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Rose Pyatt and Stacy Irons perform during Thursday’s open mic night at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center. During the evening, hosts announced a special showcase event set for Jan. 29 in the main auditorium of the Arts Center.

Open mic nights lead to special showcase in January

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Last Thursday night at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center open mic, co-hosts Taylor Hoch and Ron Hackett were excited to announce that on Jan. 29 they will be hosting a special showcase event in the main auditorium of the Arts Center. This special event will be a fully-staged show featuring a showcase of six of the talented local artists who have previously performed during at least one of the weekly

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  • Motlow hosts holiday concert

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Motlow College’s Moore County campus will host its annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium. For the first time in the event’s history, the concert will have a second show on Sunday, Dec. 7, starting at 2 p.m. The concert will feature the Motlow brass ensemble, the Motlow vocal ensemble and the Motlow community band. The students and the community members will

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  • Guests brave the cold as Open Mic series continues

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Marilyn Harris, a singer/songwriter from Tullahoma, sings as percussionist Ron Adcock backs her up during the continuing Open Mic Night series held at the Fayetteville Arts Center each Thursday evening.

    “Record cold temperatures didn’t hinder our weekly performing art show,” said the show’s host, Ron Hackett, noting that about 20 people braved the weather to participate and listen to the seven acts that performed as part of the continuing Open Mic Night series held at Fayetteville Art Center. Several of the show’s regular performers, including Hackett’s co-host Taylor Hoch, were not able to attend because of illness, but they will

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  • Voices of CHP

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Voices of CHP

    The folks at Carriage House Players have been hard at work preparing for their newest stage production, “The Sights and Sounds of Christmas.”  The Voices of Carriage will present this show, containing 48 Christmas songs on Nov. 21 and 22 and again on Dec. 5 and 6 at the Lincoln County Museum & Civic Center. Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for students, can be purchased at Bagley & Bagley,

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  • City Christmas Parade set Dec. 6

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Fayetteville Christmas Parade (28)

    The City of Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Department’s Annual Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. “Santa’s Toyland” is this year’s parade theme. Applications to participate can be picked up at the Recreation Center on Winchester Highway or call 931-433-6059 Deadline to enter is Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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  • Songwriters aid ministry

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Tina Sloan (center), representing Hands of Mercy, accepts a donation of over $700 from local musicians and songwriters Greg Mitchell (at left) and Ron Hackett. The mon-ey was raised during the recent Songwriters and Musicians Benefit for Hands of Mercy Outreach Center.

    Greg Mitchell and Ron Hackett had the honor of passing along over $700 in donations to Tina Sloan, representing Hands of Mercy Outreach Center, during a small ceremony at the Fayetteville Arts Center’s Open Mic night Thursday. The money was raised at the recent Songwriters and Musicians Benefit for the Hands of Mercy Outreach Center. Greg and Ron have been active in the Lincoln County music scene for some time

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  • A trio of crafters at ‘Host’

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Allie Heffington, the youngest of three generations of crafters, will offer custom acrylic paintings, ornaments, and face paintings at the Elk Valley Crafters Association Craft Show with her mother and grandmother this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8-9, at Lincoln County High School. Pictured with Allie is her cousin, Isabella Skye Stromei.

    A family trio of crafters – The Wishing Well Engraving & Jewelry, Art by Allie, and Wanda’s Fa-La-La, will be among the many artists and craftsmen participating in the Elk Valley Crafters Association’s Fall Craft Show at Lincoln County High School during “Fayetteville … Host of Christmas Past” this weekend, Nov. 8-9.   The grandmother, mother, and daughter trio offer sterling silver jewelry personalized and engraved on-site by Allison Williams

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