Press Release Western Carolina University “Girl Rising,” a feature film inspired by the true stories of nine girls from nine countries, will be screened at Western Carolina University in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. Narrated by movie stars including Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Selena Gomez, the […]
Press Release Rankin House Inn We’re going to try this again, and hopefully Mother Nature will cooperate! The Grand Opening of the Rankin House Inn has been re-scheduled to: When: Tuesday, Feb.4th Where: 32 Elizabeth Place, Historic Montford District Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Ribbon Cutting at 4:30pm. Please join us for light refreshments, door prizes […]
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. […]
Press Release OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling Kathleen Rehl, PhD, CFP®, is a leading authority on the subject of widows and financial planning. She will be the featured speaker at a workshop and luncheon in Asheville on Friday, February 21, 2014. Dr. Rehl is a speaker, coach, and author of “Moving Forward on Your Own: […]
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During the month of February, UNC Asheville will be home to “Slave Deeds of Buncombe County,” a traveling exhibition of historical documents and recorded readings.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 […]
Press release An Evening with an Album featuring Miles Davis on Feb. 13 The February An Evening With An Album, to be held on February 13th in Asheville, NC, will explore the entirety of Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, with proceeds benefitting the Asheville Design Center. An Evening with an Album was created by […]
From WLOS Moviemaker Magazine names the area as its top town for filmmakers and others employed in the movie business. The article touts local film festivals, tax credits, and pre and post production facilities in Asheville.
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 […]
Press Release University of North Carolina Asheville The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 in Phillips Hall, conference room 117, on the UNC Asheville campus. This meeting is subject to North Carolina’s Open Meetings Act. Certain agenda […]
From the Asheville Citizen-Times Jon Ostendorff Racist comments a Buncombe County Republican official made on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart last year top a new advertisement from state Attorney General Roy Cooper in which he appeals for support in breaking conservative power over North Carolina politics.
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 […]
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 […]
Saturday, Feb. 1 is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Buncombe County. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. This means there are no health impacts expected when air quality is in […]