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 By Carol Hamann    Arts    February 23, 2017 

Little Theatre's 'Almost, Maine' Receives Thumbs Up

When deciding whether or not to attend a Brevard Little Theatre production, most local theatergoers rely on information from The Transylvania Times and the recommendations of friends who have already seen the show. Both of these sources give an...

 

Author Paul Houle To Sign Book – Brevard NC

Paul D. Houle, author of “The Crash Of Piedmont Airlines Flight 22,” will hold a talk and book-signing event at Highland Books on Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. The 1967 crash of Piedmont Flight 22 is arguably one of the most important news events...

 
 By Shannon Summitt    Arts    February 23, 2017 

Deadline To Apply For Annual Writers' Conference Is March 1 – Brevard NC

Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation will once again co-host the annual Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference May 18-21. Workshops, discussions and readings will take place...

 

County Library To Offer Food For Feedback – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library promises good food and good conversation during their upcoming public dialogues at locations throughout Transylvania County. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and share ideas about the library’s role in helping Transylvania...

 

Philharmonic Adds Celebrated Conductors – Brevard NC

The first of three celebrity guest conductors will perform at the next Brevard Philharmonic concert on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. Joining the scintillating solo pianist, Joyce Yang, performing...

 

Author R.R. Brooks To Speak At Highland Books – Brevard NC

On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. Highland Books will be hosting the second Brevard Authors Guild Monthly Chat-Fest. This month’s discussion on fantasy writing will be led by local author R. R. Brooks. Along with a career in pharmaceutical research...

 

Little Theatre Launches Interactive Website – Brevard NC

The Brevard Little Theatre has a new website, TheBrevardLittleTheatre.org. This new site is easy to navigate, is frequently updated and will keep visitors informed about happenings at the theater, located at 55 E. Jordan St. in downtown Brevard....

 

BC Juried Art Exhibition Set For Feb. 24 – March 31 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Art Department is showcasing students' original artwork in the annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The show will run Feb. 24 through March 31 in the Spiers Art Gallery in the...

 

Area High School Bands To Perform At Brevard College – Brevard NC

Brevard College opens its doors to the Scott Concert Hall once more for the second annual Brevard College Concert Band Invitational on Friday, Feb. 24. High school bands from Brevard, Rosman, Hender-sonville and Asheville will be in attendance, and...

 

Transylvania Art Guild To Meet – Brevard NC

Local artist and Brevard native Sharyn Fogel will be the guest speaker at the Transylvania Art Guild's March meeting. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m. on March 2 at the Transylvania Parks and...

 

Charles Walker Band, Todd Greene To Perform – Brevard NC

Grounded in soul, the Charles Walker Band has been compared to Prince, Bruno Mars, The Brand New Heavys, and James Brown. The Milwaukee based band has refined their sound into Neo-Funk, a fusion of...

 

Brevard Women Help Stage Play For Domestic Violence Prevention – Brevard NC

"The Vagina Monologues," a play written by Eve Ensler, is based on interviews with over 200 women and will be held at The Orange Peel in Asheville on Feb. 25. The purpose of the play is to raise...

 

Library Receives $4,000 Kyler Grant To Expand Children's Collection – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library had an extra reason to celebrate this new year. In late December, the library was notified that they were selected to receive a $4,000 grant from the Dorothy Louise Kyler Foundation. Grant funds are to be used...

 
 By Carol Hamann    Arts    February 13, 2017

'Almost, Maine' Is A Certain Hit – Brevard NC

In our lives, all of us play various roles, beginning as helpless infants and ending as fragile senior citizens. In between, we are terrible toddlers, innocent children, troubled teens, liberated...

 

President Eisenhower Is 'Underappreciated'

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Hauser, Emily. “For the Most Beautiful.” This is the story of Achilles’ fury and the gods of Olympus during the Trojan War told from the perspective of two women:...

 

Opening Of Number 7 Arts Gallery Draws Big Crowd – Brevard NC

Member-artists and friends of Number 7 Arts reopened their popular downtown Brevard gallery on Friday, Jan. 27. The completely renovated space in the historic McMinn building garnered rave reviews...

 

Oskar Blues Seeks Muralist To Paint Brewery's Walls – Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery is on the hunt for project proposals for western North Carolina artists interested in creating two signature murals - one indoor and one outdoor-for their Brevard location. The murals will guide thirsty craft beer fans from all...

 

Library Seeks Input On Meeting Community Needs – Brevard NC

During the first week in March, the Transylvania County Library will host “Transforming Transylvania: Community Goals and the Library’s Role,” a series of public dialogues at locations throughout Transylvania County. The sessions will be led...

 

Ballet Program Helps Children With Special Needs – Brevard NC

In partnership with the CAN'd Aid Foundation, Brevard Ballet offers a weekly 30-minute dance class for special needs kindergartners and up. Angie Wells, director of Brevard Ballet, teaches the class...

 

Varied Pottery Classes To Be Offered At TC Arts – Brevard NC

Transylvania Ceramic Arts, a program of the Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced their March and April class offerings. Philippa Hackett who leads the pottery program said, “This go around we are offering pottery classes for beginner...

 

American Legion To Host Valentine's 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. This dance is open to the public in appreciation for the support...

 

Brevard College To Stage 'There Is A War' – Brevard NC

Brevard College Theatre presents the United States premiere of “There Is A War” by Tom Basden. The show will run in The Porter Center for Performing Arts’ black box theatre, the Morrison Playhouse, Feb. 9 –11 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 12 at 2:30...

 

Folk Art Exhibition To Open At TC Arts Feb. 10 – Brevard NC

"Our style of Folk Art is an homage to our ancestors who had to "make do" with what they had on hand and through our art we are attempting to breathe life back into a "throw away" society," said...

 

Highland Books Hosts Discussion On Homeless – Brevard NC

The problems of homelessness or those problems experienced by folks at risk for homelessness are present in virtually every community in the USA. Such problems are experienced in rural communities, including many in western North Carolina, but the...

 

'Pretty Little World' Begins To Fall Apart

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Bitto, Emily. “The Strays.” To Lily, the Trentham family is so much more interesting than her working-class, boring family. The Trenthams are eccentric artists who...

 

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