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Second grade students at East Franklin elementary have been working on a unit focused on the United Nation’s Children’s fund (UNICEF).

Members of the African Dance Company of Asheville held the dance presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 21 and were followed by vignettes highlighting the stories of four children from different countries and a song selection which included ‘We are the World’ and ‘Love Can Build a Bridge.’

 

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The Vienna Boys Choir, among the most celebrated choirs of all time, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.

The choir, founded in 1498, has a repertoire that includes medieval, contemporary and experimental music. Long a fixture in Austrian musical life, until 1918 the choir performed only for imperial courts, in church and at private functions. Now, four choirs of 24 schoolboys between the ages 10 and 14 and from Austria and neighboring European countries perform hundreds of times a year worldwide.

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The King’s Messengers, a Southern Gospel music quartet who will soon celebrate 48 years singing songs of worship and praise, will perform Saturday, March 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets are $10 each.

Based out of Gainesville, Georgia, The King’s Messengers have performed throughout the Southeast. They are a nonprofit ministry made up of four singers and four band members. They have recorded dozens of albums over the years which include inspirational songs such as “Streets of Gold” and “I Know I’m Going There.”

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Mark your calendar for the February Winter Barn Dance at The Bascom. Gather with friends and neighbors, enjoy great music with JP Harris and the Tough Choices and relive the memory of a great Highlands' tradition.

Honoring educators on Saturday, February 25th; the fun begins at 7 pm. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the door. Admission for honorees is complimentary. Food and libations will be available for purchase. The Bascom's Winter Barn Dances are sponsored by The Bascom, The Highlands Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, Mountain Fresh Grocery, the Ugly Dog Pub and the Highlands Historical Society.

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