Asheville Brewing Co. releases Cheerwine-inspired beer, Thirsty Monk celebrates Belgian Independence Day and construction begins on Mountain Layers Brewing Co. in Bryson City.
According to Cindy Norris, the event coordinator at Malaprop’s, anyone interested in the author appearance should buy their tickets ahead of time, because it’s likely to sell out — a mark of the best-seller status of Serafina and the Black Cloak, the first book in the series.
“Which begs the question: In making it less cumbersome to register to vote, who will benefit?”
Upcoming readings by the author are at Sylva’s City Lights Cafe on Saturday, July 30, and Battery Park Book Exchange on Saturday, Aug., 13.
“At what point do we as Americans connected by our living in the same country finally say we all will make sure that not another child is left parentless because of our categorical prejudices.”
City Council will meet Tuesday, July 26 to discuss the 2016 city bond referendum and hear reports on the city’s Homestay program and the Mayor’s Development Task Force. Public hearings on a land-use incentive grant for an affordable housing development project and a request for special consideration for signage at the Ingles Market at 863 Brevard Rd. are also on the agenda.
Keith Burnstein is penning tunes for a new project that “fans out the African and Cuban influences found in New Orleans music and adds some really groovy North African guitar to my songs.”
Productions of the socially charged play are at Toy Boat Community Art Space Friday, July 29 through Friday, Aug. 12.
“Alliterative and proud, Carolina Public Press says it’s ‘In-Depth, Investigative and Independent.'”
The new Sparklehorse documentary screens in Sylva, film historian Frank Thompson delves into the works of John Ford and the 2016 Asheville 48 Hour Film Project winners are announced.
Animal-themed artwork, wine, raffle prizes and scenic views are all part of Appalachian Wildlife Refuge’s next fundraiser, which will support the opening of a rehabilitation center. The event takes place at Addison Farms Vineyard on Saturday, Aug. 6.
Following his workshops on stage techniques at The Swannanoa Gathering’s Contemporary Folk Week, the prolific music maker will put his own lessons into action. Isis Restaurant and Music Hall hosts his performance on Sunday, July 31.
“I don’t need no consolation, I don’t want your reservation” from lyrics to “Dirty Love” by Frank Zappa
By Marion Thullbery
I grew up with Ken Hanke. He was my best friend in elementary school, and we remained good friends all through high school and into our college and young adult years. During that time, we watched movies — all kinds of movies.
Although the N.C. Mountain State Fair happens in September, registration for its various culinary competitions closes on Friday, July 29.
“This wonderful freestyle dancing area is huge. It doesn’t disrupt the bands, nor the audience. And it keeps our audience safe, out of harm’s way.”