Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

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Press release courtesy of Geoff Cantrell, Public Communications Specialist.

CULLOWHEE – A popular component of Western Carolina University’s annual Mountain Heritage Day are the judged and juried contests, and other competitions. At the 43rd annual event held Saturday, Sept. 30, nearly 300 people entered various events with dozens taking home ribbons or trophies. Results are listed below.

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Thursday, Oct. 12
• Guest artist Alex Sellers will present a recital of works for an unaccompanied saxophone. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Coulter Recital Hall and is free and open to the public.
• Every Thursday night is jazz night at Innovation Brewery. Tyler Kittle and Michael Collings are some of the most talented jazz musicians around and we are lucky enough to have them right here in Sylva. Come experience the Kittle/Collings duo every Thursday from 8-11 p.m. Visit for more information.

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On Sunday, Sept. 24, the bluegrass group Balsam Range and the Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble gave an inspiring performance in the Bardo Arts Center for Friends of the Arts and community members.

Western Carolina’s Friends of the Arts put on the concert. Friends of the Arts is a group of community members, faculty and alumni who raise funds for the College of Fine and Performing Arts to better the student experience and involvement. They work to give students the opportunity to play alongside and enjoy talent such as Balsam Range.