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Valerie Meiss, Mistress of Ceremonies. Photo by Indulge Images

Asheville Vaudeville returns to Toy Boat, March 14

Asheville Vaudeville announces one night (two shows) of  music, puppetry, comedy and flow art. The event takes place at Toy Boat Community Artspace (101 Fairview Road) on Saturday, March 14. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Press release from event organizers: Asheville Vaudeville continues their Spring shows at Toy Boat Community Artspace! Who: Asheville Vaudeville What: A […]

Stella Galyean, winner of the Dallas Herring Achievement Award.

Student overcomes troubled childhood to inspire others

Not only is Stella Galyean the first person in her family to earn more than a sixth-grade education but she did it despite a troubled childhood and an abusive marriage early on. Now a student at A-B Tech Community College, Galyean has been named the winner of the Dallas Herring Achievement Award, which only goes to one student from among 58 community colleges in North Carolina each year.

Brother Wolf receives kudos for serving an all-vegan menu

No, not to its animals but rather to the folks who attend any of its shelter-sponsored events. This new animal-friendly menu garnered Brother Wolfe the Shelter of the Month award from Animal Place, one of the oldest and largest farmed animal sanctuaries in the country. Here’s the full release: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue receives honors for vegan policy Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, a […]

Carole Freve Luxuriant 23 x 18 x 12

Bender Gallery hosts exhibit “Veiled Memories,” April 3-May 31

Veiled Memories is the solo exhibition for Canadian glass and metal artist Carole Frève. It will be on view at Bender Gallery from April 3-May 31. Press release from the Gallery: Bender Gallery is pleased to announce Veiled Memories, a solo exhibition for Canadian glass and metal artist Carole Frève. Carole’s work is distinguished by […]

Evie Ladin & Keith Terry HiRes

Evie Ladin & Keith Terry perform at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, March 26

Evie Ladin, a step-dancer and banjo-player, tours with musician Keith Terry “performing rhythm-based multi-cultural music and dance works,” according to a press release. The duo performs in the Isis Restaurants & Music Hall lounge on Thursday, March 26, at 7:15 p.m. $10. Press release from Isis: Evie Ladin & Keith Terry In the Lounge Thursday, […]

Artist John Haldane announces an exhibit at The Kress Emporium

Press release from John Haldane: HALDANE CREATIVE ART of Asheville is pleased to announce an exhibit of new and original art at The Kress Emporium on Patton Avenue. The exhibit includes highly creative artistic prints made from photographs of people and places in downtown Asheville. Humorous posters, faux magazine covers and movie posters as well […]

NC League of Conservation Voters announces delegation scores from LCV’s 2014 National Environmental Scorecard

From a League of Conservation Voters press release: NC League of Conservation Voters Announces Delegation Scores from LCV’s 2014 National Environmental Scorecard Raleigh, N.C. – NC League of Conservation Voters today unveiled scores for the North Carolina delegation released this morning as part of the League of Conservation Voters 2014 National Environmental Scorecard. The Scorecard […]

Governor McCrory presents Long Leaf Pine Award to George Cecil

From a McCrory Communications press release: Governor McCrory presents Long Leaf Pine Award to George Cecil Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory presented George Cecil with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine today at a celebration in Asheville. The Cecil family owns Biltmore Farms. “George Cecil has continued his family’s commitment to improving the […]

Asheville Hematology & Oncology welcomes new medical oncologist

From a press release: Asheville Hematology & Oncology, a service of Park Ridge Health, welcomes to its extensive team of physicians Deborah Bradley, M.D., a board-certified medical oncologist who has been serving patients with oncology and hematology needs for 10 years. Dr. Bradley will be joining Dr. Shonda Asaad, Dr. Anita Deshpande, Dr. Don Jackson, […]

Photo courtesy of the Asheville Art Museum

Asheville Art Museum hosts panel discussion on landscape architecture

From an Asheville Art Museum press release: Asheville Art Museum hosts panel discussion on landscape architecture Featuring the Award-Winning Work of Nelson Byrd Woltz Thursday, March 5, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Asheville — The Asheville Art Museum is thrilled to be hosting an exciting lecture on landscape architecture on Thursday, March 5, 6:00 – 8:00 […]

A-B Tech sponsors Women’s History Month presentation

From an A-B Tech press release: A-B Tech sponsors Women’s History Month presentation: “Victorian Girl Power: The Roles of Women in Asheville in the Late 19th Century” A-B Tech is sponsoring a Women’s History Month presentation titled, “Victorian Girl Power: The Roles of Women in Asheville in the Late 19th Century,” at 3 p.m., Wednesday, […]

Man proposes hi-tech regional recycling center for Asheville

Those wishing to learn about a proposal for a new recycling center for Asheville should consider attending MountainTrue’s next meeting of the Southern Regional Office Recycling Committee on March 18 at 4:30 p.m. in its conference room at 611 N. Church St., in Hendersonville. The main presenter will be Ken Allison of Regional Recycling Solutions […]