Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery

Tibetan Monks offer a guided meditation at UNC Asheville, Oct. 21

PRESS RELEASE FROM UNC ASHEVILLE: The Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will give a public lecture and guided meditation on Friday, Oct. 21 at UNC Asheville. These events are free and open to everyone. The lecture, The Psychology of Enlightenment, will take place at 11 a.m. on Oct. 21 in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center, […]

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The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands celebrates 69 years of Appalachia’s finest makers

The fall edition of the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands takes place Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 20-23, at the U.S. Cellular Center. PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SOUTHERN HIGHLAND CRAFT GUILD: Nestled in the creative engine of Asheville, NC, craftspeople from nine states gather at the biannual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands at the downtown U.S. […]

Peruvian shamanism book and art event at The White Horse, Oct. 15

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: The Peruvian Amazon is home to a rich shamanic tradition of curanderos who offer healing, counseling and divination. Prayer, ritual, plant medicine and psychic healing can be called upon by the practitioner, and many people seeking to understand and benefit from curanderismo have made pilgrimages to South America. […]

Multi-sensory event Tranceformation takes place at Highland Brewing, Oct. 14

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: WHAT:         TRANCEFORMATION WHEN:         OCTOBER 14::: 5:00 pm — 2:00 am WHERE:       HIGHLAND BREWING COMPANY 12 OLD CHARLOTTE HIGHWAY ASHEVILLE NC 28803 TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE THROUGH: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tranceformation-tickets-27476777782 On October 14, in collaboration with an all-star local team of visual artists, producers, and performers, red.tree Inc brings Asheville a […]

Warren Wilson College Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Paula Garrett presents “Hillary’s Foremothers:  19th-century American Women in Politics” Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. on campus. The lecture is part of the College's "Politics Then and Now" lecture series and will be held in the Jensen Humanities and Social Science Center on campus.

Warren Wilson College offers a lecture series during October and November

PRESS RELEASE FROM WARREN WILSON COLLEGE: Academic leaders at Warren Wilson College launch a free lecture series Tuesday, Oct. 4, covering U.S. and global affairs. Topics will include a historical look at the first women to run for U.S. president and an in-depth conversation about the lasting impact of National Socialism on multiple generations of […]

Deadline extended for Asheville Holiday Parade

PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION: The application deadline for the parade has been extended to Friday, October 7 at pm. Applications are available at ashevilledowntown.org/holidays. The Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles of WNC, rolls, dances and marches through downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 19 beginning at 11am. The parade features nearly 100 entries […]

Winter Magnolia Designs hosts debut party and pop-up shop at All Souls Pizza

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Artist and Honky Tonk frontwoman Trish Tripp has never been afraid to set out into new creative territory. Since forming popular Country band Hearts Gone South four years ago, she’s discovered that her audience enjoys the t-shirts for sale at the merch table as much as the music on the […]


Walk-through immersive theater installation opens Oct. 14 and 15

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: emersion Presents: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave an interactive walk-through immersive theater installation October 14th&15th 8pm (a limited number of people can be in the house at a time, so stagger arrival times between 8-9:30pm) 43 W. Chestnut St. Asheville, NC 28801 $10 at the door emersion is a series […]


The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue performs at The Odditorium, Oct. 23

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Sunday, October 23rd at The Odditorium The Savannah Sweet Tease Presents.. “13 Ways To Die” From the producers of The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue, comes a deadly tale of unfortunate events. True incidents in which our teases meet the reaper under unusual circumstances. Watch them live as they recreate […]


Kerri Maniscalco, author of “Stalking Jack the Ripper,” reads at Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, Oct. 2

PRESS RELEASE FROM SPELLBOUND BOOKSHOP: Spellbound Children’s Bookshop is thrilled to welcome author Kerri Maniscalco on Sunday October 2nd at 3:00 p.m. Kerri’s debut novel Stalking Jack the Ripper just hit the shelves last week and debuted at #1 on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover bestseller list. A great crossover read for teens […]

Charlotte's Web, performed by Theatreworks USA. Photo by Jean-Marie Guyaux

DWT announces matinee series for schools, students and families

PRESS RELEASE FROM DIANA WORTHAM THEATRE: Diana Wortham Theatre’s Matinee Series provides professional, curriculum-related shows at affordable costs, each season providing 10,000 children the opportunity to experience the theatre, works by professional dance companies, world-class puppetry, and the musical talents of renowned performers. The series is extremely popular with children, families, and teachers throughout Western […]