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Clemson University architecture students develop inflatable “clouds” for Moogfest

From a press release: Clemson University architecture students develop inflatable “clouds” for Moogfest Event-goers at this year’s Moogfest in Asheville, North Carolina, will see clouds in the air — five, to be precise — no matter what the weather proves to be. That is because 17 Clemson University architecture students have been given the task […]

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LEAF adds The Family Stone to May lineup

From a press release: LEAF adds The Family Stone to May lineup The 38th LEAF Festival is thrilled to announce the addition of The Family Stone as Sunday’s final act. LEAF FestivaL, May 8th – 11th, in Black Mountain, N.C. also featuring Bootsy Collins and the Funk Unity Band, Beats Antique, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All […]

ECO announces sustainable living workshops

Press Release Environmental and Conservation Organization ECO, the Environmental and Conservation Organization, is continuing to connect local permaculture and homegrown food experts and community members through its spring Sustainable Living Workshops in April, May, and June. All workshops require advanced registration by calling ECO at (828) 692-0385 or registering online at eco-wnc.org. Classes are $15 per […]

UNCA to hold ‘Festival of Dionysus’ April 23

Press Release University of North Carolina Asheville UNC Asheville will celebrate two traditional rites of spring—the Festival of Dionysus of ancient Greece and the more local and recent Appalachian ramps festival—with a unique “Festival of Dionysus in the Mountain South” on Wednesday, April 23, on campus. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore connections between […]

City of Asheville and Uhaul announce CarShare kickoff event

Press Release U-Haul Public Relations UhaulCarShare and the City of Asheville Invite You to Attend the UhaulCarShare Program Kickoff Event Who: UhaulCarShare and the City of Asheville  What: The 2014 UhaulCarShare and City of Asheville Partnership Program Kickoff Event When: Saturday, April 19, 1:00p.m – 6:00p.m. Where: Lexington Ave. Asheville, NC 28806 Event Agenda: 1:30p.m. UhaulCarShare […]

Asheville Beer Week announces new events

Here’s the press release from Asheville Beer Week organizers: Western North Carolina breweries and businesses team up for a week of events celebrating local beer appreciation; culminating with Beer City Festival. ASHEVILLE, NC—The Third Annual Asheville Beer Week launches May 23-31st, 2014 in Asheville and surrounding western North Carolina, culminating with the Beer City Festival […]

WNC School of Massage launches diploma program

Press release From WNC School of Massage: Hope DeVall Morgan, Executive Director of The Western North Carolina School of Massage (WNCSOM), is proud to announce an upscale massage therapy education program located in beautiful downtown Asheville, North Carolina. The WNCSOM provides the highest quality education in a professional and spacious location in one of the […]

Meet author Lee Smith in Waynesville, May 6

From a press release: Meet author Lee Smith in Waynesville, May 6 You’re Invited! Friends of the Library Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 6th 7:00 pm First United Methodist Church, Waynesville Meet Lee Smith Author Lee Smith, will be the speaker for  the Friends of the Library annual meeting on Tuesday, May 6th. Smith is the […]

Free show at The Mothlight

From a press release: Free show at The Mothlight That’s right!  Last minute FREE SHOW TONIGHT!  Check out Poor Old Shine and enjoy an early show… 8:00. Wait wait.  What’s this?  Another FREE SHOW… tomorrow! Apothecary Presents has put together a great line up for Blusongs IV… the capstone to an impressive year-long project.  Come […]

All Go West Music Festival announces lineup

From a press release: All Go West Music Festival announces lineup 2014 marks the 4th year for what has become one of the most highly regarded, free music festivals in the Asheville area. All Go West takes place in West Asheville, the heart of the locals community.  Attendees can easily walk to the event from […]

Emergency road closure on Holland Street until 4 p.m.

Press Release The City of Asheville EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE The City of Asheville has scheduled the following road closure for water valve and hydrant replacements, general system maintenance, or connection of a new water line by a contractor into the city’s water system. April 16, 2014 On Holland Street from Eloise Street to Woodrow Avenue […]

City of Asheville calls for committee members

Press Release City of Asheville The City of Asheville has various openings on various committees. Have you ever wanted to make a difference? Have you wondered, “Can the City benefit from my experience and knowledge?” Do you want to have a voice in the City’s growth and future? Do you want to be a part […]

LR student business competes for $50,000

Press release Lenoir-Rhyne University The Southeast’s biggest startup competition, the Charlotte Venture Challenge, is in its  year and for the first time an entrant from Lenoir-Rhyne University’s in the mix. More than 100 hopeful start-ups hailing from Georgia to Washington D.C. to Tennessee hope to come out on top. The entrants will have all day […]

Quiet Life at the Orange Peel on May 11

From a press release: Quiet Life at the Orange Peel on May 11 QUIET LIFE RETURN TO THE ROAD IN SUPPORT OF WILD PACK WITH PORTUGAL. THE MAN Portland based folk-rock band Quiet Life have announced new North American tour dates with Toy Soldiers and Portugal. The Man starting early next month in Philadelphia with […]

AC-T: ‘Sustainable Now’ conference to discuss Coggins Farm and land use in WNC

From the Asheville Citizen-Times Staff Reports Rapid growth in western North Carolina in recent years has brought with it new challenges including sprawl, habitat loss and a scarcity of affordable farmland. To discuss these and related topics, Sustainable Now will present the Four Futures for Mountain Farmland Symposium with the theme “Rethinking Sustainability and Land […]

AdvantageWest launches new website

Here’s the press release from AdvantageWest: AdvantageWest, the regional economic development organization serving Western North Carolina, announces the launch of a new website, AdvantageWest.com, with features targeting the unique needs and interests of an array of users, from site selectors and advanced manufacturers to entrepreneurs, food producers, natural product companies, and filmmakers. Featuring responsive, mobile-friendly […]