Grace Lutheran Church Sanctuary 2016

Grace Lutheran Church celebrates 100th anniversary with Sept. 4 service

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 […]

Asheville Symphony Chorus holds 25th anniversary events

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 […]

Pan Harmonia announces its 17th season

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 […]

Posana owners to collaborate on new downtown hotel restaurants

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 […]

This is a Benefit Concert for Mission Foundation’s “Ladies Night Out” Program, Sept. 3

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 […]

Andrew Gall resigns as artistic director of Parkway Playhouse

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 […]

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Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra opens 45th season with “America the Beautiful”

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 […]

To call the Sycamore family quirky would be the equivalent of calling Usain Bolt kind of quick. This eccentric family is entertaining yet lovable in one of the most celebrated comedies of all time. You Can't Take it with You runs Aug. 27 through Sept. 10 at Parkway Playhouse. Photo by Rob Storrs

Parkway Playhouse stages “You Can’t Take it with You,” opening Aug. 27

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 […]


Open Hearts Art Center talent show & fundraiser, Sept. 11

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 […]

Run Sing Thing: A singalong 5k

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:  WHO: Over 100 runners/singers will participate in the second Run Sing Thing, a 5k fun run led […]

Visitor spending rises across North Carolina

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 […]

Wildfire commission offers fly fishing weekend for women in Brevard

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, […]

No Pets Left Behind

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 […]

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