The 11th Annual New Media Student Show, a juried exhibition featuring innovative work by UNC Asheville students, will open with a reception from 3-6 p.m. Friday, April 6, in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union Gallery. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.
Should a week spent cutting sheet metal and sleeping in a converted school be considered a Spring Break? "I think it's better described as the best spring break ever," says Flannery Pearson-Clarke, a UNC Asheville junior majoring in Environmental Studies. She and eight other young women, all UNC Asheville students, spent their “week off” in rural Chavies, Ky., installing needed insulation and sheet metal skirting on mobile homes, to help needy residents save money and energy.
UNC Asheville’s annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival: A Celebration of Images By and About Women But For All Audiences, returns March 21-26 with screenings on campus of “Miss Representation” and three other films, and discussions featuring university faculty, students and distinguished leaders in the community, including Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy. All F-Word Festival events are free and open to the public.
Job and internship seekers have an opportunity to meet representatives of some 30 employers at UNC Asheville's 2012 Internship and Job Fair. The fair is free and open to all degree-seeking college students and graduates, and offers a chance to learn more about part-time, seasonal and full-time jobs and internship opportunities. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in the Kimmel Arena Concourse.
UNC Asheville's undergraduate writing scholarship winners will present their works in the next installment of UNC Asheville's Writers at Home series. Authors include Ryan-Ashley Anderson, Lily Latini, Matthew Owens, Mary Ellen Phillips, and Chett Tiller. The reading begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. It is free and open to the public.
“Now but Not Yet,” a new exhibit of drawings and installations by UNC Asheville senior Dona Barnett, will be on view March 2-20 in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 2, in the gallery.
Theatre UNCA will stage Molière’s 1664 satiric comedy, “Tartuffe,” with seven performances from March 22–31 in the university’s Carol Belk Theatre. “Tartuffe” is the story of a con man pretending to be a religious figure, and the family he tricks.
Cory Pesaturo, who has won accordion competitions all over the world and is a pioneer of jazz accordion, will perform with UNC Asheville student jazz ensembles at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, in Lipinsky Auditorium.
UNC Asheville’s Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program will host two panel discussions on the role of activism. Both panels take place in Karpen Hall’s Laurel Forum on campus. Both are free and open to the public.