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Arts & Entertainment

On Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. The Liars Bench presents “Legendary Hunters and Hounds of the Great Smokies” at WCUs Mountain Heritage Center auditorium.

Member artists Gary Carden, Barbara Duncan, Paul Iarussi; guest artists William Ritter and Liz Nance; and a special guest artist, Bob Plott with one of his famous Plott Hounds perform Southern Appalachian hunting tales in story and song on one stage.

 

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Elizabeth Westall as Nance Dude offered a moving performance and a lively exchange with the audience afterwards.

Volunteers of the Friends of the Rickman Store offered a reception for the audience afterwards.

Upcoming events at the Rickman Store include Music and Poetry on Friday, Nov 18, at 7 p.m. Open mic evening for poets, singers and musicians; Saturday, Nov. 19, - ARTSaturday for children and families. Holidays crafts.

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Legacy Fitness, founded by Beto Perez, is offering Zumba classes in its gym located behind Cash’s BBQ and Whistle Stop Mall.

Classes are scheduled throughout the week, with free classes offered Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and a practice class Sunday at noon.

Pictured are (clockwise) Ciindy Penland, Mary K. Barbour, instructor, Jerry Ames, Amy Cash, Connie Berry, Linda Tyler and Jeanie Cook. For more information, call (828)342-2498.

Western Carolina University’s original radio broadcast adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel “Dracula” will be staged at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.

Tickets to the event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., are $10 and went on sale Tuesday, Nov. 1.

“This generation of young people is really interested in vampires, thanks to the ‘Twilight’ series, and it is time they learned the truth about Dracula,” said Don Connelly, head of WCU’s communication department, who wrote the script and is producing the show.

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