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2015 Mountain Dance and Folk Festival Scheduled for Aug. 6-8

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

Founded by Bascom Lamar Lunsford in 1928, the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival showcases real mountain performers who share songs and dances that echo centuries of Scottish, English, Irish, Cherokee and African heritage.


Giving Back: Epsilon at Erwin Middle School

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

Epsilon is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business providing global technology support and deployment services from offices in Asheville, NC and Washington, DC.


Students in Action – Me2We and AVID Inspire and Activate Students

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015

For teens in the Me2We and AVID Summer Bridge programs at UNC Asheville, the summer of 2015 has been a time for deeper discussion, coming together across racial and ethnic lines, and making plans to help each other and improve their schools.


Faces of Local: Philip Bollhoefer

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project enjoys sharing stories of people who build healthy communities through connections to local food. Philip Bollhoefer, Omni Grove Park Inn chef, is one of those people.


Last Chance for Summer Magic Shows

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

There is just one more chance this summer to see The Vanishing Wheelchair’s monthly magic show, “Magic, Mirth & Meaning,” at St. Mary’s Church on August 22nd at 7:30 pm.