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  • Louise Penny at the Diana Wortham Theatre, September 4 +

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  • Fine Art Paintings - Mountain Made art gallery welcomes Jo Ridge Kelley +

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  • Fall and Spring Workshops Are Here! Plus the New Kid on the Penland Campus +

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  • Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project 2016 Farms Tour June 25 & 26

    Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project 2016 Farms Tour June 25 & 26

  • The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County Celebrates 40 Years - Come join us June 4th!

    The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County Celebrates 40 Years - Come join us June 4th!

  • Womansong's June Concert  “There's Hope” June 24 & 25 - Tix Online Here

    Womansong's June Concert “There's Hope” June 24 & 25 - Tix Online Here

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Second Annual Hard Times, High Hopes and Helping Hands Benefit Concert - June 22 & 25

Written by Deb Louis. Posted in Home & Community

All proceeds go to Reconciliation House up here in Yancey County.  About 30 local musicians will be performing songs celebrating and telling the stories of everyday working people of the mountains.  Two performances: Wed June 22 (7-9pm) and Sat June 25 (2-4pm) at the Yancey Theatre on Main Street, Burnsville. Tickets are $10, available at the OOAK Gallery on the Micaville Loop

11th Women Build House in County Being Built in Shiloh with Habitat for Humanity

Written by Greta Bush and Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Posted in Home & Community

Asheville, NC (May 18, 2016) – Construction has begun on the 11th house in Buncombe County to be sponsored and built by Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program. Women Build offers an opportunity for women to become a part of the solution to a worldwide housing crisis. Construction officially started last Friday with a wall raising celebration. A group of Women Build Global Village team members from all over the country (and one from South Africa!) had been building the flooring and wall components for a full week prior to the celebration.

Mountain True : One day, two big victories!

Written by Joan Walker @ Mountain True. Posted in Home & Community

Recently we got great news on two efforts MountainTrue has been leading the way on for years: coal ash and the I-26 connector. The Department of Environmental Quality announced that all of Duke Energy’s coal ash in Western North Carolina will be cleaned up and moved away from our Broad and French Broad Rivers. Additionally, the NC Department of Transportation chose our preferred final plan for the I-26 expansion through Asheville--the one that minimizes impacts to the environment and neighborhoods.

AmiciMusic on Memorial Day Weekend - "Live at the USO"

Written by Jean Cassidy. Posted in Performing Arts

 
"Live at the USO" features singers Amanda Horton and Jonathan Ross plus pianist Daniel Weiser performing great old songs from the 1940's as well as scenes from two of the great musicals of that decade---Leonard Bernstein's "On the Town" and Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific."  Nostalgic songs include "GI Jive" and "Moonlight Serenade" plus new songs for this show, such as "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" and "Sentimental Journey."  You won't be able to stop tapping your feet and singing along!  Special prices for active military and U.S. Veterans.  

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