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Pierce Edens Releasing New Tunes
May 22, 2017
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Pierce Edens Releasing New Tunes

Asheville troubadour Pierce Edens has played around town in different projects over the years and he’s especially happy with his newest arrangement. He and lead guitarist Kevin Reese have toured all around with their two-guitar act and now hope to transition to playing overseas, as well. Before that happens, though, the...

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stephaniesĭd Frontwoman Stephanie Morgan Set For Solo Release
May 21, 2017
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stephaniesĭd Frontwoman Stephanie Morgan Set For Solo Release

Stephanie Morgan has remained quite busy since the break-up of her ever-popular Asheville pop outfit stephaniesĭd. Now, the singer, musician and voice actor, is back on the stage with a release under her own name. Morgan headlines a three-act show that begins at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26, at The Mothlight. Opening the show...

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Dirty Dancing Reboot Highlights Henderson County
May 20, 2017
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Dirty Dancing Reboot Highlights Henderson County

Kanuga Conference Center Is Setting For TV Musical Tune into ABC at 8 pm May 24, and you may see some sights that look familiar. Lionsgate Television’s adaptation of the classic film Dirty Dancing (shot in Western North Carolina in 1986) will be on the small screen coast-to-coast, featuring the historic Kanuga Conference...

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Bare Dark Sky Observatory Opens May 25
May 18, 2017
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Bare Dark Sky Observatory Opens May 25

Observatory Features Powerful “Sam Scope” Experience the Western North Carolina sky like never before at Mayland Community College’s Bare Dark Sky Observatory near Burnsville. Next week, crews will begin installing a 34-inch telescope, the largest in the southeast, in preparation for the grand opening...

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Veterans Fishing Day
May 18, 2017
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Veterans Fishing Day

Fishing Event Planned For Memorial Day Weekend It’s a day of fishing, friendship, and remembrance, as Buncombe County Recreation Services hosts Veterans Fishing Day. Saturday, May 27, Veterans with proof of status (VA Card, Military ID, driver’s license NC with Veteran status or DD214 form) and their guests will be...

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Purrrfect Day Trip: House Cat Museum
May 17, 2017
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Purrrfect Day Trip: House Cat Museum

Discover Sylva’s “American Museum Of the House Cat” I had heard whispers of it blowing in the wind and yes, it’s true – There is a respective “heaven” for us crazy cat lovers called “The American Museum of the House Cat”, located just south of Sylva. It was opened on April 1 by...

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Mountain Sports Festival: 5 Things To Know
May 17, 2017
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Mountain Sports Festival: 5 Things To Know

Three Action Packed Days Start May 26 Find adventures mild to wild, from hanging in a hammock to rafting down the river, at the 2017 Mountain Sports Festival. All of the action is set to a super soundtrack of live music. The Mountain Sports Festival returns to Asheville May 26 to 28 with three days of activity to entice any pro...

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Bears Are Back In Hendersonville
May 16, 2017
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Bears Are Back In Hendersonville

Downtown Bearfootin’ Creations Revealed Colorful critters have returned to the street corners in downtown Hendersonville, as this year’s Bearfootin’ sculptures are unveiled. More than 20 bears, each sponsored by a local non-profit organization, are decorated in various themes with names such as Aurora...

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Sarah Clanton: Have Cello, Will Travel
May 14, 2017
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Sarah Clanton: Have Cello, Will Travel

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: musician moves to larger market hoping to boost their career. Yes it’s a well worn-trope, and we’ve all seen it play out in different ways over time. However, in Sarah Clanton’s case it is actually working. Credit could be given to the fact that she may be one of the few...

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Downtown After 5 Is Back
May 14, 2017
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Downtown After 5 Is Back

2017 DTA5 Season Starts May 19 For the next five months, you have a more convincing case for your boss to let you punch out early, at least one day a month. Downtown After Five, the free outdoor monthly concert series produced by the Asheville Downtown Association and presented by Prestige Subaru, returns Friday May 19. If...

