Rhetorical Factory holds a customer appreciation party, Sept. 30

From a press release: Rhetorical Factory holds a customer appreciation party, Sept. 30 Rhetorical Factory is hosting a Customer Appreciation Party on September 30th from 4-9 at their Flagship Store at 444 Haywood Rd in West Asheville. Celebrating four years of Rhetorical Factory in Asheville, and four months open at the new store, they want […]

Asheville Art Museum participates in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, Sept. 27

From a press release: Asheville Art Museum participates in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, Sept. 27 The Asheville Art Museum will provide visitors who have a Museum Day Live ticket with free admission on September 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live. The nationwide event represents Smithsonian’s commitment […]

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Gove Scrivenor performs at Magnolia Acoustic Concert Series, Oct. 12

From a press release: Gove Scrivenor performs at Magnolia Acoustic Concert Series, Oct. 12 Morris Broadband presents Gove Scrivenor in the 8th concert of the Magnolia Acoustic Concert Series at Flat Rock Cinema, located at 2700 Greenville Highway in Flat Rock, NC. The live concert, produced by Howard Molton and Tom Fisch, will be at […]

Local group circulates petition to reform busking rights

From Change.org: Local group circulates petition to reform busking rights Asheville buskers are petitioning Asheville Parks & Recreation and Cultural Arts Department to support pro-busker rights reform The petition, which can be found at Change.org, reads: Asheville is a city based on music and culture. It is also a place where legendary buskers such as, […]

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Equinox Night Carnival benefit for nonprofit hero, Steven Liebnhaut

From a press release: Equinox Night Carnival benefit for nonprofit hero, Steven Liebnhaut Celebrate the arrival of autumn in Asheville with an Equinox Night Carnival held for local nonprofit organizer Steven Liebenhaut, who’s raised thousands of dollars for local charities and now faces a cancer diagnosis and ongoing income loss. Face painting, henna body art, […]

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design announces 2014 craft research fund recipients

From a press release: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design announces 2014 craft research fund recipients The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2014 Craft Research Fund grants. This year, ten organizations, curators, scholars, and graduate students will receive a total of $95,000 to support […]

Call for nominations for North Carolina’s next Poet Laureate

From a press release: Call for nominations for North Carolina’s next Poet Laureate Nominations for the state’s next poet laureate, the ambassador of North Carolina literature, will be accepted now through Oct. 14, online at www.NCDCR.gov/PoetLaureate. The timeline is short, so immediate attention to nominations is encouraged. The post, created by the General Assembly in […]

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 6: The Writers of Black Mountain College, Sept. 26-28

From a press release: ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 6: The Writers of Black Mountain College, Sept. 26-28 The sixth annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference, focusing on writers associated with the college and their influence, will take place September 26-28 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. During its short […]

Supergroup Trigger Hippy in Asheville on Oct. 29

From a press release: Supergroup Trigger Hippy in Asheville on Oct. 29 Trigger Hippy is a powerful, soul-infused rock and roll band founded by Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman featuring twin lead vocals from multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne and singer-songwriter Jackie Greene who also plays guitar and keyboards. Rounding out the group are lead […]

Orange Peel will sell its millionth ticket this week

From a press release: Orange Peel will sell its millionth ticket this week The Orange Peel, the Southeast’s premier live music venue, is celebrating a major milestone this week: the club expects to sell its one millionth concert ticket, most likely sometime on Wednesday, September 17th, after 11 years in business in Downtown Asheville. To […]

PAPERCUTS: Small Collage Works on Paper opens at 5 Walnut, Oct. 3

From a press release: PAPERCUTS: Small Collage Works on Paper opens at 5 Walnut, Oct. 3 A CO/LAB Production — Curated by Travis Medford & Nicole McConville This will be Medford and McConville’s third collage collaboration at 5 Walnut Gallery. In the past two shows they showcased work created in a collaborative fashion. This show […]

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The Village Potters are finalists in national competition

From a press release:  The Village Potters are finalists in national competition The Village Potters has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as Finalists for the nationally acclaimed American Made Awards in the Crafts category. Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards spotlight the maker, support the local, and celebrate the handmade. The […]

WNCW celebrates 25th anniversary at Pisgah Brewing Co.

From a press release: WNCW celebrates 25th anniversary at Pisgah Brewing Co. Pisgah Brewing Company will close their outdoor stage season on September 27 with a with a concert to celebrate 25 years of local public radio from North Carolina’s 88.7 WNCW, and spotlighting local non-profits, Funding America Through Entertainment (FATE), as well as Habitat […]

Montford Park Players announce 2015 season

From a press release: Montford Park Players announce 2015 season The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, are proud to announce their 2015 Theatre Season: Noel Coward’s Private Lives opens March 12 – 29, 2015 in the historic Asheville Masonic Temple. Private Lives is the story of Elyot, Sybil, Amanda and George, […]