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Watauga Arts Council Hosts Second Saturday June 14

Published Friday, June 13, 2014 at 9:38 am
On Saturday, June 14, The Watauga County Arts Council will host the monthly Second Saturday Celebration at the Blue Ridge ArtSpace. Check out the exhibits that are in store for you this month! This month's exhibition is "Petal Pushers," a revival of an exhibition which the Arts Council sponsored many years ago and remembers quite fondly. Read more...
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Watauga Arts Council Offers Exciting Ways to Warm Your Creative Spirit with Workshops and Classes

Published Monday, February 17, 2014 at 12:01 pm
After all this frigid winter weather, maybe you are looking for a great way to stretch your creative muscles and get back into the artistic swing of things. For months, the Watauga Arts Council has been hard at work preparing to begin their Arts and Crafts workshops for this year and they are elated to be able to launch their first batch. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Todd Wright’s ‘Brazilian Romance: An Evening of Valentine’s Jazz’ Comes to Rosen Concert Hall Feb. 14

Published Monday, February 10, 2014 at 2:27 pm
One of the High Country's favorite Valentine's Day entertainment staples, Todd Wright's "Evening of Valentine's Jazz" Concert, returns to the Rosen Concert Hall in the Broyhill Music Building at Appalachian State University on Friday, Feb, 14 at 8 p.m. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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BRAHM Hosts Grand Opening Reception on Jan. 24 for the New ‘History of Skiing in the High Country’ Exhibit

Published Friday, January 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm
On Jan. 24, the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum will host a grand opening and reception for their newest exhibit, "There's No Business Like Snow Business: History of Skiing in the High Country."Light refreshments will be served and the grand opening is free of charge and open to the public from 5-7 p.m. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Appalachian State University’s Theatre and Dance Department Hosts 2014 Momentum Dance Showcase

Published Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 am
The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will host the 2014 Momentum Dance Showcase in the Varsity Gym Dance Studio on the campus of Appalachian State University on Jan. 24 and 25. Tickets for the showcase are $5 for students and $7 for the general public. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Smith Gallery and the Turchin Center Presents 2014 Department of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Published Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:01 am
Appalachian State University presents the 2014 Department of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition at the Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) in Boone. This show represents a wide variety of recent works created by artists currently teaching in the Department of Art. The exhibition will be on view from Jan. 24-Feb. 27 at the Smith Gallery located in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts and Feb. 7- March 22 at TCVA on King Street. Read more...
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ASU’s Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program Offers Affordable Craft Instruction This Spring

Published Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm
For many High Country residents, the Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program offered each year at Appalachian State University is a welcome outlet for creativity and a great way to learn a new craft or hobby. This year, classes will be offered in glass fusing and slumping, digital photography, weaving, welding and metalworking, stained glass, lampwork and beadmaking, jewelry, wood bowl-turning, fiber spinning, sewing, painting, basket making and pottery. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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‘Approaching the Edge of Color’ by Andrew Braitman Opens 5th Avery Tour d’Art Season at Carlton Gallery

Published Monday, June 17, 2013 at 1:21 pm
June 17, 2013. Carlton Gallery, continuing its 31st Spring Group Exhibition, is exhibiting new works by Andrew Braitman, an artist of national stature, with an Artist Reception planned for Saturday, June 22, from 2-5 p.m. This reception affords an opportunity for Braitman to meet visitors and discuss his work. Read more...
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Ashe County Arts Council Announces Ashe County Gallery Crawl’s Return for the 2013 Season

Published Monday, June 10, 2013 at 1:25 pm
June 10, 2013. Mark July 12, Aug 9, Sept 13 and Oct 11 on your calendars, Gallery Crawl is back! There will be a special Christmas Crawl on Friday, Dec 6. The purpose of the crawls are to supported and promoted downtown West Jefferson businesses. Read more...
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Find a ‘Taste of Carlton Gallery’ at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum for the Month of June

Published Monday, June 10, 2013 at 12:08 pm
June 10, 2013. “A Taste” of Carlton Gallery can be experienced at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum for the month of June. BRAHM is a non-profit museum whose function is to promote visual arts, history, and also to celebrate the rich heritage of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains through permanent collections, exhibitions, and educational programs. Read more...
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High Country Watermedia Society Begins Its 2013 Season

