An opening Reception greets the weekend. November 7th, 5:00-8:00 pm at Pink Dog Creative Gallery in Asheville's River Arts District. Rob Amberg: ShatterZone. The exhibition of Rob Amberg photographs runs through January 11th. Also this weekend.
Jody Evans has resigned as president and CEO of Western North Carolina Public Radio, Inc./WCQS and has accepted the position of President and CEO of the Public Radio Program Directors Association (PRPD). The announcement was made November 3 by WCQS Board Chair Chuck Cloninger "We appreciate Jody’s efforts while at WCQS and wish her well in her new endeavor.”
Public Radio stations across the nation received sad news this week. Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's Disease. He was 77 years old.
Tom and his brother, Ray, became famous as "Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers" on the weekly NPR show Car Talk. They bantered, told jokes, laughed and sometimes even gave pretty good advice to listeners who called in with their car troubles.
Election day is upon us and the on-line investigative reporting service Carolina Public Press has the latest campaign finance reports for North Carolina House and Senate candidates across the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina... link to article.
Halloween weekend has arrived and there's plenty to do. The Avett Brothers are at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville for two nights and Taj Mahal makes an intimate club appearance too. Maria Muldaur is at the Grey Eagle Tuesday. Conversations with David Holt is on tap at Blue Ridge Community College Bo Thomas Auditorium November 5th. The Cinema Film Festival arrives mid week and there are several new releases of interest at area theaters. High on Tony's list, St. Vincent starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy and NightCrawler starring Mr. Jake Gyllenhaal. Check it out.