Asheville elementary students exhibit designs for “Cardboard Challenge” Nov. 5

From the Buncombe Partnership for Children: ASHEVILLE CARDBOARD CHALLENGE AT MONTFORD CAMPUS Asheville, NC, October 17, 2016 – The Asheville Cardboard Challenge 2016 culminates in a free, community-wide event at the Montford Campus (formerly Isaac Dickson Elementary), 90 Montford Ave in Asheville, on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This fall, Asheville […]

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UNC Asheville Writer-in-Residence Wiley Cash offers workshop on publishing creative work Nov. 5

From the University of North Carolina Asheville: UNC Asheville Writer-in-Residence Wiley Cash Offers “Pitch Perfect” Agents and Editors Workshop, Nov. 5; Advance Registration Required Wiley Cash, the New York Times bestselling author and writer-in-residence at UNC Asheville, will present a workshop for aspiring writers, Pitch Perfect: The Art of the Business of Writing, from 2 […]

Local representatives join Gabby Giffords’ Vocal Majority Tour against gun violence at UNC Asheville Oct. 26

From event organizers: State & Local Leaders Join Gabby Giffords’ Vocal Majority Tour to Encourage North Carolina to Stop Gun Violence This November The Early Vote Event Will Be the 35th Stop in Six-Week Vocal Majority National Bus Tour; the Tour Will Be Joined by Local Leaders to Highlight the Importance of Being a Gun […]

The Farm at Asheville Farm School. Photo credit: Warren Wilson College Archives

Warren Wilson College celebrates connections with Black Mountain College in new exhibition, research

From Warren Wilson College: Warren Wilson College’s proximity to Black Mountain College endures Holden Gallery opens exhibition influenced by Black Mountain’s Josef Albers Asheville, NC — Oct. 25, 2016 — Between 1933 and 1957, Black Mountain College offered students an experimental education that “resemble[d] no other college in the U. S.,” according to a 1939 […]

US Forest Service reports wildfire, road closures near Linville Gorge

From the United States Forest Service: Wildfire burning near Linville Gorge NEBO, N.C., October 25, 2016 –  Firefighters are responding to a wildfire burning along Old NC 105 (Kistler Memorial Hwy / SR 1238) near Linville Gorge, north of Lake James in Burke County. The Paddy’s Creek Fire was reported Monday afternoon in the Grandfather Ranger […]


Guy Fawkes Dance Party (fundraiser for MAP) on Nov. 4

Press release from Media Arts Project: The Media Arts Project (MAP) announces a pop-up fundraiser: Guy Fawkes Dance Party –featuring techno, ambient and house music in the warehouse studios of NYS3 Actors’ School.The Guy Fawkes Dance Party is a nod to the iconic vigilante-turned-meme with sound and music by Gaul Plus, DJ Wey, Liquid Asset, […]

WCQS announces new translator frequency for parts of Swain, Haywood counties

From WCQS: FREQUENCY CHANGE FOR WCQS LISTENERS IN PARTS OF HAYWOOD AND SWAIN COUNTY 95.3 FM TO 102.9 FM – EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 18 Asheville, N.C. – Effective November 18 WCQS / Western North Carolina Public Radio, Inc. will switch its current Haywood County translator frequency from 95.3 FM to 102.9 FM. The switch is being […]

Air Quality Action Day for Wednesday, Oct. 26, forecast: unhealthy for sensitive groups, due to Jackson County fire

An Air Quality Action Day has been declared for Asheville Valleys (below 4000 feet), NC, on Wednesday, Oct 26. It is a code orange air quality forecast day for the valleys of Buncombe County.  Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups. Children, active adults, and those with heart or respiratory disease, including asthma, should limit outdoor activity. This also […]

Delta Rae releases cover of the song “Asheville” from Tony-nominated Broadway musical “Bright Star”

