Little Miss Westie, documentary film

The documentary follows a year in the lives of siblings Luca and Ren as they navigate the struggles of school, puberty and gender transitioning. The Lil’ Miss Westie Pageant is coming up and 11-year-old Ren is busy preparing for the competition, as the first out transgender girl to compete in the pageant. Her older brother, […]

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Leonardo Colafelice, piano

At age 21, Leonardo Colafelice was the youngest conservatory teacher in Italy, teaching piano performance. Now 23, Colafelice has already arrayed a collection of gold and first-prize honors as a performer, from American and international Young Artists piano competitions, including a gold medal at the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition in Rochester, N.Y. On […]

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Anne Wilson, visual artist

In a diverse practice that includes sculpture, drawing, photography, performance, stop-motion animations and digital projects, Anne Wilson explores personal and public ritual, social systems, and issues of gender and labor. She is best known for her work with fiber art, employing table linens, bed sheets, lace, wire, glass and human hair used as thread. The […]

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Light from Light, narrative film

Single mom Shelia moonlights as a paranormal investigator while working at a car-rental agency and rearing her teen son. After her appearance on a local radio program, she is contacted by Richard, a recent widower who thinks his departed wife may be haunting his East Tennessee farmhouse. Actors Marin Ireland and Jim Gaffigan lead this […]

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The Infiltrators, narrative film

Marco Saavedra and his partner Viridiana are planning a sort of prison break from the Broward Transitional Center in Florida, an immigration holding facility. As members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, they believe the best way to stop deportations is to do it from the inside. Playing out like a thriller heist film, the […]

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Evening of Health, Wellness & the Arts w/ Mandy Harvey

Mandy Harvey is an award-winning singer, songwriter and inspirational speaker who lost her residual hearing at the age of 19. The 2017 America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner now tours the world performing her original music and presenting her inspirational story of never giving up and continuing to try. She calls these messages Wisdom For […]

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Diba Alvi, soprano

Soprano Diba Alvi has received critical acclaim for both her operatic roles and concert performances, for her command of the stage and “stellar vocalism,” says The Pittsburgh Tribune. With degrees in opera theater and voice performance from Oberlin Conservatory and University of Michigan and a doctorate in voice performance from University of Maryland, Alvi’s résumé […]

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Art Rosenbaum, painter, exhibition

Art Rosenbaum is a painter, muralist, illustrator, collector and performer of traditional American folk music. His work will be on display at ETSU’s Reece Museum Jan. 13 to Feb. 21, with his artist talk on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5 p.m. at the museum. A reception will follow. Rosenbaum holds an MFA in painting from […]

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Webs Circus, Dragonfly Aerial

“Webs” is a physical theater show about the experience of gender-based violence – from street harassment to assault. Their performances explore the broad range of violence against people identifying as women, the experience of being a victim of violence and the healing, justice and change needed to end the violence. With circus and aerial artists […]

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Stories from the Pumpkin Patch

Enjoy a family friendly evening with fun crafts and great stories. Halloween crafts for kids will be offered during daylight hours. Story tellers will be within the mid 1800s barn and as day light fades, spooky stories will be taking place in our cave! Also, take a hayride around the historic grounds. Regular admission is […]

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