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Arts & Entertainment

Greenville, S.C., author, Sonja Condit will present her debut novel on Friday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore. “Starter House” is the story of a woman who falls in love with a dusty-rose colonial cottage. It’s the home she has been dreaming of for her and her family. Despite the history of the house, she and her husband eagerly move in. Soon though, she realizes there is something malevolent present. Something only she can sense. Kirkus Review says, “Good, scary fun, packed with emotional nuance."

To reserve a copy of Starter House, call City Lights Bookstore at (828)586-9499.

To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Rathskeller Coffee Haus in downtown Franklin will host an open-mic type event for teen poets on Monday April 28, at 7:00 p.m.

All high school-age poets and lovers of poetry are invited to participate by reading or reciting their original works, as well as sharing their favorite works by other poets, in the Rathskeller's relaxed intimate atmosphere. No pre-registration is needed; participants will be given stage time on a first-come basis. Family members and friends are welcome to attend.

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The Western Carolina University Guitar Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28.

The concert will feature original compositions by three student ensemble members – Charlie Diez, Luke Jones and Ethan Marvin. The performance also will include jazz fusion numbers by artists such as John Scofield, Larry Carlton, Jeff Beck and others.

Open to the public free of charge, the concert will take place in the recital hall of Coulter Building on the WCU campus. For more information, call the WCU School of Music at (828)227-7242.

Talks to MCN about music, movies, and balancing it all

In today's society, it is not unusual for someone to have two jobs. In fact, most people have more than one job. But very few people have two careers. Two careers that send them all over the world. Two careers that simultaneously allow every household in the country to know your name. Two careers that children grow up dreaming about.

Kevin Costner has not only built two careers that skyrocketed him to world fame, but he has done so the old fashioned way: with hard work, and a lot of balancing.

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