North Carolina Stage Company announces 2017-18 season

Press release from North Carolina Stage Company: The North Carolina Stage Company in downtown Asheville, North Carolina announces its 2017-2018 Season. Voted best local theatre by the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC Poll on ten different occasions, North Carolina Stage Company has been producing professional theatre for Asheville residents and visitors since 2001. The upcoming […]

Mahindra locates North American sales headquarters to Henderson County

Press release from Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development: Hendersonville, NC — Mahindra Vehicle Sales and Service, Inc. (MVSS) announced their North American office headquarters today in Henderson County, North Carolina.  Mahindra has an established reputation for their farm equipment brand in the US, and is gaining attention for their internationally-recognized presence in the automotive […]

Trauma Intervention Program of WNC seeks volunteers

Press release from Trauma Intervention Program: The Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Western North Carolina, a national nonprofit organization, works with local public safety officials in Buncombe County and the city of Hendersonville to provide emotional and practical support of citizens experiencing trauma 365 days per year, 24 hours a day. A TIP Chapter is a […]

Health Care demonstration and rally will be held July 29

Press Release: On July 29, local affiliates of the Women’s March will hold a demonstration at Vance Monument in coordination with Our Lives on the Line, a massive nationwide day of action to lift the voices of the millions of  Americans whose health care will be ripped away if Congressional Republicans continue with their plan to give […]

Attic Salt Theatre company launches new classes for kids

Press release from Attic Salt Theatre Company: Attic Salt Theatre Company, a local not-for-profit, has recently moved into the Mill at Riverside in Woodfin and opened Attic Salt Theatre Arts Space. The studio is home to Attic Salt’s classes for adults and kids, and being offered as a rental space for meetings, rehearsals, classes and […]

Residences almost sold out as construction at 45 Asheland project continues

Press Release from Beverly-Hanks and Associates Realtors: Asheville, NC – July 25, 2017 – Construction progress is in full swing at the 45 Asheland project site. With a crane in place and foundation work nearing completion, the structure will begin taking shape at a rapid pace. “We anticipate that this progress will create even more […]

Conscious Party: Asheville Celebrates Teachers Extravagan­za

WHAT: A self-care celebration for Western North Carolina educators WHEN: Wednesday Aug. 2, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. WHERE: Asheville Music Hall WHY: With the start of the school year quickly approaching, the days before teachers are thrust back into a hectic classroom are limited — a problem that i.b.mee, a nonprofit focused on empowerment […]

Feeding the nightlife: Is Asheville’s late-night dining scene up to par?

By day, the streets of Asheville are packed with hordes of tourists following their GPS toward crowded restaurants, locals weaving their way to favorite hole-in-the-wall cafés and beer drinkers galore stumbling toward the next brewery on their list. But as night sets in and shops start to close, an entirely new problem emerges: Where can […]

Conscious Party: Magic and Mind Reading

WHAT: “Magic and Mind Reading Mysteries” show to benefit Vanishing Wheelchair WHEN: Sunday, July 23, 3 p.m WHERE: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church WHY: Using intuition, clairvoyance and showmanship, esoteric magician Zeke Powerz has three goals for his upcoming benefit performance: to “raise money, raise some eyebrows and raise the dead.” As a professional magician, Powerz’s […]

HuffPost to visit Asheville during cross-country listening tour

Press release from HuffPost: HuffPost announces cross-county listening tour The “Listen To America” bus tour will visit 23 cities in seven weeks July 13, 2017 (New York, NY) — HuffPost today announced “Listen To America: A HuffPost Road Trip,” a 23-city, cross-country bus tour to listen and learn what it means to be American today. […]

Warren Wilson named one of Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy of 2018

Press Release from Warren Wilson College: Asheville, NC — For the 12th time, the “Fiske Guide to Colleges” names Warren Wilson College to its annual “best buy” list. Only 38 institutions across the U.S., the U.K. and Canada made the 2018 list. The “Fiske Guide” list distinguishes schools with “quality academic offerings and affordable cost.” […]

Conscious Party: Community Day

WHAT: A community celebration to raise funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 2-6 p.m. WHERE: Clarion Inn at the Asheville Regional Airport WHY: For a day of free fun for a great cause, bring the family to the inaugural Community Day extravaganza, a fundraising benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The afternoon event will feature over […]

Registration now open for APD’s fall Citizens Police Academy

Press Release from Asheville Police Department: Asheville: The Asheville Police Department is now inviting residents to apply for the Fall semester of the Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy is a free course that teaches citizens about the philosophies, policies and guiding principles of law enforcement and the ethical conduct governing police services in […]