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Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

August 6th, 2013 9:11 am by Jessica Fischer

The streets of picturesque downtown Abingdon, Va., will be bustling with arts and crafts, musical performances and other family-friendly activities this week as the 65th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival continues its 10-day run.

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Velvet Blue to headline Aug. 9 Bluegrass on Broad

Velvet Blue to headline Aug. 9 Bluegrass on Broad

August 5th, 2013 2:06 pm by Staff Report

Organizers of Bluegrass on Broad concert series received word late Friday night that the English bluegrass group Mardi Grass, which was scheduled to perform Aug. 9, has disbanded and will not fulfill any more of its scheduled appearances.

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The Band Perry to visit fans in Greeneville Aug. 6

The Band Perry to visit fans in Greeneville Aug. 6

August 2nd, 2013 9:58 am by Staff Report

Superstar sibling trio, The Band Perry, will return to their hometown of Greeneville, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, to meet with fans and sign copies of their heralded sophomore album “Pioneer.”

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Nothing sleepy about Rock-A-Bye Blue

Nothing sleepy about Rock-A-Bye Blue

August 2nd, 2013 7:51 am by Jessica Fischer

Samantha Gray and her band Rock-A-Bye Blue will take the stage of Northeast State Community College’s Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, but don’t expect a peaceful slumber.

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Barter challenges audiences with ‘Hanging Mary’

Barter challenges audiences with ‘Hanging Mary’

July 31st, 2013 3:54 pm by Jessica Fischer

Details surrounding the infamous execution of “Murderous Mary” the circus elephant — sentenced to death for killing an elephant handler named Red Eldridge — are as foggy as the September day in 1916 when she was hanged in Erwin’s Clinchfield Railyards.

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Events: Disney Junior Live! ‘Pirate and Princess Adventure’ show sails into Freedom Hall

Events: Disney Junior Live! ‘Pirate and Princess Adventure’ show sails into Freedom Hall

July 31st, 2013 8:57 am by Jessica Fischer

The animated stars of two of cable television’s most popular series for preschoolers are headed to Johnson City as part of the 90-city national tour of “Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure.”

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ETSU exhibit features work of Jonesborough artists

ETSU exhibit features work of Jonesborough artists

July 30th, 2013 9:20 am by Jessica Fischer

Works by a dozen artists from Jonesborough are on display through Aug. 16 at East Tennessee State University’s Slocumb Galleries as part of its latest exhibit.

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Highlands Festival back for 65th year

Highlands Festival back for 65th year

July 29th, 2013 9:37 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The theme of this year’s festival is “The Jewel of the Blue Ridge,” reflecting the festival’s long history of showcasing the rich tradition and culture of the region.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Hundreds turn out to enjoy inaugural Allandale ‘Music at the Mansion’ - VIDEO

July 28th, 2013 9:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Dr. Harry W. Coover’s generosity inspired many other people to contribute to the Allandale Amphitheater project. Whatever the contribution, Sunday’s inaugural “Music at the Mansion” was in their and Coover’s honor.

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Frank Theatres to open three screens on Aug. 1, seven more on Aug. 9

Frank Theatres to open three screens on Aug. 1, seven more on Aug. 9

July 26th, 2013 8:07 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — It’s been a long six months. But the wait will soon be over as Frank Theatres plans to re-open the theater in the Kingsport Town Center on Aug. 1.

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