From a press release: NC Stage is partnering with Montford Park Players to present the 7th annual Bard-a-thon: “Bard to the Bone” Asheville, N.C. — North Carolina Stage Company is excited to partner with Montford Park Players to present our annual fundraiser Bard-a-thon. This fundraiser will benefit both organizations with all proceeds being equally split. […]
The Hendersonville Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at CVS Pharmacy located at 2001 Spartanburg Highway on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8 p.m. The suspect entered the business and stated he was there to drop off a prescription, according to the Police Department. While at the drop off counter, the […]
From a press release: Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR®, SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management. Inspiring excellence and empowering success, the human resources director is known for her passion, purpose, and personal brand of proactive […]
LEAF will hold the first LEAF Downtown AVL event in Pack Square Park on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2. The free mini-festival will include Bootsy Collins and the Rubber Band Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, The Main Squeeze, Empire Strikes Brass, The London Souls and more. Press release from organizers: After 20 years […]
The sixteenth annual Leadercast, a web conference based in Atlanta and broadcast globally, will hold a local watch event at 35 Clayton Road in Arden, on Friday May 8, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $55 per person (group discounts available) and include lunch from Chic-fil-A. All proceeds benefit Eblen Charities. Visit leadercast.com […]
Asheville City Council member Cecil Bothwell will exhibit his “Barns and Birds” collection at MetroWines this Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, from noon to 5 p.m., each day. “Barns are falling down on farms in WNC as tobacco disappears and farmers roll hay instead of baling it,” reads a release for the free event. “Asheville […]
The Amy Mandel and Katina Rodis Fund, which created the Tzedek Social Justice Residency program “to capture and uplift rising talent by developing essential organizing and leadership skills through social justice and community work” has announced six residencies in the Asheville area. Each position pays about $26,000, and opportunities are available at Campaign for Southern […]
Attic Salt Theatre Company stages Newly Grown Tales: Improvised Folktales for the Whole Family at Asheville Community Theatre on Saturday, May 23. Press release from the theater company: Newly Grown Tales Improvised Folktales for the Whole Family Produced by Attic Salt Theatre Company at Asheville Community Theatre as part of their Saturdays@ACT Saturday, May 23rd, […]
American Idol winner and local musician Caleb Johnson will perform at Harrah’s Cherokee. The May 2 show kicks off Johnson’s headlining tour across the Southeast. Press release from organizers: Season 13 American Idol Winner CALEB JOHNSON has announced his first-ever headline tour which is set to begin Saturday, May 2nd with a hometown show at […]
Carolina Jews for Justice/West and Asheville Beyond Coal (Sierra Club) will host a community discussion on “air quality concerns resulting from the nearby Duke Energy coal plant.” The meeting will take place at Skyland/South Buncombe Library (260 Overlook Road) on Monday, April 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Two days later, residents will have […]
Explore “conscious fashion” at Rhetorical Factory’s upcoming party. On Wednesday, April 29, from 4-9 p.m., the recycled clothing shop will celebrate one year at its flagship store in West Asheville (444 Haywood Road #102). Launched by artist Bethany Adams, the business aims to “inspire questioning and be 100 percent good.” “Every day someone walks in […]
Asheville-based “Appalachiacana” quartet Tellico will independently release the band’s debut album this summer on Tuesday, June 2. Relics and Roses, produced by renowned guitarist Jon Stickley, explores themes of natural disasters, family relationships, busking, the meaning of ‘home,’ growing up and more. “Tellico is well schooled in bluegrass but with an unbridled organic ‘Appalachiacana’ sound, […]
From a press release: Every year WCMS holds its annual Heartstrings fundraiser to help fund the WCMS Foundation. To celebrate its 13th year, Heartstrings is turning up the fun with a weekend Family Fun Event. Heartstrings, presented by Quest Diagnostics, will be held on Saturday May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th at Carrier Park from […]
Yellowcard jostled the pop punk scene in the mid-2000s with a rare violin-heavy arrangement, finding great success with singles like “Ocean Avenue” and “Only One.” Now, more than a decade and several albums later, the band is touring in support of Lift A Sail — an intimate window into a tumultuous year of front man […]
Press release: The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank has awarded a $5,000 grant to OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling (OnTrack WNC).
New program “Asheville Theater Radio” will broadcast live every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The show, presented by Jeff Catanese, will include guests from the theater community, call-in segments and local show, event and audition info. Press release from Catanese: WPVM 103.7 FM, Asheville’s listener-supported, community radio station is proud to announce the addition of “Asheville Theater […]
Balinese Gamelan, Mongolian throat-singing and an Asian-Appalachian fusion will all be part of a free concert, held in warren Wilson College’s in Kittredge Recital Hall, on Thursday, April 23. Press release from the college: “A Concert of World Music and Dance,” a display of music and culture from Central and Southeast Asia, will be presented April […]
Among the reasons for the accolade: “Venues run the gamut from smaller stages like The Grey Eagle, The Mothlight, and The Odditorium, to the nationally renowned Orange Peel, which has hosted performances by everyone from Bob Dylan to Skrillex.”
The APD held its annual awards banquet at the U.S. Cellular Center, recognizing more than 50 officers, citizens and employees for their service to the community.
Event announcement: Dancing Bear Toys to offer free kids activities as part of WNC Screen Free Week.
A new entertainment venue, the Crest Mountain Dinner Show, located 10 minutes from downtown Asheville, will bring mid-week entertainment and concerts to locals and visitors. The venue is previeing two April preview events. The program includes buffet dinner catered by M7 (full bar available) and live music by local and regional performers, surrounded by panoramic […]