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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Adam Johnson reads at Malaprop’s, Sept. 4

Pulitzer Prize-winner Adam Johnson, author of The Orphan Master’s Son, presents his new short-story collection, Fortune Smiles, at Malaprop’s. The Friday, Sept. 4 takes place at 7 p.m. and includes a wine and cheese reception. Press release from the bookstore: Adam Johnson, whose novel The Orphan Master’s Son not only won the Pulitzer Prize, but […]

The North Carolina Arboretum hosts 9th annual Carolina Craft Day, Sept. 26

The 9th annual Carolina Craft Day, held at the North Carolina Arboretum on Saturday, Sept. 26, features work in fiber, paper, clay, metal and wood. There were also be traditional music and craft demonstrations. Press release from event organizers: The North Carolina Arboretum will celebrate traditional and contemporary Southern Appalachian art and craft at its […]

Grove Park Annual Tour of Homes

Press Release: The historic Grove Park Sunset Mountain Neighborhood will hold its annual Tour of Homes on Sunday September 13. Come see homes that range from a genuine Prohibition-era speakeasy to a jaw dropping modern renovation, plus charming stone cottages and more. Sunday, September 13, 2015 11am-5pm Advance tickets are $20 and are available at at […]

Former dean of Duke University Chapel to speak at Lake Junaluska Peace Conference

Press Release from the organizers: Lake Junaluska, NC: Humanity is its own worst enemy when it comes to finding peace, says the Rev. Dr. Sam Wells, a former dean of Duke University Chapel, and one of the scheduled speakers for the 2015 Peace Conference, set for Nov. 12-15 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center […]

Author Rita Zoey Chin discusses creativity and healing, Sept. 10 & 11

Rita Zoey Chin, author of Let the Tornado Come, comes to Asheville for two events. On Thursday, Sept. 10, she’ll present her memoir at Malaprop’s. On Friday, Sept. 11, she’ll discuss creativity and healing as the keynote speaker at the Aurora Studio art opening. Press release from Jill Seigel PR: Rita survived abusive parents, drug […]

Asheville Creative Arts launches incubator series with “Journeying Jack.” Sept. 19

Local theater company Asheville Creative Arts announces a new incubator series. A staged reading of Journeying Jack, by David and Jack Novak, takes place at NC Stage Saturday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. Press release from event organizers: Co-Founders Abby Felder and Robbie Jaeger announce JOURNEYING JACK, a script-in-hand staged reading that kicks off Asheville […]

Blue Ridge Harley-Davidson holds sneak peek of 2016 inventory and fashion show, Sept. 3

Blue Ridge Harley-Davidson will showcase the company’s 2016 inventory at a celebratory event on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6:15-7:45 p.m., at 2002 13th Avenue Drive SE in Hickory. In addition to sneak peeks of new models, the free public event will include a Harley-themed fashion show highlighting the 2016 Motorclothes line. Visit or call […]

Friends and family honor life of WNC bluegrass musician Billy Constable with benefit concert, Oct. 8

Billy Constable, a well-known bluegrass artist from Western North Carolina, passed away after a nearly year-long fight with brain cancer on Saturday, Aug. 22. To honor the man’s life and music, many of his friends and fellow musicians have come together to play a benefit show at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Thursday, Oct. […]

Carolina Mountain Sales celebrates new location with ribbon cutting ceremony, Sept. 10

Real estate office Carolina Mountain Sales will celebrate the company’s new location in Historic Biltmore Village with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 4-7 p.m. The event takes place at the new office at 10 Brook Street, Suite 235. Special guests include Mayor Esther Manheimer and Senior Vice President and Executive Director […]

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