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To GET THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT PASSED IN 2019 – Here’s something you can do that’s easy

FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR KEYBOARD

**COPY AND PASTE this into an EMAIL & send to your Reps and Senators over and over again now through 2019

Dear _______________________

Please pledge to co-sponsor and support the Equal Rights Amendment when it comes up in the 2019 legislative session. The ERA will ensure constitutional equality for women and men equally. Thank you for considering my views.


Updates on the French Broad River Kerosene Spill from Our Riverkeeper

French Broad Riverkeeper Hartwell Carson and Watershed Outreach Coordinator Anna Alsobrook are actively monitoring the kerosene spill that occurred on Sunday, February 4 at Mountain Energy’s bulk fuel facility at 288 Lyman Street in Asheville when a storage tank leaked between 1,000 and 4,000 gallons of fuel into the French Broad River.


NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES Ending Racial Inequity in Our Schools: What Actually Works? Feb. 28

2017 MACARTHUR GENIUS GRANT FELLOW & NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE STAFF WRITER

“ENDING RACIAL INEQUITY IN OUR SCHOOLS: WHAT  ACTUALLY WORKS?”

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28     RECEPTION AT 6PM     EVENT AT 7PM     LIPINSKY HALL, UNC ASHEVILLE

Nikole Hannah-Jones is a National Magazine Award-winning Journalist, writing on modern day civil rights for the New York Times Magazine. Her widely read articles on segregated housing and schools, as well as her deeply personal reports on the black experience in America, expose how racial inequality is maintained through official policy. They also offer a compelling case for greater equity.


MALAPROPS BOOKSTORE & CAFE – February & March Events

Friday, February 16 at 6 pm

KRISTIN HANNAH presents THE GREAT ALONE at UNCA’s Humanities Lecture Hall*

Ticketed Event!

Join us for a celebration of bestselling author Kristin Hannah’s gorgeous new novel set on the frontier of Alaska in the mid-70s. You know and love her from The Nightingale. Here’s your chance to get your hands on her newest book and meet this prolific and acclaimed scribe. Great Smokies Writer Program (our co-sponsor) teacher Christine Hale will interview Hannah onstage.


Asheville Music School’s Sound Effects Benefit Concert April 19

Showcasing The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Presented by Charlotte Street Computers April 19 at Isis Music Hall

The sixth annual Sound Effects concert to benefit Asheville Music School will be held on Thursday, April 19 from 6 – 10 PM at Isis Music Hall. The featured headliner will showcase AMS teachers and advanced students covering The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album in its entirety, with full instrumentation.


FLAT IRON WRITERS Schedule

Write Here. Write Now.

We host Flatiron Writers workshops and events; in addition, our space is available for rent to writers who want to teach, host a book launch, or hold a writers’ group or book club meeting.Our goal: to nurture a vibrant and supportive writing community–inspired by Asheville’s rich literary history–while providing writers with quiet, affordable space in which to write, and classrooms in which to teach or participate in classes and workshops.


CHILDREN FIRST: Communities In Schools of Buncombe County Impact Report Released

Asheville, NC-January 30, 2018 –   Children First/Communities In Schools (CIS) of Buncombe County released an Impact Report that includes new data on how the organization continues to help remove barriers for students and families who are unable to afford basic necessities, housing and medical care, providing resources, and surrounding students with a community of support. This report can be viewed atwww.childrenfirstcisbc.org.


PAN HARMONIA 2018 Schedule

February 2018 Pan Harmonia

Sing to Me of the Night  – Music of JS Bach, Dana Wilson and Latin America
Kate Steinbeck, flute • Franklin Keel, cello • Amy Brucksch, guitar
25 | Sunday, 3 PM • Streamside House Concert, Arden • Advanced reservations online

Streamside Concerts, Arden • Limited seating

$20 Advanced purchase: www.panharmonia.org/product/february-25
$25 day of, if seats are available
Directions will be sent after purchase.


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