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Storytelling Festival begins tonight

Storytelling Festival begins tonight

October 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The lineup of special events planned in advance of this weekend's 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough will get underway tonight with a kickoff performance by longtime festival favorite Donald Davis.

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Haunted Tours planned at Natural History Museum

Haunted Tours planned at Natural History Museum

September 30th, 2014 1:20 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The Haunted Tours will include everything loved by haunted house enthusiasts, such as ghosts, jump-scares and dark mazes, but with a "mad scientist and paleontology" theme.

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International Storytelling Center and Dollywood announce storytelling partnership

International Storytelling Center and Dollywood announce storytelling partnership

September 30th, 2014 11:43 am by Contributed

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort has partnered with ISC to assist with training, performances and other special activities.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum finds national audience

Birthplace of Country Music Museum finds national audience

September 30th, 2014 9:39 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

The museum aims to tell the story of the Bristol Sessions, a series of historic recording sessions that took place here in 1927 and helped spread what was then known as "hillbilly music" to the rest of the country.

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For Folk Festival founders, fellowship, not finances, foremost goal

For Folk Festival founders, fellowship, not finances, foremost goal - VIDEO

September 26th, 2014 11:20 pm by Max Hrenda

Instead of looking for profit, organizers behind one of the area's largest music festivals said they hoped to create a sense of community, sharing and - most of all - melody.

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First Native American Festival set for weekend at ETSU

First Native American Festival set for weekend at ETSU

September 26th, 2014 9:48 am by Tony Casey

Women's jingle dresses, various dances, traditional grass and chicken dances, fire by friction, bark biting, basketmaking, stone/woodcarving and many different kinds of art displays included.

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5 Out & About Things to do

5 Out & About Things to do

September 26th, 2014 9:19 am by Contributed

The Milligan College music program will join a national celebration of the "Star-Spangled Banner's" 200th anniversary on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Auditorium.

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Down Home welcomes back Cowan, Holcombe

Down Home welcomes back Cowan, Holcombe

September 26th, 2014 9:10 am by Contributed

In celebration of the long-awaited new John Cowan album "Sixty" out on Compass Records, John Cowan along with fellow Doobie Brother and album producer John McFee are bringing a once-in-a-lifetime lineup dubbed John Cowan, John McFee and Friends to Johnson

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Johnson City Folk Festival begins four-day run Thursday

Johnson City Folk Festival begins four-day run Thursday

September 24th, 2014 9:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Johnson City Folk Festival organizer Eric Sommer said he and others organizers had one primary goal in mind when coordinating this year's festival - to attract the best musicians and performers possible to leave attendees with the best festival yet.

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Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

September 24th, 2014 11:12 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

The Fox network isn't responding to suggestions that it edit its upcoming crossover episode of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" to remove a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped."

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