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Haywood County Sheriff’s Office celebrates graduation of its inaugural summer camp class

Press release from the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office:  The first Haywood County Sheriff’s Office summer camp for Haywood County kids ages 10-13 years old, concluded Friday with a graduation ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Clyde, which served as the home base for the camp. Haywood County Sheriff Greg Christopher, camper families, several deputies […]

Celebrate Prince with the Asheville Symphony

Press release from Asheville Symphony Orchestra:  On Friday, September 14, experience 4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince with the Asheville Symphony at the U.S. Cellular Center. The first and only estate-approved Prince celebration, 4U presents the music of Prince like never before, with the Asheville Symphony. Throughout the course of the evening, Prince’s extensive […]

Submit your nominations for NCCDD’s Advocacy and Leadership Awards

Press release from NC Council on Developmental Disabilities:  Only two weeks left to submit your nominations for NCCDD’s Advocacy and Leadership Awards! The awards honor individuals who passionately work to build a better North Carolina for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).   The awards include: Jack B. Hefner Memorial Award, recognizing an outstanding […]

"Vibration of Life" by Eric Hilton

Bender Gallery re-opens at 29 Biltmore with new exhibitions and programs

Press release from Bender Gallery: Bender Gallery, an established contemporary fine art and sculpture gallery is opening its doors after moving from its old location on Lexington Avenue. The new space doubles the gallery’s size which allows for an expanding artist roster and the exploration of additional mediums beyond the gallery’s specialty which is glass sculpture. […]

Pisgah Press-published ‘Gabriel’s Songbook’ is a Wolfe Literary Award nominee

Press release from Pisgah Press: Pisgah Press, Asheville-based publisher of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and memoirs, has learned that its most recent release, Gabriel’s Songbook, a novel by Michael Amos Cody of Jonesborough, TN, has been nominated for this year’s Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award. Cody will appear at Blue Ridge Books at 3 p.m. on […]

Summer of Glass Southern Highland Craft Guild event, July 22

Press release from Southern Highland Craft Guild: The gallery of Southern Highland Craft Guild in Biltmore Village invites craft enthusiasts and members of the public to meet nearly a dozen of glass artists this Sunday, July 22nd from 10am to 12pm. With the Biltmore Estate’s current Chihuly installantion, the Guild is proud to support Asheville’s […]

BRCC hosts Showcase of Healthcare training programs July 23

Press release from Blue Ridge Community College: Blue Ridge Community College will host a Healthcare Careers Showcase at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, July 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. During the event, participants will learn about the programs offered, admission and registration procedures, and financial aid. Tours of BRCC training facilities at at the […]

Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival announces July 21-23 programming

Press release from Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival: The Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival, hosted for 49 years at Warren Wilson College, and now with performances in Waynesville, NC, and Greenville, SC, offers the following program for the third weekend in July, featuring the Tesla String Quartet, Lenore Fishman Davis, piano, and Inessa Zaretsky, piano (SCMF artistic director): […]

Asheville Chamber launches “State of Our Workforce: Western NC” analysis

Press release from Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce: Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a regional analysis to study workforce and employment challenges in Madison, Yancey, Haywood, Buncombe, McDowell, Jackson, Transylvania, Henderson, Polk and Rutherford counties. The State of Our Workforce: Western NC is part of a statewide initiative organized by the North Carolina Chamber Foundation, […]

Multimedia exhibitions open at Momentum Gallery, Aug. 30

Press release from Momentum Gallery:  On Thursday, August 30th, from 5-8pm, Momentum Gallery hosts an Opening Reception for the group exhibition, Transformation: Earth, Water & Wood along with a collection of new paintings and textile works by Samantha Bates. The reception takes place at the gallery’s Lexington Avenue location and is free and open to the public. The exhibitions continue through […]

The Center for Participatory Change launches language justice podcast, “Se Ve Se Escucha”

Press release from the Center for Participatory Change: Broadcasting from Asheville, North Carolina, Se Ve Se Escucha (Seen and Heard) is a new English language podcast about language justice and what it means to be an interpreter, an organizer and bilingual in the US South. Launched on July 12th, SVSE will release new episodes every week […]

Pardee UNC Health Care hosts cancer conversations webinar on July 27

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care will host “Cancer Conversations,” a monthly educational webinar series in partnership with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, on Friday, July 27, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Pardee’s videoconference room, located at 800 N. Justice Street in Hendersonville. This month’s webinar topic is […]

"Red" by R. John Ichter.

Grand Bohemian Gallery debuts Color Stories on July 21

Press release from the Grand Bohemian Gallery: Grand Bohemian Gallery debuts pastels and acrylics by Atlanta artist R. John Ichter in an exhibition titled Color Stories. The opening reception takes place, Saturday, July 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The artist will be present. R. John Ichter is best known for his brilliantly colored, stylized landscapes. He uses […]

Blake Butler

Asheville’s Blake Butler new executive director of N.C. Industrial Hemp Association

Press release from the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association: The Board of the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association (NCIHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blake Butler as Executive Director. Butler, a partner in Adapt Public Relations in Asheville, will fill the duties on a part-time basis until the end of the year and […]

NCDA&CS Agronomic Services offers diagnostic testing for crops and yards

Press release from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services: With the growing season for summer agronomic crops underway and many landscapes actively growing, it is an excellent time to utilize diagnostic testing to identify existing abnormal growth problems. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Agronomic Services Division offers a range […]

Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair returns to Burnsville Aug. 3-4

Press release from Yancey County Tourism: More than 200 vendors gather on downtown Burnsville’s historic Town Square for the Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair on Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4. The 62nd annual crafts fair is a juried show, and all of the items are handmade. Colorful quilts, intricate woodcarvings, jewelry made with local gemstones, […]

Asheville Chamber Music Series announces 66th season

Press release from Asheville Chamber Music: The Asheville Chamber Music Series (ACMS) will be presenting a distinguished roster of internationally acclaimed ensembles for its 2018-’19 season, including the Aspen String Trio, Calidore String Quartet, Trio Karenine (Piano Trio), Takács String Quartet & Pianist Garrick Ohlsson, Ying Quartet & Cellist Zuill Bailey, and Asheville’s Schubertiade. Concerts […]

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