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Freewrite Fridays Reaches 100th Class – Brevard NC

By Darlene O’Dell A few years ago, I went for a walk through the snow left by a late winter storm. In the quiet, I began thinking about how to create a supportive writing community in Transylvania County that would be focused on the practice of...

 
 By Carol Dodson    Arts    January 23, 2017

Dodson's 'Big Boy' – Brevard NC

(Carol Dodson's essay "Big Boy" developed from a lighthearted prompt about National Chicken Boy Day. Chicken Boy is an old Route 66 statue that once stood above a diner in California. When the...

 

Library To Host Second Program In Wildlife Series – Brevard NC

The second program in the "Wildlife of Transylvania County" series will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library. This week's presentation...

 

DVDs Add Variety To Growing Collection

The following DVDs have been added to the library’s collection: “Chicken People.” Starring Brian Caraker, Brian Knox and Shari McCollough, this is a heartfelt look at the ambitious world of show chickens and their breeders. The show follows peo...

 

Little Theatre To Offer Adults Comedy Improvisation Class – Brevard NC

An Improvisation Class for Adults will be taught at Brevard Little Theatre from Jan. 28 - March 11, on Saturdays from noon to 2 p.m. (no class will be held on Feb. 11). The cost is $60 for 12 hours of fun. Teachers are Kerry Corlis and Jason Denton,...

 

Josh Erwin And Troy Harris Play King St. – Brevard NC

Josh Erwin & Troy Harris (of The Packway Handle Band) take the stage at 185 King St. this Saturday at 8 p.m. Mermaid Motor Lounge, to solace and swoon with thoughtful songs that range from dark...

 

Brevard Little Theatre To Elect Officers At Annual Meeting Jan. 22 – Brevard NC

The Brevard Little Theater has announced its annual meeting will be held Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. The public is invited to hear about exciting new plans for the year, including a demonstration of a new website, plans for a new membership program...

 

Guide Showcases Parkway Wildflowers

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Griffin, W.E.B. “Curtain of Death.” Two WACs are kidnapped by four NKGB agents on a cold night in 1946 in Munich. Three of the agents end up dead; the fourth is...

 

Brevard College Opens Art Exhibition Friday – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Fine Arts Department opens its first exhibition of the year, "8 Days a Week" on Friday, Jan. 20. The community is invited to an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in Sims Art...

 

Brevard Little Theatre Cast Prepares For 'Almost, Maine' – Brevard NC

The month of love is rapidly approaching and in its honor Brevard Little Theatre is preparing a heart-warming romance for local theatergoers. "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani is a series of vignettes a...

 

'Faces of Freedom' Exhibit Opens At TC Arts Jan. 16 – Brevard NC

A community of local artists invites you to experience freedom through an artistic lens at the Transylvania Community Arts Council from Jan. 16 – Feb. 3. "The theme 'Faces of Freedom,' is the...

 

American Legion To Host Valentine's Day Dance – Brevard NC

The Brevard American Legion is hosting a Valentine’s Day dance and membership drive event Saturday, Feb. 11, from 6-10 p.m. at the Brevard Little Theatre located at 55 E. Jordan St. The evening will feature Brevard’s own The Review playing...

 

Local Library To Present 'From Hooves To Wings' – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library's Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, Jan. 17, with "From Hooves to Wings: A History of Transportation in WNC" presented by Terry Ruscin. The program begins at...

 

New At The Library

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Ellis, Warren. “Normal.” Adam Dearden is a foresight strategist who prepares clients for Our Coming Doom sparked by drone warfare. But his job is stressful and he...

 

Highland Books, Authors Guild To Host Discussions – Brevard NC

Beginning Thursday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and continuing every fourth Thursday of each month, Highland Books and members of the Brevard Authors Guild invite the public and all current or a...

 

Annual Father-Daughter Dance To Be Held In February – Brevard NC

The First United Methodist Church of Brevard has announced the 21st annual Father-Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 7-9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This tradition was started in Massachusetts by James B. Massery and has spread...

 

Hayes To Play Friday – Brevard NC

Mitch Hayes, who just won the Americana/Blues Artist of the Year at the Queen City (Charlotte) Music Awards, will be performing with the Mitch Hayes Trio this Friday, Jan. 6, at 185 King St. in...

 

Tull Glazener Returns To Brevard On Jan. 11– Brevard NC

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Tull Glazener will once again be teaching a mountain dulcimer workshop at St Philip's Episcopal Church at 256 East Main St. in Brevard followed by a concert at 3 p.m. The...

 

Play Leads To Best Creations

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Bova, Ben. “Apes and Angels.” The first installment in this series, “Death Wave,” focused on mankind’s effort to save intelligent life beyond the Milky Way. In...

 

You Knew Me When To Perform Jan. 7 – Brevard NC

You Knew Me When plays the Oskar Blues Brewery Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. Outfitted with an array of instruments, You Knew Me When is a duo that present a full band sound. While blending their vocals, Karisa, w...

 

Library To Begin New Book Discussions On Wednesdays – Brevard NC

Wonderful Wednesday Book Discussions will begin at the Transylvania County Library on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at noon in the Connestee Conference Room on the second floor of the library. Book readers are invited to join together to share and discuss some...

 

Did A U.S. Spy Kill Kennedy?

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Meyer, Stephanie. “The Chemist.” Though she was an expert in her field, she is now in hiding from the U.S. government, her former employer. She knew too many secrets...

 

Musicke Antiqua To Perform – Brevard NC

Musicke Antiqua will present its Christmas program, "Deck The Halls," at noon, Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Transylvania County Library. Performers will play in costume, on replicas of period instruments,...

 

Connestee Art League Announces Winners Of Fourth Winter Art Show – Connestee Falls NC

The Connestee Art League has announced the winners of the fourth annual Winter Art Show. This show is exhibited in the Blue Ridge Lounge of the Connestee Fall Clubhouse and is judged by staff and by...

 

Noah Recalls Life In Apartheid South Africa

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Camilleri, Andrea. “A Voice in the Night.” Two suspicious murders trap Montalbano between the politically powerful and the dark underbelly of the Mafia. One is a girl...

 

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