“Tell your story. Shout it. Write it. Whisper it if you have to. But tell it. Some won’t understand it. Some will outright reject it. But many will thank you for it. And then the most magical thing will happen. One by one… your tribe will gather. And you will never feel alone again.” L.R. Knost
We are so excited – Building Your Tribe to Build Your Business is an exciting theme for us… we see so many women in the area with growing tribes… yet we know that so many small business owners feel isolated and in need of a tribe… this is a great opportunity to dive deeper into topics related to building your tribe to build your business. You will walk away empowered to build your business with new members of your tribe.
We know you’ve heard the news that the East Asheville library is getting a new home. But with changes come questions, and we want you to have all the information possible during this time of transition. So, below is a list of frequently asked questions.
AmiciMusic is a chamber music organization based in Asheville, NC and Baltimore, MD, dedicated to performing the highest quality chamber music in intimate venues and non-traditional spaces. We are committed to breaking down barriers between performers and audiences by setting up a more relaxed and informal atmosphere at concerts and through informative talks about each composer’s life before each piece is played.
Isha Clarke hasn’t been to school in five days – thanks to the Oakland teachers’ strike – but the 16-year-old is finding herself busier than ever.
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-
What Would You do to Save the Planet?
Offered by Alexander Gunler
When we talk about “the environment,” we are using a very simple term to describe concepts that are so much more complex. The air we breathe, the vast oceans that cover over 70 percent of our planet, the flora and fauna that inhabit each one of the earth’s biomes and ecosystems … all of these natural wonders must maintain a very specific equilibrium to flourish.
Starting with the dawn of the industrial revolution, human intervention has posed many challenges to these natural balances, resulting in an elevated number of environmental concerns we face today. With the Great Pacific Garbage Patch menacing the ocean, the Earth’s surface temperature expected to rise, and the planet constantly experiencing devastating, extreme weather, it’s time to ask ourselves: What are we doing to help? Continue reading
By Rachel Tanksley
Does this bring you joy? I bet the majority of you have heard this phrase before. It is the heart of “KonMari,” Marie Kondo’s tidying and organizing method. I became intrigued by Marie Kondo when my daughter was a toddler. She teaches a super-efficient, space saving technique of folding clothes where you can still see each piece of clothing at the same time. Boy was I excited by the prospect of having tidy toddler dresser drawers. If you’ve spent much time around toddlers, you know that dream vanished quickly. However, one concept I did incorporate into my life is asking myself the question “does this bring me joy?” and then acting accordingly based on the answer.
(Washington, DC, February 25, 2019) Passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), expected tomorrow in the U.S. House of Representatives, will signify a bipartisan win for birds and people, and a step in the right direction toward advancing wildlife conservation and recreation initiatives. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 98-2.
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By David Brooks
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
~Sent in by Anne Bonnyman~
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.