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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Green Opportunities to operate a food truck

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Green Opportunities to operate a food truck

Also, the UNC Asheville women’s basketball team is red hot heading into tournament time, and more.

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
UNC Asheville to host International American Ginseng Expo Dec. 4-5

UNC Asheville to host International American Ginseng Expo Dec. 4-5

The conference will explore the impact of wild and wild-simulated American Ginseng on the economy, health, and culture of Western North Carolina.

by November 9, 2015 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
GeekOut 2015: Costumes, celebs, games, programming at UNC Asheville June 6-7

GeekOut 2015: Costumes, celebs, games, programming at UNC Asheville June 6-7

The event celebrates all aspects of pop culture, from film and TV to costuming and comics.

by June 4, 2015 6 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bonfire Barbecue, other Asheville restaurants, prepare to open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bonfire Barbecue, other Asheville restaurants, prepare to open

Also, an architectural scavenger hunt, Counter Culture coffee events in Asheville and more.

by May 4, 2015 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium tanks arrive in Asheville, a final McStyles review, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium tanks arrive in Asheville, a final McStyles review, more

Also, star gazing at UNCA’s observatory, “sketchy” T-shirts and more.

by January 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
UNC Asheville gets $1 million donation to create new institute for land use, sustainability institute

UNC Asheville gets $1 million donation to create new institute for land use, sustainability institute

The McCullough Institute for Conservation, Land Use and Environmental Resiliency honors Dr. Charles T. McCullough Jr., a founding partner in Blue Ridge Bone and Joint Clinic.

UNC Asheville’s first Arts Fest to feature Steep Canyon Rangers, David Holt

UNC Asheville’s first Arts Fest to feature Steep Canyon Rangers, David Holt

The Grammy winners will headline the new four-day festival that will feature music, theater, local artists and more.

by January 15, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts
UNCA mass comm prof: Asheville Citizen-Times should cover its own journalistic failure with ‘Raleigh Digest’

UNCA mass comm prof: Asheville Citizen-Times should cover its own journalistic failure with ‘Raleigh Digest’

A 48-page political insert into the Citizen-Times last week was paid for by a company owned by Republican Rep. Tim Moffitt, but it wasn’t labeled as such.

by December 5, 2013 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Revolutionary Iranian poster art on display at UNC Asheville

Revolutionary Iranian poster art on display at UNC Asheville

A lecture and film screening will accompany the poster art show opening party on Oct. 17. Art on view starting Oct. 1.

by September 29, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
Hornsby transfers from UNC Asheville to LSU

Hornsby transfers from UNC Asheville to LSU

Hornsby’s move is the second shoe to drop following the move of former UNCA head coach to Wilmington.

by June 24, 2013 2 comments Asheville sports
Nick picked: UNC Asheville names McDevitt new men’s basketball coach

Nick picked: UNC Asheville names McDevitt new men’s basketball coach

McDevitt played for the Bulldogs from 1997-2001.

by April 26, 2013 6 comments Asheville sports
Could a different call in UNCA vs. Syracuse game kept coach in Asheville?

Could a different call in UNCA vs. Syracuse game kept coach in Asheville?

It’s wishful thinking, but UNCA men’s coach Eddie Biedenbach might still be in Asheville if refs hadn’t blown a big call in last year’s NCAA tourney.

by April 24, 2013 13 comments Asheville sports
In wake of popular UNCA coach’s departure, questions about chancellor’s leadership

In wake of popular UNCA coach’s departure, questions about chancellor’s leadership

Someone has set up an unauthorized survey asking the public to rate UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder’s leadership.

by April 22, 2013 15 comments Asheville News
‘On Coal River’ will be screened today at UNCA’s Grotto

‘On Coal River’ will be screened today at UNCA’s Grotto

The documentary, by Asheville’s Adams Woods and Francine Cavanaugh, follows a former coal miner as he and his neighbors fight for the future of their valley.

by March 25, 2013 1 comment Asheville film
New details on GeekOut 2013, Asheville’s nerdfest

New details on GeekOut 2013, Asheville’s nerdfest

Local artists, theatrical and musical performances, workshops on indy filmmaking, tabletop card gaming and much more.

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Asheville events, North Asheville
Blue Banner: UNCA campus police sport body cams to record misdeeds

Blue Banner: UNCA campus police sport body cams to record misdeeds

UNCA’s campus cops will wear the cameras on either their clothing or their heads, the newspaper reports.

by February 20, 2013 7 comments Asheville News, North Asheville
Iconic tree on UNC Asheville campus felled by high winds

Iconic tree on UNC Asheville campus felled by high winds

Students used the crabapple tree’s big limbs as warm-weather lounge chairs for decades.

by January 3, 2013 1 comment Asheville News
Charlotte Bobcats will hold open practice at UNC Asheville on Oct. 4

Charlotte Bobcats will hold open practice at UNC Asheville on Oct. 4

Here’s your chance to see NBA stars like Ben Gordon, Gerald Henderson, Kemba Walker and Reggie Williams up close.

by September 25, 2012 3 comments Asheville features
UNCA men’s basketball headed to San Juan for Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November

UNCA men’s basketball headed to San Juan for Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November

The Puerto Rico Tip-Off is an ESPN pre-season college basketball tournament happening in November  in San Juan. This year,  it’s Nov. 15-18. The 2012 tournament also includes NC State, Massachusetts, Akron, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Providence and Tennessee. From the Tip-Off website: The 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off, an early-season men’s basketball tournament, has secured all eight teams in the field, including NCAA Championship invitees North Carolina State and UNC[Read More…]

by June 7, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Public rally to thank UNC Asheville basketball fans, basketball fans in general, set for Tuesday

Press release here: UNC Asheville and Asheville Area Chamber Host “Thank You Asheville” Rally March 27 UNC Asheville and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a “Way to Go, Asheville” Rally on Tuesday, March 27, to thank the fans, volunteers and sponsors of the recent Southern Conference and Big South basketball tournaments. The hour-long event, which is free[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

UNC Asheville’s Center for Creative Retirement gets $2 million endowment from Osher

UNC Asheville’s well-known and nationally respected N.C. Center for Creative Retirement was recently awarded a $2 million endowment from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The Center for Creative Retirement is known for its courses targeting older residents seeking to continue their education, broaden their leadership skills and much more. The Osher institute offers programs that fit with that mission. Go[Read More…]

by December 14, 2011 0 comments Asheville News

UNCA soccer trick-shot artist is at it again with new Christmas video

UNC Asheville soccer players Lassi Hurskainen and Dan Jackson star in another amazing trick shot video starring countless soccer balls and the Grinch. Over the past year, Hurskainen has become a YouTube sensation with his amazing trick shot videos. His videos have garnered hundreds of thousands of views. And this one does not disappoint.

by December 11, 2011 0 comments Asheville features
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