Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts is raffling a trip to see WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and hosting a silent auction to benefit student scholarships and programs in WCU’s College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Travis Bennett, associate professor of horn in WCU's School of Music, will present a faculty recital Tuesday, March 4, featuring two new musical arrangements.
Western Carolina University will host a screening of the 1966 film “The Battle of Algiers” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, as part of a film series connected to the university’s 2013-14 interdisciplinary campuswide learning theme “1960s: Take It All In.”
The “Echoes of the Cotton Club” spring radio show re-creation at Western Carolina University will hold open auditions for speaking roles in the radio cast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, in Room 216 of Breese Gym.
The “Echoes of the Cotton Club” radio show re-creation will start preproduction Wednesday with participation by internationally known choreographer and dancer Mercedes Ellington.
The Reed Trio concert scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 25, has been canceled.
Two student choral ensembles from the university’s School of Music, the University Chorus and the Concert Choir, will perform in the recital hall of Coulter Building.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops will bring their rich blend of black string-band music, blues, jazz and folk balladry to Cullowhee for a 7:30 p.m. show at the Bardo Arts Center.
Pottery from the private collection of Joan Byrd and George Rector will be on display from Monday, Feb. 24, through Friday, May 9, at the Fine Art Museum at WCU.
WCU’s School of Music and director of bands, John West, will host the western regional All-District Band for a series of rehearsals and performances on campus Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15.