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The cast members of Encore’s production of “Into the Woods” performs. The play continues through March 8.

Encore production will huff and puff and bring the house down

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Immersing oneself in an experience other than your own is not only pleasurable, it’s a necessary part of mental survival – and there’s no better tool than local theater for gathering one’s wits. Proof is right there behind the curtain at Encore Theatrical Company’s “Into the Woods” during the next two weekends at Walters State Community College in Morristown. The set of “Into the Woods” takes the notion of creating

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    Empty Movie Theater

    AMERICAN SNIPER Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind. Rated R. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 in Morristown at 12:25, 4:05, 7:10 and 10:20. Showing at Towne Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 12:40, 3:40,

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  • Nighttime is right time to dance at Rose Center

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    The Rose Center will be alive with the sounds of tapping feet and rocking music on Friday, Feb. 20, when it holds its inaugural Night of the Dance. This special event is a fundraising performance to benefit the programs at the Rose. Night of the Dance is an evening of dance and live music performance featuring two local dance troupes and two local bands. The event was the idea of

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  • ‘Kaleidoscope of Indian Classical Dance’ to be presented at Tusculum College

    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 10:00 am

    GREENEVILLE – Three types of Indian classical dance will be featured during a performance on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Tusculum College. “Kaleidoscope of Indian Classical Dance” with dancers Sophia Salingaros, Samta Savla and Ranjani Murthy will be presented at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Annie Hogan Byrd Fine Arts Building on the Tusculum College campus. The performance is part of Tusculum College Arts Outreach’s Acts, Arts, Academia 2014-15

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  • Spring rail excursion planned

    Posted on February 13, 2015 at 11:56 am

    The Watauga Valley Railroad Historical Society and Museum’s Spring 2015 Rail Excursion through the Scenic Hiwassee River Gorge in East Tennessee is set for Saturday, April 11.

    The Watauga Valley Railroad Historical Society and Museum’s Spring 2015 Rail Excursion through the Scenic Hiwassee River Gorge in East Tennessee is set for Saturday, April 11. The excursion will offer an opportunity to ride the rails through one of the most beautiful river gorges in the United States as the railroad tracks travel along the Hiwassee River. The rail trip will take a 50-mile, 3.5-hour round trip rail excursion

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  • Encore holding auditions for ‘Doubt’

    Posted on February 5, 2015 at 11:37 am

    Encore will hold auditions for one of the most riveting and popular dramas written in the last decade. “Doubt: a Parable” opens with a haunting question: “What do you do when you’re not sure?” Set in a Bronx Catholic school in 1964, “Doubt” concerns Father Flynn, an amiable new priest who believes the clergy should be thought of “as members of the family” to its congregation. His forward-thinking views immediately

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  • Encore celebrates with its stars

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 11:46 am

    Micah-Shane Brewer, right, who is returning as Encore Theatrical Company’s artistic director, sings with Susan Christophel Saturday during Encore’s Evening with the Stars.

    During its annual gala, “An Evening Among the Stars,” members of Encore Theatrical Company displayed on the stage the “fire and drive to make dreams come alive” during the opening performance of “Let Me Be Your Star” from “Smash.” Heading into its ninth season, Encore Theatrical Company has brought some of the very best of Broadway right to the stages of Morristown. With a show line-up that features four Tony

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