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Arts & Entertainment

Local artist Norma Hendrix will have an exhibition of her artwork in the Jackson County Public Library Complex. The opening of the exhibit will be Friday, Dec. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through Jan. 10, 2013.

Artist Norma Hendrix sees life through a complexity of layers. The works in this exhibit are constructs of landscapes, interior and exterior spaces and visual play from musings and journeys. Each piece combines rubbings – direct impressions taken from flora or architectural matter – with paint and drawing, papers and layers of marks.


A life-long wanderer, Ron Cooper was restless again and looking for a challenge. The “Triple Crown” hiking trails called to him but time, talent, and his wife’s support were in short supply. Undeterred, Cooper searched for a shorter trail with a purpose higher than simply enjoying the wilderness. He found it in the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Although recognized as a National Historic Trail by the National Park Service, the original path taken by more than 15,000 Cherokee Indians on their forced march from Appalachia to the new Indian Territory in 1838 had never been properly identified and mapped. Cooper was determined to do just that, and spent several years researching this dark chapter in American history.


Eric Church’s Duluth concert leaves an impression.

Western North Carolina native and Appalachian State University graduate Eric Church continues to change the face of American country music.

His rebel-without-a-cause attitude and fearless ambition to go against the grain continues to barrel his music to the top of music charts. While some artists are only as entertaining as the songs that they have written for them, Eric Church owns each word and each verse of his music.


Dec. 13 at WCU’s Heritage Center

The Liars Bench presents “A Foxfire Christmas with Randy Flack” at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center auditorium Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. Member stars Gary Carden, Lloyd Arneach, Paul Iarussi and Barbara Duncan and guest star Randy Flack perform Southern Appalachian stories, music and song on one stage. Free admission.

Flack, born in WNC and raised in Swain County, is a Nashville recording artist and has performed at the Grand Ole Opry and the Blue Bird Cafe. He learned to play guitar and sing at an early age and has traveled all over the United States performing his own songs and delighting audiences. “I love to play and perform, especially for folks here in the mountains, my home.”


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