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Earl Scruggs Center

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103 S. Lafayette Street
Shelby, NC 28150 United States
704-487-6233 http://earlscruggscenter.org/event/freeman-owle/

January 2019

Freeman Owle, Cherokee Storyteller

January 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, 103 S. Lafayette Street
Shelby, NC 28150 United States
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Join us for a Cherokee storytelling program featuring Freeman Owle, who will engage adults and children with a mix of history and ancient Cherokee stories that have been passed down from generation to generation. Owle has told stories and presented programs on Cherokee history and culture throughout the Southeast for more than twenty years. An elder in the Cherokee tribe, Owle also serves on the Board of Directors of the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. He is one of the…

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February 2020

Standing Her Ground: Women in Country Music

February 14, 2020 - September 8, 2020
Earl Scruggs Center, 103 S. Lafayette Street
Shelby, NC 28150 United States
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For as long as country music has existed in its many forms, including bluegrass and folk, women have played important roles. Most of us are familiar with the big-name performers, but women have been influential in all areas of the country music industry. From performing to songwriting, from managing to producing, this exhibit honors and shines a light on the important and groundbreaking contributions of women to this field.  

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