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Study: Barter Theatre has $34 million impact on local economy

Study: Barter Theatre has $34 million impact on local economy

October 9th, 2013 10:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to the study, which was conducted by Destination Service and Young Strategies, people who visited Barter spent $20.91 million in 2012. Most of that money was spent on accommodations, dining, shopping and other related items.

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Barter audiences get ‘A Visit From Scarface’

Barter audiences get ‘A Visit From Scarface’

October 9th, 2013 1:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

Ben Hecht is in a pickle. He’s just written a script for the movie “Scarface,” inspired by real-life gangster Al Capone. It’s guaranteed to be a hit, if Capone’s hit-men don’t get him first.

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JCCT scares up thrills, chills with 'Woman in Black'

JCCT scares up thrills, chills with 'Woman in Black'

October 9th, 2013 12:59 pm by Entertainment Staff

Johnson City Community Theatre is scaring up some thrills with its latest production, “The Woman in Black,” opening this week and running right up until Halloween.

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Tickets on sale now for Harvest Moon Celebration

Tickets on sale now for Harvest Moon Celebration

October 9th, 2013 11:55 am by Amy Greear, Community Contributer

Proceeds from the “Harvest Moon Celebration” are used to aid Scott County students attending Mountain Empire Community College.

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Seven-year retrospective: SOAPIFF to screen festival films of regional interest

Seven-year retrospective: SOAPIFF to screen festival films of regional interest

October 8th, 2013 10:29 am by Entertainment Staff

In 2005, Mark Compton started the Southern Appalachian International Film Festival in Johnson City as his master’s thesis project in Cross Cultural Tourism Development at East Tennessee State University.

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NPAC to welcome Michael McDonald

NPAC to welcome Michael McDonald

October 8th, 2013 10:06 am by Entertainment Staff

Though comfortable onstage, Michael McDonald has never been a flashy entertainer, nor has he been distracted by passing trends. Instead, he has triumphed through his music alone — and has five Grammys to prove it.

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Art has carried Dixie Jordan through tough times

Art has carried Dixie Jordan through tough times

October 7th, 2013 5:18 pm by Jessica Fischer

When her father died suddenly four years ago, Dixie Jordan couldn’t find the words to express her intense sorrow and grief. Instead, the Kingsport native and self-taught artist picked up a paintbrush and let those emotions flow onto canvas.

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Quilt Trail celebrates 10th anniversary and starts planning its future

Quilt Trail celebrates 10th anniversary and starts planning its future

October 7th, 2013 12:19 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

The Northeast Tennessee Quilt Trail was patterned after the very first quilt trail, created in Ohio in 2001. Sites in Sullivan County include the Kingsport Farmer’s Market, Exchange Place Farm, Yancey’s Tavern and the Childress Brothers Farm.

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Mountain Empire Community College preps for Home Craft Days

Mountain Empire Community College preps for Home Craft Days

October 6th, 2013 8:29 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — One of Southwest Virginia’s favorite autumnal festivals returns for its 42nd year on the campus of Mountain Empire Community College on Oct. 18-20.

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34th Rogersville Heritage Days opens Friday

34th Rogersville Heritage Days opens Friday

October 6th, 2013 8:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The 34th edition of Rogersville Heritage Days kicks off Friday evening with hot chili and cool cars, but the really big show is Saturday and Sunday.

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