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WCU sponsoring employment law workshop in Asheville

  Press release from Western Carolina University: CULLOWHEE – “Employment Law Horror Stories for Friday the 13th and How to Avoid Becoming One” is the title of a workshop being sponsored Friday, Nov. 13, by Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education. Workshop instructor Jon Yarbrough will present a session detailing horror stories […]

NC Industrial Hemp Association issues statement following legalization of the crop in NC

From the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association Press release RALEIGH, NC (Nov 2, 2015) It’s Official! Senate Bill 313 became law and was Chaptered in the State of North Carolina on Saturday, October 31st as Session Law 2015-299. The law creates the opportunity for North Carolina farmers to participate in an industrial hemp pilot program […]

Riverview Station to host second multi-artist Holiday Market, Dec. 12

From The Village Potters Press release On Saturday, December 12 from 4 to 8pm, more than twenty studios at Riverview Station in Asheville’s River Arts District will welcome in the holiday season with their Second Annual Holiday Market. The block-long structure that is Riverview Station is located at 191 Lyman Street and was erected in […]

After hiatus, weekly ‘Talking Dirty’ event hosted by MetroWines and Rose’s Garden Shop returns

From MetroWines Press release After a summer break, “Talking Dirty” returns and we are talking dirtier than ever! Rose’s Garden Shop partners with The MetroWines Asheville School of Wine every Wednesday starting November 5th from 5 to 6pm for the best on-the-way-home hour in town. Join us for a complimentary glass of wine at Rose’s […]

WNCW personality Joe Kendrick provides filming update on latest Southern Songs and Stories documentary, featuring Tellico

WNCW personality Joe Kendrick and Moonlight Mile Productions owner Tony Preston are on the road, filming for the third episode of their Southern Songs and Stories documentary series. This latest glimpse at local musicianship features Asheville quartet Tellico. Kendrick and Preston’s roughly 30-minute work — which they aim to partially fund through their crowdfunding page […]

Academy at Terpsicorps holds open house Nov. 14-15

Press release: Terpsicorps, the unconventional professional ballet company that delights Asheville with vivid cutting-edge dance is expanding their mission. After 13 Seasons of being Asheville’s leader in professional dance, they are now bringing the same quality and level of expertise to WNC’s dance students with the Academy at Terpsicorps. The weekend of November 14-15 brings […]

Brevard Philharmonic presents The Beijing Guitar Duo, Nov. 15

Press release: For the second concert of Brevard Philharmonic’s six performance season, two former child prodigies joining forces in one skillful and dynamic classical guitar collaboration take the stage at Brevard College’s Porter Center on Sunday, November 15th at 3pm. Although the two women who make up The Beijing Guitar Duo are celebrated and accomplished,each […]

Coalition of Immokalee Workers stages protest at Publix

Farm workers from the Florida-based labor rights organization the Coalition of Immokalee Workers joined people from the Asheville area in picketing the Publix grocery store at Pinnacle Point on Hendersonville Road on Sunday, Nov. 1. The protestors were asking the Florida-based supermarket to support human rights for agriculture workers in its supply chain by joining the CIW’s […]

Authors Ron Rash, Lamar Giles and Maryedith Burrell join Mountain of Words Write-A-thon

Press release: Best-selling author Ron Rash will be writing for sponsorship in the 3rd annual Mountain of Words Write-A-thon, November 13-15, to benefit local non-profit Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community. He’ll be joining Lamar Giles, Edgar-nominated YA author and co-founder of We Need Diverse books, Emmy-nominated screenwriter, actor and playwright Maryedith Burrell and […]

New Orleans photography exhibition opens at UNC Asheville, Nov. 9

Press release: New Orleans…Honoring her resilience, her heart, an exhibit of photographs by local photographer Maureen Simon, will be on view November 9 – December 16, in Blowers Gallery, in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library. An opening reception will be held in the gallery at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Simon’s exhibit showcases New Orleans […]

MadHat’s Poetry, Prose, & Anything Goes at BMCM + AC, Nov. 14

Press release: Saturday, November 14, 8:00 pm MadHat’s Poetry, Prose, & Anything Goes With poets Melissa Crowe, Kevin Evans, Lisa Jarnot, and Thomas Meyer. $5 for BMCM+AC members / $8 for non-members The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in downtown Asheville presents a poetry reading at 8:00pm on Saturday, Nov. 14th featuring poets […]

UNC Asheville’s Drama Department presents Wiley and the Hairy Man, Nov. 19-22

Press release: UNC Asheville’s Drama Department will present Wiley and the Hairy Man, a family play suitable for adults, children and school group field trips, with four public performances, opening November 19 in UNC Asheville’s Carol Belk Theatre. Wiley and the Hairy Man, adapted from a traditional Southern folktale by renowned playwright Suzan Zeder, centers […]

Ultimate Ice Cream flavor YO’s Flaming Hearts benefits Youth OUTright

Press release: During the month of November, Ultimate Ice Cream will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of YO’s Flaming Hearts to Youth Outright (YO), as part of its Flavor of the Month program and its partnership with Asheville area nonprofit organizations. YO’s Flaming Hearts is a spicy cinnamon ice cream with […]

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