NOW with Bill Moyers to cover Rolling Thunder Asheville
A team from “NOW with Bill Moyers” will be in Asheville all weekend to cover the entire Rolling Thunder event for future broadcast on this PBS news show. Check out their website at http://www.pbs.org/now/.——————————————————————————–
Schedule of events
Music, poetry, speeches, films, workshops and more. Check out the complete schedule at the Rolling Thunder Asheville website: http://main.nc.us/rollingthunder.——————————————————————————–
Bowling for Columbine and Hightower too!
Two special showings of Michael Moore’s “Bowling for Columbine” will take place at the Fine Arts Theater in Asheville Thursday, May 1 at 7:20 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. Featuring a talk by Jim Hightower, the driving force behind Rolling Thunder, between showings. ——————————————————————————–
Media critic Eric Alterman at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe
Media critic and author Eric Alterman will read from his new book, What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News, at Malaprops Bookstore in downtown Asheville at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2. His reading will be followed by a book-signing.
What Liberal Media? describes how regulatory and legal decisions over the last 20 years have increased the concentration of media ownership and strengthened corporate control of America’s newsrooms, especially in TV and radio. ——————————————————————————–
Tickets just $12–The best deal in Asheville!
Only TWELVE dollars gets you a full day and night of entertainment, education, music and fun!
Check with your favorite local non-profit to see if they’re a selling sponsor (http://www.main.nc.us/rollingthunder/sponsors.shtml), or buy tickets at the following downtown locations:
· Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe at 55 Haywood Street
· Grove Corner Market at the southwest corner of the Grove Arcade
· Asheville Civic Center box office
· Ticketmaster either online (http://www.ticketmaster.com/) or by calling (828) 251-5505.
Ticket holders will receive a plastic bracelet upon initial entry to the Civic Center, which will allow you to come and go as often as you like all day, including the Laura Love concert that night! Also special discounts at participating restaurants.——————————————————————————–
For more information visit the Rolling Thunder Asheville website: http://main.nc.us/rollingthunder.