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A NATION OF WEAVERS : The social renaissance is happening from the ground up

A NATION OF WEAVERS : The social renaissance is happening from the ground up

Offered by Anne Bonnyman

Social fragmentation is the core challenge of our day. We long to be together, but we are apart. We are isolated by distrust, polarization, trauma and incivility. We live in a hyper-individualistic culture that pays lip service to community but which actually values success above relationship, ego above care, the market above society and tribal divisions over common humanity. A Nation of Weavers

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MountainTrue Guided Adventures 2019

MountainTrue Guided Adventures 2019

Registration is Now Open!

Trek the Green River Gorge, Snorkel the Watauga River, Float the French Broad River and More!

Our MountainTrue Guided Adventures are a great way to explore the mountains and rivers of the Blue Ridge while learning from distinguished expert naturalists and celebrated local advocates.

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FROST ART MUSEUM FIU  SCORES THE PERFECT TEN:  Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Donate Artworks  by Ten Women Artists  in Celebration of the Museum’s Tenth Anniversary

FROST ART MUSEUM FIU SCORES THE PERFECT TEN: Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Donate Artworks by Ten Women Artists in Celebration of the Museum’s Tenth Anniversary

 The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University announces the gift of artworks from the Collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz by ten leading contemporary women artists, in honor of the museum building’s recent tenth anniversary.

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THE ANDANTES: The Girl Group Left Behind

THE ANDANTES: The Girl Group Left Behind

by Touré, AARP The Magazine 

 The hidden figures of Hitsville sang on some of Motown’s biggest hits 

(Article was suggested to SheVille by Lytingale)

En español | Can she sing? Marlene Barrow and Jackie Hicks sounded downright skeptical. It was the summer of 1961, and the young women — then 19 and 21 years old, respectively — were at the Motown recording studio on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit. Barrow, tall and slender, and Hicks, bubbly and full-figured, had grown up singing in the choir of the Hartford Avenue Baptist Church.

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ASHEVILLE BOOKWORKS  Just three more classes left

ASHEVILLE BOOKWORKS Just three more classes left

An incubator for creative breakthrough, fundamentally focused on the artists’ book and print arts. Asheville BookWorks, a community resource for print and book arts, hosts the Vandercooked Poetry Nights reading series. 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

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FLATIRON WRITERS ROOM Workshops and Events

FLATIRON WRITERS ROOM Workshops and Events

Write Here. Write Now.

Through our Literary Calendar, we look forward to coordinating with regional writers and writers’ organizations so that writers in our community know about all of the wonderful events and opportunities available to them.  

Flat Iron Writers Room/Workshops/Retreats/Space Rental/News&Events

 

 

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**PAN HARMONIA 2019  World-Class Chamber Music • Authentic • Local

**PAN HARMONIA 2019 World-Class Chamber Music • Authentic • Local

Now in its 19th season, Pan Harmonia offers a mosaic of concerts, community outreach and educational residencies and enjoys taking its music out of the concert hall and into spaces all around the community — from art galleries and historic churches to prisons and homeless shelters. Its musicians believe in social justice through arts access and enjoy bringing high-quality performances to audiences of all ages and socioeconomic strata. Directed by flutist Kate Steinbeck, Asheville, NC’s award-winning chamber music repertory company has been nationally recognized for its artistic excellence and creative vision.

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BUSINESS & PERSONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT –  with Dawn Starks at SimpleMoneyPro.com

BUSINESS & PERSONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT – with Dawn Starks at SimpleMoneyPro.com

Check out The SimpleMoney Minute – Simple Money Pro for personal and business $ info

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BeLoved Asheville – Our Story

BeLoved Asheville – Our Story

We believe in the perspective that we gain when we know that we are loved and we see others as equally loved. That is the knowledge of our belovedness. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. calls the place where there is no longer the oppressed and the oppressor but each are reconciled to each other–“the beloved community.”

