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UNCA makes Princeton Review’s “Guide to 399 Green Colleges”

Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville is growing greener this fall, with another consecutive year in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges. The 2018 edition was published October 16 and includes 399 colleges in the unranked list. “There are a handful of colleges in the world that include sustainability as a core value […]

N.C. Stage Company wins National Theatre Company Grant

Press release from the N.C. Stage Company: North Carolina Stage Company is pleased to announce that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, is awarding North Carolina Stage Company with a 2018 National Theatre Company Grant. The American Theatre Wing announced that North Carolina Stage Company is […]

N.C. School of Science and Math kicks off “barn raising” capital campaign for Morganton campus

Press release from the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics: The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) announced the kickoff of its NCSSM-Morganton Barn Raising Campaign, aiming to raise $3 million in private donations from regional stakeholders that will support the construction of its new campus, including the renovation of a historic cattle […]

Biltmore Estate at Christmas

Christmas at Biltmore scheduled for Nov. 3 through Jan. 6, 2019

Press release from Biltmore: A holiday tradition that goes back more than 120 years, Christmas at Biltmore enchants those who visit Biltmore during its annual holiday celebration set for Nov. 3, 2018, through Jan. 6, 2019. Every year, Biltmore transforms into an unforgettable yuletide vacation destination. Biltmore’s design team will weave this year’s theme – “The Art […]

Cleaster Cotton art class

Youth Arts Empowerment Workshop offers free art classes starting Oct. 26

Press release from Cleaster Cotton: The YOUTH ARTS EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP Series (“YAE”) begins this Friday. The series of six art classes will take place at The Edington Center on the following Fridays from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Session 1: October 26, 2018 Session 2: November 9, 2018 Session 3: November 16, 2018 Session 4: […]

Hendersonville invites input on Seventh Avenue Streetscape Nov. 8

Press release from the City of Hendersonville: The Downtown Economic Development Department will host the first in a series of stakeholder sessions designed to provide information about and opportunity for feedback on the first phase of a planned Seventh Avenue Streetscape Design & Construction Project. The initial session is scheduled for Thursday evening, Nov. 8, […]

Mission Health hosts Facebook Live event on Oct. 30 to discuss new hospital

Press release from Mission Health: Join Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine team members as we explore the past, present and future of the new tower and what it means for you. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, you will hear from Mission Hospital leaders about how the Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine will improve […]

State urges voters to “read ballot instructions carefully”

Press release from the N.C. State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement: The State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement is reminding voters using paper ballots to read the ballot instructions carefully and be sure to vote for the correct number of candidates in each contest. Voters with questions about the instructions should ask a […]

Parkway Playhouse and Nu Wray Inn present ‘Murder in the Moonshine,’ Oct. 26 and 27

Press release from Parkway Playhouse: A local treasure hunter, known for his underwhelming finds, is hosting a roaring twenties themed dinner event to celebrate locating a treasure that’s been hidden for ninety years. He claims to have found the stash of a Chicago gangster who bought moonshine at the Nu Wray Inn speakeasy during prohibition. […]

Montreat College to offer loan repayment assistance for incoming students

Press release from Montreat College: Montreat College announced today that it will offer a student loan repayment assistance program called the Montreat College Commitment (MCC). The MCC is available to all incoming freshman and transfers with at least two years remaining who enroll in the college’s traditional four-year degree program for fall 2019. The MCC […]

Bullington Gardens hosts holiday craft and greenery sale Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Press release from Bullington Gardens: Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, holds its 14th annual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1. The Holiday Sale and Open House is held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. The Holiday Craft Sale features nature-themed, handcrafted […]

Brevard College presents “The Phantom of the Opera,” Oct. 28

Press release from Brevard College: Brevard College will present a showing of the classic 1925 silent film, The Phantom of the Opera, starring Lon Chaney. The film is a horror picture in the public domain. Brevard College professor of music, organist Vance Reese, and percussionist Raleigh Durham, a student at Brevard majoring in Music, will […]

Mission Health hosts breast cancer awareness event Oct. 30

Press release from Mission Health: The Mission Breast Cancer Team will do a brief presentation about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and then take questions on Oct. 30 from 5-6:30 p.m. Join them at the Mission Cancer Center, 21 Hospital Drive, Room 122, Asheville. Learn about early detection and the latest treatment options from the […]

Brooklyn Rider String Quartet will offer workshops Nov. 6-9

Press release from UNC Asheville: Brooklyn Rider, the acclaimed string quartet, will offer a performance and series of workshops on and off campus, Nov. 6-9 during a residency in Asheville as the university’s Black Mountain College Legacy Fellows for fall semester 2018. The quartet’s concert performance as part of the residency will take place at […]

‘The Misanthrope’ onstage at The Magnetic Theatre, Nov. 2-18

Press release from The Magnetic Theatre: Originally produced in 1666, The Misanthrope is a classic stage comedy that has been in constant production for three and a half centuries. The original was written by the celebrated French playwright, Moliere and was set in the ostentatious and posh world of the French aristocracy. Playwrights Andrew Gall […]

NCDOT to replace five bridges in Burke, McDowell and Rutherford counties

Press release from the N.C. Department of Transportation: A selection of bridges on secondary roads in Burke, McDowell and Rutherford counties will be replaced in the next two years. The N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $4.5 million contract to Apple Tuck & Associates of Rutherfordton to design and replace three bridges in Rutherford County, […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance at Pritchard Park Nov. 20

Press release from Tranzmission: Our local nonbinary and transgender community’s observance of the 20th International Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held in downtown Asheville, at Pritchard Park at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 20th. Volunteer attendees will take turns reading aloud the names of those lost to transphobic violence over the last year. Warm […]

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