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Stephen Lynerd Group performs a sacred jazz concert, May 11

Press release: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church 10 North Liberty Street, Asheville Thursday, May 11, 7 pm (828) 253-0043 www.stmarkslutheran.net The Stephen Lynerd Group presents old and new hymns with a contemporary jazz flair featuring vibraphone, piano, bass, and drums. These instruments blend together to create an innovative concert experience enjoyable for all generations. This show […]

Malaprop’s celebrates Independent Bookstore Day, April 29

Press release: Independent Bookstore Day marks its third year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 29th, with literary parties around the country. Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC, will be celebrating with giveaways and games with prizes. “Malaprop’s will celebrate our 35th birthday this year,” said Linda-Marie Barrett, Malaprop’s General Manager. “This […]

Asheville Zine Fest takes place May 7 at The Refinery Creator Space

Press release: Asheville Zine Fest is gearing up for another celebration of independent publishing with an exhibition for independent publishers, small press and creators of zines, comics, chapbooks, anthologies, pamphlets, and other ephemera. After a successful first year, the fest returns on Sunday, May 7th to the Refinery Creator Space; a bigger and brighter venue […]

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Musicologist William Cheng will lecture on the crossroads of sound, politics and power, April 24 & 25

Press release: The interface of music, education and ethics will be the topic when William Cheng presents two free public lectures, both beginning at 7 p.m. on April 24 and 25 in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. Cheng says his research and writing “explores how people’s spoken and unspoken judgments of others’ artistic, musical, […]

Children’s Day Festival at Jackson Park on April 30

Press release: The 19th Annual Ingles Children’s Day Festival is Sunday, April 30th, noon to 6pm at Jackson Park. This multicultural event is an International holiday observed across the globe, designed to respect children’s personalities and to celebrate their happiness. New this year are the adorable and athletic – Ultimate Air Dogs. The high-flying canines […]

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Great Smokies Writing Program announces summer workshops

Press release: Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. These five-week classes are offered in the afternoon and evening in different Asheville locations. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested. One Story: A Fiction Workshop […]

Brevard Music Center announces April/May community concert series performances

Press release: Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with the Asheville Chamber Music Series in Asheville, Brevard College in Brevard, and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra in Hendersonville, is pleased to announce its April/May program of chamber concerts as part of BMC’s FREE Community Concert Series (CCS). The three April/May concerts represent the final performances of the […]