Warren Wilson College

Type: Organization
Name: Warren Wilson College
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

“Wayfaring Strangers”: A guide to a musical journey across the Atlantic to Appalachia

Bound for new settlements in the United States, Scots-Irish immigrants in the 18th and 19th centuries crossed a fearsome Atlantic Ocean, sometimes called by its ancient name: the Sea of Green Darkness. This world was a place of great beauty and greater ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

There was never a dull moment

I moved to Asheville — well, technically, Black Mountain — in the winter of ’83. It was pretty rough. The night I moved into my little no-insulation cottage, temps plunged to minus 50 with the wind chill. The pipes froze, the toilet cracked, and I tried ... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Let Mideast people solve their region's problems

US President Barack Obama and Congress are discussing the prospects of more military involvement in fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. It seems the US administration is repeating a distinct pattern of its foreign policy. The American media ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish singer featured in concert

Scottish singer Barbara Dickson, visiting the United States to play for the first time in concert, will be featured Sept. 26 in Big Stone Gap, Va. presented by the Pro-Art Association and the Big Stone Gap Celtic Festival.The Celtic Festival, which is ... [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Rich with the troubles of love' -- Tommy Hays to read at Quail Ridge

Tommy Hays by Michael Mauney Tommy Hays will read from his young adult novel, "What I Came to Tell You," just out in paperback, at 7 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 16) at Quail Ridge Books, 3522 Wade Ave., in Raleigh.South Carolina novelist Josephine Humphreys ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Growers prepare for winter at Organic Growers School Harvest Conference

Demonstration during “Pickling Your Harvest” presented by Janelle Lucido-Conate. Photo by Josh O’Conner.The first annual Organic Growers School Harvest Conference took place Friday, Sept. 5 and Saturday, Sept. 6, at Warren Wilson College and A-B Tech.  ... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Brooklyn-Based Poetry Hub Develops Into New York State Literary Center

NEW YORK , Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular online poetry workshop provider The Rooster Moans (TRM) today detailed plans to grow its "virtual" community into a literary nexus, including the acquisition of a physical location for retreats and residencies, ... [Published A.M. Best - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Dual local exhibits examine the Gee’s Bend quilts through prints

It’s been 12 years since the art world first heard about Boykin, Ala. — better known as Gee’s Bend.This small, unincorporated community tucked deep within a river bend is home to the Gee’s Bend Quilters Collective, a multigenerational group of African-American ... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson a wake-up call for US

For decades, the American government and elite have been using human rights as a weapon against other countries. The US has been publishing white papers every year passing judgment on other countries' human rights records - as if it were the official ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Poet Lee Sharkey leads 2014 po...

Poet/author/editor Lee Sharkey will be poetry leader for the Lincoln Arts Festival 2014 Poetry Workshop scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Boothbay Region YMCA's Camp Knickerbocker on Barters Island ... [Published Boothbay Register - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

UNK picks interim Dean of Student Affairs

(UNK)- Gilbert Hinga was recently appointed interim dean for the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He will serve through June 2015. He joins UNK with nearly 20 years of experience in student life leadership and support. ... [Published KRNY Y102 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Community Service Day

A mountain college, famous for giving back, sent students into the garden Friday.More than 350 Warren Wilson College students and staff were holding their annual service day project. This year, new students focused on fighting hunger. This group pulled ... [Published 13 WLOS - Aug 22 2014]

Quotes

South Carolina novelist Josephine Humphreys says of the novel: "This is a story rich with the troubles of love and grief, family and community, but there's a surprising aura of innocence over all, lifting the novel and its readers into another real. A rare accomplishment."
Kiernan said, "Over the past years, this group of hard-working writers has become a family, committed to creating an inclusive space for students of all levels, and to demonstrating a vigorous range of definitions for artistic success."
"This is part of freshman orientation at Warren Wilson College. So, all of the students here are first year at Warren Wilson. For a lot of them this is their first time in Asheville" says college senior, Taylore Huntley

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“Wayfaring Strangers”: A guide to a musical jou... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 26 2014]
From scratch: Mountain BizWorks’ humble beginnings [Published MountainXpress - Sep 26 2014]
Mountain Xpress: Persistently progressing progr... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 25 2014]
Free Bad Weather beer for life? Yours for $1,000 [Published TwinCities.com - Sep 25 2014]
There was never a dull moment [Published MountainXpress - Sep 25 2014]
Let Mideast people solve their region's problems [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 23 2014]
Scottish singer featured in concert [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Sep 20 2014]
'Rich with the troubles of love' -- Tommy Hays ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 14 2014]
Growers prepare for winter at Organic Growers S... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 09 2014]
Brooklyn-Based Poetry Hub Develops Into New Yor... [Published A.M. Best - Sep 05 2014]
Dual local exhibits examine the Gee’s Bend quil... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 02 2014]
Ferguson a wake-up call for US [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 02 2014]
Stones and bones: Volunteers help resurrect loc... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 01 2014]
Organic Growers School debuts fall Harvest Conf... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 01 2014]
Janisse Ray speaks about planting the seeds of ... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 01 2014]
Poet Lee Sharkey leads 2014 po... [Published Boothbay Register - Sep 01 2014]
Chasing crack rabbits [Published MountainXpress - Aug 29 2014]
UNK picks interim Dean of Student Affairs [Published KRNY Y102 - Aug 27 2014]
Smart bet: Duncan Trussell [Published MountainXpress - Aug 25 2014]
Authentically funny: Comedian and WNC native Du... [Published MountainXpress - Aug 24 2014]
Inspiring Latino youth at MANOS [Published MountainXpress - Aug 24 2014]
Community Service Day [Published 13 WLOS - Aug 22 2014]
Texas Universities Among Princeton Review List ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Aug 08 2014]
Writing Can Be Taught: M.F.A. Survey 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 17 2014]
Patrick Sweatt, Tennessee State University Exte... [Published Cleveland Banner - May 14 2014]
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