Past Events

  • Arsalan Iftikhar

    Monday, March 19, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Humanities Lecture Hall

    Arsalan Iftikhar, Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era

    Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer, global media commentator, founder of www.TheMuslimGuy.com and author of the book Islamic Pacifism: Global... Read More


  • An Evening with Sandra Cisneros

    Friday, March 2, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    Free and open to the public.

    Cisneros' books, House on Mango Street, Woman Hollering Creek, and Caramelo, all evoke the power of words to tell a meaningful part of America's history. Her work has been translated to more than a dozen languages and speaks to... Read More


  • PROJECT Trio

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 8:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    The musical talents of Peter Seymour, Eric Stephenson and Greg Pattillo combine to create PROJECT Trio, the Brooklyn, New York-based chamber music ensemble. The classically trained and educated trio performs genre-bending pieces that redefine the chamber style, from notable suites like... Read More


  • damali ayo

    Are You Ready to Fix Racism? (or are you still pretending it doesn’t exist?)

    Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Lipinksy Auditorium

    Change starts with people, relationships and courage. Join our campus community and become empowered as damali ayo—activist, speaker and artist—uses her humorous stories and award-winning art to provide practical tools for building better communities. Her creative, pragmatic and satirical... Read More


  • Frank Warren, PostSecret

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 8:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    SOLD OUT! #1 New York Times bestseller

    He’s been called the most trusted stranger in America. Every day Frank Warren receives hundreds of artfully made postcards containing people’s darkest—and lightest—secrets. PostSecret, Warren’s community mail art project, delves into the fear associated... Read More


  • Pandit Soumitra Lahiri

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 8:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    A national musician of India, Pandit Soumitra Lahiri has been playing the sitar since he was only 7 years old. Both powerful and sublime, his ability to blend modern music with traditional tones and perfected ragas (series of musical notes) makes Lahiri an award-winning musician known all over... Read More


  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra

    Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 8:00pm

    Highsmith Union Grotto

    Family Weekend event

    With creativity and ambition, the Jonathan Scales Fourchestra pushes instruments into new territory. The Fourchestra is blues guitarist Duane Simpson, fusion-chops bassist Cody Wright, hip-hop drummer Phill Bronson, and front man Jonathan Scales playing an uncommon jazz... Read More


  • Viver Brasil

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 8:00pm

    Diana Wortham Theatre

    Ticket Special!  UNC Asheville community, buy one ticket and get one FREE!
    While supplies last
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    Viver Brasil’s jubilant performances include live percussion and vocals, and push choreographic boundaries, while exploring Brazil’s racial,... Read More


  • Viver Brasil

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

    Diana Wortham Theatre

    Ticket Special!  UNC Asheville community, buy one ticket and get one FREE!
    While supplies last
    .

    Viver Brasil’s jubilant performances include live percussion and vocals, and push choreographic boundaries, while exploring Brazil’s racial,... Read More


  • "Uneven Fairways"

    Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Humanities Lecture Hall

    Spend an evening with alumnus Pete McDaniel, senior writer at Golf Digest, as he screens his documentary "Uneven Fairways," which examines the struggles of African American golfers during segregation. He will also speak on the history of African Americans in golf, concentrating on the black... Read More


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