CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina Board of Governors on Friday approved UNC-Chapel Hill's plan to expand its pharmacy-education program to UNC Asheville in partnership with Mission Health System.
The UNC Asheville Art Department will host its 43rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition April 16-27 in UNC Asheville’s S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the first floor of Owen Hall. Internationally exhibited artist Nina Katchadourian will serve as juror.
UNC Asheville will host a talk by noted author Nathan McCall at 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, at the YMI Cultural Center, located at 39 S. Market Street in downtown Asheville. His talk, "Race, Community and Gentrification: What Will We Do with Them?" will address the process of renovation and displacement of poorer residents accompanying the influx of affluent people into deteriorating areas and its effect on race relations. The event is free and open to the public.
The North Asheville Tailgate Market, a Saturday morning tradition for those who love fresh produce, herbs and flowers, will reopen for its 30th season on Saturday, April 17, on the UNC Asheville campus.
UNC Asheville's 2009-2010 Writers at Home Series continues with readings by local authors Margaret Abruzzi and Leni Zumas at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. The event is free and open to the public.
“Alter Egos: Illustrations of the Inner Self,” an exhibition of seven works in soft pastel by UNC Asheville senior Theresa Burden, will be on view in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery from April 16-27. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 16, in the gallery.
UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library and Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will host an exhibition of photographs from the historic Black Mountain College. The exhibit, which will be on view in the periodicals and circulation area of Ramsey Library, features some 19 images of Black Mountain College from 1933-1957. The photos delineate an arc that traces the College's beginnings to its final years. It portrays some of the central figures including Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller and many others. An opening reception will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, April 15, on the main floor of the Library.
UNC Asheville's Center for Jewish Studies will host a reading and talk by poet Emily Warn at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, in UNC Asheville's Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall. Warn will read and discuss her latest poetry collection, "The Shadow Architect." The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville's Music Department will continue its spring concert season with four performances in April, ranging from contemporary to chamber music. Concerts will feature performances by student musicians, and include student and faculty compositions. Admission is $5 at the door, unless otherwise indicated.
UNC Asheville students will go green in celebration of UNC Asheville's semi-annual Greenfest April 9-11. Since its beginning in 1991, Greenfest participants have added more than 500 trees, 14 trails and hundreds of plants to the UNC Asheville campus and the Asheville Botanical Gardens. A series of campuswide projects will bring students, faculty and staff together to take part in a variety of campus environmental projects such as creating a pollinator garden and exotic invasive species removal.