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The Blue Horizons Project with Mountain True

The Blue Horizons Project with Mountain True

Despite warmer days, and the split of the Polar Vortex means we still have a longer winter ahead. Now is the perfect time to find out how you can lower your energy demand and cut your carbon footprint.

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ON THE SCENE 2019  Performing Artists

ON THE SCENE 2019 Performing Artists

Singer / Songwriter – Kathryn O’Shea

Kathryn is a banjo-playing singer/songwriter solo artist who was born and raised in Asheville, NC. Perfect for fans of Sufjan Stevens or Sarah Jarosz, Kathryn is known best for her hauntingly poignant lyricism and masterful vocal play. Her minimalistic banjo accompaniment lays a hypnotic foundation for her powerful vocal stylings to shine.

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GINA CHAVEZ in Concert at  March 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

GINA CHAVEZ in Concert at March 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress and 10-time Austin Music Award-winner Gina Chavez will perform at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 in Lipinsky Auditorium as part of UNC Asheville’s Cultural Events Series. Tickets are available online and at the door. Location UNCA Lipinsky Auditorium   $15.00

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AMICI MUSIC presents “Mozart in the Mountains” Festival and “American Favorites”  March 15 – 17

AMICI MUSIC presents “Mozart in the Mountains” Festival and “American Favorites” March 15 – 17

“MOZART in the MOUNTAINS”—March 15-17 with two different programs—Breaking Winds and A Night in Vienna—in four venues “AMERICAN FAVORITES”—March 10 at Cathedral of All Souls

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How the Women of the House Flipped the State of the Union Script

How the Women of the House Flipped the State of the Union Script

By Meg Garber in The Atlantic

It was the most unexpected moment of an otherwise dully divisive evening: a group of lawmakers taking a speech that wasn’t about them and insisting that in fact it was.

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**MALAPROP’S Bookstore/Café – February & March Events

**MALAPROP’S Bookstore/Café – February & March Events

Malaprop’s Café has evolved into the meeting place in our town. Our café boasts a literary menu, with treats from local bakeries and organic, fair-trade, shade-grown coffee roasted locally. We offer free wireless service and eight plug-in stations. Our baristas embrace the role of community catalyst. Join us whenever you can!  (Listen to Audiobooks and Support Malaprop’s Bookstore)

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ASHEVILLE ART MUSEUM Now on View | 2019 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

ASHEVILLE ART MUSEUM Now on View | 2019 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

Monday, February 4–March 12   Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center   16 Fernihurst Dr, Asheville, 28801

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Two Powerful Shows Electrify Miami’s New Season of Art at the Frost Art Museum Florida International University

Two Powerful Shows Electrify Miami’s New Season of Art at the Frost Art Museum Florida International University

REVEALING CURRENT NATIONAL ISSUES – CIVIL RIGHTS, AGEISM, HUMAN RIGHTS, PROTECTING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES, WATER CRISIS

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ASHEVILLE GREENWORKS – Love where you live – Events and Volunteer Opportunities

ASHEVILLE GREENWORKS – Love where you live – Events and Volunteer Opportunities

Asheville GreenWorks is a volunteer based 501(c)(3) working to enhance the environment and quality of life for the citizens of Asheville and Buncombe County through awareness building, community activities and partnership.

* Serving as liasion between citizens, city and county government * Over 12,000 dedicated Volunteers * Over 900 Contributing Members * Corporate, governmental and academic partnerships * Grassroots activities to increase public awareness and effect public policy
828-254-1776   Visit our website

 

 

 

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Insider Bulletin: NORTH CAROLINA LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS  Action of the Week

Insider Bulletin: NORTH CAROLINA LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Action of the Week

NCLCV Releases 2018 Environmental Legislative Scorecard

Where did legislators rank on North Carolina’s environmental priorities in 2018?

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FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE – The Season’s Shows

FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE – The Season’s Shows

Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, enriches lives through the art of theatre by nurturing talent, inspiring creativity, and encouraging growth.

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