Craft isn’t something most people commonly associate with performance, much less activism. But the two couldn’t be a better fit for Gabriel Craig, a Detroit-based metalsmith, jeweler, writer and, most importantly, a craft activist who uses performance to engage and educating audiences and fellow craftspeople on the environmental issues and ethics surrounding jewelry and metalsmithing. […]
Asheville is about to get pied — in the hand. Business partners Vincent Gagnon and Matt Bailey, who recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their business opening, have lofty goals of becoming Asheville’s first exclusive pie purveyors (mini-hand pies, specifically). The joint venture will begin operating from within the Mothlight by this summer, if […]
Far from the lawn nuisance it’s often considered in our culture, the dandelion has actually been celebrated since ancient times as one of the world’s top health-promoting herbs. Chris Smith of Sow True Seed offers several tasty and nutritious ways to prepare this easily identifiable and abundant wild edible.
The work week goes by fast and it’s not always easy to factor in time for a leisurely read. But if you’re looking to spend some time this weekend relaxing and getting caught up, we’re here to help.
Calcast brings together a wide range of community events in one handy podcast. Hosted by Theresa Amandi of 103.3 AshevilleFM’s Bombshell-ter Radio. Weekend of April 17-19. Listen to Bombshell-ter Radio every Tuesday afternoon from 3-5 p.m. EST featuring the best trip hop, electronica, chillwave and dreampop music — only on WSFM 103.3 AshevilleFM.
Combs is well-versed in country sounds — his song “Emily” is Exhibit A; his song “Big Bad Love” was sung by the character Ron Pope on a recent episode of “Nashville.” His new video sees Combs without his cowboy hat, and with an achingly nostalgic (though not at all tribute-like) Jim Croche vibe.
I like your [movie] reviews and comments, but it would be nice if you also had a link to where the movie is playing. I find I need to go to another site to find out where a movie is playing after I look at your reviews online! — Dan Pincu Asheville Editor’s note: Mr. Pincu: […]
” I noticed that both the cover designer and photographer were credited, but nowhere could I find a caption about the photo subject.”
“Writing this as an informed medical consumer and also as a practicing pharmacist in North Carolina, I can attest to the effectiveness of EDTA IV chelation.”
Some of Mother Earth News’ earliest “Mothers” — whose roots go back to the 1970s and 1980s — got together this past Sunday at the Mother Earth News Fair, which was held at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher. Nearly two dozen former employees and families met for brunch and to share their recollections from the decades past. I was one of them.
Vocalist Nastasia Griffin grew up in Asheville but is currently based in Los Angeles pursuing her music career.
“This is to alert your readers to a performance far above what is commonly available. The N.C. Stage Company is putting on An Iliad through April 19.”
While musicians with alter egos are nothing new, a full-band alter ego is. We’re not talking stage names here, but rather a made-up booking agent: “He’s British. He wears a three-piece suit. He wears a monocle.”
It’s no secret that the Christian and LGBTQ communities have often found themselves at odds — each a thorn in the other’s side. But the Out to the Nations conference intends to reaches out to LGBTQ people in the Southeast who’ve felt ostracized or hurt by the church, offering them the possibility of finding a new path and personal connection with God.
John Fox is a wordsmith, a bard on the ancient trail of the song and the poem. His 1997 book Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making reflects on the power of words to invoke healing and wholeness in our lives
In an ongoing effort to connect those dispersed communities, the Appalachian Studies Association held its 38th annual conference last month in Johnson City, Tenn. The one-of-a-kind event unites scholars and musicians, activists and academics, to celebrate the often misunderstood region’s distinctive heritage, culture and physical landscape.