Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

 |  Written by Madeline Moore  |  0

Living in a small town, everyone seems to know everyone else’s business. This means when someone gets the so-called “fifteen minutes of fame,” it’s a pretty big deal. The Mountain Faith Band, a bluegrass group from the Sylva area, has definitely surpassed those “fifteen minutes” since they made it to the semi-finals on “America’s Got Talent” this past year. They are quickly turning their passion for playing music into a full-time career. Just this month, they were nominated for Bluegrass Gospel Group of the Year at the Society for Preservation of Bluegrass Music Awards.

 |  Written by Jessica Potter  |  0

In the United States of America, movies continuously strive to bring in the majority of entertainment earnings. Every year, hundreds of movies come to the box office with hopes of becoming the next big thing.

However, what makes a movie the public’s favorite? How can we determine what people loved and didn’t love so much? The Western Carolinian interviewed students from Western Carolina University in order to gain some insight into the movie world and this is what we found.

 |  Written by Jake Browning  |  0

About a month and a half ago, in a movie theater far, far away, you probably saw the film that broke box office records across the boards and breathed new life into one of the most famous and beloved movie franchises of all time. Do not worry, though – if you have not seen it yet, there will be no spoilers in this article.