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Local wine trail benefits Smoky Mountains, breast cancer research, and black bears

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 1:05 pm

Funds Raised Will Exceed $175,000 Since Inception                   The local group of five wineries that make up the Rocky Top Wine Trail are about more than just great wines! Their support for local and national non-profit organizations has contributed greatly to preserving the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, efforts to eradicate breast cancer, and now include the rescuing of Appalachian bear cubs.                   2015 will be a milestone year for

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  • Conference to feature Appalachian music

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 11:41 am

    Appalatin, a band that combines the sounds of Appalachia and Latin America, will make its regional debut as part of Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference Feb. 6-7.

    In Appalachia, music has always brought families together, passed down history and provided communion with the sacred. Music plays a staring role at Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference. In addition to the ETSU Old Time Pride Band and a closing jam session, the conference is proud to sponsor the local debut of Appalatin, a group that combines the very traditional sounds of Appalachian music with high-energy Latin music, on Feb.

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  • Dixie Stampede aims to improve set, atmosphere for 2015

    Posted on January 24, 2015 at 11:01 pm

    The mansion at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede set to come down as preparations begin for new-look show in 2015.

      The 28th season of Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede promises to be the most exciting and unique yet, as all-new sights and sounds will create an atmosphere unlike any other. “I want to dazzle our guests in 2015 with a completely new atmosphere,” said Dolly Parton. “My team is hard at work creating a new set, powerful new music, lots of amazing special effects and a few other surprises.” The

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National Entertainment

Events

East High to hold winter concert Monday

Posted on December 14, 2014 at 12:49 am

  The Morristown East Music Department will have its annual Winter Concert on Dec. 15 at Manley Baptist Church in Morristown at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for the one hour musical presentation. The concert will feature nearly 200 Morristown East students participating in a variety of selections including holiday favorites and sacred music. This joint effort of the bands and choirs at East has taken place many

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  • Festivals and Events

    Posted on May 2, 2014 at 7:32 am

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net MAY JAN. 31-MAY 10 – Abingdon, Va. – Play: “Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell” at the Barter Theatre. Hilarious, irreverent and mostly true. It’s 1939, and David O. Selznick has already begun filming “Gone With the Wind” when he realizes his script is a dud. Only the legendary screenwriter Ben Hecht can save the day, but Hecht has never read the book.

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