The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will vote on a new pay plan during its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The body will also consider a set of policies that would increase oversight of county contracts and purchases.
“Now Asheville has joined the community of cities and counties taking responsibility for the climate into their own hands, rather than waiting for our state or national government to take the lead.”
The McIntosh County Shouters, who will perform at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Nov. 15, are the sole purveyors of this profound tradition.
The African Americans in Western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia Conference will take place Oct. 18-20 in Asheville. The theme this year is “Making the invisible visible.”
The Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to Pack Library, the Astronomy Club of Asheville hosts the director of a new Saturn documentary and more.
There’s a nimbleness to the writing that propels the play. It is the sort of script seasoned performers crave and can elevate.
The award-winning author of The Cooking Gene will speak at the upcoming Carolina Mountain Literary Festival and UNC Asheville’s annual Farm-to-Table Dinner on the Quad as well as in the 2018 UNC Asheville Greenfest keynote lecture at Lipinsky Hall.
“With the halving of school resources over the last few years, it looks like Raleigh wants to make quite sure that our kids ‘don’t count.’ Defeating this brazen attack on our own and our kids’ future will need volunteer efforts over the long haul, not one-time flashes in the pan.”
Last year’s lineup brought in a greater number of Latino listeners, says Cori Anderson, assistant director of Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs at UNCA. That trend could continue, thanks to Making Movies.
Local colleges and universities are offering an increasing number of sustainability focused degree and certificate programs to allow students to prepare for the jobs of the future and make a positive impact on the planet.
Keats will conduct the Universal Orchestra at UNCA on Thursday, April 19. He’ll take part in a listening session at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center on Friday, April 20.
Increasingly, U.S. colleges and universities are working to make their institutions as environmentally sustainable as possible. These efforts cover a broad spectrum, from a recycling initiative at Stanford University that diverts 65 percent of the school’s solid waste away from landfills to Cornell’s plan to be carbon-neutral by 2035, as noted in The Princeton Review’s annual ranking […]
Along with exhibitions, concerts, readings, dance performances and a ceramics sale, Arts Fest also offers installations and presentations aimed at engaging students and the broader Asheville community.
A new local festival will come to Salvage Station on Saturday, March 31. Organizers of the Asheville Arts and Science Festival hope to raise awareness about what science looks like in the real world. And by incorporating a healthy dose of art, the family-friendly event also aims to hook visitors with the beauty that science can inspire.
The traditional “throat singers” and instrumentalists visit UNC Asheville for a three-day residency, March 27-29.
The Cat Fly Indie Film Festival returns, Asheville Pizza & Brewing celebrates Comedy Month and more.
UNC Asheville hosts its 17th annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival, Michael Flanagan and other musicians live improvise a score to “House (Hausu)” at The Mothlight and more.
The new workshop series begins March 15 at The Center for Craft and runs through May.
The exhibition of abstract paintings by Asheville artist Linda Gritta will be on display March 1-30 at UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library.
Malaprop’s brings the bestselling writer to UNC Asheville for a Feb. 16 author event.