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 9:46 am
April 24, 2013. The High Country Watermedia Society welcomes members and guests on May 11 at Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff in Boone at 10 a.m. All artists from beginners to professionals are invited. The club meets the second Saturday of each month. Refreshments served at 9:30 a.m. The first guest artist is Cathy Taylor, an award-winning mixed media artist who currently exhibits at Main Street Gallery in Blowing Rock. Read more...
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First Friday Art Crawl: November Edition

Published Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 12:11 am
Oct. 31, 2012. On Friday, Nov. 2, downtown Boone will be taken over by the monthly First Friday Art Crawl. Like always, this month’s crawl will feature food, drinks and live music with work and exhibitions from local artists. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy some Friday night fun. Read more…
COMPILED BY MADISON FISLER
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Weekend Roundup: 17 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out & Make Plans: Aug. 24-26

Published Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm
Aug. 24, 2012. The High Country has so many wonderful events to offer its community and visitors. Check our site every Friday for something new and exciting to look forward to while you’re watching the hour hand crawl to 5 o’clock. Find live music down the street, explore a nearby town’s local secrets or try out a new square dancing class. There’s always something fun to do in the High Country. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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August Art Crawl Again Offers Friday Night Fun in Downtown Boone; Round-up of Events Included

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 2:35 pm
Aug. 1, 2012. On Friday, Aug. 3, downtown Boone businesses will participate in the monthly First Friday Art Crawl. Per usual, this month's installment will feature free food, drinks, and music along with work and exhibitions from local artists. And as always, locals and tourists young and old are invited to attend and enjoy the Friday night fun. Read more...
COMPILED BY GREG HINCE
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July Art Crawl Offers Summer Exhibits, Galleries, Music, Drinks, Food and Much More Friday Night

Published Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm
July 6, 2012. On Friday, July 6, several area businesses will host the monthly First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Boone. This month's installment will feature free food, drinks, art and music as usual, and will include some one of a kind performances. Read more...
COMPILED BY GREG HINCE
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Mixed Media Paintings by Toni Carlton to Open Until July 22 at Carlton Gallery in Banner Elk

Published Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 9:37 am
June 19, 2012. A "Whispers of Life's Journey" exhibit by Carlton Gallery owner and curator, Toni Carlton, is filled with mixed media paintings rendered with a central theme of peace and art blessings. Read more...
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June’s Art Crawl Offers Boone Residents Many Options For Entertainment Downtown Friday Night

Published Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 11:00 pm
May 31, 2012. Friday, June 1, several area business will host the monthly First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Boone. This month's installment will feature free food, drinks, art and music as usual, and will include some one of a kind performances. Read more...
COMPILED BY GREG HINCE
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Art in the Park Celebrates 50 Years in Blowing Rock

Published Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm
May 10, 2012. The 50th anniversary season of Art in the Park in Downtown Blowing Rock opens this Saturday, May 12, beginning at 10 a.m. at the American Legion grounds, and there are special events planned this season to celebrate their semicentennial. Read more...
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App State’s Turchin Center Releases Schedules for Spring Workshops; First Workshops Start March 8 – 9

Published Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 9:30 am
March 8, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is gearing up for the warmer weather with the start of their spring workshops for older teens and adults beginning in March through June, 2012. Exploring all new workshop subjects, participants can dabble in topics spanning from beginning oil and acrylic painting, to an introduction to mosaics and photo journal making. Enrollment is limited and advance registration is required. Discounts are offered for Turchin Center donors. Call 828-262-3017 or visit www.tcva.org to register today! Read more for workshop details...
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Reminder: Exciting New Exhibitions Presented by the Watauga Arts Council Tonight on King Street

Published Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm
March 2, 2012. Get ready for new and exciting exhibitions for the month of March at the Jones House. Tonight the Watauga Arts Council, located in the Jones House at 604 W. King St. will have open exhibits and a reception from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. with refreshments. This event is open to the public. This is a great opportunity to welcome these talented artists to the Watauga County Arts Council. Read more...
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Local Art Gallery Requesting Submissions for March Exhibit

Published Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7:39 pm
Feb. 3, 2012. BOONE -- Looking Glass Gallery is accepting exhibition proposals for an exhibit that will be displayed March 19 – April 13. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 24 at the Office of Student Programs on the second floor of Plemmons Student Union or by email to Dianna Loughlin, curator of the Looking Glass Gallery, at [email protected] Read more...
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