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Cosmos To Cookie Monster: US Cellular Center NOWcast
May 12, 2017
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Cosmos To Cookie Monster: US Cellular Center NOWcast

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Sesame Street Set For June While the team at Asheville’s US Cellular Center continues regularly booking well-known singers, the next few weeks will bring a super scientist and some pre-school silliness. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be in the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium June 13. “His show...

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No Fuss Camping: Appalachia Camping Sets Up Your Site
May 12, 2017
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No Fuss Camping: Appalachia Camping Sets Up Your Site

Appalachia Camping Simplifies Outdoor Adventure For many people, the experience of camping in the scenic outdoors begins and ends with the tedious process of packing tents, sleeping bags and other camping supplies, making an outdoor adventure seem more like work. A new organization, Appalachia Camping Company has taken the...

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Zipping For Autism: Sign Up Your Team Now!
May 12, 2017
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Zipping For Autism: Sign Up Your Team Now!

Day of Adventure Makes A Difference You can make a difference in Western North Carolina by flying through the sky. Zipping For Autism returns to the Adventure Center of Asheville Sunday, June 4. “Now’s the time to get your team together,” says the Adventure Center’s Jeff Greiner, who started the event...

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River Arts District Spring Studio Stroll
May 08, 2017
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River Arts District Spring Studio Stroll

More Than 200 Creators Demonstrating Their Skills While the galleries of the River Arts District are full of unique finds, it’s the people who it the thriving artist community it is today. The Spring Studio Stroll May 20 and 21 gives you a chance to see them in action. The self-guided tour is open 11 am to 5 pm each day,...

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“Hiking Hounds” Helps Find Forever Homes
May 08, 2017
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“Hiking Hounds” Helps Find Forever Homes

Next Event May 21 My dog Ruby, pictured here, rolls her eyes if we venture much beyond our mailbox. She’s the first pet I’ve ever had that throws shade. While normally, nothing makes me happier than to cuddle with my big marshmallow and settle in for a Real Housewives marathon, sometimes I wonder what it would be...

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Revelry Presents Victor Wooten Trio, Hosted By Gary Jules
May 07, 2017
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Revelry Presents Victor Wooten Trio, Hosted By Gary Jules

It’s a night of songs and stories. May 18, Revelry: An Intimate Experience at the Asheville Masonic Temple presents an evening with five-time Grammy winner Victor Wooten and the Victor Wooten Trio, featuring Dennis Chambers (drummer for Parliament-Funkadelic, John McLaughlin, and Carlos Santana) and Bob Franceschini...

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Cars And Coffee Refuels For May
May 04, 2017
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Cars And Coffee Refuels For May

If it seems like the Carolina roads are calling you to come ride, the best place to start a weekend drive is with other auto aficionados at Cars and Coffee of Hendersonville. This month’s gathering is Saturday May 13 from 8 am to noon at the World of Clothing parking lot, 135 at Sugarloaf Road. There’s no cost to...

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Lake Julian Kids Fishing Tournament
May 02, 2017
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Lake Julian Kids Fishing Tournament

Come create a family fishing tale. The Lake Julian Park Kids Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 to 11:30 am. The event is open to all children ages 15 and under, and is sponsored by Buncombe County Recreation Services. The cost for the Tournament is $10.00 per child, which covers fishing bait,...

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Biltmore Summer Concert Series Announced
May 01, 2017
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Biltmore Summer Concert Series Announced

Kool & The Gang Kick It Off With The Commodores Celebrate good times at Biltmore. Come on! Kool and the Gang and the Commodores kick off the estate’s 21st annual Concert Series Thursday, July 27. Hear Kool and the Gang since “Celebration”, “Ladies Night”, “Cherish”, and other smash...

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LEAF Celebrates 22 Years of Music & Art
May 01, 2017
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LEAF Celebrates 22 Years of Music & Art

Festival Ignites And Inspires With Legends of Africa LEAF is celebrating 22 years of commitment to enriching communities by combining culture, the arts and education. The festival offers a chance make connections, create traditions, and learn new artistic trades. This year, the Spring LEAF is bringing to life the theme of...

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