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New storytelling partnership for peace

New storytelling partnership for peace

September 30th, 2013 8:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough has entered a creative new partnership with the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation that invites storytellers of all ilks to use their art to promote world peace.

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36th installment of the Apple Festival set for weekend

36th installment of the Apple Festival set for weekend

September 29th, 2013 8:12 pm by Brad Hicks

Thousands of visitors will soon descend upon Erwin’s new-look downtown for crafts, food and music in what some have referred to as a “homecoming for Unicoi County.”

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Bluegrass great to usher in Storytelling Festival

Bluegrass great to usher in Storytelling Festival

September 27th, 2013 4:09 pm by Kim O'Connor, for the Press

The International Storytelling Center has tapped Tim O’Brien, a world-class bluegrass, folk, and old-time country musician, for a special concert to jumpstart the weekend of its signature event.

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Down Home welcomes back longtime favorite SONiA

Down Home welcomes back longtime favorite SONiA

September 27th, 2013 4:01 pm by Staff Report

Longtime Down Home favorite SONiA and disappear fear play Saturday night at 8.

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5 Out & About Things to Do This Weekend

5 Out & About Things to Do This Weekend

September 27th, 2013 3:58 pm by Staff Report

Looking for some fun this weekend? Try these events.

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Kellie Pickler to perform at NPAC

Kellie Pickler to perform at NPAC

September 27th, 2013 3:39 pm by For the Press

Country music entertainer Kellie Pickler will appear Saturday night at 7:30 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville.

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Painting captures Overmountain Men spirit

Painting captures Overmountain Men spirit

September 26th, 2013 7:25 pm by John Thompson

Re-enactors who crossed the chilly Watauga River on Wednesday as they marched down the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail could have gotten a glimpse of where they are headed by going to the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area Visitors Center.

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New generation walks in footsteps of Overmountain Men during historical reenactment

New generation walks in footsteps of Overmountain Men during historical reenactment

September 26th, 2013 7:17 pm by John Thompson

A new generation has taken up the tradition of crossing the Watauga River at Sycamore Shoals every Sept. 25.

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New $60K digital projector headed for Elizabethton's iconic State Line Drive-In

New $60K digital projector headed for Elizabethton's iconic State Line Drive-In

September 23rd, 2013 3:44 pm by John Thompson

State Line Drive-In was one of the nine theaters to be awarded a $60,000 digital projector in the Honda Project Drive-In effort to keep theaters open when Hollywood makes the transition to all digital prints next year.

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