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The Western Carolina University Concert Choir will team up with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and Asheville Symphony Chorus for a joint performance of “Resurrection Symphony” by Gustav Mahler on Sunday, Nov. 20.

The performance will begin at 3 p.m. in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on the Western Carolina campus.

Admission to the event at WCU is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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The Bascom has these offerings in November:

— Bascom Knitter’s (Highlands Knitting and Needlepoint Guild). Knitters and needle-workers who meet every Saturday through Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 12 noon on The Terrace at The Bascom. No charge.

— Holiday Crafts from Around the World: a special fourweek class on Saturday, Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 10 and 17, 10 a.m. to noon. Youth will learn about other cultures and make crafts. Each class will cover the art and culture of two different countries. Tuition: $40 for a four-week session.

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As part of celebrating November as Native American Month, Southwestern Community College’s Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts is hosting a Cherokee Baskets Show in its gallery on Tribal Bingo Road. The show is a combination of work from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual and a historical display from the Clay County Historical Association.

“The work on loan from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual is a testimony to the tradition, craftsmanship and attention to detail involved with creating each basket,” said OICA program director Jeff Marley.

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Elementary school-age children and their families are invited to Holiday ARTSaturday, the Arts Council’s free monthly crafts and music workshop, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, in the historic Rickman General Store in Franklin.

The Arts Council provides all materials for make-andtake projects including evergreen swags, holiday collage cards, decorated Christmas cookies, and paper garlands, along with gift wrapping instruction, caroling to live music by keyboardist Lionel Caynon, and refreshments.

There’s no pre-registration; children should wear play clothes and come for any part of the session. Adults must stay with their children.

 

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published: 10/18/2013
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