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Act 5, Scene 1: Irene's Twilight Zone

Act 5, Scene 1: Irene’s Twilight Zone See whole poem, "The Main Show," and index of scenes.  (Spotlight opens on the lobby of the theater.  Characters who remain in the lobby enter the theater, which remains dark.  Joan the nurse tells the tour guide to also go in, and the narrator hangs back awhile.) Joan: Go ahead in. I’ll stay with my patient.Anyway, this is a family…See More
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Julia Nunnally Duncan at Little Switzerland Books and Beans

August 30, 2019 from 3pm to 6pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author at Little Switzerland Books and Beans on Friday, August 30, from 3-5. A book signing will follow. Julia will read from her latest books A Neighborhood Changes, A Part of Me, and A Place That Was Home.See More
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Guide to Antebellum Flat Rock

"The introduction of my new publication, Guide to Antebellum Flat Rock will be launched on Sept 14 2019 at 1:30 PM at the Henderson County Court House 500 Main Street. A talk and a brief slide show follows with refreshments afterward. …"
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Nancy Werking Poling at Black Mountain Library

June 15, 2019 from 3pm to 4pm
Can women rescue the planet from ecological disaster?Nancy Werking Poling will launch her new novel, WHILE EARTH STILL SPEAKS, set in WNC. She'll tell the stories behind the story: How did Mary (more crone than virgin) get into the narrative? And Mary Surratt, a co-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth?See More
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Flat Rock history via a road

Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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Root shock in Asheville 1963 and 2009

(Photo of Dicksontown, the African American neighborhood between the Buncombe courthouse and Eagle Street, that got cleared out by what ha…

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0 Jan 20, 2009

Bull Creek Stories

The community along Bull Creek, between Azalea and Ox Creek, parallel to the Blue Ridge Parkway, is one of the few oldest in Buncombe Count…

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0 Jan 15, 2009

Painters--that is, cougars

You separate truth from legend when it comes to such legendary creatures as painters. Read the attached article, and see other forums on t…

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2 Dec 29, 2008
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Memories of Oakley with Rae Roberts and Mike Miller

How is history written if we go to those who remember it? Rae Roberts and Mike Miller of Oakley spoke to people participating a community o…

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0 Dec 16, 2008

Belled Buzzards

This is a history story that grew out of a lively discussion on "The Read." Yes, folklore and even folklore-generated pranks are a part of…

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0 Dec 15, 2008

Rhododendron Festival stories

What started as a debutante ball in the roaring 90s became something else--a public extravaganza that promoted the region nationally. There…

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0 Nov 24, 2008

From the Speculation Lands to Parkside, developers have plunged the sword in the stone

In February 2007, GDR (Global Development Resources), headquartered in Arden, targeted the Asheville area for development operations. It is…

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0 Jul 13, 2008

Field of fatherhood: African-American little league in 1960s Asheville

George Bishop Sr., a star African-American athlete and, later, a barrier-breaking deputy sheriff, started the Asheville Varsity Club, a bas…

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0 Jul 2, 2008

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