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NC Stage is partnering with Montford Park Players to present the 7th annual Bard-a-thon: “Bard to the Bone”

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. […]

Hendersonville police seek information regarding April 15 armed robbery at CVS

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 […]

Director of human resources at Four Seasons awarded senior certified professional credential

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 […]

Leadercast, a web-based leadership conference, to benefit Eblen Charities

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 […]

Applications for 6 paid local social justice residencies due by May 15

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 presents family-friendly folktales, May 23

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 Caleb Johnson performs at Harrah’s Cherokee, May 2

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 and Asheville Beyond Coal to hold public discussion on Duke Energy coal plant

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 […]

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Rhetorical Factory to hold one-year celebration at store, April 29

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 […]

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Local band Tellico to release debut album, Relics and Roses, in June

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, […]

Western Carolina Medical Society holds annual Heartstrings fundraiser, May23-24

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 […]

WPVM-FM will air “Asheville Theater Radio” every Thursday

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 […]

Warren Wilson College hosts a concert of world music and dance, April 23

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 […]

New dinner/show venue, Crest Mountain, opens with April 15 ‘Canteen USO Tribute’

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 […]

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