Press release from UNC Asheville: Mahmut Reyhanoglu has been named the new director of the joint UNC Asheville-NC State Engineering Programs. These include the 2+2 program with two years on each campus, and the mechatronics engineering program where students study for all four years on UNC Asheville’s campus. At the start of the fall semester, Reyhanoglu […]
Press release from City of Asheville Parks & Recreation: Asheville’s Hot August Night 5K race will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 26. Beginning and ending at the Montford Recreation Center, 34 Pearson Drive, the 3.1-mile course winds through the historic and beautiful Montford neighborhood. Registrations are still being accepted online at www.active.com or in person […]
Press release from Governor Roy Cooper’s press office: A total of 32 small, technology-oriented companies across 18 North Carolina communities will get $1.9 million to help them grow and provide good jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. These are the latest round of grants from the state’s One North Carolina Small Business program, an important source […]
RiverLink’s annual day of food, music and fun takes place Saturday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m.
The Austin-based guitarist/vocalist plays Isis Music Hall on Friday, Aug. 25, at 9 p.m.
The Nashville power-punk duo return to The Odditorium on Thursday, Aug. 24, at 9 p.m.
The Collider screens a documentary on North Carolina artist Thomas Sayre, Asheville School of Film offers a Super-8 filmmaking workshop and more.
Proceeds from Deep River’s 10th Asheville anniversary show on Aug. 26 at The Grey Eagle benefit the Asheville Humane Society.
The pianist plays a concert at Brevard First United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 20, at 4 p.m. — his last local performance before moving to Mexico in September.
The quarterly readings series’ fall installment takes place Friday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at Downtown Books & News.
Different Strokes’ latest play runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from Aug. 17 through Sept. 2 at the theater at Asheville High School.
The Haywood County Public Library begins a documentary series on inequality, Judd Apatow’s Avett Brothers documentary plays one night only at the Fine Arts Theatre and more.
Proceeds from the ABSFest Speakeasy Allstars’ in-show raffle on Aug. 19 at The Orange Peel benefit the ACLU.
The Asheville band plays a free show and launches a Kickstarter campaign to fund its new album on Friday, Aug. 18, at 10 p.m. at Asheville Music Hall.
Press release from Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC: On August 30, local nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina will be launching their most expansive recruitment drive to date: “100 Mentors in 100 Days” with a kick-off event at Hi-Wire’s Brewing’s Big Top location in Biltmore Village. The event is family-friendly and open to the […]
Press release from Carolina Public Press: Carolina Public Press will present a free and public forum about domestic violence in Western North Carolina during its next Newsmakers event, which will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville. Panelists will discuss the challenges facing law enforcement […]
Press release from Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association: ABYSA TOPSoccer for Exceptional Children with special needs- runs through Sept 20, 2017 ABYSA TOPSoccer is a community based soccer program for exceptional children with special needs ages 5-18. The emphasis of this program is on development, training, and meaningful participation rather than on competition. ABYSA’s goal is […]
Press release from Carolina Jews for Justice/West: As part of a state-wide “Call for Action for Raising Wages,” starting with Labor Day, Carolina Jews for Justice/West will be collaborating with Just Economics, to present two programs addressing the economic challenges of living in poverty in Buncombe County. On September 6th a short film, “Faces of Poverty,” […]
Press release from the Western North Carolina Historical Association: The Western North Carolina Historical Association today announced the selection of semifinalists for the 62nd annual Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award. Originated by the Louis Lipinsky family and now also supported by Michael Sartisky, PhD, and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Advisory Board, the Award has been […]
Press release from AARP North Carolina: The NCWorks Career Center Asheville and AARP are hosting the 2nd Experience Works! Job Fair for 50+ job seekers. The hiring event will be held on Thursday, August 17 from 10am to 1pm at the NCWorks Career Center Asheville, 48 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28801. There will be a Job […]
Press release: Tom Tribble, President of Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society in Asheville, was honored with the National Audubon Society’s 2017 Atlantic Flyway William Dutcher Award on July 15 in Park City, Utah at the Biennial Audubon Convention. The William Dutcher Award recognizes exceptional Audubon volunteers for their exemplary standard of service to Audubon. A dedicated […]