Everybody seems to be smitten with little old Asheville lately, garnering everything from write-ups in travel magazines across the country to a Broadway musical set in the city. And now, the driving forces behind the Tony award-nominated “Bright Star” are hoping to spread their love of Asheville and its environs with a new musical collaboration. […]

IFB Solutions employees EJ and Betty Ford feel the 3D image of the company's new logo during the official unveiling. Photo courtesy of IFB Solutions

Industries For The Blind Asheville announces new name and logo to celebrate 80th anniversary

From IFB Solutions: INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND – ASHEVILLE MARKS 80TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW NAME, LOGO  ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 25, 2016) – Industries for the Blind Asheville unveiled this week its new name and logo during employee celebrations that also marked the organization’s 80th anniversary. The non-profit agency will now be known as “IFB Solutions”. “Today […]

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Buffalo Nickel names John Bausone executive chef

  PRESS RELEASE from Buffalo Nickel: ASHEVILLE, NC (Oct. 25, 2016) — A new team member has joined Buffalo Nickel, the West Asheville restaurant which opened in March 2014 and was recently featured in The New York Times. Owner Lynn Foster has brought on-board John Bausone to serve as the restaurant’s executive chef. Prior to joining Buffalo Nickel, Bausone spent the […]

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Art of Jazz Concert Series hosts “Ragtime To Cool” jazz retrospective concert in Hendersonville Nov. 13

From the event organizers: The final concert for the 2016 Art of Jazz Concert Series is RAGTIME TO COOL: A TRIP THROUGH AMERICAN JAZZ, on Sunday, November 13, 4 p.m. in Hendersonville. The music will be performed by a great jazz quartet highlighting guest artist Brian “Breeze” Cayolle, saxophonist and vocalist in the New Orleans […]

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Wedge Studio Artists host “Holiday Wedge Walk” art show and toy drive Dec. 9

From Wedge Studio Artists: Holiday Wedge Walk at the Wedge Art Studios Wedge Studios, River Arts District (December 9, 2016): We invite you to continue your adventure through The Wedge Studios. A collection of the Wedge artists are coming together to make this holiday season great! This will be the Wedge Studios third in a […]

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Lex 18 announces closing on Oct. 30, last week of drink specials and festivities

From Lex 18: LEX 18’s Last Day is Sunday, October 30, 2016 Farewell Asheville – A message from Georgia Malki, partner Lex 18 After two and half years of sharing an Appalachian menu, live jazz music and immersive dinner theater, the partners of Lex 18 will be moving onto life’s next grand adventure. In our place comes […]

Asheville Affiliates hosts jamboree benefit for Mountain Child Advocacy Center Nov. 10

From the Asheville Affiliates: Asheville Affiliates host Mountain Top Jamboree to benefit abused and neglected children The Asheville Affiliates will host a Mountain Top Jamboree on Thursday, November 10 to benefit abused and neglected children being served by the Mountain Child Advocacy Center (MCAC). The Big Deal Band will provide music throughout the night. Beverages […]

Salvage Station hosts Dia de los Muertos celebration Nov. 1

From event organizers: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Asheville, N.C. – Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a day which celebrates the cyclical human experience as a continuum from birth to death, and will be taking place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station. Traditionally Dia de los Muertos is practiced […]

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A March to the Polls to kick off early voting on WCU campus

Press Release from the Jackson County branch of NAAP NC Conference: On Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 12 pm, students at Western Carolina University’s NAACP college chapter and the Jackson County Branch of the NAACP will lead a March to the Polls to kick-off the Early Voting on campus and celebrate the NAACP’s voting rights victory in the […]

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Shana Tucker will perform at WCU Bardo Arts Center, Nov. 11

Press release from WCU Bardo Arts Center: The Western Carolina University Bardo Arts Center will present Shana Tucker performing a concert of music she calls “ChamberSoul™” on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale to the public now. Tucker is a singer-songwriter and cellist who credits her genre-bending “ChamberSoul™” journey to the […]

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