MHC News

Scott Chamness studies unique "apple turnover quilt," Spring 2012. Scott is currently a Masters student in the Public History program at UNC-Greensboro. He recently completed a collections internship at Fallingwater in Pennsylvania.     Photo courtesy of Office of Public Relations, WCU.

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A benefit bluegrass concert sponsored by the Sylva Herald newspaper and WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center netted $3,000 that will be used to provide assistance to victims of the March 22 landslide in Snohomish County in Washington state.
A presentation on roadside trash and its implications for small mammals will be delivered Thursday, April 24, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Franklin guitarist Ronnie Evans will be the featured guest artist as the Liar’s Bench show returns to WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center for a performance Thursday, April 17.
WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center is joining with the Sylva Herald newspaper in sponsoring a Friday, April 11, concert to benefit landslide victims in Snohomish County in Washington state – an area with strong ties to Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.
The 2013-14 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, April 3, with a concert featuring the traditional string band Crooked Pine.
WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center will host a reception and talk Thursday evening to mark the opening of the exhibit “Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective.”
The Liar’s Bench, a celebration of Appalachian storytelling, music and drama, will return to WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center for a show at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20.
The 2013-14 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at the Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, March 6, with a concert featuring multi-instrumentalist James Leva of Lexington, Va., and Haywood County’s own Trevor and Travis Stuart.
WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center and the North Carolina Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will host a reception and talk on Thursday, Feb. 27, celebrating the exhibit “Fewer Footprints and More Tears: Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears.”
A singer-songwriter and a band with the same moniker will be featured in concert as the February edition of the Mountain Heritage Center’s jam series gets underway Thursday.
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