Events

  • Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces & Other Stories of Possibility 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 19:00

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Carmichael Humanities Lecture Hall Carmichael Humanities Lecture Hall Dr. Carolyn Finney author of Black Faces/White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors will deliver a lecture at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7:00pm in the Humanities Lecture Hall.This event is co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, UNC Asheville, Sierra Club, and Everybody's Environment - a coalition of organizations working towards an inclusive environmental movement.

  • Fab Friday Lecture 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:30

    11:30 AM to 1:15 PM - Reuter Center 102A On Fridays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. during the term, this series of lunch and learn lectures continues to delight and inform. Held in the Manheimer Room, Fab Fridays are free and open to the public. Members and guests are invited to enjoy stimulating presentations and dynamic questions/answer sessions. Purchase lunch in our Reuter Café or bring your own brown bag. End your week and start your weekend with Fab Fridays. Don’t miss these great programs.September 30, 2016 Senior Brain Health- Cognition or Perspiration? Dr. Patrick Foo, UNCA Associate Professor of Psychology and a leader in its highly regarded Neuroscience Minor, will help us thread through the contradictory claims about what you can do to improve your brain health. How much value can you expect from “brain training” games vs. seeking neurological health from physical exercise? This presentation is part of the Health Education Series.

  • Behind the Scenes 1:15 PM to 2:30 PM Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:15

    1:15 PM to 2:30 PM - Reuter Center 102A NC Stage Behind the ScenesJoin NC Stage Artistic Director and co-founder, Charlie Flynn-McIver as he takes you behind the scenes of the professional productions of NC Stage. We’ll look into the themes of the plays, the rehearsal process, the design process, talk to actors, directors and designers and even have a scene or two from the upcoming show. Get an insider’s view of the workings of a professional theatre. Free and open to the public, this series is scheduled at 1:30pm in the Manheimer Room as follows: September 30, 1:30p.m., 'Grounded' by George Brant; November 4, 1:30 p.m., 'Curvy Widow', book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody. NC Stage Behind the ScenesJoin NC Stage Artistic Director and co-founder, Charlie Flynn-McIver as he takes you behind the scenes of the professional productions of NC Stage. We’ll look into the themes of the plays, the rehearsal process, the design process, talk to actors, directors and designers and even have a scene or two from the upcoming show. Get an insider’s view of the workings of a professional theatre.  Free and open to the public, this series is scheduled at 1:30pm in the Manheimer Room as follows:  September 16, 12 p.m., 'Grounded' by George Brant; November 4, 1:30 p.m., 'Curvy Widow', book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody.

  • Forget Me Not Series 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:30

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM - Reuter Center 206 Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of WNC (www.alz.org/northcarolina), this series of lectures will offer insight into this illness. Scheduled in the Manheimer Room, the series is free and open to the public.On September 30, the topic will be Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection MattersThis presentation provides a greater understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia, and how to recognize when something may be wrong. It offers insight into resources and advice on when and why it’s important to seek early medical attention. It is for anyone interested in learning more about the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as anyone experiencing signs of memory loss or other unaccountable changes in behavior that makes them think that something is different or is wrong with their health, or the health of a loved one.

  • Opera Talk 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:00

    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Reuter Center 102 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. Free and open to the public, this series is scheduled in the Manheimer Room on August 12, September 9 (special time 1-2:30pm), September 30, October 28, and December 9, 3-5pm.

  • Volleyball v. Liberty 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Friday, September 30, 2016 - 19:00

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Justice Center 101 - Gymnasium Open to the public. Season tickets are available for $30 at www.uncabulldogs.com or by calling 828-258-7900. Tickets are also available at the door for $6.

  • Movie: Secret Life of Pets 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:00

    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Highsmith Student Union 143 - Grotto Movie night featuring the animated movie The Secret Life of Pets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWI_Jsw9qUs. Free and open to all current students.

  • Big South Conference Cross Country Preview 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 08:00

    8:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Off Campus Asheville Christian Academy Open to the public. UNC Asheville hosts all Cross Country Meets at Asheville Christian Academy. For directions and more detailed information, please visit www.uncabulldogs.com or call 828-258-7900.

  • Women's Soccer v. Campbell 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 13:00

    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Outdoor Greenwood Soccer Field Open to the public. Season tickets are available for $30 at www.uncabulldogs.com or by calling 828-258-7900. Tickets are also available at the gate for $6.

  • WNC History Association Lecture 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 14:00

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Reuter Center 102 Kiffin Rockwell: Asheville's Celebrated WWI Fighter Pilot Please join History Professor Marc McClure as he presents the story of Kiffin Rockwell and his journey as a young boy from Asheville to the battlefields of Europe. At the outbreak of WWI in 1914, Kiffin joined the French Army. In 1916 he transferred to the French Air Corps where he became a founding member of the famed American Lafayette Escadrille fighter squadron. He became a flying legend among the French for his bravery against German Aviators.Dr. McClure will present his insights into Rockwell's extraordinary life andshow portions of his documentary film, Valor, that traces Rockwell's exploitsin WNC and France through family memories and letters along with commentary and photographs from the French National Archives.The program begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016at the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC-Asheville.Tickets sold at the door.General Public: $5.00 donation requestedWNCHA members: free

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