Will this Uncle Earl reunion bring new songs? “We’ll have rehearsal in Nashville before the tour starts … and it depends on how everyone feels,” fiddle player Rayna Gellert says. “My hope is that we’ll do some new stuff because it would fun for the audience, and fun for us.”
“‘Progressive’ Asheville doesn’t have a nudist resort? Seriously? Teddy Roosevelt (a skinny-dipping Republican) would today be arrested skinny-dipping in waters he helped preserve!”
Candidates for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners laid out their thoughts on issues facing the county during a debate on Thursday, Aug. 25. Topics ranged from property tax rates to affordable housing.
Felice Bell was named the winner of the Xpress 2016 Indie 500 Flash Fiction Contest for her story, “Finding Astrid.” The story appears here in full.
There’s a little bit of everything in Costume at the Turn of the Century, the largest display of costumes and costume design from the turn of this century. The original exhibit was curated by Roussanoff and displayed in Moscow last year. The version on view at UNCA through Wednesday, Sept. 28 — the exhibition’s U.S. debut — includes many of the same designs and highly insured costumes from more than 300 designers representing 31 countries.
“Unless we band together to fight the encroachment on the soul of Asheville, this will remain a place good folks will choose to only visit.”
Running and CrossFitting are two popular ways Asheville residents stay fit. Advocates on both sides maintain their workout is the best, but both forms of fitness confer benefits.
Three days of festivities followed by nearly a week of locals-only tours will mark the grand opening of New Belgium Brewing’s Asheville facility and the company’s 25th anniversary.
Isis and the Rankin Vault topped a field of fierce competitors at this year’s local burger showdown.
Poetry-themed drinks and live music continue after the untamed variety show, which runs Sunday-Monday, Aug. 28-29.
Hi-Wire debuts a DIPA with all local ingredients, Asheville Brewing releases a Lionel Richie-themed saison and more.
A party for the release of Lillah Schwartz’s new book, Healing Our Backs with Yoga: An Essential Guide to Back Pain Relief, will be held Friday, Aug. 26, at One Center Yoga, 120 Coxe Ave. The book offers readers the opportunity to learn the basic yoga poses used in Schwartz’s signature back course. It contains hundreds of photos […]
As the cost of growing food in Western North Carolina rises, local farmers are feeling the squeeze. Increasingly, many are turning to agritourism to help their enterprises stay afloat.
Noble Cider highlights pie to raise money for Make-A-Wish, a new Irish pub opens downtown, Buxton Hall Barbecue celebrates its first birthday, The Farm Kitchen hosts a wine dinner and Asheville restaurants keep topping national lists.
We continue with Martha Marie Shank’s recollections of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Her letter’s recipient is future Fitzgerald biographer, Arthur Mizener. In 1936, Shank was brought on as Fitzgerald’s business manager while he stayed at the Grove Park Inn. Shank’s letter is written 13 years after the events she’s describing, when she is 63 years old, retired […]