UNC Asheville's Mass Communication Department will host a panel discussion on ethical issues in today's media from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Highsmith University Union's Mountain Suites. The event is free and open to the public.
Theatre UNCA kicks off its fall season with three one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, including "The Long Goodbye," "Hello From Bertha" and "The Lady of Larkspur Lotion" from September 23-25. These performances are the first of a series of Williams' one-act plays to be staged throughout the fall semester. Performances will take place at UNC Asheville’s Carol Belk Theater. Curtain is 8 p.m. All shows are open to the public.
Registration is now open for the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement October workshops. The hands-on courses, which are open to students of various ages and skills, range from lessons in contemporary crochet applications to mask-making for Halloween.
UNC Asheville's Family Business Forum will host a workshop, “Coaching the Next Generation of Business Leaders,” from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Sept. 10, at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 36 Montford Avenue.
Local authors Jen Fawkes and Janet Hurley will kick off UNC Asheville’s Fall 2010 Writers at Home series with a reading at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville’s Craft Studies Initiative will launch its fall lecture series, “Meet the Maker: Conversations of Meaning with Craftspeople,” this month. The series introduces students and community members to individual craftspeople, artists and designers through meaningful conversations and demonstrations.
The UNC Asheville Student Management Association will host a talk on “The Essence of Success,” by motivational speaker and executive coach Chip Madera, at 12:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall, room 302.
Registration is now open for a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prep course offered by UNC Asheville's Professional Education Program. Classes will meet on UNC Asheville's campus beginning September 13.
UNC Asheville begins a new series, Regional Author Talks, with a special evening appearance by Susan Reinhardt, author and Asheville Citizen-Times columnist. Regional Author Talks will feature well-known Western North Carolina writers on many Tuesdays this fall. All are free and open to the public.
Virginia Derryberry, painter and Art Department chair at UNC Asheville, is one of seven artists featured in an exhibit at the University of Tennessee’s Ewing Gallery. “Continuare: The Figurative Tradition in Contemporary Art,” presents regional artists’ depictions of the human form in diverse media.