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U.S. Cellular Center's New Look

U.S. Cellular Center's New Look

Asheville's Revamped Civic Center Launches New Website. The U.S. Cellular Center launched their new website this morning. Along with the site's shiny new appearance comes cleaner navigation, information on parking, direct links to make ticket purchases and venue seating charts for the ExploreAsheville.com arena and the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. Win Tickets Sign up for their e-newsletter this

Win Tickets to SoCon

Win Tickets to SoCon

The Southern Conference Basketball Tournament will heat up the ExploreAsheville Arena at the Asheville Civic Center this March 2 – 5. Join the excitement and enter to win two general admission tickets good for any one session to the SoCon tournament. As a bonus prize, we’re throwing in two Go Blue Ridge cards, granting you free access to more than 30 attractions across the Asheville area,

Give the Gift of SoCon

Give the Gift of SoCon

Do you have a sports fan on your holiday shopping list this year? Why not give them the gift of SoCon? The Southern Conference basketball championship takes place in Asheville from March 2 - 5 and tickets are now on sale. Students, parents, alumni and college hoops fan alike will be filling the seats at the revamped and remodeled Civic Center in downtown. Be sure to secure your tickets now as they

Bele Chere Best Bets: Insider Tips

Bele Chere Best Bets: Insider Tips

An Asheville summertime tradition kicks off this week in the streets of downtown. Starting this Friday you can enjoy the sights and sounds that have made Bele Chere the largest street festival in the southeast. Here are some insider tips on what's hot, what's new and what festival favorites will be returning. More Music: This year, bands performing at Bele Chere will be playing extended 90 minute

The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands (win tickets!)

The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands (win tickets!)

In a "made in China" world it's refreshing to know that the art of handmade craft is still alive and well in the Appalachian mountains . See for yourself at the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands where over 200 craftspeople will be present selling their works of clay, fiber, glass, leather, metal, mixed media, natural materials, paper, wood and jewelry. It all takes place at the Asheville Civic

From Harlem to Asheville

From Harlem to Asheville

The Harlem Globetrotter's (cue the whistling Sweet Georgia Brown theme song) are making their way to Asheville this Saturday, March 27 at 3:00 PM. Head over to the Asheville Civic Center to watch this legendary basketball troupe in action. A perfect event for kids and adults alike, the Globetrotter's have been entertaining audiences for 84 years and counting. The team originally started out in

Widespread Panic plays a two day event in Asheville

Widespread Panic plays a two day event in Asheville

Calling all "Spreadheads"! Widespread Panic , the band famous for never playing the same concert twice, is coming to downtown Asheville for a two day event at the Asheville Civic Center on April 8 and 9. Opening for them is JJ Grey & Mofro , a funky soulful band from Jacksonville, Florida. Widespread Panic is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. Since their inception in 1986, they have

St. Patrick's Slay at the Roller Derby

St. Patrick's Slay at the Roller Derby

It's a St. Patrick's brawl on wheels! Prepare yourself for a season opening double header as the Blue Ridge Roller Girls prepare to take on the Soul City Sirens on March 12, at the Asheville Civic Center . Also competing on the rink, The French Broads versus the Twin City Derby Girls . Founded in June of 2006, the Blue Ridge Rollergirls make up Asheville , NC’s first all-female, flat track roller

Bright Eyes coming to the Asheville Civic Center

Bright Eyes coming to the Asheville Civic Center

Coming this Saturday, March 5 to the Asheville Civic Center , indie-rock band Bright Eyes will be performing songs from their new album The People's Key , their 11th album to be released. Bright Eyes is the musical project of singer-songwriter Conor Oberst--an Omaha native who many have dubbed "rock's boy genius." And when one considers his prolific musical output; the ease at which he writes

More Moogfest Lineup Additions

More Moogfest Lineup Additions

DJ Sets to Satisfy Your Late Night Cravings With just under one weeks to go until Moogfest 2010 , it’s time to start preparing your costumes - extra treats for Moog-inspired disguises! And as the, ahem, Moog-ster Mash draws near, they continue to round up the ultimate lineup, including many special late night performances to be held at Stella Blue and the Moogaplex (46 Haywood St.). It’s going to

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