The 8th annual Music Video Asheville will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29. In advance of the awards ceremony, event organizers released this promotional video. It stars Marisa Blake, Kay Denton, Arieh Samson, Andrew Fletcher and Josh Blake. The video was created by Force Fueled Media in association with Lush Life Productions, written and Produced […]
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Archaeologist Maura Heyn discusses ancient conceptions of the “ideal” woman in a lecture held at UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library on Thursday, April 2. Press release from UNCA: Archaeologist Maura Heyn will examine ancient conceptions of the “ideal” woman in her lecture, Ladies Who Lunch: Female Portraiture in Roman Palmyra, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April […]
Diamond Brand Outdoors holds a free event on Thursday, April 9. Outdoor Diva Day, geared toward women, includes yoga and a hike followed by indoor festivities. Press release from event organizers: Diamond Brand Outdoors would like to graciously invite all of Western North Carolina’s outdoor loving women to join us on April 9th for our […]
Press release: Local favorite, Tupelo Honey, branches out into central Tennessee.
Press release: Latest impact study from local nonprofit, Children First.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. Please […]
Blue Ridge Community Health Services is one of several organizations participating in National Farmworker Awareness Week, which runs from March 24 through March 27. The national campaign was started by Student Action with Farmworkers to bring attention to the unsafe working conditions and low wages that face many agricultural workers.
Event announcement: Southern Appalachian Family Farms presents “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Expo” on Saturday, March 28, at the Brasstown Community Center
Musicians/storytellers/teachers duo Kim and Reggie Harris will spend three days as artists in residence at Warren Wilson College. They’ll finish their stay with a free performance at the college chapel on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. Press release from WWC: Kim and Reggie Harris – musicians, storytellers and teachers – conclude three days as […]
Prior to appearing in Asheville, Houston, Tex.-based 10-piece soul ensemble The Suffers make their national TV debut on “Late Show With David Letterman.” Watch them on the small screen on Monday, on March 30. The Suffers open for The Broadcast at The Grey Eagle on on Saturday, April 11, 9 p.m. $10 advance / $12 […]
Morganton native Kim Clark is the author of Old Fort, a new title form Arcadia Publishing. The press is the leading publisher of local and regional history in the United States. Clark’s book, available April 13, includes more than 200 images. Press release from the publisher: Telling a story in pictures is Old Fort, the […]
UPDATE: Biltmore Property Group has moved its ribbon cutting event to Wednesday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. Here is the original article Xpress ran regarding the event: Biltmore Property Group, a full service property management firm for Western North Carolina, has planned a ribbon cutting celebration for their new retail location on Sweeten Creek Road. […]
Local bike shop Youngblood Bicycles has teamed up with national campaign My City Bikes to launch an interactive, Asheville-centric bike app — Asheville Bikes.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. Please […]
Press release from VetCard Campaign: Attention all dog lovers and supporters of US veterans! United States Army Sergeant Chloe Wells of the Combat Canines: The Doc Foundation project in Fayetteville, NC will speakat at Charles T. Koontz Intermediate School March 24th to speak to students about her incredible work with retired military service dogs. Sgt. Wells and her […]
Puerto Rican vocalist Taina Asili performs with with the six-piece band la Banda Rebelde. They share a bill with world music band Shantavaani at White Horse Black Mountain on Friday, April 3. Press release from the venue: Two wonderfully eclectic bands channelling music from around the globe will converge on the White Horse Black Mountain […]
Lin Stepp, author of the Smoky Mountain novel series, appears at Blue Ridge Books (152 S. Main St., Waynesville) on Saturday, March 28, at noon. Press release from Blue Ridge Books: Set in Tennessee’s postcard-perfect Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp’s Makin’ Miracles is an inspiring tale that reveals why love and forgiveness are most important just […]
Jon Michael Riley, author of Dream the Dawn appears at Malaprop’s on Monday, April 6, at 6:30 p.m. for a wine reception, book signing and discussion. The environmental adventure/thriller is based on the Sea-to-Shell Campaign, a long-term protest in Ireland. Press release from event organizers: Author of Irish Adventure/Thriller, Jon Michael Riley, appearing in person for […]
Monday, March 23, 2015, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. Please […]
In conjunction with the first Downtown Asheville Art walk of the season, Castell Photography opens its new exhibit, Objects In Perspective. Opening reception on Friday, April 3, 6-8 p.m. Press release from Castell Photography: Castell Photography is pleased to announce the opening of their newest exhibition, Objects in Perspective, a mixed media collaboration of photography […]
Burlesque revue troupe Savannah Sweet Tease returns to Asheville to perform “Mother Goosed: Story-time with The Sweet Tease!” The show is held at The Odditorium on Saturday, April 4. Press release from event organizers: The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue Present Mother Goosed: Story-time with The Sweet Tease! The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue, is […]