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 […]
Press release from NC WARN: A test case that goes to the heart of Duke Energy’s monopoly control over captive customers will be decided by the NC Supreme Court. Climate justice nonprofit NC WARN today filed with the high court an appeal of the case, which began in June 2015 when the group began selling solar […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Polanco brings a fresh take on Mexican fare to the former Vincenzo’s space. Also, Warren Wilson College hosts the Regional Food Waste Summit, White Labs Kitchen & Tap opens on South Charlotte Street, chocolate comes to The Collider and Abby Artemisia hosts a workshop on foraging.
Tempie Avery was a midwife, nurse and former slave of Asheville attorney and state senator Nicholas Woodfin.
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 […]
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 […]
Press release form The City of Asheville: The City of Asheville has various openings on various committees. Have you ever wanted to make a difference? Have you wondered, “Can the City benefit from my experience and knowledge?” Do you want to have a voice in the City’s growth and future? Do you want to be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts its inaugural Sausage Festival. Also, Buxton Hall Barbecue hosts a preservation pop up dinner; a traditional foods potluck comes to the West Asheville Community Center; Fill the Plate fundraiser is in full swing at Fresh Market, Marco’s Pizzeria changes its name and Frostbite Ice Cream closes its North Asheville location.
October was a significant month in writer Thomas Wolfe’s life. The Asheville native was born Oct. 3, 1900. Decades later, his first novel, Look Homeward, Angel came out on Oct. 18, 1929. Local responses were not favorable to Wolfe’s book.
Warren Wilson College’s Master of Arts in Craft Studies is expected to launch in the summer of 2018. When it does, it will join the MFA Program for Writers as the college’s only master level classes.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]