David LaMotte celebreates release of “Worldchanging 101″ with Oct. 12 event

From a press release: David LaMotte celebreates release of “Worldchanging 101″ with Oct. 12 event David LaMotte is best known as a musician, but the imminent publishing of his third book, Worldchanging 101: Challenging the Myth of Powerlessness, is likely to change that. He will be celebrating its release with friends and fans at the […]

Visionary Arts Fair of Asheville, Oct. 18

From a press release: Visionary Arts Fair of Asheville, Oct. 18 On October 18th, New Mountain will once again be transformed into a multi-dimentional world of psychedelic eye candy, and musical landscapes. Some of the southeast’s most talented artists come together to create this full sensory experience, the Visionary Arts Fair of Asheville. WORLD RENOWNED […]

More IBMA nominations for Balsam Range

From a press release: More IBMA nominations for Balsam Range The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the nominees for the Momentum Awards. Each artist was chosen by committees through a multi-stage process involving both musicians and music industry leaders. “One of the distinctive features of the bluegrass world is that the peak years […]

Local transgender playwright performs staged reading in Asheville before New York production

From a press release: Local transgender playwright performs staged reading in Asheville before New York production INCONGRUENCE: A (trans) Gender Looking Glass, by Carla Pridgen With the love and generosity of friends, a special staged reading and fundraiser is in the making. The play will be presented by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective and the […]

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Warren Wilson named among top “Hippie Haven Colleges”

A list compiled by Her Campus Team named Warren Wilson College among the nations top “Hippie Haven Colleges.” The real surprise might be that the Swannanoa, N.C.-based school ranked only No. 4. From the web article: If there’s one thing students at Warren Wilson care about, it’s sustainability. The school, which was named one of […]

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TheatreUNCA opens fall season with “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”

From a press release: TheatreUNCA opens fall season with “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative comedy by Sara Ruhl, will open TheatreUNCA’s fall season, with performances Oct. 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 12 at 2 p.m., in Carol Belk Theatre on campus. Described as a “beguiling comedy,” by the […]

The Invention of Influence, Reading by MacArthur Fellow Poet Peter Cole at UNC Asheville, Oct. 8

From a press release: The Invention of Influence, Reading by MacArthur Fellow Poet Peter Cole at UNC Asheville, Oct. 8 Peter Cole, poet, translator and recipient of a 2007 MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, will give a reading, The Invention of Influence, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. His […]

Bob Moog Foundation hosts Ignite Gala benefit, Oct. 4

From a press release: Bob Moog Foundation hosts Ignite Gala benefit, Oct. 4 The Bob Moog Foundation will be hosting a very special benefit event on October 4, 2014. The Ignite Gala, held at Michael Boddicker’s residence in Encino, CA, will benefit the Foundation’s hallmark education initiative, Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool. The event promises to be […]

Sarah Morgan Memorial Concert

The Madison County Arts Council presents: 
Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson, Oct. 10

From a press release: The Madison  County Arts Council  presents: 
Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson, Oct. 10 Madison County is known for its centuries old ballad tradition and now that tradition is coming for a visit.  The Madison County Arts Council is proud to host two evenings of song from two of the finest performers […]

Asheville Juggling Festival, Sept. 26-28

From a press release: Asheville Juggling Festival, Sept. 26-28 Jugglers from all around will come together and attempt to defy gravity this weekend at the 4th annual Asheville Juggling Festival.  The festival is free and open to the public, with a large indoor juggling space, two variety shows, workshops, and a “Construction Zone” where the […]

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Ian Moore performs at the Magnolia Acoustic Concert Series, Oct. 16

From a press release: Ian Moore performs at the Magnolia Acoustic Concert Series, Oct. 16 Morris Broadband, WTZQ and Carolina Investment Brokers present a special concert featuring Ian Moore in the 9th concert of the Magnolia Acoustic Concert Series at Flat Rock Cinema, located at 2700 Greenville Highway in Flat Rock, NC. The live concert, […]