Archive for November 2012

Race, Truth, and Fiction in Thomas Wolfe’s ‘The Child by Tiger’

Discussion Series at the YMI On a cold, snowy November evening in 1906, a black man called “Will Harris,” whose real identity was unknown, went Read more »

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Asheville Parks & Recreation Discusses Grant Center’s Phase II

by Johnnie Grant On November 1 Asheville’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invited the public to comment on the next phase of construction at Read more »

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Living Treasures Honored

Three more community elders were honored on Sunday, October 21 in the fifth semi-annual Asheville Living Treasures ceremony at UNC Asheville’s Osher Center for Lifelong Read more »

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H. Tyrone Brandyburg Named Superintendent of Sandburg Home National Historic Site

National Park Service Southeast Regional Director David Vela has announced that H. Tyrone Brandyburg has been selected as the new superintendent of Carl Sandburg Home Read more »

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Asheville Sister Cities Helps Provide Clean Water for Osogbo, Nigeria

by Wallace Bohanan In a joint project of Sister Cities groups in Asheville, NC, Wilmington, Del., and Osogbo, Nigeria, twenty-nine wells have been dug in Read more »

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Tellabration! 2012

During the last weekend before Thanksgiving, Jane Simsit’s Time for Tellabration! gathers thousands of people in small towns and big cities around the world to Read more »

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Building Life on a Solid Foundation

After realizing his personal life was in a shambles due to what Anthony Dobbs calls “a whole lot of drama,” he knew it was time Read more »

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Duke to Commemorate 50 Years of Black Student Integration

Beginning in January 2013, Duke University will launch a nine-month, university-wide commemoration to highlight the 50th anniversary of the school’s integration. A series of events Read more »

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The 2012 Beautillion

by Sarah Williams Nearly everyone has heard of a Cotillion, at which debutantes are introduced to society. Asheville’s Gamma Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Read more »

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Style Trends – November 2012

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