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A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

April 21, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm, join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her "Taking the Stage" workshop participants, for an enchanting evening of storytelling in picturesque Black Mountain, NC. You'll enjoy a variety of stories and storytelling styles featuring tellers Jane O Cunningham from Rome, GA; Gabriele Marewski from Black Mountain, NC; Christine Phillips Westfeldt - Fairview,…See More
Mar 21
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Writers Circle around the Table

We are located in Hayesville, NC. In April we begin our new season with outstanding Poet Mike James. Mike will read at Writers' Night Out in Blairsville, GA on Friday evening April 13. On Saturday, April 14, he will teach a class at my studio.Formally SpeakingThis class will focus on different types of traditional poetic forms such as the sonnet, the villanelle, and the sestina, and will also include other verse forms such as erasures, found poems, prose poems, and last poems.Contact Glenda…See More
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Rachel Carson, Silent Spring Chautauqua History Alive at UNC Asheville, OLLI Reuters Center, Manheimer Room

April 15, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Step inside the revolutionary book, Silent Spring as its author Rachel Carson reveals the reckless destruction of our living world. Written more than 55 years ago Silent Spring inspired the Environmental Movement and has never been out of print. And now you have a chance to ask the author, Rachel Carson, how this came to be. But these aren’t just performances. They’re a chance to step into Living History – to ask questions and go one on one with a women whose books shaped our country and our…See More
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"She looks like I look in my imagination right before I've had my coffee ... relaxed, bothered (by something, anything) and fully aware that I'm almost, but not quite, the center of the universe ... a feeling that quickly fades after that…"
Mar 4
Lynn Hamilton-Rutherford replied to Kathryn Stripling Byer's discussion Mary Adams's new chapbook COMMANDMENT
"This is so perfect ... the thought of every woman, who KNOWS what the men are thinking!  But now at least we have an idea! This makes me happy in a sad, lovely sort of way!"
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Mom in Her Writing Nook ...

She was working on the "About the Authors" section of "Echoes Across the Blue Ridge" when I captured this one morning. Though you can't see it, her coffee cup was within gentle reach that morning. Roxie is at her feet.
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In 1945 Indiana prohibited marriage between a white person and anyone with more than one-eighth "Negro blood." Yet Daniel (black) and Anna (white) gave up family, friends, and eventually even country to create a life together. Their 42-year marriage…
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Nancy Werking Poling replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Bent Creek, the 4-part story
"Rob, Thanks for putting this into one document. I've been following the narrative in the Citizen-Times. I find it an added resource for my next writing project. In 1910 my husband's grandfather (1866-1947) showed up in Missouri and said…"
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Lee Ann Brown replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Writer Olive Dargan rises from obscurity
"Great Article!  Heart wrenching about her destroyed manuscripts and letters and notes but I will look for more of Olive Dargan!     Lee Ann Brown"
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THE BANG BANG BROKERS HITS AMAZON PRIME WITH A BANG

Focusing on the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, The Bang Bang Brokers tells the story of a hedge fund manager (based on a composite of real life traders) who got rich off of predicting the subprime fallout. His guilt and suicidal impulses lead him to a chance meeting with a Latino Gang, headed by small time weed dealer Ramon (Erik Michael Estrada). In hopes that Ramon will kill him in exchange for the favor, Rolley (played by Donihue) robs a rival Black Gang, earning the pair a ton of…See More
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Ellington in Asheville--a survey

The Douglas Ellington effect: An Appreciation by Rob Neufeld IMAGE: Douglas Ellington’s original drawing for a City Hall-County Courthouse…

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A meaningful tour of East Asheville   PHOTO CAPTION: View of Beverly Hills suburb, from a painting by Gibson Catlett that had once hung at…

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Bent Creek: The forest, the cemetery and the settlers previously published as 4 parts in Asheville Citizen-Times by Rob Neufeld PHOTO CAP…

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Writer Olive Dargan rises from obscurity

The bag lady of Almond was a literary light by Rob Neufeld PHOTO CAPTION: Olive Tilford Dargan about the time she published her first accl…

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Burton Street students 1925

­HISTORIC PHOTO   Burton Street School students c. 1925 The Burton Street Community Center occupies a building that served as the second Bu…

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First speculators of WNC

Zachariah Candler and Waightstill Avery were first land-buyers by Rob Neufeld               “In mid-2010, while compiling the descendant ch…

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How're 1990s nature issues faring now?

After 25 years, these nature stories still percolate by Rob Neufeld, Dec. 2017 PHOTO CAPTION: Bob Gale and Ashby Gale in an old-growth oa…

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Akzona Building excavation 1978

­HISTORIC PHOTO   Akzona Building excavation 1978   On Sept. 30, 1970, American Enka, International Salt Company, and Organon, Inc. merged…

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African-American music in Asheville

Asheville's African-American music mecca by Rob Neufeld PHOTO CAPTION: The Outcasts, the state’s Battle of the Bands winner in 1979, inclu…

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Battery Park Hill through the ages

Battery Park through the Years   by Rob Neufeld PHOTO CAPTIONS: 1) Present-day view of Battery Park Apartments from the Civic Center.  Pho…

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Ellington in Asheville--a survey

The Douglas Ellington effect: An Appreciation by Rob Neufeld IMAGE: Douglas Ellington’s original drawing for a City Hall-County Courthouse…

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Ellington in Asheville--a survey

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