Youth OUTright announces WNC GSA initiative

From a press release: Youth OUTright announces WNC GSA initiative Youth Outright WNC, Inc. (YO) continues working to positively impact the environments where youth spend most of their time, especially school and home. The WNC GSA (gay/straight alliance) Initiative will strengthen existing GSAs, develop a communications network and working relationships between YO and the GSAs, […]

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Truth as weird as fiction: Steve-O performs in Asheville

“The life I’ve led lends itself to material,” says comedian Stephen Glover — aka Steve-O. A household name thanks to the Jackass franchise, he’s probably as (in)famous for his stunts as for his brushes with the law and drug-related troubles. But these days, successfully headlining his own stand-up comedy tour, Steve-O — who performs at […]

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Jose Guadalupe Posada prints at the Flood Fine Arts Center

From a press release: Jose Guadalupe Posada prints at the Flood Fine Arts Center The Flood Gallery Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce it’s opening of limited edition Posada prints titled, “Posada: Marigolds & Skulls made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National […]

“Jewish Perspectives on Becoming Happy to the Core” course at The Chabad House

From a press release: “Jewish Perspectives on Becoming Happy to the Core” course at The Chabad House Beginning November 4, the Asheville Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology, the institute’s new six-session fall 2014 course. This course will be offered at The Chabad House, 660 Merrimon Avenue, […]

Indie Grits Film Festival in Columbia, SC calls for submissions

From a press release: Indie Grits Film Festival in Columbia, SC calls for submissions Indie Grits Film Festival, the Southeast’s premier film and culture festival in Columbia, S.C. for DIY media-makers, is seeking film submissions in five categories: feature, short, experimental, animated and student films. The ninth annual Indie Grits will take place April 15-19, […]

Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective presents “Next Fall,” Nov. 6-22

From a press release: Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective presents “Next Fall,” Nov. 6-22 Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective is excited to announce the final production of its fourth season: Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts, running November 6 through 22 at The BeBe Theatre, located at 20 Commerce St. in downtown Asheville. Showtime is Thursday […]

Program on preservation of family treasures with archivist Heather South, Oct. 29

From a press release: Program on preservation of family treasures with archivist Heather South, Oct. 29 In celebration of Archives Month, join Archivist Heather South of the Western Regional Archives, State Archives of North Carolina for a program on how to care for family treasures: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7 p.m. Liston B. Ramsey Center […]

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James McMurtry performs at The Grey Eagle, Nov. 1

From a press release: James McMurtry performs at The Grey Eagle, Nov. 1 Saturday, Nov. 1 at The Grey Eagle Doors/Show: 8:00pm/9:00pm — Tickets: $17.00-$20.00 — with Jonny Burke James McMurtry recently signed with the bourgeoning Los Angeles record label Complicated Game. The legendary songwriter will enter the studio later this month to start working […]