Registration is open for North Carolina Writers’ Network’s spring conference

Press release from the North Carolina Writers’ Network: The North Carolina Writers’ Network will host its 2017 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 22, in the MHRA Building and Curry Auditorium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The depth and generosity of North Carolina’ literary community, and its legacy of great […]

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LEAF announces spring lineup with Macy Gray, Antibalas, Lee Fields and more

Press release: WHAT: SPRING LEAF FESTIVAL WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 11 – SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017 WHERE: LAKE EDEN | BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC TICKET INFO: Advance ONLY – Averaging at $40 for the day or $177 for the weekend. Kids under 10 FREE. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: ORGANIZATION WEBSITE: LEAF Community Arts is thrilled to announce […]

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Brevard Philharmonic features Van Cliburn Piano Competition winner Joyce Yang, Feb. 26

Press release: She electrified the Brevard Music Festival audience last summer, and now is your chance to see her again. On Sunday, February 26th at 3pm, pianist and international recording artist, Joyce Yang will bring her colorful musical personality to the Porter Center at Brevard College. She will join the Brevard Philharmonic playing Rachmaninoff. According […]

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“Songs For a New World” opens March 3 at 35below

Press release: The musical Songs For a New World opens Friday, March 3 for an extraordinary intimate evening in 35below at Asheville Community Theatre. This powerful show weaving characters, locations and time periods, stars local musical heavyweights Mark Jones, Kelli Mullinix, Nana Hosmer-Griffin and Dwight Chiles. The musical opens Friday, March 3 and runs through […]


Don Harris combines Appalachian history with antique quilt patterns in unique children’s book

Press release: Don Harris, Hendersonville, NC resident and first-time author, tells the story of an Appalachian Mountain family, their survival of the Historic Flood of 1916 and what life was like at that time in his new, fully-illustrated children’s book, Mama’s Quilt & Blizzard the White River Otter. Follow the adventures of Buck, a 10-year-old […]

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Rhonda Vincent and The Rage play the WCU Bardo Arts Center performance series, Feb. 24

Press release from the Bardo Arts Center: The WCU Bardo Arts Center Performance Series presents bluegrass superstars Rhonda Vincent and the Rage on February 24, 2017 at 7:30PM. This is a ticketed event, purchasing details listed below. Dubbed “the new queen of bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, Vincent began her professional musical career at […]

Local authors create personalized romance novels for Valentine’s Day

Press release: Visitors to Kilwin’s Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream in downtown Asheville often spot the colorful book covers framed on the wall. That’s when to their surprise, they discover that husband-wife shop owners Tom and Marcy Gallagher are writing romance novels when not working on a vat of double dark chocolate fudge. “It’s a […]

Flatiron Writers Room offers “Writing for TV and Film” masterclass starting March 1

Press release: Emmy-winning writer-producer Patricia Green will teach this intensive 12-week workshop on writing professionally for the screen, designed to result in a first draft screenplay or television pilot. Limited to ten (10) students to be chosen from writing samples, the class will cover how to decide which screen to aim for, pitching ideas, story […]

Black History Month at UNC Asheville will include an exhibition of photo portraits by Micah MacKenzie in the university's Intercultural Center in Highsmith Union.

UNC Asheville lists its schedule of events for Black History Month

Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will present a variety of special programs in February for Black History Month, including a gospel music performance and lecture, an exhibition by Asheville-based photographer Micah MacKenzie, a discussion on the theme, A Reintroduction: Black Lives Still Matter, and more. The following Black History Month events are free […]

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The Harris Brothers perform at The Madison County Arts Center, Feb. 25

Press release from The Madison County Arts Center: The Harris Brothers in concert Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:30 pm $15 The Madison County Arts Center 90 S. Main Street Marshall, NC 28753 (828) 649-1301 Reggie and Ryan Harris are a real brother duo born and raised in Western North Carolina where they were exposed to […]


Voices in the Laurel holds “My Funny Valentine” concert Feb. 11

Press release from Voices in the Laurel: Saturday, Feb 11th, 2017 at HART Theater, Waynesville 3:00 pm “My Funny Valentine” Concert – a program of jazz, popular and show music celebrating love and friendship accompanied by Laurel Strings Ensemble and local professional musicians Tickets are $10 in advance $15 at the door (pending availability) Purchase […]