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Author Becca Stevens to Speak in Asheville

The Rev. Becca Stevens is the founder of Magdalene & Thistle Farms, a community for women who have survived prostitution and addiction. She was named one of 15 Champions of Change by the White House. The Reverend Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest serving as Chaplain at St Augustine's at Vanderbilt University. Thistle Farms employs 40 residents and graduates of Magdalene, and houses a natural body care line, a paper and sewing studio and the Thistle Stop Café. Magdalene is the two-year…See More
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Ministry & Mission Conference Featuring Author Becca Stevens at First Baptist Church, Asheville

May 3, 2014 from 8:30am to 4pm
The Rev. Becca Stevens is the founder of Magdalene & Thistle Farms, a community for women who have survived prostitution and addiction. She was named one of 15 Champions of Change by the White House. The Reverend Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest serving as Chaplain at St Augustine's at Vanderbilt University. Thistle Farms employs 40 residents and graduates of Magdalene, and houses a natural body care line, a paper and sewing studio and the Thistle Stop Café. Magdalene is the two-year…See More
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Doodlebug, Doodlebug, Your House is on Fire

Doodlebug, Doodlebug, Your House is on Fire is an Appalachian novel. The author, William Roy Pipes, author of Darby, Hanging Dog, the sequel to Darby, and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, puts his love and knowledge of the Appalachian Mountains and the people live there into an intriguing romantic murder mystery involving a three year old boy, the only witness to the murders of his family, murdered by a gang out of Mexico. This gang was searching for distant cousin suspected of stealing a large…See More
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Poets Patrick Bahls and Rick Chess at West Asheville Library, Apr. 22

Personal Meaning-Making:  The Poetry of Patrick Bahls  Tuesday, April 22, 7 p.m., West Asheville Branch Library, 942 Haywood Rd., 250-4750West Asheville resident Dr. Patrick Bahls, Associate Professor of Math and Honors Program Director at UNC Asheville, and his colleague, Dr. Rick Chess, Professor of Language and Literature and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UNC Asheville, present an evening of poetry. Dr. Bahls began writing poetry some years ago as “a means of reflection and…See More
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Bobby Norfolk starts storytelling, June 28

Bobby Norfolk Throws First Pitch for Kaleidoscope: Celebrating Diversityat Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch 2014from press release June 28 eventBobby Norfolk, three-time Emmy Award-winner is the lead storyteller for the fifth season of Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch--Kaleidoscope: Celebrating Diversity, June 28 in the Rhino Courtyard of Pack Place.  The stories begin at 10:30 a.m., rain or shine, and are free to the public.  Entrances to the Rhino Courtyard are from Biltmore Avenue under…See More
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Inez and Annie Daugherty and African American history

The Daughertys of Black Mountain spanned racial historyby Rob Neufeld             “The children in Cragmont (an African American neighborhood in Black Mountain) and High Top Colony, where my family lived, walked to school in groups,” Daugherty recalled about her 1920s childhood in a talk she had with me in 2005.            “White children rode the bus,” she revealed.  “They sometimes threw things at us and called us ugly names, but my mother told me, ‘You know who you are.  Those names do not…See More
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MONTREAT COLLEGE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY LUNCHEON at Montreat College, Gaither Fellowship Hall, Montreat, NC

June 21, 2014 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Pamela Duncan, author of Moon Women, Plant Life, and The Big Beautiful, will be the speaker at the Montreat College Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, in the Gaither Fellowship Hall.See More
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It ain’t for wimps: readings on aging at Monte Vista Hotel

April 17, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Increased life expectancy brings with it increased opportunities, problems, and responsibilities. Both the aged and the pre-aged will find much to ponder at the Black Mountain Authors Guild’s reading at the Monte Vista this Thursday at 6 pm. Four local writers will share their thinking on the subject: Danielle Laverty will read her essay on aging that won the Black Mt. Public Library contest, Nancy Werking Poling will read from her current and published fiction, and James and Cannan Hyde will…See More
Apr 9
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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.thehealingseed.com) A webpage in progress!Asheville Wordfest, an annual…See More
Apr 8
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Fiddler of the Mountains by Eva Nell Mull Wike

