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 […]
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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.
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 […]
Poet and storyteller Laura Hope-Gill teams up with cellist Nan Kemberling for an evening of spoken word and cello on Saturday, March 28. The event is held at and benefits aSHEville Museum. Press release from event planners: Benefit for aSHEville Museum Join us for A Spoken Word and Cello Performance with Laura Hope-Gill and Nan […]
Volunteers from around Buncombe County will come together to celebrate the one-year anniversary of ‘Pop-Up Markets,’ an effort spearheaded by Buncombe County Health and Human Services and MANNA to provide a reliable source of healthy food to those in need.
UNC Asheville brought home multiple awards for communication and marketing from the annual conference for the Southeast region of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Tuesday, March 3, 2015, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. WNC […]
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, 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, […]
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 […]
From a press release: Drive for Universal Healthcare 4 All and WNC Health Advocates present “The Healthcare Movie” on March 12 at 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 20 Oak St. The film documents the need for access to quality health care for all Americans with a system that is similar to Medicare, one of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Francine Delany New School for Children (119 Brevard Rd.) hosts a photo exhibit of images from the the march in Selma, taken by Spider Martin. The exhibition is on display on Tuesday, March 10, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Press release from JB Media: Students at Francine Delany New School for Children will […]
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. will open the taproom and restaurant at its new Mills River facility on Tuesday, March 10. The taproom will feature 23 taps and provide a view of the brewery’s beer-making process, while the restaurant’s menu will focus on farm-to-table fare sourced from local producers.
Chapel Hill, NC-based Americana band Steph Stewart & the Boyfriends will perform at Isis Restuarant & Music Hall’s lounge on Thursday, April 2. 7-9 p.m., $8. Press release from a band representative: The Chapel Hill, NC- based Americana string band Steph Stewart & the Boyfriends return to Asheville Thursday, April 2 for a show at […]
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 […]
Monday, March 2, 2015, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. WNC […]
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, […]
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 […]