The Regional Science Olympiad, hosted and staged by UNC Asheville, brought young scientists from 29 middle and high schools across Western North Carolina together to compete in 46 events on Saturday, Feb. 27. The winners move on to the statewide tournament later this year.
From a press release: Mission Hospital in Asheville has been recognized for its commitment to employee health. Healthy Together NC, in partnership with The Duke Endowment and the NC Hospital Association, has awarded Mission with the Excellence Recognition for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. Mission achieved this recognition for the […]
Press release from Mission Hospital: Mission Hospital in Asheville has been recognized for its commitment to employee health. Healthy Together NC, in partnership with The Duke Endowment and the NC Hospital Association, has awarded Mission with the Excellence Recognition for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. Mission achieved this recognition for the […]
Press release from Buncombe County Recreation Services: Come join the fun on Thursday May 5, 2016 at TC Roberson High School football field. Buncombe County Special Olympics will host the 2016 Spring Games Day event beginning at 9:00am. Athletes, from across Buncombe County, ages 6 years through adult will compete and show their skills in various […]
PRESS RELEASE: Joe Penland in Concert Saturday, April 16, 7:30 $15 The Madison County Arts Center 90 S. Main Street Marshall (828)649-1301 www.madisoncountyarts.com To Catch A Love Song or Cecil and Maud In The Laurels It was hot and humid when English folksong collectors Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles made their way through the flood […]
Press release from RiverLink: The RiverLink Board of Directors has named Jim Stokely, President of the non-profit Wilma Dykeman Legacy, as RiverLink’s Interim co-director. Stokely will hold the post while Karen Cragnolin, who has served as executive director with the organization for 30 years, recovers from complications from surgery. “I’m delighted that Jim Stokely has […]
From The Rough & Tumble: The Rough & Tumble used to say they were from Nashville, TN. That was before April 2015 when 5 year members Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler quit their day jobs, sold everything they owned, and gave their thirty day notice on their rental house to trade in for a life […]
In response to local and national criticism of the recently-passed North Carolina House Bill 2, which Governor Pat McCrory signed into law earlier this week, the governor’s office has released a Question & Answer sheet on the new law, what it prohibits and what it means for businesses and residents in North Carolina. H.B. 2 […]
Press release: MENTAL HEALTH DOCUMENTARY “HEALING VOICES” ANNOUNCES GRASS ROOTS NON-THEATRICAL RELEASE Film will premiere in local communities around the world on April 29, 2016. HENDERSONVILLE NC, FRIDAY, APRIL 29 AT 6:30 p.m. AT THE OPPORTUNITY HOUSE – The producers of “Healing Voices” – a new social action documentary about mental health – have announced […]
Press release: WCU to host acclaimed Latina writer for reading, campus discussion CULLOWHEE – Judith Ortiz Cofer, an acclaimed Latina novelist, poet and essayist, will visit Western Carolina University for a lecture and reading at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the theater of the A.K. Hinds University Center. She will lead an open discussion […]
Press release: Downtown First Friday Art Walks Kick Off April 1 Asheville Art Museum offers pay-as-you-wish admission from 5:00–8:00 p.m. on First Fridays ASHEVILLE — Finally, the weather is warming and the Downtown Asheville Art District’s First Friday Art Walks are back just in time. Visitors enjoying an evening stroll downtown can stop in more […]
From a press release: The Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina (MWNC) Pageant, a nonprofit advocacy and activism organization, will hold its annual pageant on Saturday, April 2 in Asheville, North Carolina at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 3:00 p.m. The Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina Pageant showcases the accomplishments and achievements of women who utilize wheelchairs for their […]
Asheville Lyric Opera is thrilled to celebrate the new season with the return of the free concert series, “Singing in the Park.” The series will kick-off Sunday, April 3 from 2 to 4pm at Pack Square Park in Downtown Asheville. This first concert will feature live performance highlights from the cast of our upcoming production of The Magic Flute.
From Asheville Art Museum: Downtown First Friday Art Walks Kick Off April 1 Asheville Art Museum offers pay-as-you-wish admission from 5:00–8:00 p.m. on First Fridays ASHEVILLE—Finally the weather is warming, and the Downtown Asheville Art District’s First Friday Art Walks are back just in time. Visitors enjoying an evening stroll downtown can stop in more than […]
High School Apprentices work in all aspects of theatre production- scenery, props, lighting/sound, and costumes during the summer. In addition, they can participate in Master Classes taught by professional staff and artists at Parkway Playhouse and they qualify for discounts on classes and camps offered by Parkway Playhouse Junior- which is Parkway Playhouse’s nationally recognized performing arts education program.
Press release: Jump Up and Celebrate: Launch Asheville Hosts Grand Opening Saturday, March 26th! Co-founder and three-time Super Bowl Champion Ty Law to attend WHAT: Launch Trampoline Park, an indoor sports and family entertainment facility, is opening its newest park in Asheville, North Carolina on Saturday, March 26th. Launch is a year-round destination-entertainment center of […]
In honor of its 20th anniversary, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina is hosting a public celebration on Saturday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Camp Golden Valley in the South Mountains of northern Rutherford County.
Hendersonville Sister Cities is partnering with Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards to educate local wine enthusiasts on the winemaking business – both in Henderson County and abroad.
PRESS RELEASE: The CCBdance Project, featuring choreography by UNC Asheville Assistant Professor of Dance Celia Weiss Bambara, will perform a site-specific work at the Hubert H. Hayes log cabin in the Botanical Gardens of Asheville adjoining campus. Student dancers Lane Wagner, Alexandra Griffin and Becca Spritz will perform along with Bambara, who directs UNC Asheville’s […]
UNC Asheville’s Greenfest, March 26-April 1, will present a varied menu of hands-on workshops on gardening, composting and more, and special events probing the issues surrounding genetically modified trees, animal agriculture and environmental politics.
PeopleForBikes’ Ride on Atlanta is an annual fundraising and awareness bicycle tour that aims to celebrate and advance bike riding in the Southeast. PeopleForBikes and an elite group of athletes, bike advocates and business executives will pedal 400 miles from Asheville, North Carolina to Atlanta, Georgia from March 30 – April 2.