Fiddler and His FamilyFiddler of the Mountains: Attuned to the Life and Times of Johnny Mull by Eva Nell Mull Wike (Donning Company hardcover, Nov. 2013, 96 pages, $25)See other new WNC books Wike, author of the…See More
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A Fictional Tale of Mountain Mystery That Sparked International Romance at City Lights Bookstore

March 7, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Jackson County Author, Edward Fahey will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, March 7th at 6:30 p.m. to present his novel. The Mourning After is a novel about love not confined to a single lifetime, or even slowed by death. Exploring spirituality and the psychology of human relationships, it is written in a haunting, mystical style that caught the attention of readers on the other side of the ocean. Just back from a long tour of what he calls spooky sites of magic and legend, Edward finds he…See More
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Pete Seeger Tribute at City Lights Bookstore

February 15, 2014 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, February 15th at 3 p.m. for a tribute to the life and legacy of Pete Seeger with local musician and storyteller, Lee Knight.  Having garnered respect and inspiration for Seeger in high school, Lee would eventually have the opportunity to play with the famed musician on several occasions. Lee recounts meeting Seeger by saying,”I first met Pete backstage after a concert in Saratoga Springs, NY in the late 1960's. My first singing times with him…See More
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"Looking forward to hosting Lawrence Thackston at City Lights again.  He'll read from TIDAL POOLS on Friday, June 6th."
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Gary Carden’s Foxfire Christmas at City Lights Bookstore

December 20, 2013 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Join us on Friday, December 20th at 6 p.m. as Gary Carden offers up Appalachian Christmas tales at City Lights Bookstore.  Carden will talk about old rituals still practiced and some of his own childhood memories of Christmas in the mountains, including some of the leaner years during WWII when rationing was at its peak.  He will also talk about some of the stories featured in Eliot Wiggington’s Foxfire Christmas.  Gary Carden is an award-winning Appalachian author, playwright and folklorist.…See More
Dec 7, 2013
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Live Holiday Music with the Shepherd of the Hills String Band at City Lights Bookstore

December 21, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Join us on Saturday, December 21st at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore  to hear The Shepherd of the Hills String Band play some favorite songs of the holiday season.  The 21st marks winter solstice and the last Saturday before Christmas so come by and help us celebrate this special time of year. While taking in the concert, if you have a few names to check off the shopping list be sure to grab one of our holiday catalogs and take advantage of our holiday catalog sale. Select a book in the…See More
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Coffee with the Poet: Sharing Christmas Poems at City Lights Bookstore

December 19, 2013 from 10:30am to 12pm
The Coffee with the Poet Series continues on Thursday, December 19th at 10:30 a.m. at City Lights Bookstore.  Folks are encouraged to bring favorite Christmas poems to share with the group.  Whether it is a poem personally penned or a well-loved classic,  please join us and share!  The Coffee with the Poet Series gathers every third Thursday of the month and is co-sponsored by the NetWest chapter of the North Carolina Writers Network.  For more…See More
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ABC Yoga at City Lights Bookstore

December 7, 2013 from 5pm to 6:30pm
Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, December 7th at 5 p.m as Instructor Jennie Ashlock helps us unwind from winter’s flurry during a peaceful hour of gentle yoga in City Light’s Regional room.  There is no fee, but donations are welcome.  All donations will go to City Light’s 15th-annual Giving Tree, which provides age-appropriate books for children in Jackson County during the holidays.  BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat or Blanket).  Hot tea will be provided following the yoga session.See More
Nov 20, 2013

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At 11:32am on November 22, 2012, terrell garren said…

TWIMC,

RE: Measured In Blood: The Role of Henderson County, North Carolina in the American Civil War. Nonfiction, hardback, 599 pages including index, $36.00.

Thank you for the kind inquirey. Yes, I will be handling some of the distribution. I can get you a couple of copies. The book is being printed in Asheville, NC and the binding is in Nashville, TN. We have been promised a delivery on December 13, 2012. I have lecturer and book signings for December 15th in both Hendersonville and Asheville. Feel free to contact me directly at terrellgarren@bellsouth.net.

Sincerely,

Terry Garren

 
 
 

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