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Ladies Who Lunch archaeology lecture Set at UNC Asheville, April 2

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 […]

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Blue Ridge Community Health Services honors Farmworker Awareness Week with shirt drive

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.

Warren Wilson College artists in residence Kim and Reggie Harris perform April 8

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 […]

UPDATE: Biltmore Property Group plans ribbon cutting for new location, March 18

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. […]

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Army Sergeant Chloe Wells to speak to students about her work with retired military service dogs

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 […]

World music acts Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde and Shantavaani play White Horse April 3

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 […]

Author Lin Stepp reads at Blue Ridge Books, March 28

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 […]

Environmental adventure/thriller author Jon Michael Riley appears at Malaprop’s on April 6

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 […]

Castell Photography opens new exhibit, “Objects In Perspective,” April 3

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 […]

Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue performs at The Odditorium, April 4

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 […]