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The history of Oakley

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Citizen science author in Asheville April 6

Eco author in Asheville April 6 Citizen science can foster earth-saving policies Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, speaks at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6 in conversation with Mallory McDuff, Warren Wilson…See More
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Appalachian Authors Book Signing and Reading at Historic Carson House

April 8, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author and reader at the Appalachian Authors  Book Signing and Reading to be held at the Historic Carson House on Saturday, April 8 from 10-3. She will debut her new poetry collection A Part of Me. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.See More
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2012 Award Winner for Literature -- Gary Neil Carden

A literature and drama teacher turned storyteller, Gary Neil Carden is an award winning playwright whose tales are informed by mountain life in North Carolin...
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Stories of Asheville's homeless

History of Asheville’s homeless: humanity on trialby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Jim Parton and Kirk Faulkner, two homeless men at A-Hope, where Jim is getting help finding housing and Kirk is making job connections.  Photo, 2017, by Rob Neufeld.“I admire my daddy more than any other human on…See More
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Writers at Home at Malaprops at Malaprops

March 19, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville. This monthly series of free readings is hosted by GSWP director and novelist Tommy Hays.See More
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Reading by Poet Bianca Spriggs at Three Top Room, Plemmons Student Union, App State University

March 30, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
A reading by poet, multi-genre artist, and core member of the Affrilachian Poets Bianca Spriggs in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State. Spriggs will also present a craft talk from 12:30-1:45 in the Price Lake Room of the Plemmons Student Union. Free admission.For more info, see the press release http://www.news.appstate.edu/2017/03/06/bianca-spriggs/Parking info is at parking.appstate.edu.…See More
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Hester

HESTER      Growing up in Asheville,  N.C. in the 50’s and 60’s seemed, at the time, to be filled with a rhythm of adventure and strange encounters sprinkled with an assortment of particularly interesting and somewhat odd characters. One of those persons who fascinated me as a child was my father’s friend “Hester. “       My dad was about as straight an arrow as anyone could find. He seemed to a preadolescent, somewhat indolent son, frankly boring. Looking back from a perspective of 70 years, I…See More
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African-American musicians in Asheville

African-American musicians flourished in Asheville neighborhoodsby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: The Outcasts, the state’s Battle of the Bands winner in 1979, included: (kneeling l to r) Edward Stout, saxophonist; Darriel Jones, drummer; (seated) Patricia McAfee, vocalist; (standing l to r) Marvin Seabrooks, trombonist; Mike…See More
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Blind Man's Bluff

According to the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore, the game Blind Man's Bluff is as old as the 16th Century. It was a game I never liked playing as a kid. I was always afraid someone would get hurt-namely me! Its one of those games that makes grown-ups yell things like "Somebodys going to…See More
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Bob Plott replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Hunters and Plott hounds
"Thanks for sharing this Rob--and the book plug too. I have never seen this photo before. I have several others from the 1942 article, but this was a new one. The man on the truck looking down is WWII hero Little George Plott--who I profiled in my…"
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Six Notable Women of NC book launch Saturday, March 28

Jennifer Pharr Davis and Kathryn Stripling Byer at Prather's Book launch The official launch of Jack J. Prather's second book of biographi…

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Book discussions in WNC, October 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, OCTOBER 2014 Wednesday, October 1 AUTISM BOOK CLUB: The Autism Book Club discusses “Mozart and the Whale” by…

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0 Oct 8, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, September 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, SEPTEMBER 2014 Monday, September 1 BRIDGING DIFFERENCES: The Bridging Differences Bookclub, hosted by Patti D…

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Writers on the Rock--10 WNC writers at Chimey Rock Sept 7

Stellar mountain writers meet you on the rock By Rob Neufeld “We’ve invited authors who have made their mark in the literary world, using…

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0 Aug 31, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, August 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, AUGUST 2014 Friday, August 1 BOOK CLUB: The Best? Books book club holds a book discussion at the College Walk…

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0 Aug 3, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, July 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, JULY 2014 Tuesday, July 1 WILD BOOK CLUB: The WILD Book Club discusses “The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer at…

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0 Jun 28, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, June 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, JUNE 2014 Sunday, June 1 ROYAL BOOK CLUB: The ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss “Before I Fall” by Lauren Oliv…

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Blue Ridge Bookfest

BLUE RIDGE BOOKFEST A feast of book entertainment and opportunities--over 40 authors The Blue Ridge Bookfest begins on Friday afternoon, A…

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0 Apr 21, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, May 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, MAY 2014 (more to be added soon) Thursday, May 1 LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: Sharon Price leads a book discussion o…

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Book discussions in WNC, March 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, MARCH 2014 Saturday, March 1   Sunday, March 2 ROYAL BOOK CLUB: The ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss “Wonder”…

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0 Feb 28, 2014

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