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Philharmonic Season To Open With Opera – Brevard, NC

For the debut concert of its 43rd season, the Brevard Philharmonic presents a program of symphony and song. On Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard College, “An Afternoon at...

 

Rev. Ralph Lee Luker

Rev. Ralph Lee Luker, 70, of Rosman, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the Church of God on Turnpike Roa...

 

Initiative To Help Brevard Make 'Healthier Choices' – Brevard, NC

Brevard has been chosen as the 50th community to be a Blue Zones Project, an initiative that makes healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to a community’s built environment, policy and social networks, according to a...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson’s Support Group The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. with refreshments, music, and exercise. The program...

 

Singing With Transylvania Choral Society Has Health Benefits

Fall is coming soon, so join the Transylvania Choral Society for your health! Singing has been found to boost the immune system. A German study found that antibodies in the blood (Immunoglobulin A) which raised positive feelings were significantly...

 

Choral Society Announces 'Innovative' Season

The Transylvania Choral Society has taken to heart the trend in modern medicine which exhorts everyone to try new activities, physical and mental, to help stay healthy and live a long life. The coming Christmas and spring concerts both bring new...

 

PBS Anchor Coming To Porter Center – Brevard, NC

Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor, will be the Fall 2019 J. R. McDowell Speaker, which is sponsored by the Transylvania County Library Foundation in partnership with Brevard...

 

Choral Society To Premiere 'Christmas Oratorio'

The Transylvania Choral Society has announced a highlight for fall 2019, as its members prepare the North American premiere of "Christmas Oratorio," the latest work by revered choral composer, Bob...

 

Brevard Community Band To Perform Sunday, Aug. 11

The Brevard Community Band will present its final season concert Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. This concert has a theme of “Sound the Horns.” The program will include R. Strauss Horn Concerto #1, p...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    July 8, 2019

Campbell, Jones Named To BC Athletics Hall Of Fame

Brevard College has announced the selection of Jeff Campbell (cross country/track & field) and coach Michael Jones (men’s basketball) as the 2019 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame. Campbell and Jones become the 37th and 38th...

 

Brevard Community Band To Play Aug. 11

The Brevard Community Band will present its season finale concert at The Porter Center on Sunday, Aug. 11. The Aug. 11 concert has a theme of "Sound the Horns." The program will include R. Strauss...

 

BMC Presents Aaron Copland Festival-Brevard, NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC) will present a special two-week “Festival Within a Festival” celebrating the works of beloved American composer Aaron Copland as part of its 2019 Summer Music Festival....

 

Brevard Philharmonic Announces Schedule-Brevard, NC

Season tickets are on sale now for Brevard’s own orchestra’s six concert 2019-2020 series. A varied, dynamic and high-quality guest artist lineup has been booked, including a gifted double-bass...

 

Dunn's Rock News

A Lesson On Cherokee History Joe McGaha came prepared for Yvonne Dickson-McCall’s presentation on Cherokee history. Over the years of gardening at his home off Walnut Hollow Road, Joe has found a...

 

College To Receive $250,000 Matching Grant

Brevard College recently announced that The Paul and Margaret Porter Foundation in Cleveland County, N.C., has pledged a $250,000 grant over five years to support the Paul Porter Center for the...

 

Feinstein Loves Singing Great American Songbook

Five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein, who is looking forward to returning to Brevard Music Center on Tuesday, June 25, to present “That’s Entertainment,” welcomes the title of...

 

Chee-Yun To Kick Off BMC's Summer Festival

Brevard Music Center (BMC) officially kicks off its 2019 season with an opening weekend of captivating performances from Friday, June 21, through Tuesday, June 25. The extensive schedule of events...

 

Brevard Music Center Sets Stage For Summer

Symphony, chamber and opera masterpieces by Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Chopin and others will take center stage at the Brevard Music Center (BMC) 2019 Festival, while legends such as David...

 

For Brevard College Students - Fine Arts Gala Makes Dreams Come True - Brevard, NC

Brevard College hosted its 9th annual Fine Arts Gala at the Paul Porter Center for Performing Arts. More than 170 faculty, students, Friends of Fine Arts (FOFA), and community members attended the gal...

 

Brevard College Honors Lifetime Philanthropists

Brevard College celebrated the contributions of friends and donors at its annual appreciation event on May 17 by inducting nine donors into the college’s lifetime giving circles. Those honored repre...

 

At Brevard College: Democracy Project Recognizes Local Students

Last Tuesday, May 14, a large crowd gathered at Brevard College’s Porter Center to recognize middle school students involved in this year’s Democracy Project competition. The Democrary Project...

 

Choral Society Concert Starts At 4

“With a Voice of Singing,” the Transylvania Choral Society Spring Concert will be presented on Sunday, May 19, at the Paul Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. The start time for the concert has been moved to 4 p.m. The program includes s...

 

Transylvania Choral Society To Perform This Sunday

“With a Voice of Singing,” the Transylvania Choral Society Spring Concert will be presented on Sunday, May 19, at the Paul Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. The concert will begin at 4 p.m. The 55-person chorus will be directed by...

 

'Stories From Mothers Of The Brides' Returns

For the second year, Brevard Little Theatre will feature 25 local actors, portraying loved ones of brides discussing marriage, love, life and dresses. "Stories From Mothers of the Brides" will be on s...

 
 Arts    May 6, 2019

Pianist Chen Discusses His Career, Music

Internationally award-winning pianist Sean Chen, whom the Huffington Post praises as having, "...an exceptional ability to connect with an audience," will take the Porter Center stage at Brevard...

 

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