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Info session about internships for people with developmental disabilities, March 1

From a press release: The Arc of North Carolina (ARC of NC) has received a grant to implement Project SEARCH in Asheville. Mission Health, ARC of NC, A-B Tech, Vocational Rehabilitation, Smoky Mountain MCO, and TEACCH Autism program are collaborating to bring a one-year internship program for 10 students with disabilities between the ages of 18-30. The program […]

The Magnetic Theatre presents the world premiere of Steven Samuels’ “The Improbables”

PRESS RELEASE: “Haven’t you noticed that what you expect is what doesn’t happen, and that what can’t be is precisely what is?” The question of how improbable life is, generally and as regards our individual lives, is raised by two different characters at two different times and drives Magnetic Theatre Artistic Director Steven Samuels’ new […]

Author Jim Grimsley presents “How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood,” March 11

PRESS RELEASE: Jim Grimsley is an award-winning novelist whose memoir, How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood, is out in paperback. Jim has a signing at Malaprop’s on Friday, March 11, at 7 p.m. In How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood, Jim […]

Lanier Library holds month-long poetry festival in April

PRESS RELEASE: Lanier Library, encouraged by the success of the last two years, has expanded its Lanier Library Poetry Festival to a month-long calendar of poetry-inspired events rather than its usual one-day celebration. National Poetry Month, observed in April, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. It has been called the largest literary celebration in the […]

Authors Robert Morgan and Wayne Caldwell discuss Appalachia, March 5

PRESS RELEASE: Robert Morgan and Wayne Caldwell: An Afternoon in Appalachia Please join noted Western North Carolina authors Robert Morgan (Gap Creek, The Road from Gap Creek, and Boone: A Biography among others) and Wayne Caldwell (Cataloochee and Requiem By Fire) as they discuss how Appalachian place, history and culture made these writers who they […]

Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center calls for ReVIEWING conference proposals

Press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Asheville, NC – February 29, 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROPOSALS 8th Annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College Hosted and Sponsored by BMCM+AC and UNC Asheville September 23-25, 2016 Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2016 Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) is issuing a call for papers and proposals […]

Jackson County begins landslide mapping project

Press release from Appalachian Landslide Consultants: The recent heavy rains and accompanying landslides are a harsh reminder that landslides are a part of living in mountainous Jackson County. Jackson County has teamed with a local landslide mapping consulting firm to learn more about the landslides that affect the county and what areas may be more prone […]

Montford Park Players announces new director and “Pay What You Like” season

PRESS RELEASE: Montford Park Players, an Asheville theatrical tradition, is proud to announce their 2016 season, along with a few major changes. The biggest change to announce is that Montford Park Players has decided that all seats for their entire season, both indoor and outdoor shows, will be available on a “Pay What You Like!” […]

Organic Growers School receives grant from Simply Organic 1% Fund

PRESS RELEASE from Organic Growers School: Asheville, NC—Organic Growers School (OGS) is pleased to announce an award of $6,700 from the Simply Organic® 1% Fund, which, since 2001, has provided over a million dollars of support to organic causes. Simply Organic® is a comprehensive 100% certified organic line of spices, seasoning mixes and baking flavors […]

Hendersonville dry cleaner continues tradition of free prom dresses

Announcement from Miller’s Dry Cleaning: Miller’s Fine Dry Cleaning, the Beehive, Mainstay and Summit Marketing Group are once again teaming up to hold the annual “Grant Her Wish” prom dress event. Junior and Senior girls who have a Henderson County driver’s license or school report card and are interested in finding a special dress for […]

Candidate Jordan Burchette responds to the hypothetical implementation of non-gendered facilities

Over the weekend, in response to Charlotte City Council’s decision to implement new ordinances around what some have dubbed LGBT protections, and the murmurs of support from advocates of similar action in the Asheville area, Republican county commission candidate Jordan Burchette joined prominent members of his party in voicing concerns about such a measure. He went a […]

Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina opens first Asheville store, March 1

PRESS RELEASE from Salsarita’s: What: Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina will celebrate the grand opening of the first Salsarita’s restaurant in the Asheville market, located in front of Biltmore Park at 26 Carl Alwin Place, on Tuesday, March 1, beginning at 11 a.m. Grand opening festivities will feature fun for everyone with prizes, giveaways, music and more. The […]

Just announced: Brian Wilson will play Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Aug. 18

PRESS RELEASE: BRIAN WILSON 2016 PET SOUNDS 50th ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Thursday, August 18, 2016 Tickets On Sale Friday, March 4th at 10am Online at By phone at 800.745.3000 Music legend Brian Wilson has added a slate of new show dates to his upcoming 2016 world tour to celebrate and perform […]

Four public hearings scheduled in March on African American monument proposals at state capitol

Press release: Governor McCrory Urges Citizens to Voice Opinions at March Public Hearings on African American Monuments on State Capitol Grounds RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory is encouraging citizen participation in four public hearings in March to offer feedback on a new monument on the State Capitol grounds to commemorate the achievements of African […]

ASAP hosts 6th annual CSA Fair March 10 in downtown Asheville

Press release: CSA Time is Here Area farmers are getting ready for the growing season and their CSA programs ASHEVILLE, NC (February 25, 2016) — Spring is fast approaching. That means Western North Carolina farmers will soon begin harvesting asparagus, greens, and spring onions to sell at farmers tailgate markets and to pack directly for […]

Historic Johnson Farm holds 2016 “Lunch N’ Learn” speakers series three Thursdays in March

Press release: Historic Johnson Farm kicks off annual Speaker Series Historic Johnson Farm kicked off its 2016 Lunch N’ Learn speaker series on February 25 and has 3 more speakers planned for Thursdays in March, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Lunch N’ Learn series is an annual event at Johnson Farm that aims to […]

Organic Growers School hosts “Dine with Pierre” benefit dinner March 12

Press release: For Immediate Release: Asheville, NC. On March 12, 2016, Organic Growers School will be hosting a Farm to Table Dinner, entitled “Dine with Pierre & OGS” to benefit Organic Growers School. The event will take place following Saturday classes at the 23rd Annual Spring Conference, at 5:30pm at the UNCA Campus, Asheville, NC. […]

Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center offers lifeguard certification course March 17 – 20

Press release: For Immediate Release Lifeguard Training Course March 17 – 20, 2016 Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center will be holding an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification course beginning Thursday, March 17, 2016 through Sunday, March 20, 2016. Times by day, are as follows: Thursday, March 17, 4:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.; Friday, March […]

Folkmoot issues call for artists for International Festival Day, July 30

PRESS RELEASE: Folkmoot is seeking professional artists and community craftspeople to host booths at the 33rd Annual International Festival Day, held Saturday, July 30th on Main Street in Downtown Waynesville, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Makers and producers of handmade arts, crafts and foods are encouraged to apply. Folkmoot is a 501(c)3 organization that fosters […]

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