The 2014 William Matthews Poetry Prize accepts submisisons

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 […]

MTV stars seek to establish residential artists collective in Asheville

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 […]

VA offering Freedom from Tobacco class at Burke County Health Department

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 […]

Rudnick Foundation supports Hendersonville heritage work

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 […]

Cabaret Jazz Dinner Series: “Have Yourself a Swingin’ Little Christmas” on Dec. 20

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 […]

Art Pope protesters will picket Weaverville Roses this afternoon to draw attention to wages

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 […]

Bob Moog foundation archives expand with major gift from UNC-Greensboro

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 […]

Regional school choirs perform at the Asheville Airport

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, […]

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