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The Best Up and Coming Cultural Events in Asheville

Asheville has a lot to offer in terms of culture and art. Being one of North Carolina’s sought-after cities for the promotion of aesthetic lifestyles, the city is a great way to expose yourself to the arts. With live music being a prime driver of the local economy, Asheville has been regarded as a musical center. But it’s not only great tunes that make the city’s local art scene so vibrant. Other cultural events are turning Asheville into a prime location for artists not only in the United States but also from across the globe. We can only look at the numerous art festivals that are making their mark on the city in the months to come. So, if you’re looking to get your fill of the beautiful and the sublime before the year ends, take a look at the most important cultural events you might want to attend in the great city of Asheville and nearby towns!   Cherokee Pow Wow – July 5 to 7 Immerse yourself in Native American culture by attending the Cherokee Pow Wow, an extravagant presentation of authentic local culture, complete with musical performances prepared by hundreds of dancers vying to win thousands of …

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Top Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Asheville, North Carolina 

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The metropolitan area of Asheville counts for nearly 425,000 inhabitants, meaning there should be enough entertainment places for the people in this city from North Carolina. The place is filled with art galleries, movie theatres, colleges, cafes, and restaurants and, since there is always something to do around here, you’ll never get bored. 

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READING, RECYCLING, AND RADICALISM! FREE SUMMER SERIES BLOOMS

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Firestorm Books & Coffee is excited to announce children’s summer programming taking place at the bookstore from July 6th through August 24th 2019, with an event every Saturday at 10:30am. The programming rotates each week between read alouds and arts and crafts events, all of which are focused on local ecology, using natural materials to make art, recycling and upcycling, and gardening.

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Bears Bees + Brews and Center for Honeybee Research to host ‘Pollinators: Secret Superheroes Dinner

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Bears Bees + Brews is partnering with Center for Honeybee Research to host ‘Pollinators: Secret Superheroes Dinner,’ an intimate dinner experience highlighting the essential role pollinators play for the culinary world and for a healthy ecosystem. The dinner is a part of Asheville GreenWorks and Bee City USA— Asheville’s 7th Annual Pollination Celebration.

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Angel Pets Expo and Conference 2019

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Angel Pets Expo Asheville Saturday, June 8th at the Renaissance Hotel, 10-6p.m (Salon B/C). The goal of the Angel Pets Expo is to bring people together with resources and services which help the care and honoring of our pets, and ourselves as pet parents. Over 45 vendors specializing in all services and products for pets, senior pet care needs, canine rehab specialists, pet trainers, animal artists, pet memorabilia, animal communicators, grief healing services, veterinarians, holistic pet services, animal acupuncture and chiropractic, pet photographers, pet CBD oil and other pet supportive topics. All things pets! Select featured vendor presentations throughout the day. Open to the public, $5 at door. See list of vendors and more information at AngelPetsExpo.com  Angel Pets Conference 2019 Asheville, Saturday, June 8th at the Renaissance Hotel, 8-5p.m (Salon A) This pioneering, unique, and much-needed conference covers many topics on senior pet care needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support and grief healing. The conference highlights important medical topics for senior animal needs and resources, assessing animal quality-of-life, explaining animal hospice and palliative care, and covering the medical, practical, emotional considerations for pets at the end-of-life transition. Special focus will also be on grief healing from pet loss for ourselves …

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Starting in the Entertainment Business

This is a sponsored post. Starry-eyed hopefuls who think that they’re going to be the next thing in entertainment have big aspirations. Make lots of money! Get famous! Be loved by everyone! These are noble goals and it’s good to dream big. However, know that the industry is not always as easy as meeting Simon Cowell and singing a song to get noticed. It’s a cutthroat, raw business that can easily break your heart.

