News http://wcqs.org en Arts and Performance / Community Calendar http://wcqs.org/post/arts-and-performance-community-calendar <p>The Asheville Gallery of Art’s featured artist for April is Reda Kay. The exhibition, “Evolution Series,” features Kay’s landscapes using watercolor, ink, and acrylic on canvas and board. It remains on display through April 30th.<br />828-251-5796&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; www.ashevillegallery-of-art.com&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; thru-4/30<br /><br />The Asheville Art Museum Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:59:24 +0000 Trent Henley 16690 at http://wcqs.org Elizabeth Kostova introduces American readers to Bulgarian literature http://wcqs.org/post/elizabeth-kostova-introduces-american-readers-bulgarian-literature-0 <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Elizabeth </span>Kostova<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> says she’s lost count of the number of times she’s visited Bulgaria, but she can’t forget the first time she visited as a student.</span></p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:35:39 +0000 Greta Johnsen 16633 at http://wcqs.org "Lunatic Farmer" Joel Salatin brings farming gospel to WNC http://wcqs.org/post/lunatic-farmer-joel-salatin-brings-farming-gospel-wnc <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:0.9545454545454546;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 0.9545454545454546;">For organic farmers, Joel </span>Salatin<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 0.9545454545454546;"> is like a rock star.</span></p><p></p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:48:05 +0000 Greta Johnsen 16617 at http://wcqs.org "Lunatic Farmer" Joel Salatin brings farming gospel to WNC Tony Kiss Weekend Update http://wcqs.org/post/tony-kiss-weekend-update-35 <p>Trumpet Spectacular:&nbsp; The Asheville Symphony takes the stage at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Saturday night to perform Handel's,&nbsp; Music to the Royal Fireworks,&nbsp; Hummel's Trumpet Concerto, and Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass with the WCU Concert Choir and the Asheville Symphony Chorus.&nbsp; Also&nbsp; this weekend, singer songwriter David Wilcox performs at the Altamont.&nbsp; The Mother Earth News Fair&nbsp; takes place in Asheville this weekend at the WNC Agriculture Center and Draft Day starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner has opened at area movie theaters.&nbsp; Tony Kiss has i Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:36:00 +0000 David Hurand 16465 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update Register to Vote http://wcqs.org/post/register-vote <p></p><p>The deadline to register to vote is twenty-five days&nbsp; before&nbsp; a scheduled election.&nbsp; Therefore, the deadline to be eligible&nbsp; to vote in the May 6th primary is Friday April 11th.&nbsp;&nbsp; Buncombe County Election Services Director Trina Parker spoke explained the nuts and bolts&nbsp; of registering to vote to David Hurand.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:12:33 +0000 David Hurand 16507 at http://wcqs.org The Shape of the 49th State Senate District Race http://wcqs.org/post/shape-49th-state-senate-district-race <p>Republicans will choose between &nbsp;R.L. Clark, Mark Crawford, and Clarence Young to determine who will run against Democrat Terry Van Duyn to represent the 49<sup>th</sup> State Senate District.&nbsp; Earlier this month Buncombe County Democrats chose Terry Van Duyn to fill the seat formerly held by the late Martin Nestbitt.&nbsp; Martin died in early March at the age of 67.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:33:30 +0000 David Hurand 16438 at http://wcqs.org Congress and the Coastal Barrier Resources Act http://wcqs.org/post/congress-and-coastal-barrier-resources-act <p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:10:18 +0000 David Hurand 16437 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update http://wcqs.org/post/tony-kiss-weekend-update-34 <p>Baseball is back and Tony is thrilled. &nbsp; The Asheville Tourists have opened their 2014 season at McCormick Field.&nbsp; There's also lots of live theater to consider including a Neil Simon play at the Flat Rock Theater.&nbsp; There are a couple of&nbsp; new movies in the area, including Captain America.&nbsp; The Western Carolina University Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines will screen the documentary film "Shored Up".&nbsp; The critically acclaimed film examines how different communities are trying to cope&nbsp; with rising sea levels. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:19:00 +0000 David Hurand 16186 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update Friday @2, ASO YAC Winners! http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-aso-yac-winners <p></p><p>Listen this "Friday @2" for another live-performance program on WCQS. This week we will feature the winners of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Young Artist Competition (YAC!)</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:26:36 +0000 Dick Kowal 16143 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2, ASO YAC Winners! Three Area Students Awarded Morehead Scholarship http://wcqs.org/post/three-area-students-awarded-morehead-scholarship <p>Three area public high school students have been awarded the prestigious Morehead Cain Foundation Scholarship and will attend the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill next fall.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:53:12 +0000 David Hurand 16158 at http://wcqs.org