Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Spellbound Children’s Bookshop

PRESS RELEASE:  Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Spellbound Children’s Bookshop on Saturday April 30, 2016. Bookstore Day marks its second year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on April 30th, with literary parties around the country. Spellbound Children’s Bookshop at 640 Merrimon Avenue will be celebrating with free refreshments and gifts for customers throughout the day, including stickers, […]

‘Get Your Hands Dirty, Junior’ at The Village Potters

PRESS RELEASE:   Contact: The Village Potters 191 Lyman Street #180 Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-253-2424 http://www.thevillagepotters.com http://www.facebook.com/thevillagepotters info@thevillagepotters.com GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY, JUNIOR EDITION, DEBUTS AT THE VILLAGE POTTERS One day workshops and three-week camps developed just for kids this Spring and Summer. The Village Potters is pleased to announce the return of children’s […]

Adventure abounds in Parkway Playhouse summer performing arts camps and classes

PRESS RELEASE:  Burnsville, NC: This summer Parkway Playhouse Junior Students will be busy! They will be breaking evil spells, serving exquisite cuisine, and sharing an incredible adventure with Disney’s Beauty and the the Beast Jr ; which will be a two week summer production camp experience that will lead up to two public performances of […]

Author Talk and Book Signing at the Asheville Art Museum

PRESS RELEASE:  Stephanie Storey: Oil & Marble Saturday, April 16, 2:00 p.m. The Asheville Art Museum is thrilled to welcome author Stephanie Storey on her tour for her just-published debut novel Oil and Marble that the New York Times calls “richly imagined… tremendously entertaining.” The book is the fictional account of the rivalry that drove […]

The Geezer Gallery

PRESS RELEASE:  An Artful Life at the Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery This April we invite you to a fantastic show sponsored by The Council on Aging of Buncombe County’s program The Geezer Gallery. The exhibition will showcase the work of lifelong master artists and we invite you to the reception April 15th from 5-8pm. […]

Bailey Mountain Cloggers Bring the Wonder of OZ to Mars Hill University

PRESS RELEASE:  NEWS FROM MARS HILL UNIVERSITY The land of OZ is coming to Mars Hill University, through the talents of the Bailey Mountain Cloggers. The cloggers’ spring concert, called “The Wicked Dancer of OZ,” will take place in Moore Auditorium, April 15-17. Performances will take place at 7 pm on Friday and Saturday, April […]

Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest Announces sMacDown & Other Events

PRESS RELEASE:  Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest Announces sMacDown & Other Events Contact: Rachel English Brown, Media Coordinator Email: rerin.english@gmail.com Phone: 828-442-8659  Web: www.wnccheesetrail.org www.mountaincheesefest.com Invited chefs from Asheville area restaurants will compete for the title of sMacDown champion during Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest on April 24, 2016 from 12 – 4 PM at Highland Brewing […]

Asheville Art Museum Partners with the Folk Art Center and the Southern Highland Craft Guild

  PRESS RELEASE:    Saturday, April 23, 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. In partnership with the Folk Art Center and the Southern Highland Craft Guild, the Asheville Art Museum offers an opportunity for community members to learn more about the history of the Guild as well as current work through a behind-the-scenes tour of the Folk Art […]

Celebrate the Resilience of Rwanda at the White Horse Black Mountain

PRESS RELEASE:  Celebrate Rwandan Resilience Thursday, April 21 – 6-9:30 p.m.- Celebrate the Resilience of Rwanda. Benefit with music, food, entertainment. $25 adults/$10 children/ under 5 free FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The small central African nation of Rwanda is both a cautionary tale and a hopeful example. In the early 1990s it was the scene of […]

And this year’s Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize goes to … Alli Marshall

Mountain Xpress is pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize is our very own Arts & Entertainment editor and writer, Alli Marshall. Her story, “Catching Out,” was selected by author and prize judge, Ron Rash. With over 200 stories submitted, this year’s contest also marks the highest number of […]