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Arts & Entertainment

Don’t miss Emerging Artists: Frank Vickery which opens in the Atrium Gallery at The Bascom on Saturday, March 24 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. and runs through May 10.

Pictured (from left to right) during Frank’s Master of Fine Arts thesis defense are Dr. Patrick Taylor; Frank Vickery; Richard Tichich, Director of the School of Art and Design at Western Carolina University (WCU) and Dr. Seth McCormick, Assistant Professor of Art History at WCU.

The Bascom is open year-round - Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 pm and Sunday, 12 noon to 5 p.m. Enjoy workshops, exhibitions, special events and quality programs throughout the year at The Bascom.


Event Honoring New WCU Chancellor

As part of the festivities celebrating the formal installation of David O. Belcher as Chancellor of WCU, the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host an evening of storytelling in the Community Room on Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m.

“Reflections on Place: An Evening with Distinguished Storytellers” will feature Cherokee storyteller Jerry Wolfe; former North Carolina Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer; and Ron Rash, WCU’s Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Culture and author of The New York Times best-seller “Serena.”


Lamb of God, the musical to arrive on the stage of Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on April 22, 23, 24 and 7:30 p.m. and April 25 at 2:30 p.m.

A dramatic telling of the life of Jesus Christ told from the viewpoint of the Prophets who announced His birth, the folowers who walked with Him, and the enemies that condemned Him to die.

Lamb of God proclaims the great message of love, hope, faith, grace, and the gift of salvation.


Be sure to stop by the new home of the Licklog Players on March 17 from 5-7 at Creek Side Suite 15 across from the ABC Liquor Store on Hwy 69 in Hayesville.

There will be refreshments, door prizes and live music by The Burl Cash Revue.

The Licklog Players are working on their new theater, and there is a lot to hear and see. You can find out about many opportunities for volunteers from putting up posters to building sets.

Come get more information about our new season and upcoming events such as “The Diary of Adam and Eve” as well as our summer youth program, Peacock Pride.


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