Trolleys will pick guests up from the Grove Arcade and usher them around town, delivering them to three separate parties throughout the evening.
PRESS RELEASE: The 2016 Magnolia Concert Series presented by Morris Broadband and Hampton Inn of Hendersonville continues with Katie Ciluffo and Bill Altman on the stage at Flat Rock Cinema, located at 2700 Greenville Highway in Flat Rock, NC. The live concert, produced by Howard Molton, will be at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 26th, […]
PRESS RELEASE: Western North Carolina SUBWAY® sandwich shops have announced Mills River Elementary School as the grand prize winner of the 2015 SUBWAY® Fit for Life Challenge. The students tracked their healthy eating and physical activity choices for two weeks last October and third-grade teacher Erin Stachura held a RunJumpThrow event at the school and […]
PRESS RELEASE: WCQS will host an opening reception for the paintings of Jackson County Artist, Laura John on June 3rd from 5 – 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. This is also the evening of the Downtown Asheville Arts District First Friday Art Walk. WCQS General Manager, David Feingold, is delighted to have the […]
PRESS RELEASE: People are invited to provide their comments on a proposed cleanup plan for the former DuPont manufacturing facility in Brevard. The 60-day public comment period for the plan started today and concludes July 25. A notice about the cleanup plan was published in today’s editions of the Transylvania Times. DuPont made high purity […]
PRESS RELEASE: Dr. David Gilbert, visiting assistant professor of history at Mars Hill University, has received a Choice Award for his book, The Product of Our Souls: Ragtime, Race, and the Birth of the Manhattan Musical Marketplace (University of North Carolina Press, 2015). Choice awards are presented annually by Choice magazine, a publication of the American Library Association. The […]
PRESS RELEASE: On Friday, June 3, 2016 from 9:30 – 10:30 AM, YWCA of Asheville will host an event to dedicate their newly planted “Bee Happy Garden” in memory of Laurey Masterton. Thanks to funding provided by Duke Energy Progress, the garden was built to honor the legacy of Laurey Masterton, former YWCA board […]
Press Release: In partnership with Buncombe County’s Department of Solid Waste, local environmental conservation nonprofit Asheville Greenworks holds free biannual tire collection events, Tire Amnesty Days, intended to increase awareness around tire recycling and provide an affordable outlet for the public to rid their properties of unwanted tire piles. This past November the local nonprofit […]
Press Release: The 2016 Magnolia Concert Series presented by Morris Broadband and Hampton Inn of Hendersonville continues with Al Petteway and Amy White on the stage at Flat Rock Cinema, located at 2700 Greenville Highway in Flat Rock, NC. The live concert, produced by Howard Molton, will be at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 5th, […]
PRESS RELEASE: There is one week left to register for the 2016 Joyful Noise summer string camps! Register by May 31 for an incredible week of music making, where students gain ensemble experience, practice sight-reading and playing by ear, experience multiple genres, and work with a talented and passionate faculty. Joyful Noise is offering two […]
PRESS RELEASE: Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill Friday, May 27 • 8:00 p.m. Join Irish fiddle aficionado Martin Hayes and American guitarist Dennis Cahill as they explore the rising and falling melodies that enchant their audiences and hold them spellbound with every fiery performance. Learn more LISTEN: Tune in to 88.7 FM WNCW this Friday, May 27 in the 11 […]
PRESS RELEASE: Reflecting the increasing number of older adults in North Carolina, the 1.1 million-member state affiliate of AARP is also growing and is extending its service to communities in Western North Carolina. AARP has hired Rebecca Chaplin as its new Community Outreach Associate State Director to serve the mountain region of the state. With […]
PRESS RELEASE: This week, Aloft Asheville Downtown, a McKibbon Hospitality property, sponsored its third move-in through Homeward Bound, supporting the transition of people experiencing homelessness to permanent housing. The Aloft team collected items such as furniture, household supplies and toiletries, delivered them to the home, and helped the individual set up their new permanent residence. “We […]
Throughout the three week tour, Holland and Snyder spread the word on cleaner air and lowering emissions.
PRESS RELEASE: Asheville-based, not-for-profit Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care is celebrating Urgent Care Awareness month and hopes to educate patients about when to seek medical treatment at an urgent care center versus a hospital emergency room while detailing the important gap urgent care centers fill in the healthcare industry. When unexpected health mishaps arise, many […]
“There’s no ego battles,” muralist Ian Wilkinson says. “Everybody leaves it on the wall.”
“I’m all one big mess of kudzu,” says Matt Tommy. “A husband, a father, a speaker, a teacher, an artist and a father to other artists!”
PRESS RELEASE: An unprecedented approach to strengthening economic vitality, cultural expression and health in low-income communities launched today with The Kresge Foundation’s announcement that 26 organizations will receive nearly $2 million in grant funding to develop food-oriented initiatives in cities across the nation. Dubbed “FreshLo” – for “Fresh, Local & Equitable: Food as a Creative Platform for Neighborhood […]
PRESS RELEASE: UNC Asheville track & field student-athletes Keenan Devaney and Anna Gelbach were two of the three Big South Conference student-athletes who received an invitation to the 2016 Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis. Each year, the NCAA invites more than 200 current student-athletes and NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipients from around the country with […]
PRESS RELEASE: Two of the most popular programs of the Madison County Arts Council will be offering summer camp options for young folks. First Stage Youth Theatre has a long history of providing drama instruction and theater experience for students ages 8-14 during the summer . “We are dedicated to nurturing and developing a deeper […]
In Asheville, Price tried to fly under the radar as much as possible. But when you contribute nearly $10 million of your personal wealth to help revitalize a long-neglected city, folks are bound to take notice.