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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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Firestorm Books & Coffee

Portrait of a local bookstore: Firestorm by Rob Neufeld   PHOTO CAPTION: Joey Kasanke, Libertie Valance, and Jaime Theophilos (l to r), col…

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0 Jan 31, 2016

Carolina Mtns Lit Fest & Ann Patchett interview

Patchett, Kingsolver, and a thrill of writers buzz Burnsville by Rob Neufeld               If you take any pleasure or have any interest in…

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0 Aug 31, 2015

10 Authors at Writers on the Rock

Here’s your chance to rock ten authors by Rob Neufeld               Landscape and literature come together at Chimney Rock Park next Sunday…

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0 Jun 24, 2015

Blue Ridge Bookfest 2015, Apr. 24-25

Meet the authors at the Blue Ridge Bookfest by Rob Neufeld               The Battle of la Drang should be a historical reference everyone k…

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Interview with Ron Rash, October 28, 2014

Interview with Ron Rash, Oct. 28, 2014 by Rob Neufeld on occasion of publication of Something Rich and Strange edited version published in…

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0 Apr 9, 2015

The World Made Straight--the movie

How Rash’s “The World Made Straight,” translates to film by Rob Neufeld               “Landscape is destiny,” a craggy voice intones.     …

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0 Mar 26, 2015

Conversation with George Ella Lyon

Getting deep with east Kentucky author George Ella Lyon by Rob Neufeld               George Ella Lyon is a prolific writer of poetry, ficti…

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0 Oct 14, 2014

Special upcoming exhibits and talks

History exhibits and events, Summer-Fall 2014   Exhibit: Hillbilly Land:  Myth and Reality of Appalachian Culture open through December 31,…

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0 Sep 8, 2014

Asheville Wordfest May 2-4, 2014

Asheville Wordfest 2014 (Photo top right, Laurey Masterton from Asheville Chamber of Commerce; 2nd photo, Laura Hope-Gill from www.theheali

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Sally Jewell Coxe and the Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Ape and Essence:  Coxe of Asheville steps up as leading bonobo befriender by Rob Neufeld Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times, Nov. 17…

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