Now in its 20th 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.
Penland is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking and letterpress, textiles, and wood.
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Welcome to the Flatiron Writers Room – providing a brick & mortar hub for the Asheville writing community.
Located at 5 Covington Street in West Asheville’s vibrant Haywood Road corridor, the Flatiron Writers Room provides space for writers to learn, teach, read, celebrate and, of course, WRITE.
The Great Smokies Writing Program is a joint effort between the UNC Asheville departments of Literature and Language, Creative Writing and the Office of Professional Education. The program offers opportunities for writers of all levels to join a supportive learning community in which their skills and talents can be explored, practiced, and forged under the careful eye of professional writers. Click for the course schedule
You may have heard the news about Google’s launch of their eBooks program.
Google eBooks is partnering with the American Booksellers Association so indie bookstores can provide an easy way for their customers to discover, read, and buy hundreds of thousands of e-books at competitive prices.
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-
Serving writers in the Southeast and beyond since 1985
“The Writers’ Workshop is a community treasure that deserves to be nurtured and supported“ – John le Carre
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.
Since 2001, Free Planet Radio has been bringing its exciting and innovative world-jazz-classical music blend to both concert stages and classrooms. Based in Asheville NC, this musical partnership began with a clear mission statement as “the shared vision of three multi-instrumentalists exploring the infinite and seamless relationships between musical cultures through the universal language of sound.”
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Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville
We’re proud to announce that you can now shop online! We offer a massive selection of titles available to ship to your door. Not only do we offer a great selection of books but audio books, music, and videos as well! Shipping is inexpensive and expedient options are available. Click here
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