PRESS RELEASE FROM GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH: As Grace Lutheran Church members bring to a climax their Centennial Year Celebration, a grand service of worship and music is planned for the entire congregation on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. followed by a congregational pot-luck dinner at the church. Grace Lutheran celebrated its first service and […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE SYMPHONY CHORUS: Concert Title: From Bach to Bernstein: Our 25th Anniversary Celebration Concert Description: The Asheville Symphony Chorus shares its joy of singing together for 25 years by offering a retrospective of the choral works it has performed since its inception. Music Director Dr. Michael Lancaster has selected his favorite movement […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM PAN HARMONIA: Pan Harmonia announces its new season of chamber music by acclaimed local instrumentalists. Its eclectic performances take place in a variety of venues around the area including art galleries, historic churches, and a Cadillac showroom. Pan Harmonia invites listeners to explore this season’s classics and premieres: Soar with harps and […]
PRESS RELEASE: Asheville, N.C. (August 22, 2016) – McKibbon Hospitality and Peter and Martha Pollay announced today that they are partnering on several new dining concepts in Asheville, NC. The Pollays, who own Posana restaurant in downtown Asheville, will contribute to two of McKibbon’s hotel projects currently under construction. They will act as culinary consultants […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, for an evening of dazzling musical entertainment and prepare for your imaginations to run wild. Presented by Music Foundation of Western North Carolina, “The Annual World Masterwork Series: The Greatest Show on Earth” on Saturday, September 3, guides audience members on a fantastic journey […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: “The current flooding in Louisiana is the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Superstorm Sandy.” The American Red Cross [says] 40,000 homes have been damaged, and over 4,000 people are in shelters, many of them children, the elderly and disabled. Cam MacQueen of the Block off Biltmore […]
Press release: On Thursday, Sept. 8th author, bioethicist, physician, lawyer and social critic Jacob M. Appel will talk about his books and writing career at Novels & Novelties Bookstore in downtown Hendersonville, NC. Appel, who resides in New York, wears many hats. He is a psychiatrist, holds a JD from Harvard Law School, is a […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE: The Board of Directors of Parkway Playhouse has accepted the resignation of Andrew Gall, Artistic Director at PPH for the past 12 years. All current and future productions and activities will proceed without interruption, under the direction of General Manager Kristen Livengood, interim Director of Education Chelsea Wilson Thayer, and […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Salvage Station is proud to announce the Wham Bam Bowie Band will be playing on September 17th at 8pm. Wham Bam Bowie Band presents LIVE, David Bowie’s top charting hits and classics, as well as rarities, deep tracks and fan favorites. Tickets for the event are $10 and are on […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM HENDERSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra is awash in patriotism, the colors of Old Glory and the rich tapestry of American music in its opening concert for the 2016-2017 season. “America the Beautiful” kicks off the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra’s (HSO) 45th season on Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE: If you haven’t seen the play, you’ve likely heard the title. You Can’t Take it with You is perhaps one of the most widely produced and popular plays of our time. Moss Hart’s pulitzer winning play premiered on Broadway in 1936, and played for 838 performances. Parkway Playhouse is thrilled […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM OPEN HEARTS ART CENTER: Open Hearts Art Center is a nationally accredited community based nonprofit art program, providing unique opportunities for differently abled adults to express themselves boundlessly and fearlessly. Open Hearts will be holding our annual Talent Show & Fun(d)raiser on Saturday September 11th from 25pm at Asheville Community TheatrE. Tickets […]
North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased below the national average to 4.7 percent in July. Since Governor Pat McCrory entered office in 2013, the number of unemployed persons in North Carolina is 45 percent lower.
HempX Asheville, a two-day educational festival on the uses and opportunities of industrial hemp and A Taste of Hemp, a hemp-based lunch featuring Plant Restaurant’s Chef Jason Sellers.
Mary Emma Harris has been named the first Black Mountain College Legacy Research Fellow at UNC Asheville. Visiting student Joshua A. Gardner is the first recipient of UNC Asheville’s Black Mountain College Legacy Research Internship. Both positions begin in the fall semester 2016.
Inspired by the challenges Kat Williams is facing, and the strength with which she is facing them, Wendy Whitson has donated a custom signature piece of art to be auctioned off at the “Save Kat Williams Fundraiser” Sunday, Aug. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Asheville.
PRESS RELEASE: WHAT: Run Sing Thing, a singalong 5k fun run fundraiser for Arts For Life, hosted by Asheville artist/musician/creative Jenny Greer Fares WHEN: Sunday, November 6 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Carrier Park in Asheville, North Carolina MORE INFO/ REGISTRATION: runsingthing.com WHO: Over 100 runners/singers will participate in the second Run Sing Thing, a 5k fun run led […]
PRESS RELEASE: Governor Pat McCrory and Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III announced today that visitor spending has increased in all regions of North Carolina. New data from Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, shows that domestic visitor spending has increased in 91 of the […]
PRESS RELEASE: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a women-only fly-fishing weekend on Oct. 21-23 at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and Davidson River Campground in Transylvania County. The fly-fishing weekend is open to women of all skill levels who want to learn more about fly fishing. The $125 registration fee covers instruction, […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Known for abstract expressionism, artist Jonas Gerard thrives in the world of large, vibrant, acrylic paintings on canvas. However, it is well known that the abundant creative energy that drives him will not stay contained within a single medium or art form. In collaboration with metal artist Doug Lapham of […]
PRESS RELEASE: This Saturday, August 20, is International Homeless Animals’ Day and Asheville Humane Society is hosting their first “No Pets Left Behind” adoption event with a goal of clearing WNC shelters. Regional shelter and rescue organizations were invited to participate by reducing their adoption fees, and Blue Ridge Humane Society, Foothills Humane Society, Macon […]