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For more than 30 years, Radney Foster has been converting the thoughts in his head into mesmerizing lyrics that express the human condition — and others have taken notice. Today, Foster is a celebrated Texas songwriter, known for his storied lyrics that he pens for both himself and others.

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The Asheville Living Treasures selection committee is happy to announce the selection of Bob Burgin, Sophie Dixon and Thomas Sanders for the Spring 2016 Class of Asheville Living Treasures. The Recognition Ceremony honoring them will be on Sunday May 22, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. in the Manheimer R…

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By Vicki HyattA projected 39 percent of the jobs in Buncombe County could disappear because of the technological revolution, ranking it as the fourth highest in the state on a “future work disruption index.”

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24 Carolina Day School students demonstrated their language skills in the Foreign Language Competition at Western Carolina University. Upper School students gave short presentations, recited poems, spoke extemporaneously, and competed in a cultural quiz bowl. All of these activities were don…

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. – While every season brings unique touches to a Biltmore visit, springtime 2016 is full of new estate offerings. Biltmore Blooms begins the first day of spring and this year’s celebration includes not only flowers coloring acres of gardens, but also a major new costume exhibi…

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Zaniac, national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) after-school enrichment centers where learning feels like play, will open its first North Carolina campus on Tuesday, April 19. The Zaniac Asheville Campus is located in Biltmore Park Town Square at One Town Square Boulevard, …

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Organic Grower’s School Annual Spring Conference is This Weekend

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Montford Park Players, an Asheville theatrical tradition, is proud to announce their 2016 season, along with a few major changes. The biggest change to announce is that Montford Park Players has decided that all seats for their entire season, both indoor and outdoor shows, will be available …

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By Melinda MyersWhetherPlanting a garden, enjoying the beauty of your landscape or sitting down to a delicious meal, you have bees, butterflies and other pollinators to thank. These essential members of our ecosystem are responsible for much of the food and beauty we enjoy each day.Unfortuna…

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Diana Wortham Theatre is pleased to announce the highly anticipated return of New York- and London-based Aquila Theatre Company, a Mainstage Series favorite, with a re-imagined and invigorating staging of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.

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New at the YWCA: Merfolk classes for all merpeople. Merfolk classes are for kids ages 7-16. Participants are provided with their own tail and learn how to do acrobatics under the water.