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Listen to This stories on stage presents tales of airports and airplanes, March 31

PRESS RELEASE: This week is Spring Break for many and what better way to leave winter behind and summon the spirit of spring than with a wild and wonderful night of stories about airports and airplanes, served to you by a topflight crew of writers, actors and comedians. Details listed below. Listen to This stories […]

Children First/Communities In Schools hosts 5th annual trivia contest fundraiser at Millroom May 19

Press release: Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student? Local children’s nonprofit is recruiting for teams for annual trivia event Name the U.S. state that entered the Union on January 3rd, 1959? How many sides does a trapezoid have? Who was the first president to be impeached? If you can answer these questions, then you […]

Haywood County Public Library holds poster contest for upcoming Library-Con

Press release from Haywood County Public Library:   As part of Haywood County Public Library’s first ever Library-Con, we will be holding a poster contest for all students from Kindergarten to 12th grade. There will be three categories: K-3rd grade, 4th-7th grade and 8th-12th grade. Students are challenged to create a library superhero. This hero […]

Local Subway sandwich shops show appreciation to Habitat for Humanity volunteers

Press release from Subway Sandwich Shops: Statewide Effort Feeds Volunteers Building 100 Homes in 100 NC Counties ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 29, 2016 – Local SUBWAY® Sandwich Shops will salute Habitat for Humanity volunteers working on job sites with a free lunch during National Volunteer Week, April 10-16. Habitat volunteers will play a key role in meeting […]

Foreclosure rates in Asheville decrease

Press release from CoreLogic: CoreLogic data reveals that the rate of Asheville area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 0.54 percent for January 2016, a decrease of 0.16 percentage points compared with January 2015 when the rate was 0.70 percent. Foreclosure activity in Asheville was lower than the national foreclosure rate, which was 1.15 percent […]

WNC Japanese Culture Center supports butoh festival with ikebana arrangements

Press release from the Asheville Butoh Festival: We are pleased to announce that Emiko Suzuki and the WNC Japanese Culture Center will provide lovely ikebana arrangements that will be up for silent auction at every performance. These beautiful floral gifts will help to support the Asheville Butoh Festival as well as introduce Emiko and Japanese […]

Namaste Center hosting “The Music of the Beatles” fundraiser

Press release from the Namaste Center: What: “The Music of the Beatles,” fundraiser for the Namaste Center for Spirituality, Healing & the Arts When: Friday, April 1, 7 p.m. Where: Highland Lake Inn, Grand Ole Hall, 86 Lily Pad Lane, Flat Rock Tickets: or 561-386-5963 Local singer/songwriter Terry Wetton grew up in England in the […]

High school students and community leaders discuss ethics in justice

Press release from WNC Junior Achievement: On Tuesday April 12th at the Crowne Plaza Resort and Spa in Asheville, high school students from across the region (Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Polk) with gather together with business leaders from the community in a roundtable style discussion on the topic of Ethics in Justice. This is the 12th […]

Asheville Flea For Y’all returns April 24, vendor launch party April 10

PRESS RELEASE: Asheville Flea For Y’all and The Salvage Station prepare for the 2016 vintage and antique outdoor monthly flea market with a vendor launch party April 10th 1-4pm. The Flea For Y’all is preparing for the much anticipated start of their second season by hosting a get together for NEW, OLD and PROSPECTIVE vendors […]

Bread and Puppet Theater performs at White Horse Black Mountain April 14

PRESS RELEASE: Bread and Puppet is both an origin statement and an artistic vision. The Vermont-based troupe dates to New York’s Lower East Side in the early ’60s when German-born sculptor, dancer and baker Peter Schumann and his wife Elka combined socially conscious avant-garde puppet theater with distribution of free sourdough bread. More than fifty […]

Annual White Squirrel Photography Contest calls for submissions

PRESS RELEASE: The Transylvania Community Arts Council is proud to partner with the Heart of Brevard for the White Squirrel Photography Contest for the 2016 White Squirrel Festival. It’s finally springtime and all your backyard white critters are scampering about. If you’re able to catch them in some of their high flying acts or their […]

State signs agreement to allow redevelopment of land for Asheville sports complex

Press release from the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources: RALEIGH – State officials have signed an agreement that will allow a company to safely transform a former industrial landfill into a large sports complex with greenways and ballfields in Asheville. Officials with the state environmental agency signed a brownfields agreement with Enka Partners LLC, […]

WNC students exhibit work at airport gallery

Press release from the Asheville Regional Airport: (Asheville, N.C.) The Student Artwork Showcase, the newest exhibit at the Asheville Regional Airport Art Gallery, is on display until May 1, 2016. This showcase highlights the creativity of students across our region. This exhibit displays a variety of mediums and techniques by students attending Carolina Day School, ranging from […]

Letters To Abigail returns to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall April 6

PRESS RELEASE: Letters To Abigail Returns to Isis Restaurant and Music Hall Wednesday April 6th at 6pm “Letters to Abigail combines old time sounds and influences with their own brand of Americana creating soulful melodies and lyrics drenched in harmony. Transcending time or era, they are truly unique and refreshing,” Letters To Abigail will be […]

Asheville On Bikes hosts send-off for Ride On Atlanta

Event information from People for Bikes: WHAT: Pro cyclist Tim Johnson+ 20 others are riding from Asheville to Atlanta, raising funds and awareness for safer bicycling. Join them for a public send-off with Asheville on Bikes. WHERE: Pack Square Park, 121 College St, Asheville, NC 28801 WHEN: Wednesday, March 30 7 AM: Coffee and pastries will […]

Land of Sky Regional Council to hold Ozone Season Kickoff Event

Press Release from the Land of Sky Regional Council: Ozone Season Kickoff Event and Press Conference Wednesday, March 30, 2016 8:30 to 11:00 AM Land-of-Sky Regional Council Office 339 New Leicester Hwy – Suite 140 Asheville, NC 28806 DRAFT AGENDA Light Refreshments and Pre-Event Media Interviews (8:00 – 8:30 AM) Welcome and Introductions – Bill […]

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