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AHS football team, first year of integration

Asheville High integration played out on the football teamby Rob Neufeld Part 1 of 2             “We should have had a championship team,” Willie Ray, now a pastor, says about the 1969 Asheville High School football team for which he played on the offensive and defensive lines.            That was the…See More
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Gary Neil Carden at A-B Tech

March 6, 2015 at 7pm to March 7, 2015 at 2pm
WNC Historical Association will sponsor a concert (staged) reading of Gary Carden's play, "The Raindrop Waltz" in the Ferguson Auditorium on March 6th at 7:00 and March 7th at 2:00pm. The playwright will attend the performances and will enter into a dialogue with the audience about the autobiographical content of the play. A-B Tech is on 340 Victoria Road in Asheville.See More
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Reading cancelled tonight at Black Mountain

February 19, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
The reading on Thursday, Feb 19 of David Madden's new book at the Monte Vista Hotel in Black Mountain has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled. See More
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Madden Reads from Latest Collection of Short Stories at Monte Vista Hotel

February 19, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
The Black Mountain Authors Guild will present local author David Madden reading from his collection of short stories, The Last Bizarre Tale­, Thursday, February 19, 6pm, at the Monte Vista Hotel. With titles like “Who Killed Harpo Marx?” and “James Agee Never Lived in This House,” Maddens stories range wide over time, geography, and the human soul. In “The Last Bizarre Tale,” for example, a young man witnesses strange behavior involving a corpse that has hung on a hook in a funeral home garage…See More
Feb 9
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Earth Week Celebration in Andrews NC at Andrews NC, various location throughout the town

April 22, 2015 to April 26, 2015
A special celebration honoring the local and regional talents of Andrews NC and Cherokee County, featuring author readings and book signings by Gary Carden, Wayne Caldwell, Anna Berenyi and hopefully more authors of Appalachia. Drummings, Native American crafts, Nature walks, Backyard remedies, Native Bees, Animals of the Forest, Country and Blue Grass Music and so much more.See More
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Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award at Asheville Renaissance Hotel

February 7, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
Honoring Author Robert Morgan for his selected work"The Road From Gap Creek". The presentation of the award includes a reading followed by a reception.For more informationSee More
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An Evening with Barbara Woodall at Splendor Mountain at Splendor Mountain

January 27, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Barbara Taylor Woodall was born and raised in Rabun County Georgia. This county touches both North Carolina and South Carolina, so you can already guess it was a special place to grow a child. Barbara wrote about her life as a child and the wonderful people God joined her to as she grew and learned. It's Not My Mountain Anymore tells some of these stories. Barbara will share from her book and from her life, June 6, 2015 at Splendor Mountain.See More
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David Joy Presents His Debut Novel at City Lights Bookstore

March 6, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Webster author, David Joy will present his new novel on Friday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore.  Where All Light Tends to Go, a staff pick of both Chris and Eon, is set in Jackson County and tells the story of Jacob McNeely, a young man who is in a fight against his fate. “Expertly balancing beauty and brutality, David has written a novel that stays with the reader long after the final page has been read.  Where All Light Tends to Go, though very much an Appalachian tale, is…See More
Jan 22
Your guide to author and literary events in Western North Carolina

March 8, 2015 - March 14, 2015  

Sunday, March 8

DAVID JOY: David Joy presents his debut novel, “Where All Light Tends to Go,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 3 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Monday, March 9

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB: The Malaprop’s Mystery Bookclub, hosted by Sallie Bissell, discusses “Still Life” by Louise Penny at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 11:15 a.m. Call 254-6734.

Tuesday, March 10

WRITERS GROUP: Mountain Writers meets at Blue Ridge Books, 152 S. Main St., Waynesville, 1 p.m.  Call 456-6000.

BOOK DISCUSSION: “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” by Karen Joy Fowler is the subject of a book discussion at the Leicester Library, 1561 Alexander Rd., Leicester, 1 p.m. Call 250-6480.

DISCUSSION BOUND: “New Deal Art in North Carolina” by Anita Price Davis is the subject of a book discussion at the Asheville Art Museum, 2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. Call 253-3227.

PISGAH NATIONAL FOREST: Marci Spencer discusses her book, “Pisgah National Forest: A History,” at the West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd., Asheville, 5:30 p.m. Call 250-4750.

Wednesday, March 11

ROGER MEADOWS: Roger Meadows presents his new mystery novel, “A Chance Encounter,” at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St., Waynesville, 2 p.m. Call 452-5169.

MEETING THE SHADOW SALON: Andrea Olson discusses Part 4 of “Meeting the Shadow” by Connie Zweig and Jeremiah Abrams at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Thursday, March 12

BOOK DISCUSSION: “Some Luck” by Jane Smiley is the subject of a book discussion at the Fairview Library, 1 Taylor Rd., Fairview, 1 p.m. Call 250-6485.

GREGG LEVOY: Gregg Levoy presents his new book, “Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion,” at the Henderson County Public Library, 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville, 6:30 p.m. Call 697-4725.

HOLLY LECRAW: Holly LeCraw presents her new novel, “The Half Brother,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

SHORT STORY BOOK CLUB: The Thomas Wolfe Short Story Book Club, led by Andrea Clark, discusses “The Child by Tiger” by Thomas Wolfe at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, 52 N. Market St., Asheville, 5:30 p.m. Call 253-8304.

Friday, March 13

ASHEVILLE POETRY REVIEW: The Asheville Poetry Review celebrates its 20th anniversary with founder and managing editor Keith Flynn and other writers at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

BARBARA BATES SMITH: Storyteller Barbara Bates Smith and musician Jeff Sebens perform “Go Granny D!” on the life of Doris “Granny D” Haddock at White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Rd., Black Mountain, 8 p.m. $12; $10 in advance. Call 669-0816.

Saturday, March 14

BOOK DISCUSSION: “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena” by Anthony Mara is the subject of a book discussion at the West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd., Asheville, 3 p.m. Call 250-4750.

TALES ON MARKET STREET: Marvin Cole performs “Mark Twain: Tall Tales & Anecdotes” and Barbara Bates Smith performs “Ron Rash Is Funny, Too” at the YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market St., Asheville, 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Call 980-318-6998.

NATHAN POOLE: Nathan Poole presents his award-winning short story collection, “Father Brother Keeper,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.


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