With its ever-changing menu, The Remingtin Room will allow the chefs at Buxton Hall Barbecue to cut loose on Friday and Saturday nights. Also this week, Gan Shan Station announces plans for a new West Asheville location, Hickory Nut Gap Farm schedules spring events and more.
Press release from the Transylvania Community Arts Council: The Transylvania Community Arts Council is proud to partner with the Heart of Brevard for the White Squirrel Photography Contest for the 2017 White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard, NC. It’s finally springtime and all your backyard white critters are scampering about. If you’re able to catch […]
“Darkness ended the heroic labors of the firemen, who were searching among the ruins for the bodies of those still missing, while keeping streams of water on the hot ashes and charred timbers,” notes The Asheville Citizen, in its 1917 article, “Death Toll At Catholic Hill School May Be Eight Children.”
Lori Greenberg, who co-coordinated Celebrate Zelda!, views the three-day series, happening Friday-Sunday, March 10-12, as a way to spotlight the benefits of the arts for those struggling with mental health issues.
Press release the City of Hendersonville: The City of Hendersonville is pleased to announce we are now offering “Ivy” rain barrels through our new rain barrel program. The barrels will be available at a discounted price encouraging all residents to conserve precious water resources as well as to protect water quality. You may order rain […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program will present a workshop for writers by novelist Tommy Hays, “Exploring Our Landscapes: A Craft Talk on the Creative Generosity of Place,” from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 on UNC Asheville’s campus. “Our writing can be shaped by the landscapes we carry within us,” says […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: An exhibition of sculpture by Jason Adams will open at UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 10. The exhibition, free and open to the public, will be on view weekdays from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. through March 28. Adams earned his […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s Dance Program will present a master class with guest artist Momar Ndiaye at noon on Tuesday, March 21, and the performance of a duo work-in-progress featuring Ndiaye and Celia Weiss Bambara at noon on Thursday, March 23. Both events are free and open to everyone in UNC Asheville’s […]
Press release from Asheville Community Theatre: Outlander by Gary Carden is scheduled for three matinee performances by The Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre (ACT): Friday and Saturday March 24th & 25th in 35below at ACT and Sunday March 26th, 2017 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Curtain is at 2:30 for all three performances. All tickets […]
Press release from Hall Fletcher Elementary: Hall Fletcher Elementary, Asheville City Schools’ Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Public Elementary School, will host its first annual Frostbreaker 5K, an Asheville Track Club Grand Prix Event, ON MARCH 18, 2017! This race will raise funds for their PTO, and all community members are invited to join. This […]
Press release from Hands On!–A Child’s Gallery: Come to Hands On!, the children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, to play our pipe pianos. All ages will enjoy discovering how air can make melodic sounds. The pipe pianos will be available in the party room March 21 through March 24 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. This […]
Press release from Lazy Diamond: Lazy Diamond has a benefit coming up for The Center For Participatory Change on Tuesday, March 14th at 10pm. CPC is a grassroots organization dedicated to transforming systems of oppression and igniting collective power in Western North Carolina. Their work is rooted in education and focuses on racial equity, language […]
The upcoming concert at The Grey Eagle supports the work of Food Connection, which helps divert unused food from Asheville restaurants to organizations that feed the hungry. Also this week: Asheville Wing War, Dine To Be Kind and more local food news.
Press release from Transylvania Community Arts Council: Number 7 Arts, a program of the Transylvania Community Arts Council, located in Brevard, NC, is seeking artists who work in the medium of blown glass and metal sculpture. The gallery, which has been in business for 18 years recently relocated to a larger space which currently showcases […]
Catholic Hill School — Asheville’s first school building constructed to serve the African-American community — was built in 1892. The three-story brick building held classes for students in the first through ninth grades. On Friday, Nov. 16, 1917, the school’s furnace malfunctioned. Fire consumed the building, and seven students perished in the flames. In 1923, Stephens-Lee […]
Press release from Apartment List: Rents in Asheville, NC are up 2.9% over the last year. After months of subdued growth, our national index saw a substantial increase of 1.0% over the past month. States in the the West and South experienced the fastest growth, while rents in the Midwest and New England tended to […]
Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: March has a reputation as a windy month, and Asheville Jazz Orchestra will make sure that’s so with a blast of brass and woodwind big band swing at its monthly White Horse Black Mountain show on Saturday, February 11 at 8 p.m. The intimate White Horse features a spacious dance floor for those who […]
Press release from the Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site: A 1906 shooting rampage around Pack Square, a posse, and the killing of outlaw Will Harris. This incident haunted Thomas Wolfe’s life, who struggled to present it in the context of Asheville race relations. Wolfe wrote; “…I would hear the furious bell, the crowd a-clamor and […]
Press release from The Gallery at Flat Rock: When we think of great art, we think of that which stands the test of time. But not all creative efforts strive for permanence. An artfully arranged array of fresh flowers is made all the more precious by its brief life-span. This is art with an expiration […]
Press release from London District Studios: London District Studios will host “Conceal and Reveal, The Hidden Deity of Form,” an art exhibition for contemporary fine artist Dusty Benedict. The opening reception will take place in Asheville, NC-10 March 2017, 5:00pm-10:00pm at the London District Studios located at 8 London Road in the London Entertainment District […]
Press release from the Asheville Jewish Community Center: The Asheville Jewish Community Center is gearing up for summer 2017 by opening registration for its summer camp programs, Camp Ruach, a day camp for rising 1st through 8th graders, and Camp Tikvah, a day camp for children with Autism, which is fully integrated into Camp Ruach’s […]