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Highlands Arts Center To Show 'Fire Shut Up In My Bones'

The Highlands Per-forming Arts Center will present the historic premiere of the MET Opera's production of Terence Blanchard's "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" at 12:55 p.m., Saturday,... — Updated 10/18/2021


Susan Werner Set To Play Wortham Center For Performing Arts Oct. 27

With a well-earned reputation as a fixture on the folk scene, singer-songwriter Susan Werner brings her insightful, thought-provoking lyrics, genre-blending rhythms and sassy wit to the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts for a... — Updated 10/18/2021


Lookinglass Playhouse To Present 'A Bad Year For Tomatoes'

The Lookinglass Playhouse will present “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by John Patrick at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Transylvania County Library in the Rogow Room. The play deals with the outrageous and silly misfortunes of... — Updated 10/18/2021


Air Force Jazz Ensemble To Perform At Arts Council

The U.S. Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble is returning to western North Carolina in its first large-scale tour since 2019. Rhythm in Blue will perform at Transylvania... — Updated 10/18/2021


What's New At The Library? Surviving At Auschwitz

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library. FICTION Alameddine, Rabih. “The Wrong End of the Telescope.” Mina has a week off work and decides to offer her skills as a doctor at the Moria refugee ca... — Updated 10/18/2021


BC To Show 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame'

Where will you be on Halloween Day? Brevard College is inviting the public to the Porter Center for Performing Arts for a 3 p.m. screening of Lon Chaney’s 1923 silent film, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” The film will be... — Updated 10/13/2021


Food Matters Market's Book Club To Discuss Novel, 'Harlem Shuffle'

Food Matters Market and Café in Brevard announces the inaugural “Lit Matters Book Club” selection for discussion will be “Harlem Shuffle,” the latest novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead. The discussion will be... — Updated 10/11/2021


TC Arts Hosting 'Four Seasons' Exhibit, Reception On Oct. 15

The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) will host two local arts organizations, Connestee Art League and Land of Waterfalls Camera Club, in an exhibit titled, "Four... — Updated 10/11/2021


What's New At The Library? Law-Breaking Animals

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library. FICTION Brown, Natasha. “Assembly.” The narrator has done everything she was told she needed to do to have a good life: Go to college, get a degree, find... — Updated 10/11/2021


Wildlife Commission Accepting Photo Contest Application

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is now accepting entries to its 17th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition. The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages, except for employees of... — Updated 10/6/2021


Musician David Holt Receives Award

David Holt is the recipient of this year's Bascom Lamar Lunsford Award. The award has been given yearly since 1980 to "an individual who has made significant contributions to the... — Updated 10/6/2021


Photographers To Explain How They Got 'That Shot'

Quite often an eye-catching photo invokes the question, "How did the photographer get that shot?" At the October meeting of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club eight local... — Updated 10/6/2021


BMC, PLATT Relationship Continues With New Hall

In the late 1970s, when Al Platt was beginning his career as an architect, one of his early commissions involved the design of a residence for visiting artists at Brevard Music Cent... — Updated 10/5/2021


The Legend of Tommy Hodges' Returning To Cradle

The Cradle of Forestry will stage its outdoor drama, "The Legend of Tommy Hodges," on Friday, Oct. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 23. Show times will be at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. and will be... — Updated 10/4/2021


JAM JAM Coming To King Street Oct. 4

JAM JAM, a fundraiser concert for the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program, will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, at 185 King Street in Brevard. Featured artists include members of the Steep Canyon Rangers,... — Updated 9/29/2021


Brevard College Juried Student Art Show Set For Friday, Oct. 8

The Brevard College Juried Student Art Show will open on Friday, Oct. 8, with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and an awards presentation at 6 p.m. The juried competition is open... — Updated 9/29/2021


Brevard Philharmonic Returns Nov. 7 At BC's Porter Center

Broadway is back and so is the Brevard Philharmonic. What has felt like an endless intermission will finally be over at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7, at the Porter Center on the campus of... — Updated 9/29/2021


Pumpkin Fest Announces Its October Schedule

Pumpkin Fest, a lighted carved-pumpkin Halloween spectacular, is returning to Silvermont Park in Brevard over four consecutive weekends this October after having to take an... — Updated 9/29/2021


Pilot Cove To Host Live Entertainment

EchoMix Entertainment and the Pilot Cove Amphitheater in Pisgah Forest announced the lineup for the fall installation of 2nd SATURDAYS LIVE! on Oct. 9. Curtis Eller’s American Circus kicks the night off with engaging bouts of... — Updated 9/27/2021


Bardo Arts Center Opens Season On Oct. 1 With 'Seeing Sound'

The Bardo Arts Center (BAC) Performance Hall opens the fall 2021 season with a brand-new production, "Seeing Sound: A Musical Journey of Water and Light," presented on Oct. 14 and... — Updated 9/27/2021


Book Chronicles County's Response To Flu Epidemic

The book, “Health and Hospitality: Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Hunt of Western North Carolina,” tells the story of a Brevard family and the quarantine measures in Transylvania County during the 1919 flu epidemic. Dr. Hunt was the... — Updated 9/27/2021


What's New At The Library? Latest Guinness World Records Edition

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: FICTION Adlakha, Sarah. “She Wouldn’t Change a Thing.” Maria is a wife, a mother, and a successful psychiatrist in Mississippi. She could not be... — Updated 9/27/2021


Brevard College Theatre To Perform 'Talley's Folly'

Brevard College Theatre will present “Talley’s Folly” at 7 p.m., Oct. 7, 8, and 9, and at 2:30 p.m., Oct. 10. The cast includes Taylor Sparrow, a sophomore theatre major from Greenville, N.C., and Emma Harris, a senior... — Updated 9/27/2021


Fall Arts Classes To Be Held At TC Arts

Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) is expanding its Arts Academy to offer fall classes for youth and adults. Following the successful summer session of the Arts Academy,... — Updated 9/27/2021


Local Author Gives Talk On World War II Book

Roughly 100 people recently gathered at the Brevard Music Center to hear local author Craig Gralley talk about his WWII book, "Hall of Mirrors: Virginia Hall: America's Greatest... — Updated 9/22/2021


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