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The Overlook Theatre Company opened “Disney’s Aladdin” last Tuesday and will hold the final show Thursday night at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts.

The play features Princess Jasmine and a street urchin brought together by a big blue genie, with the evil Jafar mixing things up.

Talking parrots, chirping monkeys and flying rugs make this a most magical musical event.


The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts has added another phenomenal show to their holiday lineup. The Annie Moses Band will perform Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 each for adults and $10 each for students.

The Annie Moses Band blends fiddle, jazz, and classical music with folk-inspired vocals to create a refreshing and familiar sound that’s sure to delight in their magical Christmas show. They will celebrate the season with such holiday favorites as, “O Holy Night” and “Carol of the Bells,” as well as the group’s own songs such as, “When the Christmas Baby Cries.”


Aladdin flies onto the stage of the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Dec 13 and 15 at 7:30 pm.

Join Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and the evil Jafar as they sing and dance their way through this magical musical, all with the help of a big, blue Genie and three magical wishes.

Tickets are available at www.greatmountainmusic.com or by calling 828-524-1598.



Residents and visitors in Western North Carolina have two chances to see the Brasstown Ringers this year. Brasstown Ringers will present its 2011 concert program, “Christmas Bells” on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown. This concert is free but donations are accepted. Then, on Friday, Dec. 16, the group performs at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin, 85 Sierra Dr., at 6 p.m. as part of the Unitarians’ community concert series.

Tickets can be reserved at (828)524-6777 or are available at the door the evening of the performance. Tickets are $15.


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