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Sunday, April 17, 2011

April 9 Liars Bench at City Lights a Success!

I apologize for not posting sooner (been a little under the weather for a few days). The Saturday April 9 "Creeks , Rivers, and Ridges of the Great Smokies" Liars Bench show at City Lights was a success!  Here's the pictures to prove it.

Thank you to our special guest Jim Casada.
Thank you to our creator and executive producer Gary Carden. Thank you to our host Dave Waldrop. Thank you to our great performers Barbara Duncan, Steve Brady (& Steve's daughter), and Paul Iarussi.
Most of all, thank you to our great, supportive audience.
Hope to see you Saturday May 7 at 7pm at City Lights Bookstore for "Planting by the Signs" with special guests Jack Pyle and Taylor Reese
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Friday, April 1, 2011

Saturday April 9 "Creeks, Rivers, and Ridges of the Great Smokies" Liars Bench Show at City Lights

Hey folks,
I just wanted to remind you of the next Liars Bench show in Jackson County.
On Saturday April 9 at 7pm The Liars Bench returns to City Lights Bookstore in Sylva for "Creeks, Rivers, and Ridges of the Great Smokies" with special guest and award-winning author, outdoorsman, and Bryson City native Jim Casada with hunting and fishing tales.
Gary Carden, creator of the Liars Bench and master folklorist and storyteller will entertain and educate with authentic and culturally accurate stories about 'who we are.'
Barbara Duncan brings her unique perspective to Southern Appalachia Americana with her haunting ballads and well researched folklore.
Lloyd Arneach, Cherokee storyteller--need I say more?
Steve Brady, a skilled dramatist from Macon County brings a new and exciting perspective to memorable orations.
Paul Iarussi, claw hammer guitar musician soon to be featured on national television, plays ‘old time’ mountain music.
Dave Waldrop, The Liars Bench Master of Ceremonies, song writer and singer of songs, and mountain humorist ties this "Creeks, Rivers, and Ridges of the Great Smokies" Liars Bench presentation into something you'll not want to miss.
Showtime is at 7pm but please come early to get a good seat Saturday April 9 at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva.
Thank you to all our loyal fans for making The Liars Bench Western North Carolina's only authentic traditional Southern Appalachian storytelling, music, poetry, dramatic, and folk arts live variety show.