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BeYOUtiful – A Body Diverse Fashion Show Benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders

BeYOUtiful, a fashion show benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED), celebrates every body as beautiful regardless of size, shape, race, age, or gender, while bringing more awareness to CRC for ED and its mission and services.  “Eating disorders do not discriminate and we want to promote body respect and acceptance,” said Ellise VanGilder, Chair, BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser. WHAT: BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser for Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders WHEN: May 31, 2019 – 7-9pm (Doors open at 6pm) WHERE: Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 TICKETS:  $20 Ticket Link: https://beyoutifulfashionshow.brownpapertickets.com/ *All sponsor contributions and ticket sale proceeds will be allocated to the CRC for ED General Fund for distribution to the various programs of the organization. BeYOUtiful will feature fashion by VaVaVooom, NEST Boutique, Minx Boutique, Hazel Twenty, and Mine and Yours Asheville Resale.  Guests will enjoy a dj, cash bar, raffle prizes, and community.  “This is not your typical fashion show, it is a fun and empowering event and all bodies are welcome,” says VanGilder.  Additionally, event organizers are excited to announce that public figure, model, actress, and fashionista Sarah Merrell, will be emceeing the show! Carolina Resource Center for Eating …

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8 Tips for planning a hassle-free Sunshine coast vacation

8 Tips for planning a hassle-free Sunshine coast vacation Whether you’re planning a weekend trip, organizing a family holiday or backpacking through another country with a friend, it can become quite a daunting task if you’re not preparing and planning your trip efficiently ahead of time. Have a look at these helpful tips to book a hassle-free vacation 1.    Creating a Whatsapp group Creating a Whatsapp group is a feasible way of organizing and communicating with other members of your group before and during the trip. 2.    Nominating a second-in-command Every organizer needs to have a second go-to person that can help with researching accommodation and following up on bookings and deciding on activities that can provide a fun trip for everyone involved. A second person to assist with travel arrangements can be helpful to double-check all the arrangements to prevent mishaps with dates from happening. 3.    Determining a budget First, you’ll need to determine a budget that suits everyone and find out the maximum each person is willing to contribute then work according to the parameters of the lowest total. Make sure you make a list of at least three options, two that falls within the budget and one …

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WNC Early Childhood Workshop will feature NCDHHS Secretary and Sesame Street

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State and National Leaders on Early Childhood Coming to Western North Carolina to Talk About How Communities Can Improve Early Childhood and Build Strong Communities Get Set Transylvania is excited to announce a workshop featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt Senior Vice President of United States Social Impact for Sesame Workshop at Brevard College on March 21 from 8:30-2. Dr. Cohen will be presenting the newly released statewide Early Childhood Action Plan to Western North Carolina counties for the first time and talk about how she plans to lead NC DHHS forward to improve the lives of children and families in our state.  “This plan was created through the input of nearly 1,500 stakeholders from across the state, and is informed by careful data analysis to prioritize the needs of North Carolina’s young children. We have a rich history in our state of leading the country in early childhood innovation—the Early Childhood Action Plan helps us continue to lead with a collective focus on achieving measurable goals for children and families,” Dr. Cohen said.  “North Carolina has long been recognized as a national leader in early childhood education efforts …

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Cute Song Quotes about Love

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/stack-of-love-wooden-blocks-810036/ Love unites, love motivates, love makes stronger, love encourages, love inspires faith. There are many ways to show love, and music is one of them. A harmonious combination of soulful melody and touching lyrics expresses a beautiful feeling of being in love. Everybody finds in love songs the words that evoke certain emotions. Are you in love? All love songs will describe your life. Are you going through a breakup? Sad songs will reflect your inner state. Love songs are timeless. If you want to express your love and affection beautifully and romantically, then these love song quotes are a win-win option. We have rounded up the best love quotes that will melt any heart. Love Song Lyrics for Him Sending cute song quotes about love is a perfect way to enhance your connection with your Mr. Right. These touching lines will evoke some memories that only you two have, remind of the strength of your feelings, and become a pleasant surprise that will make your beloved one smile. “You don’t need a lot of money Honey, you don’t have to play no games All I need is all your loving To get the blood rushing through my …

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