Residents of an Asheville community recently contributed $6,000 to Western Carolina University to support a program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and an initiative to expose Western North Carolina school children to the arts.
Western Carolina University will usher in the holiday season in an acrobatic way as the “Snowkus Pocus Cirque Holiday Show” is presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7.
The haunting final moments of the man at the helm of one of the worst naval disasters in U.S. history will be portrayed as Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen presents “In the Soundless Awe,” a play co-written by Jayme McGhan, associate professor and director of the school.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present singer-songwriter and cellist Shana Tucker performing a concert of music she calls “chamber soul” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.
The Cashiers Historical Society will partner with Western Carolina University to present the 11th annual Jan Wyatt Symposium, with the topic “Horace Kephart: The Man Behind the Myth” on Thursday, June 9, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
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.