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PAPERCUTS: Small Collage Works on Paper opens at 5 Walnut, Oct. 3

From a press release: PAPERCUTS: Small Collage Works on Paper opens at 5 Walnut, Oct. 3 A CO/LAB Production — Curated by Travis Medford & Nicole McConville This will be Medford and McConville’s third collage collaboration at 5 Walnut Gallery. In the past two shows they showcased work created in a collaborative fashion. This show […]

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The Village Potters are finalists in national competition

From a press release:  The Village Potters are finalists in national competition The Village Potters has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as Finalists for the nationally acclaimed American Made Awards in the Crafts category. Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards spotlight the maker, support the local, and celebrate the handmade. The […]

WNCW celebrates 25th anniversary at Pisgah Brewing Co.

From a press release: WNCW celebrates 25th anniversary at Pisgah Brewing Co. Pisgah Brewing Company will close their outdoor stage season on September 27 with a with a concert to celebrate 25 years of local public radio from North Carolina’s 88.7 WNCW, and spotlighting local non-profits, Funding America Through Entertainment (FATE), as well as Habitat […]

Montford Park Players announce 2015 season

From a press release: Montford Park Players announce 2015 season The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, are proud to announce their 2015 Theatre Season: Noel Coward’s Private Lives opens March 12 – 29, 2015 in the historic Asheville Masonic Temple. Private Lives is the story of Elyot, Sybil, Amanda and George, […]

Soulspeak Asheville hosts youth poetry slam, Sept. 27

From a press release: Soulspeak Asheville hosts youth poetry slam, Sept. 27 SOULSPEAK ASHEVILLE will be kicking off the autumn season of youth poetry in a big way! SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27th They will welcome award winning poet, teacher and author MATTHEW FOLEY from Charleston, SC.  Foley, author of We Could Be Oceans, is an amazing […]

Upcoming Ag demo day in Buncombe County

From a press release: Upcoming Ag Demo Day in Buncombe County (Alexander Community) The Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Service and the Buncombe Soil and Water Conservation Service are hosting a Farm Equipment Demonstration Day in cooperation with the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. Shared use equipment can be accessible for local farmers at a minimal cost, […]

UNCA awarded new scholarship funds from the National Science Foundation

Press Release University of North Carolina Asheville The Departments of Atmospheric Sciences and Computer Science at UNC Asheville have been jointly awarded $613,609 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scholarships and academic support to undergraduate students. With scholarships of approximately $6,000 per year, the Atmospheric and Computer Science Exploratory Scholars (ACES) Program will […]

Transition Asheville celebrates 5th anniversary

Press Release Transition Asheville Transition Asheville, the local organization of the international Transition movement, is celebrating its 5th anniversary as an ‘official’ Transition initiative in the United States. The group has invited organizations and individuals to join them on Monday, October 13th for an evening of “visioning and back casting”, techniques developed to combine imaginative […]

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Local funders wanted: Area chips & salsa maker seeks to expand

5th Sun Specialties chips, local maker of chips, salsas and hot sauces, is seeking additional capital to expand its operations. 5th Sun Specialties products can be found on local grocers’ shelves, such as Earth Fare, Greenlife, French Broad Food Co-op and West Village Market. The company’s owners, Michael and Adrienne Henzel, relocated to Asheville from […]

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Architect to present talk on ‘Designing Smaller Homes That Live BIG’

Press release from AIA Asheville’s Custom Residential Network : Asheville – AIA Asheville’s Custom Residential Network (CRAN) presents Designing Smaller Homes That Live BIG!,  a talk by AIA architect Tina Govan, Thursday, October 2, 6pm at Lord Auditorium, Pack Memorial Library, Downtown Asheville.   Tina has been working as principal of her own firm in downtown […]

Sierra Club endorses WNC candidates

Press release from NC Sierra Club: Today the North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club Political Committee announced its endorsements for state and local candidates in Western North Carolina. “It is important that we elect candidates who understand how important it is to protect our environment,” said Ken Brame, NC Sierra Club Political Vice-Chair. “If […]

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The Venue receives highly acclaimed awards in NC’s wedding industry

From a press release: Asheville, NC – September 12, 2014 -The Venue is pleased to announce it has received Most Popular All Inclusive Venue North Carolina of 2014 by Wedding Industry Experts, the Best Wedding Venue of 2014 by Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Awards, and 2013 Best of Weddings by The Knot. Wedding Industry Experts, […]

American Advertising Federation Asheville makes comeback, holds kickoff event Sept. 30

From a press release: Asheville, NC — The American Advertising Federation Asheville (AAFA) is regenerating, reinvigorating, rejuvenating and reviving the local chapter in response to a surge in interest among members of the local marketing community. The Kick‐Off Event takes place September 30, 2014 from 6-8 PM at Catawba Brewery, 63 Brook Street, Asheville, NC […]