Lenoir-Rhyne University signs articulation agreement with Montreat College

Press release from Lenoir-Rhyne University:  Lenoir-Rhyne University and Montreat College recently entered into an articulation agreement related to the University’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Through this partnership, qualified Montreat College graduates will have the opportunity to matriculate into LRU’s MAT program at a discounted tuition rate. Each semester, three spots will be […]

Archaeology curator John W. Brink to discuss rock art conservation, Nov. 7

Press release from UNC Asheville: John W. (Jack) Brink, who has worked to preserve ancient indigenous rock art in Western Canada, will lecture and show examples of rock art and its conservation in a presentation at UNC Asheville at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the Humanities Lecture Hall. This free event is co-sponsored by […]

City of Asheville opens survey on Wall Street uses

Press release from the City of Asheville: The City of Asheville is looking at opportunities to enhance safety and walkability downtown. At the direction of City Council’s Public Safety Committee and with input from downtown stakeholders, City staff has worked with community partners and Wall Street businesses over the past year on a series of […]

YARN BOMBER: Elizabeth Schell, owner of Purl's Yarn Emporium, yarn-bombs the flat iron.

Sixth time is a charm: Wall Street gets yarn-bombed

Press release from Purl’s Yarn Emporium:  Downtown geeky yarn store, Purl’s Yarn Emporium, along with multi-age stitchers of Asheville, have organized once again to create a temporary yarn installation (also known as a yarn bombing or yarn-storming) on Wall Street in downtown Asheville. This is the 6th time that Wall Street has been yarn-bombed and […]

Carolina Concert Choir announces honors chorus participants

Press release from Carolina Concert Choir:  The Carolina Concert Choir is an all-auditioned, nonprofit choral group which was founded in 1979 and is currently directed by Professor Lawrence Doebler.  The mission of the choir is to provide excellent choral performances and promote choral education for area students. The All-County Honors Chorus was established by the Carolina Concert […]

Writer Aviya Kushner offers talk at UNC Asheville: “Translating Creation – Is it Possible?”

Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s Visiting Writer Series will present a talk by columnist and author Aviya Kushner at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. Kushner will use the Book of Genesis as a starting point for discussing the challenges of translating and interpreting the Bible, in a […]

Eblen Charities Walk, Run or Roll returns, Oct. 14

Press release from Eblen Charities:  (Asheville, NC)- Hundreds of walkers, runners, and teams will take to the campus of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College this Saturday, October 14th for the Seventieth Annual Eblen Charities Walk, Run, or Roll. The event will benefit children and families living with the effects of illnesses and disabilities and in need […]

Ferguson Family YMCA set to open Nov. 14

Press release from the YMCA of Western North Carolina: Asheville, N.C., Oct. 13, 2017 – The Hominy Valley will get healthier in spirit, mind, and body when the Ferguson Family YMCA opens its doors at Westridge Marketplace in Candler on Nov. 14. The new state-of-the-art facility includes a 20,000-square-foot wellness floor, exercise and group cycling […]

The Exiled Palestinians speak in Asheville, Oct. 28

Press release from The North America Nakba Tour: Asheville, NC. — The North America Nakba Tour and The Asheville Committee for Palestinian Human Rights invite you to “The Exiled Palestinians: Stateless Palestinians from the Camps in Lebanon.” Khawla Hammad has been a stateless refugee in Lebanon for 69 years. At the age of sixteen, she […]

Downtown Hendersonville Trick or Treat Street event

Press release from Downtown Hendersonville: HENDERSONVILLE, NC, October 12th, 2017 – Downtown is excited to once more invite our friends from Ingles Markets back as the Presenting Sponsor of the downtown Hendersonville Trick or Treat Street event. Their annual participation in Trick or Treat Street in downtown Hendersonville is a wonderful example of their community […]

Two new programs offer information on services for the American Indian Veteran population

Press release from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:  VA’s Office of Tribal Government Relations, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) Veterans Committee are collaborating on two separate programs geared toward outreach to American Indian Veteran populations. Both events are open to the public and all Veterans, […]

Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care now operating under the name Mercy Urgent Care

Press release from Mercy Urgent Care:  (Asheville, NC)— Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2017 it is now operating under the name Mercy Urgent Care. “We are simplifying our name, but remain the same compassionate urgent care provider we have always been, with a 100+ year tradition of […]

Asheville School Dramatic Society presents “Birds of Paradise”

Press release from Asheville School:  ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 6, 2017) In October, Asheville School students will transform into The Harbor Island Players, a community theatre group who are delighted when a down-on-his-luck professional actor agrees to direct and star in their musical adaptation of Chekhov’s “Seagull.” This play-within-a-play promises to entertain—it has comedy, drama, tenderness […]

Healthcare for All-WNC is hosting a non-partisan, multi-faith symposium

Press release from Healthcare For All-WNC:  Do our core beliefs move us toward health care for all? Five speakers, representing a variety of spiritual paths, will explore whether we have a moral imperative to care for all. They will address how their different theologies and philosophies inform responses to our current healthcare crisis. Rev. Mack Dennis – Senior Pastor, First […]