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WCU to host All-District Band Feb.14-15

Press Release Western Carolina University Western Carolina University’s School of Music and director of bands, John West, will host the western regional All-District Band for a series of rehearsals and performances on campus Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15. The clinic involves more than 350 middle and high school band musicians from throughout Western North Carolina. […]

Traveling exhibit ‘Slave Deeds of Buncombe County’ opens Feb. 5 at UNCA

For more information about this exhibit, see Xpress’ previous cover story here. Press Release University of North Carolina Asheville During the month of February, UNC Asheville will be home to “Slave Deeds of Buncombe County,” a traveling exhibition of historical documents and recorded readings. The exhibit, part of the university’s Black History Month observances, will […]

HT-N: Henderson County holds annual Chamber dinner and awards

From Blue Ridge Now / Hendersonville Times-News Jacob Biba More than 200 community members and business leaders packed Kenmure Country Club’s ballroom Friday night for the 91st annual Henderson County Chamber Dinner and Awards Program. Chamber President Bob Williford emceed the ceremony that saw the passing of the gavel from 2013 Board of Directors Chairman […]

PARI: Look for an unusual alignment of Venus and the moon in late February

Press Release Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute in Rosman, NC, report that on the morning of February 26, observers enjoying the sunrise will note that the brilliant planet Venus appears very close to the waning crescent moon. While we realize that Venus is far beyond the Moon in the […]

The Knights of Allentown Productions brings Twelfth Night to Toy Boat in March

Press release The Knights of Allentown Productions brings Twelfth Night to Toy Boat in March A new theatre company has sprung up with the mission of bringing Shakespeare to venues around Asheville. The Knights of Allentown Productions, formed by co-producers Ken Knight and Bonnie Allen, is composed mostly of members of the Montford Park Players […]

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