Queer Girls Literary Reading at The Mothlight, Aug. 28

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZER: Join us for the Eighth Annual Queer Girls Literary Reading at the Mothlight (701 Haywood Road, West Asheville)–a fantastic evening of original readings by your favorite literary queer girls! Sunday, August 28th at 6 PM This year’s lineup: Lockie Hunter Meta Commerse Lori Horvitz Jessica Jacobs Melanie McNair Nickole Brown […]

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Terpsicorps presents the educational talk, “Life and Living as a Professional Dancer,” Aug. 13

PRESS RELEASE FROM TERPSICORPS: Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance, Asheville’s premiere dance company since 2003, is presenting a fascinating and educational talk featuring a panel of world renowned professionals. Free of charge, this presentation is geared towards young dancers and their parents who are interested in either pursuing a career in dance or learning more about […]

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Renaissance Asheville Hotel hosts save Kat Williams fundraiser party, Aug. 21

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: A large group of friends, musicians and Asheville area community members have joined together as “Friends of Kat Williams” to lend support for the iconic blues and jazz singer as she battles End Stage (stage 5) kidney disease. A “Save Kat Campaign” will be launched Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:00 […]

Asheville Barnes & Noble will host inagural WNC AuthorFest, Aug. 13

Scheduled authors include Sara Addison Allen, Pepper Basham, Tom Burnette, Raymond Byram, Art Chansky, Carrie Highley, E.B. Hunter, Laura Camby McCaskill, Lee Pantas, Joy Resor, Roxanne Smith, Sarah Loudin Thomas and Marvin Wolf. PRESS RELEASE FROM BARNES & NOBLE: Asheville will host 16 local authors in the First Annual WNC AuthorFest on Saturday, April 13, […]


Amazing Pubcycle owners launch adult summer camp, Sept. 18-20

Early bird registration starts at $259 with all meals and beer/wine/entertainment included. PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Summer X Camp, an all-new summer camp for adults featuring outlandish physical team challenges, nightly entertainment, and North Carolina brews, announces today open registration for their weekend of high-octane hilarity and adventure. Crafted and executed by the same […]

Brevard will host the annual Cycle NC Mountain Ride, Aug. 13 and 14

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Brevard is preparing to host the third annual Cycle North Carolina weekend “Mountain Ride” slated for August 13-14, 2016. Brevard was the starting town on the 2012 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” tour and was the third stop on the inaugural tour that stretched from Murphy to Manteo back […]

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Jay Brown and Aaron Price perform at White Horse, Aug. 15

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Jay Brown often performs as the sole member of the Jay Brown One-Man Band, but he enjoys the opportunity to play along with his favorite local musicians. For the monthly Mountain Made Music series Brown invites distinctive regional songwriters to share the White Horse Black […]

Annual Three Days of Light Gathering, Aug. 26-28

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: At this point it is fair to say that 3DL is one of the most powerful and inspiring gatherings/festivals on the East Coast. This is because we decided to create an event that is 100% dedicated to creating something VERY special for our attendees: A space and time that enriches […]


Different Strokes! presents Rasheeda Speaking, Sept. 1-17

PRESS RELEASE FROM DIFFERENT STROKES! PERFORMING ARTS COLLECTIVE: Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective presents Rasheeda Speaking by Joel Drake Johnson Upon returning from a few sick days, Jaclyn notices some disturbing changes in the doctor’s office where she works. Meetings are happening without her. The doctor is acting even more awkward than usual. And Ileen, […]

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Adam Booth show and story-writing workshop, Aug. 17 and 18

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: It’s my pleasure to invite you to both events! ADAM BOOTH with Vixi Jil Glen for MOUNTAIN STORIES! at the Buffalo Nickel on Wednesday August 17th AND! ADAM BOOTH’s story-writing workshop, “Mining The Fool’s Gold, turning your personal family stories into TALL TALES,!” at Lenoir-Rhyne University on Thursday August 18th […]


Yes the Raven debuts new songs at White Horse, Aug. 12

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: The indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest keep a treasure trove of Raven Tales, in which the shape-shifting trickster’s actions illuminate human behavior. There’s certainly a shape-shifting quality to the music of Yes the Raven, the singer-songwriter persona of Alyn Mearns, which feels contemporary yet linked to something […]