A mindfulness-based approach to classroom dynamics – Talk by Patricia Jennings at UNC Asheville on May 23

PRESS RELEASE:  A talk of special interest to teachers and those interested in education will be offered by Patricia Jennings at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 23, at UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center, in the Mission Health Mountain View Conference Room. The lecture, Mastering Classroom Social and Emotional Dynamics to Promote Learning: A Mindfulness-Based Approach, is free and […]

Spring arts in full bloom for musicians, actors in schools

PRESS RELEASE:  The busy spring arts calendar in Transylvania County Schools turns next to Brevard Middle School, whose bands will present a Spring Concert this Tuesday, May 17th, at 7:00pm in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Drawing from several genres, the versatile sixth, seventh, and eighth grade bands will offer something for all listeners. Noting […]

Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts Graduation, Thursday, May 12

PRESS RELEASE:  Our Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program offers comprehensive training in the ancient traditions of classical Chinese medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The four-year degree program is steeped in classical training and practices and is centered around each student’s personal cultivation and growth. Faculty members bring years of practical experience […]

Global climate change: Do we need to save the world?

PRESS RELEASE:  “Global Climate Change: Do we need to save the world?” will be the topic of a presentation at the monthly meeting of the Asheville Jewish Business Forum on Wednesday, June 1, at the Governor’s Western Mansion, 45 Patton Mountain Road (off Town Mountain Road), Asheville. Registration, networking and dinner will precede the program […]

Woody Harrelson Challenge

PRESS RELEASE:  Balsam Mountain Junior Roller Derby has issued a challenge to Woody Harrelson. The actor is currently on the set in Sylva filming the movie “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”  One of our team members mentioned she would like to meet Woody and that the team should issue him a challenge to come skate […]

TEDxTryon Entertainment: Call for performers

PRESS RELEASE:  TEDxTryon invites performers of all types—singers, musicians, dancers, and spoken word to audition for our event to be held on September 10, 2016 at Tryon Fine Arts Center. TEDxTryon is a full-day event showcasing thought leaders and talent from the Foothills area of WNC. Priority will be given to local performers and original […]

Memorial concert fiddler’s legacy: A tribute to Trevor Stuart to benefit Haywood County JAM

PRESS RELEASE:  At 7:00 p.m. on May 14 at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, old time music fans and friends of the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program are invited come together for a concert honoring the late Trevor Stuart, founder and instructor in the JAM program in Haywood County. Featured performers include current JAM students and […]

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) presents the exhibition M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art – 100 Years

PRESS RELEASE:  M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art – 100 Years June 3 – August 20, 2016 Opening Reception: June 3, 5:30-8:00pm, Free Admission Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) presents the exhibition M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art – 100 Years. The exhibition will run […]

The North Carolina Arboretum reopens Bonsai Exhibit for the season at Sixth Annual World Bonsai Day on May 14

PRESS RELEASE:  Tiny trees will be make a big impact this weekend as The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre public garden located just south of Asheville, celebrates World Bonsai Day on Saturday, May 14, 2016. World Bonsai Day is an international event dedicated to furthering bonsai awareness and appreciation worldwide. Initiated by the World Bonsai Friendship […]

Exhibition of North Carolina design to open at NYCxDESIGN

This week, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) will bring Made in Western North Carolina (WNC) to WantedDesign Brooklyn May 7 – 17, 2016, an opportunity made possible by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA). The exhibition will be held during NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official annual citywide celebration of design. Made […]