Category: Lifestyles

It’s a Family Affair!

Family and friends came from near and far on April 29 to celebrate the 90th birthday of Mrs. Carrie M. Briggs of Asheville at the Read more »

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Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games 2008

Registration ONGOING Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Services, and Black Mountain Recreation and Parks invite area seniors to participate Read more »

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Playback Theatre Turns Towards Social Issues

Cast of Playback Theater’s “Let’s Talk About Race.” Seated: Mountaine Mort Jonas, Ike Sloan. Standing: Brian Jaudon, Kim Christman, Linda Metzner, Deborah Scott, Raphael Peter, Read more »

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KEOWEE Chamber Music Celebrates 8th Annual Festival

KEOWEE Chamber Music presents its 8th annual festival of spirited, adventurous chamber music, June 3-15. The 2008 KCM Festival concerts take place in Asheville and Read more »

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Mary Ida Vandross

Mary Ida Vandross Mary Ida Vandross, mother of the late superstar Luther Vandross, passed away after being in a coma for more than a month. Read more »

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Africa: Portraits of Power

“Zebra Children” by Veronika Hart Twelve oil paintings by Veronika Hart are on exhibit at the YMI Cultural Center through May 31, 2008. Meticulously capturing Read more »

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‘I Just Do the Best I Can’

Profile: Mrs. Frances Moore By Cathy Holt At age 98, Mrs. Frances Moore is the oldest resident of public housing in Asheville. Born and raised Read more »

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Race & Privilege: Asheville Playback Theatre Starts a Community Conversation

Cast of Playback Theater’s “Let’s Talk About Race.” Seated: Mountaine Mort Jonas, Ike Sloan. Standing: Brian Jaudon, Kim Christman, Linda Metzner, Deborah Scott, Raphael Peter, Read more »

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Community Activists Honored

Pictured from left to right: Mrs. Sharon West, Rev. Dr. Keith Ogden (holding grandson), and Mr. Gene Bell. By Johnnie Grant At its second annual Read more »

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Ushers in Centennial Year

Barbara A. McKinzie, Centennial International President Commemoration of One-Hundred Year Milestone Takes Place January 12-15 Chicago, IL – When the clock ticked to 12:01 and Read more »

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