Asheville Fashion Week, now in its second year, seeks to raise awareness of the local apparel and design scene. The event features more than 100 models and showcases the talents of over a dozen designers.
While some of the conversations that began with the General Assembly’s passage of House Bill 2 on March 23 have focused on which bathrooms transgender people should use, others have explored new ideas about gender and identity which could reshape the way we think and talk about ourselves and others.
MG Road Bar and Lounge will temporarily close its doors from Sunday, July 31, to Friday, Aug. 5. The moratorium comes as part of an overall redesign. “We want the new look be a surprise,” says Michael Files, brand director. “We want people to walk in and be floored at how much we’ve transformed the […]
The Nutty Buddy Collective is pioneering new models of sustainable, perennial agriculture by establishing long-term leasehold agreements with conservation-minded landowners. Once the use of the land has been secured, the collective plants fruit and nut crops that take several years to reach maturity.
Through two discussion sessions and a survey on its online public input platform, the city of Asheville is soliciting feedback on strategies to increase housing density and, it hopes, ease the city’s housing crisis.
Asheville Music Tours offers a stroll through downtown, highlighting the city’s rich musical past, as well as celebrating its present day achievements. Meanwhile, in the River Arts District, Asheville Art Studio Tours leads guests through a series of workspaces and galleries while sharing tales of the area’s former industrial days.
“A recent series of events has called into question whether the civil rights of inmates at Craggy Correctional Center are being violated.”
This year’s Asheville Homebrewers Conference features a lineup of speakers that includes nationally known beer writers and local brewing experts. Also, Zebulon Artisan Ales and Twin Leaf Brewery collaborate to support expansion of Asheville’s greenways.
“Pain eats you up day in and day out and becomes overwhelming, and when you don’t know how to stand outside of it a little bit, it just controls you,” says Adam Bradshaw. What are the options for treatment?
Armed with survey results that indicate community support for the proposed $74 million bond referendum, City Council set a public hearing on the issue for its next meeting on August 9. Council also responded to citizen concerns about community policing in the wake of the fatal shooting by police of Jai “Jerry” Williams on July 2, announcing the formation of a task force in cooperation with the Racial Justice Coalition.
Lack of authenticity is a common complaint made by reviewers of ethnic restaurants on sites like Yelp and Trip Advisor. But what makes a dish authentic?
“But we’ll become just another city gone too far if we don’t balance short-term investment with the investments that will make us outstanding for generations.”
LEAF Downtown, which returns on Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, has a decidedly local focus.
White Horse Black Mountain hosts the teen takeover on the last Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. The next headlining act is Neesh on July 31.
A long time in the making, Patton Public House recently hosted its grand opening, offering a diverse menu of pub favorites and an extensive beer selection.
In 2008, Atlanta’s Octane Coffee introduced the Thursday Night Throwdown (often referred to as TNT). The latte art competition pits barista against barista in a series of elimination rounds where judges evaluate the clarity, milk texture, level of difficulty and contrast of each beverage made until a champion is crowned. On Thursday, July 28, Vortex Doughtnuts will […]
Tarocco is a quintessentially Asheville production. Part play, part dance and part circus, it uses the fool’s journey of the tarot to tell the story of a wounded World War I soldier, played by Ross Daniel, as he lies dying behind enemy lines.