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Robert Foster, a faithful regular of the weekly open mic at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center, performs a classic folk cover for the standing room only crowd on hand Thursday.

Musicians, audience growing for open mic night

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 11:52 am

“It’s really gratifying to see the number of people signing up to entertain, as well as the number of people in the audience growing every week” said co-host Ron Hackett in appreciation of the standing room only crowd that braved the bitter cold last Thursday night to attend the open mic at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center. Co-host Taylor Hoch opened the show accompanied by Jay Jernigan on lead guitar,

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  • Motlow hosts free holiday concert

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    Motlow College will host a free holiday benefit concert on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium on the Moore County campus. Prior to the performance, there will be a reception inside Eoff Hall at 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free to the public, but reservations are required as seating will be limited. To make reservations, please call Bobbie Underwood at (931) 393-1627 or

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  • Open mic back underway after Thanksgiving

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    Jay Jernigan and Taylor Hoch perform during Thursday’s open mic night at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center.

    After a week off for Thanksgiving, the open mic at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center was back up and running with a full list of participants who came out to play, sing and network with other performing artists. Co-host Taylor Hoch opened the show playing three of her original Americana songs and was accompanied by Jay Jernigan on lead guitar and Ron Adcock on percussion. Next up was second timer

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  • ‘Sights, Sounds of Christmas’ slated

    Posted on December 4, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    CHP Voices

    The Voices of Carriage House will return to the Lincoln County Museum stage this weekend for the final weekend of “Sights and Sounds of Christmas.” This showcase features 48 songs, offering something for everyone. Come and kick off your Christmas season with the Voices of Carriage House on Dec. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Bagley and Bagley, Carters Drug Store and The Flower House. You

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  • Backstage brings ‘The Nutcracker’ to Rice Theatre

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    Nutcracker --

    More than 70 dancers from Backstage Performing Arts will perform in Tchaikovsky’s familiar holiday classic. Backstage Performing Arts will present their production of “The Nutcracker of Lincoln County 2014” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County High School Adnia Rice Theatre. Under the direction and choreography of Melvie Myrick, practice began for this production in September. “My goal was to start a holiday

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  • Backstage brings ‘The Nutcracker’ to Rice Theatre

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Nutcracker --

    More than 70 dancers from Backstage Performing Arts will perform in Tchaikovsky’s familiar holiday classic. Backstage Performing Arts will present their production of “The Nutcracker of Lincoln County 2014” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County High School Adnia Rice Theatre. Under the direction and choreography of Melvie Myrick, practice began for this production in September. “My goal was to start a holiday

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  • ‘Smoke on Mountain’ auditions set

    Posted on December 1, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Carriage House Players will have auditions on Dec. 1-2  for their upcoming comedy/musical, “Smoke on the Mountain”. Auditions will begin at 6:30 p.m. both evenings at the Lincoln County Museum. CHP is looking for actors, singers, musicians and those who can perform all three talents. The cast consists of four males and three females, with speaking roles ranging from teens to adults in their 60s. Show dates are Feb. 19,

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