Press release from Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce: Asheville Small Business Week celebrates the impact of small businesses May 1-5, 2017 with daily events designed to enhance small business success. About 96 percent of Asheville metro area establishments have 50 employees or less. From unique shops and restaurants to personal and professional services, small businesses […]
Press release from Pisgah Brewing Company: Pisgah Brewing Company has announced a free live stream through local streaming partners IamAVL (IamAVL.com) for their upcoming 12th Anniversary Party featuring jam stalwarts moe,. Kyle Hollingsworth Band and The Nth Power on Saturday, April 22nd on the one-of-a-kind Pisgah Brewing Outdoor Stage. The stream can be found on the home […]
Press release from Asheville School Fine Arts: This May, Asheville School’s Fine Arts Program will present “Fragments of Frankenstein,” an original multimedia adaptation of Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein” imagined through dance, original music and poetry, film, and large-scale art installation. Docents will guide audience members through a series of settings, or “fragments,” which seek to capture […]
Press release from the North Carolina State Board of Elections: The N.C. State Board of Elections on Friday released a report detailing findings of post-election audits and investigations into irregularities following the 2016 elections. The Post-Election Audit Report: General Election 2016 was prepared in response to inquiries from members of Congress, state lawmakers, media organizations […]
Press release from American Craft Week: For the past month, craft lovers have been logging on to the American Craft Week website to choose their favorite place to enjoy a vibrant craft scene. With more than 17,000 votes tallied, the contest closed Sunday, April 16 at midnight. The top vote getter in the nationwide poll turned […]
Press release from Western Carolina University: This symposium, first broadcast live in October 2016 from the Bardo Arts Center performance hall, features a variety of makers who use clay as a part of their artistic practice. Curated by Heather Mae Erickson, Assistant Professor of Art at Western Carolina University, the exhibition and symposium explore evolving ideas […]
Press release from Buncombe County Schools: Buncombe County Schools will present Celebrate STEM on Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at Nesbitt Discovery Academy. Celebrate STEM is an official event of the 2017 North Carolina Science Festival presented by the Biogen Foundation. Celebrate STEM will have over twenty STEM activities for Buncombe […]
Press release from Asheville Area Piano Forum: Always a highlight of the spring music season, the Asheville Area Piano Forum will be presenting its annual spring benefit concert on Sunday, April 30th at 3:00 PM at the Blue Ridge Auditorium of Deerfield Estates, 1 Wakefield Dr, Asheville, NC 28803. The event will showcase the talents of […]
Press release from Mars Hill University: Walter Ziffer, noted theological scholar and retired religion professor at Mars Hill University, will deliver the keynote address at the university’s spring commencement. The ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Moore Auditorium, and will be streamed live on the internet through the university website. […]
Press release from Living Web Farms: Americans are currently suffering from a “nature deficit.” We are disconnected from the natural world and all that it has to offer us spiritually, psychologically, and physically. On Tuesday, May 9 from 5 PM to 7:30 PM, Living Web Farms will host a Spring Plant Walk and Wild Foods […]
Press release from Mars Hill University: Coming Up At Mars Hill University April 24 – May 7, 2017 All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact Mike Thornhill, Director of Communications, (828) 689-1298, firstname.lastname@example.org Monday, April 24 MHU Conversations: Gala Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Location: Broyhill […]
Press release Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity: With volunteers central to our business model, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is recognizing milestones and thanking volunteers with small gifts and mid-day meals during National Volunteer Appreciation Week Habitat (April 23-29). Whether swinging a hammer at the construction site, accepting donations at the ReStore, answering the phone […]
“Today we stand in this wonderful hotel, not built for a few, but for the multitudes that will come and go,” said Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, at the 1913 opening of the Grove Park Inn.
The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village is vying for a $100,000 grant that will allow it to expand its Skip a Meal program statewide. Also: Rhubarb hosts its third FED Talk, a winery passport comes to Asheville, and MANNA introduces its Table for Three raffle.
Press release from the the North Carolina Room: Title: “‘Mountain Scenery’–Discovering WNC from the 1850s, Asheville, Ancestors, and Immortality” Speaker: Elizabeth “Liz” Colton Date: Wednesday, April 26th Time: 6:00 to 7:00 PM Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium, lower level Free and open to the public Sponsored by the Friends of the North Carolina Room Elizabeth […]
John Raymond Mireles has been traveling all across the country photographing strangers for his latest project, ‘Neighbors.’ He arrives to Asheville Friday, April 21.
Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to locate David Douglas Londot (DOB 09/19/1979). Mr. Londot was last seen on March 31 picking up his check up from Wayside Grill. David is a white male, 37 yoa , 6’02” tall, approximately 160 lbs. and has brown hair […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s study abroad program, “Discover Ghana 2015,” received the 2017 Best Practices in International Education Award for Study Abroad Programming from NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. The award was presented to Agya Boakye-Boaten, “Discover Ghana” program director and associate professor of Africana studies and director of […]
Press release from National Alliance on Mental Illness: On Saturday, April 29, 2017, NAMI Four Seasons, the Henderson and Polk counties affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will be conducting a community outreach event from 9:00 to 1:00 at Carolina Ace Hardware, 911 Greenville Hwy, Hendersonville. NAMI members will be on hand to […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s Atmospheric Sciences Department will host an advanced Skywarn storm-spotter training at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at UNC Asheville’s Robinson Hall, room 125. Representatives from emergency response agencies, amateur radio operators and interested weather watchers are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public. […]
Press release from Buncombe County Recreation Services: Shed your cabin fever and welcome warmer weather! Join Buncombe County Recreation Services to celebrate the season outdoors at the “Bounce into Spring Adventure Run”. The Adventure Run is a chance to get outside and be active while challenging yourself at your own pace. It offers an alternative to […]