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New Apodaca art installation showcases the talents of renowned glass artists

On Aug. 18, WCU welcomed a new sculpture to the Apodaca Science Building.  

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Mountain Heritage Center opens ‘Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories’ exhibit Sept. 1

“Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories” explores off-reservation boarding schools in a kaleidoscope of voices.   

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Setting the Stage

Pride of the Mountains kicks off the season with an end-of-camp celebration previewing their 2022 production, Let It Burn.  

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Mountain Heritage Center to present ‘mini’ Mountain Heritage Day-style event

The Mountain Heritage Center will hold a crafts demonstration and music performance on campus Wednesday, July 20.   

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Mountain Heritage Day announces award-winning music headliners

Becky Buller Band and Mountain Heart will be the headline musical acts for this year’s Mountain Heritage Day.  

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Mountain Collegium Music Workshop, Lee Knight return for annual performance, lecture

A lecture and demonstration by folk singer and storyteller Lee Knight will be presented Tuesday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of Coulter Building.  

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‘Bells in the Valley’ video updated to reflect another decade of WCU

A documentary originally created in 1989 to highlight WCU’s centennial and revised in 2012, has been brought up to date with high-definition photography, new music and more contemporary scenes.  

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It’s showtime for WCU’s Catamount Singers

The Catamount Singers are getting back in the swing of things after two years of pandemic disruptions and preparing for their annual spring concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23.   

Holidays on the Plaza

Holidays on the Plaza

Starting off the season with the Holidays on the Plaza on the campus of Western Carolina University. We'll be joined by folks from across campus to celebrate all the ways our community celebrates the holidays and ending with our first-ever lighting of the Alumni Tower!  

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