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A-B Tech hosts 40th annual children’s holiday party Dec. 4

Press release: Holiday Tradition Celebrates 40 years at A-B Tech What: A-B Tech’s 40th Annual Children’s Holiday Who: A-B Tech students, faculty and staff, and about 100 children from the Head Start programs of Buncombe and Madison counties. When: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Friday, December 4 Where: Coman Student Activity Center, Asheville Campus Sponsored by […]

Local moms join national grassroots drive to collect baby carriers, supplies for Syrian refugees

Of all the images and stories of suffering experienced by refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria, few hit harder than the tales of hardship experienced by families with children seeking to escape the violence. To help assist these families in their time of need, a group of local mothers and activists have joined the […]

WNC musician launches ergonomic rocking chair for guitar players

From Rokher Press release Published composer-performer Tryst from Rhythm has partnered with Western North Carolina furniture designers and manufacturers to produce the Rokher [ROCK-her] musician’s ergonomic rocking chair, rolling out from Asheville now with a sleek Euro-design and stellar reviews. Four years in the making, the Rokher is heirloom quality, high-design décor with a […]

Organic Growers School receives grant from The Community Foundation of WNC for farmers programs

Press release: For Immediate Release OGS Receives Support from The Community Foundation of Western NC for Farmer Programs Asheville, NC—Organic Growers School (OGS) is pleased to announce an award of $30,000 from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) from their Food & Farming Focus Area. This grant will fund the OGS Farmer Programs […]

Michael Reno Harrell presents a “Carolina Christmas Show,” Dec. 16

PRESS RELEASE: David Joe Miller Presents: Singer-songwriter-storyteller, Michael Reno Harrell with his “Carolina Christmas Show” Wednesday December 16th at The Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road in West Asheville. Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 online at Show begins at 7pm, but please reserve a table earlier and order drinks and dinner. Reservations […]

UNC Asheville highlights diverse student art exhibitions in December

Press release: Diverse Exhibitions at UNC Asheville Galleries in December From collaborations between sculptors and engineers to poignantly personal ceramic works and more, art of many kinds will fill UNC Asheville’s campus galleries the first half of December. Reclamation of Self through Form: Making the Internal External is an exhibition of ceramic works by BFA […]

“Who’s Who & Who’s New in Black Asheville” event, Dec. 12

PRESS RELEASE: Date My City invites you to explore “Who’s Who & Who’s New in Black Asheville” on Saturday, December 12 at the Cork and Keg, 86 Patton Avenue downtown from 5 pm-7 pm. Venture out, socialize and network! Discover the interests of intergenerational members of the black community. This is no ordinary social affair. […]

Biltmore Estate hosts special luncheon & dinner with chef/author Patrick O’Connell

Press release: Biltmore Throws a Party for Patrick O’Connell’s Newest Book A Magnificent Obsession And You’re Invited! Please join us in Asheville, N.C. on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Experience Christmas at Biltmore and indulge in two delicious events: 11:30 a.m. Luncheon: A four course luncheon prepared by the Inn […]

Mechanical Eye Microcinema hosts open screening Dec. 15 at Bebe Theatre

Local motion picture nonprofit Mechanical Eye Microcinema is calling for ten minute film submissions from local amateur filmmakers to be shared at its upcoming opening screening event on Tuesday, December 15 at 8 p.m. at the Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre’s Bebe Theatre in downtown Asheville. Local cinematographers will have the chance to screen a short film […]

Candidate filing begins in N.C.

Press release for the N.C. State Board of Elections: Candidate filing began today at noon across North Carolina, with the State Board of Elections estimating that roughly 2,500 candidates will file before the deadline at noon December 21. “2016 came early this year,” said Executive Director Kim Westbrook Strach. “We look forward to supporting the candidates and […]

Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue performs at The Odditorium, Dec. 18

PRESS RELEASE: The Award Winning Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue, is taking their holiday show on the road. Hailing from Savannah, Ga. The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue voted Best Performance Art Event and Best Performance Troupe 2014, 2015 by the readers of Connect Savannah. Combining traditional burlesque, neo burlesque and boylesque with a mash […]

Russ Wilson’s “Have Yourself a Swingin’ Little Christmas” at Isis, Dec. 20

PRESS RELEASE: Remember the days when TV was actually GOOD? And remember all those great Christmas music spectaculars hosted by Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and so many others? GUESS WHAT?!?! RUSS WILSON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA are presenting that same great musical entertainment at the Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on […]

Chuck Edwards declares for Apodaca’s senate seat

Press release from Chuck Edwards: HENDERSONVILLE – Conservative small businessman Chuck Edwards, a Republican who has spent most of his life in Henderson County, announced Tuesday he will file to run for the State Senate in District 48, the seat currently held by retiring Sen. Tom Apodaca. Edwards graduated from West Henderson High School in […]

The Colburn Earth Science Museum to discuss location and name change at campaign kickoff event, Dec. 9

From The Colburn Earth Science Museum, soon to be renamed Asheville Museum of Science Press release WHAT: Asheville Museum of Science Spotlight Campaign Kickoff WHO: The Colburn Earth Science Museum, soon to be renamed Asheville Museum of Science WHERE: Catawba Brewing Co., 32 Banks Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 (Back room) WHEN: Wednesday, December 9th from […]

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