Press release Eric + Erica, from Oakland, Calif., perform at The LAB on Dec. 18 We are Eric + Erica, a band from Oakland, CA currently on a nationwide record release tour. We’re playing on 12/18/2013 at the Lexington Ave Brewery in Asheville, NC. Show starts at 9pm, and door is $5. We will be […]
From Black Mountain News: Community members who’ve worked for more than a dozen years to raise money for a multipurpose building at Buncombe Correctional Center will celebrate a groundbreaking for the new facility this week.
From Citizen-Times: Graham has been in a weakened condition since his 95th birthday party on Nov. 7, but his vital signs are still strong, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association spokesman Mark DeMoss said today.
Press release Noonday Feast plays a solstice show at White Horse The Winter Solstice marks the shortest, darkest day of the year, and since ancient times it’s been marked by celebrations as the sun makes its slow return. Asheville band Noonday Feast brings the celebration to the White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, December 22 […]
Press release The 2014 William Matthews Poetry Prize accepts submisisons We are now considering submissions for the 2014 William Matthews Poetry Prize! Final Judge for 2014: Billy Collins First Place: $1,000, publication in Asheville Poetry Review, and a featured reading at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville Second Place: $250, publication, and a featured reading at Malaprop’s […]
Press release Asheville Lyric Opera’s Taste of Opera Winter Gala, Jan. 25 Join Asheville Lyric Opera January 25, 2014 at the Taste of Opera Winter Gala. This magical evening of fine dining and stellar operatic performances now features all table seating. Upon arrival, guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle as they enjoy […]
MTV stars bring Conscious Collective to Asheville Press release: ASHEVILLE, NC (December 13, 2013 )– Twin brothers Tyler and Vinny Trierweiler caught the attention of MTV producers with their unique ideas about a shift in human consciousness. The brothers will star in an upcoming episode of MTV’s award-winning documentary series True Life, set to air […]
Press release From Department of Veterans Affairs: CHARLES GEORGE VA MEDICAL CENTER, Asheville, NC – Rural Health Nurses from the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville will be teaching a Freedom from Tobacco course for Veterans and family members starting Jan. 9 at the Burke County Health Department, 700 E. Parker St., Morganton. The […]
From the Center for Cultural Preservation: (HENDERSONVILLE, NC, December 13, 2013) – The Center for Cultural Preservation, Hendersonville’s culture and heritage center, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Henderson County to support its Mountain Elder Wisdom […]
From WLOS: A hit-and-run accident in West Asheville is caught on video. Security cameras captured an SUV hitting a man on a moped on Haywood Rd. on Friday. The rider of the moped rolled off the bike and ran onto the sidewalk. The driver of the SUV took off. Asheville police say the moped rider […]
Press release Cabaret Jazz Dinner Series: “Have Yourself a Swingin’ Little Christmas” on Dec. 20 The White Horse Black Mountain continues its popular Cabaret Jazz Dinner Concert series with a special holiday treat, “Have Yourself A Swingin’ Little Christmas” on Friday, December 20 at 8:00 pm. Vocalist Wendy Jones and pianist Michael Jefry Stephens present […]
Full announcement from North Carolina AFL-CIO: (WEAVERVILLE, NC) – On December 15, 2013 at 3:00 PM, local residents will hold an informational picket outside the Roses on Weaver Blvd. in Weaverville as part of the NC NAACP and Forward Together Movement’s Art Pope informational picket campaign. They will hand out information on Budget Director and […]
Full announcement from the Bob Moog Foundation: ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 — The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation’s executive director […]
From The Transylvania Times: After a rainy weekend that pushed rainfall totals for the year over the 100-inch mark, 2013 will go down in history as the wettest year since weather began being recorded in Brevard in 1902.
From The Sylva Herald: News of a possible impending sell hit hard in Dillsboro.
From WLOS: A major sinkhole has opened up in a Rutherford County shopping center.
From Black Mountain News: Possible freezing rain and snow are in the forecast late tonight for the upper elevations of Western North Carolina along the Tennessee border.
Press release Samovar Arts Lounge hosts soft openings Dec. 18 & 19 The Samovar ARTs Lounge, located at 2000 Riverside Drive Unit #4, is the combined effort of artists Robert F. Seven (ArToREtuM 2.0) and Phil Cheney (www.dynamicartgallerie.com). The Lounge, which will feature an art gallery and event space, will be hosting two Soft Openings […]
Press release A Brio holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 19 Brio Concert Series has an exciting and eclectic program of holiday music to get you in the spirit! The concert will feature several performances by local musicians. The first half of the concert will feature Sarah Fowler, a fabulous concert pianist and music director at […]
Press release The NYS3 holiday ugly sweater (or pants) dance party on Dec. 17 The NYS3 2nd Annual Holiday Ugly Sweater (or pants) Dance Party (Because once just wasn’t enough). At The New York Studio for Stage and Screen in Asheville (NYS3), 2002 Riverside Dr., Studio O Tuesday, December 17th 7:00 – 10:00pm Refreshments, Snacks, […]
Press release Regional school choirs perform at the Asheville Airport For those traveling through Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) during the holidays, 10 regional school choral groups will be spreading cheer during the “Sounds of the Holidays” singing program. Each year choirs are invited to perform holiday music in the airport for the enjoyment of travelers, […]