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7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Reuter Center 102 - The Manheimer Room Storytelling EventMark your calendar for Friday, August 12, 7 p.m. to attend this Tim Lowry storytelling event! Whether slipping into the colorful lexicon of Gullah or anecdotes about his Great Nina Gwynn, or Harper Lee, Tim Lowry is ready with fascinating stories of culture and history. He is a time traveler who takes us with him wherever he chooses to go. He has been telling stories of the People, by the People, and for the People for 15 years. Tim has been invited several times to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesboro, TN. This free event is cosponsored by OLLI and the Weaverville Library.
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Reuter Center 102A Opera TalkAsheville Lyric Opera (ALO) brings great stories and music to life on Asheville’s premiere theatrical stage, the Diana Wortham Theatre. Come enjoy a behind the scenes journey as ALO General Director David Craig Starkey and a cast of industry professionals guide you through their operatic world. Mark your calendar to attend these lively and informative musical presentations: May 20 - David Starkey hosts Dr. Jon Truitt from Ball State University on 'Auditions from Behind the Scenes', 11:30 a.m. (note special time) June 24 - Asheville Lyric Opera Young Artist Program Performance and 'Talk Back', 3 p.m. July 8 - Summer Opera Cast Performance Highlights, 3 p.m. August 12 - Asheville Lyric Opera Local Troupe Performance and Discussion, 3 p.m.For more information about ALO or to purchase tickets for a performance, visit http://ashevillelyric.org
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Reuter Center 102 - The Manheimer Room OLLI at UNC Asheville's Appalachian Summer Theater series concludes with 'Patchwork Perspectives,' Barbara Bates Smith's latest monodrama based on characters from the works of Lee Smith (no relation). Free and open to the public.
2:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Reuter Center 102 - The Manheimer Room OLLI at UNC Asheville and Asheville Community Theatre's Autumn Players jointly present 'Outlander,' a play by storyteller Gary Carden about the creation of Great Smokies Mountains National Park. Performed as readers theater with music by Joe Penland. General admission seating with tickets $6 at the door.