce the organization’s annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center, benefiting scholarships and programming for students in WCU’s College of Fine and Performing Arts.
The Galaxy of Stars series continues Friday, Feb. 5, when the Galumpha Acrobatic Dance Trio performs a mix of art and entertainment along with award-winning choreography at 7:30 p.m. at Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The award-winning creative team from WCU that already has destroyed the world with its presentation of “War of the Worlds” and paid homage to the early broadcasts of the Cotton Club with its “golden age of radio” re-creations has announced its selection for spring 2016.