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Arts & Entertainment

New Green Energy Park resident artist, glass blower Tadashi Torii won Best in Show recently at MeccaFest Fine Arts Festival in Carrollton Cultural Arts Center Downtown Carrollton, Ga. One of the most popular fine arts festivals in the Southeast voted best annual event by readers of Georgia Magazine.

Torii and his partner, artist Corina Pia, are both participating at the upcoming ColorFest in Sylva on Oct. 22.

Jackson County Friends of the Library bookstore has art by both artists on display and is hosting the live demonstrations the day of the festival. A Jackson County radio interview featuring the two artists will go on air the day of ColorFest Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. Listen on-line at www.storiesofmountainfolk.com.

 

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Producers for the History Channel’s television program, ‘American Pickers’ the Franklin Chamber of Commerce to scout out possible leads for locations in the area that might be able to be featured on an upcoming episode.

Although details are still unclear, Franklin’s Chamber was able to confirm that producers for the television program contacted them early this month and expressed interest in filming in the area.

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First Presbyterian Church, Franklin will present a music show for the community on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., in Tartan Hall. Doors will open at 6 for tours of the historic chapel and an opportunity to view exhibits of church activities, such as quilting, needlepoint, jewelry creation, and the membership computer group. Free refreshments will be served after the show.

Toby Tobias, First Presbyterian Music and Worship Team Chairman, and Linda Beal, well known in the community as a singer, are producing the show. The White Family Singers, Arthea Brimmer, Carolyn Kidd, The Cousins, 5’O’Clock Shadows, the Chapel Band, Jill Welch on fiddle, and others, will perform a variety of music, from country, gospel, pop, and crooners.

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If you think you have a dysfunctional family with skeletons in the closet, you haven’t met the Brewsters. “Arsenic and Old Lace,” the classic comedy-mystery, takes odd relatives to the max, and there are literally skeletons in the basement. The Licklog Players production opens Oct. 28 and runs the 29-30 and Nov. 4-6.

The story follows poor Mortimer Brewster who comes to see his aunts to tell them about his coming wedding. When he discovers what his aunts’ charitable activities are, he realizes his own happiness might never happen. The aunts “help” lonely men by giving them their homemade elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and a pinch of cyanide.

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