Ticket sales for the general public begin Tuesday, Sept. 6, for an afternoon of jazz starring the Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University’s new outreach program that presents free theatrical, music, film and visual arts events to organizations and communities is being well-received.
The multi-Grammy nominated chamber music ensemble Eroica Trio will perform Wednesday, July 13, at Western Carolina University as part of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts is celebrating a successful fundraising event that raised more than $113,000, with over $60,000 going directly to the organization’s endowed scholarship fund.
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.
Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum is partnering with the WCU School of Art and Design to host an exhibition of works by first-year students in the Master of Fine Arts Program.
Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen continues its spring Mainstage theatre season as the beloved classic musical “Gypsy” opens Thursday, April 14.
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.
The Western Carolina University Friends of the Arts organization will hold its annual fundraiser 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.
Katya Stanislavskaya heeded the venerable advice to “write what you know,” and the musical she wrote and composed, “Resident Alien,” has won the ninth annual New Musical Award from the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company in Weston, Vermont.
Music of the period will help theatergoers travel back in time several hundred years as Western Carolina University stages “Robin Hood – The Legacy” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Twenty-four works of art in Gallery 130 next to WCU’s Fine Art Museum not only reflect the range of talent of the artists invited to teach workshops at WCU this summer but also their generosity.
A yearlong effort at WCU wraps up Friday, April 16, when an armored truck pulls away from campus loaded with thousands of mock hundred-dollar bills created for the national Fundred Dollar Bill Project.
Internationally acclaimed ceramicist Don Reitz will visit the campus of Western Carolina University on Tuesday, April 6, to demonstrate and discuss his work in clay.
Marcia L. Lewis, executive director of Mountain Youth Resources, said the documentary Western Carolina University students created about Hawthorn Heights “captured the heart and soul of the program and how it affects children’s lives.”
Arledge Armenaki knew filming a movie about John Wesley, a founder of the Methodist movement, with an independent film’s budget would be a challenge, considering just some of the actual events of Wesley’s life: rescue from a house fire, a near-shipwreck, a star-crossed love affair and violent mobs.