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‘Streetcar Named Desire’ heats up Barter Stage II

‘Streetcar Named Desire’ heats up Barter Stage II

June 5th, 2013 10:52 am by Staff reports

Members of Barter Theatre’s resident acting company will bring some sizzle to Stage II with their production of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play “A Streetcar Named Desire,” opening Thursday and playing in repertory through July 27.

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Birthday Bash: Abingdon’s Barter Theatre celebrating 80 years with free party on June 10

Birthday Bash: Abingdon’s Barter Theatre celebrating 80 years with free party on June 10

June 5th, 2013 10:42 am by staff report

During the Depression, enterprising young actor Robert Porterfield and his colleagues were starving in New York, while back home in Porterfield’s native Southwest Virginia, farmers had such an abundance of food that much of it was spoiling.

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Johnson City band this mountain ready for Blue Plum

Johnson City band this mountain ready for Blue Plum

June 4th, 2013 10:37 am by Rex Barber, NET News service

If you haven’t heard this Johnson City-grown band, you’ll have a chance Saturday at Johnson City’s Blue Plum Festival. this mountain takes the Main Stage mid-afternoon.

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Jeff Brown, Still Lonesome show off ‘Blue Side’

Jeff Brown, Still Lonesome show off ‘Blue Side’

June 4th, 2013 10:25 am by staff report

Former Larry Sparks sideman Jeff Brown and his new bluegrass outfit, Still Lonesome, will showcase material from their upcoming June Mountain Fever release, “Blue Side of Me,” when they perform Friday, June 7 at Bluegrass on Broad.

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Wise County’s history enriched by a century’s  worth of good times at the fairgrounds

Wise County’s history enriched by a century’s worth of good times at the fairgrounds premium content

June 3rd, 2013 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — When the gates opened Monday afternoon to the Wise County Fairgrounds, 100 years of history was there to greet the crowds along with all the other things for which county fairs are known and celebrated.

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‘Fibers of Light’: Mallory Fine Art showcases works by textile artist Quinn Hawkesworth

‘Fibers of Light’: Mallory Fine Art showcases works by textile artist Quinn Hawkesworth

June 3rd, 2013 11:09 am by Staff reports

Mallory Fine Art’s June exhibit will feature the work of textile artist and former Barter Theatre actress Quinn Hawkesworth.

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Old friends, new faces to perform at eighth annual Clinch Mountain Music Fest

June 1st, 2013 6:49 pm by Staff Report

Clinch Mountain Music Fest is back for its eighth annual celebration of mountain music. This year’s festival will be held Saturday, June 8 at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va.

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Summer in the Park heats up at Warriors Path

Summer in the Park heats up at Warriors Path

June 1st, 2013 6:44 pm by Rebekah Wilson

From dawn to dusk, beaches to overlooks, salamanders to deer and tomahawks to treasure hunts, Warriors Path State Park’s Summer in the Park program offers educational and entertaining activities for the whole family.

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ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator set to rock Twilight Alive

ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator set to rock Twilight Alive

May 31st, 2013 6:25 am by Rebekah Wilson

Members of the Kansas City-based band almost perfectly emulate the real ZZ Top’s sound and style, right down to the beards of Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill and the mustache of Frank Beard.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee

May 31st, 2013 1:00 am by Ned Jilton

Confederate Memorial Day is observed in some form in 14 states, including Pennsylvania. Known as Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee and Confederate Hero Day in Texas it is a day set aside to honor those who died fighting for the Confederacy.

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