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Writers at Home series presents A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver, March 19

Press release: Three Area Writers – A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver – Present their Works in Next “Writers at Home” Reading on March 19 A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing […]

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Magnetic Theatre announces late-night shows in April

Press release: The Magnetic Theatre is adding two late-night offerings to its lineup, beginning in April: Jeff Messer’s Maintaining an Election and The SuperHappy Radio Hour! Much like his daily iHeartRadio talk show, Jeff Messer’s Maintaining an Election will be a political satire-driven entertainment, with the latest headlines and news as well as interviews with […]

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Lee Ann Womack has been added to Brevard Music Center’s summer music festival lineup

Press release: Brevard Music Center (BMC) is pleased to announce that, beginning March 15, single tickets for all 2017 summer festival performances will be released for sale to the general public. In this very special season, BMC Artistic Director and alumnus Keith Lockhart, also Principal Conductor of the Boston Pops and BBC Concert Orchestra, celebrates […]

CCCD will host a public meeting on affordable housing solutions for artists

Press release: On March 22 from 7-8:30 pm, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a public meeting on affordable housing solutions for artists, craftspeople and makers. The meeting will provide the public with an opportunity to engage with and learn from Artspace, a national non-profit […]

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Day of Languages and Cultures in Action at UNC Asheville, March 23

Press release: UNC Asheville’s second annual day of Languages and Cultures in Action will take place on Thursday, March 23, with music and foods from many cultures and multilingual performances planned from noon-3 p.m. in the outdoor courtyard between Highsmith Union and Mills Hall. The event, which drew hundreds of people last year, is free […]

Local writer wins prize in 2017 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition

Press release: Joseph Mills of Winston-Salem has won the 2017 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition for his essay, “On Hearing My Daughter Trying to Sing Dixie.” Mills will receive $1,000, and his essay will be considered for publication by Ecotone. “At turns funny and contemplative, ‘On Hearing . . .’ asks us to see the […]

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American Idol winner Candice Glover plays New Mountain, March 24

Press release: Winner of American Idol Season 12, Candice Glover, is headed to Asheville to deliver a soulful live performance at New Mountain Asheville on Friday, March 24, 2017. Talented local performers, “Lyric” and “Rhoda Weaver and the Soulmates” will open the show. They will then join Candice Glover on stage for special performances. The […]

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Impromptu Drawing of US : We Are *Almost All Immigrants, March 18

Press release: Let’s gather together and create. Impromptu Drawing of US : We Are *Almost All Immigrants is a participatory drawing and improvisational music event, based on the game of Musical Chairs—but in this activity, no one is ever left out. The performance is created in real time by the participants: those feeling marginalized and […]

Author Natalie Goldberg presents new book at Malaprop’s, March 13

Press release: Drawing on her years of writing, teaching, and practicing Zen Buddhism, writing teacher and author Natalie Goldberg speaks candidly about her journeys–inner and outer–and how they’ve informed her life and her writing in her new book: The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and the Zigzag Life. Goldberg will read from and discuss her book […]

The Swamp Sistas Songwriter Circle at Isis Music Hall, March 16

Press release: Beth McKee, the Gulf Coast singer, songwriter and pianist, celebrated for her musical residence “at the edge of the swamp and the city” (posits INDY WEEK, North Carolina’s leading arts & entertainment newspaper), brings a crew of dazzling talent, assembled as The Swamp Sistas Songwriter Circle, to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, Thurs. […]