Pussy Riot Panel DiscussionWednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Humanities Lecture HallBackground of event from Pussy Riot:
Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33. They stage unauthorized provocative guerrilla performances in... Read More
Leigh Ann HenionThursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
Laurel Forum, Karpen HallThe UNC Asheville Visiting Writer Series Hosted by Wiley Cash
Leigh Ann Henion is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir released last year, Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurers Guide to the Natural World. Her essays... Read More
On Being with Krista Tippett and Isabel WilkersonSaturday, October 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Humanities Lecture Hall
7 p.m. An Evening with Krista Tippett and Isabel Wilkerson, Humanities Lecture Hall. Ticketed event. Special pricing applies for this event.
Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times best-selling author. She has collected her interviews into several books,... Read More
The Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling MonasteryFriday, October 21, 2016 - 11:00pm
Mountain View Room, Sherrill CenterMystical Arts of Tibet Tour
11 a.m. "The Psychology of Enlightenment", Lecture in conjunction with Humanities 124, The Ancient World, Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center.
12:30 p.m. Guided meditation, Quad (Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center, rain location).
Free and open to... Read More
On Being with Krista Tippett and Marilyn NelsonFriday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Humanities Lecture Hall
7 p.m. An Evening with Krista Tippett and Marilyn Nelson, Humanities Lecture Hall. Ticketed event. Special pricing applies for this event.
PLEASE NOTE: General Admission Tickets to both On Being events with Krista Tippett are now Sold Out.
The Lipinsky 215 Box Office Hours are... Read More
Ben FountainThursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Manheimer Room, Reuter CenterThe UNC Asheville Visiting Writer Series Hosted by Wiley Cash
Ben Fountain's satiric novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, set in Texas during the war in Iraq, won the National Book Critics Award and was a National Book Award... Read More
The Carolina Cud Chewers, September 6-8Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
A traditional Carolina stringband musical residency culminates in a concert, 7 p.m. on Sept. 8, in Lipinsky Auditorium. This residency features busking, performance and a master class with Brody Hunt.
The Carolina Cud Chewers are a Carolina stringband devoted to preserving the force and... Read More
Voice of the Tunisian RevolutionThursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
Opening performance by the UNC Afropop Ensemble
Public Events, Private Lives: Literature + Politics in the Modern WorldThursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
General admission to this lecture is free and open to the public. ASL interpretation will be provided. Doors will open at 6 p.m. the evening of the lecture, and guests will be admitted on a first-come/first-served basis. Backpacks and outside food or drink are not permitted... Read More
MLK Week Keynote SpeakerThursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Lipinsky AuditoriumCreating a Culture of Inclusion
free and open to the public
Asheville native Terry Bellamy was elected to the Asheville City Council in 1999 and, in 2005, became Asheville’s first African American mayor. During her eight-year tenure as mayor, she shared her vision for a unified... Read More