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I’m writing as a citizen and resident of Jackson County to voice my support for Ron Robinson for N.C. Senate, 50th District. The seat is currently occupied by tea party extremist, Jim Davis. As a person deeply concerned about the degradation of our natural environment, I see candidate Robinson as someone I can trust to […]
OK, the Oscars — where it was decided that 12 Years a Slave made itself — are over, so now we can start worrying about next year. Something tells me that nothing coming our way this week will be involved. We have but two mainstream titles and one art title, though the art title is so long that it’s in two parts and perhaps should count as two movies. It will, I imagine, come as no surprise that it’s the one film I’ve seen. The other two … well, we’ll see about those. And, no, despite what you may have heard, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel won’t make it to Asheville till March 21.
It may have been a cloudy day, but the streets of Asheville were lined with bright colors for the Asheville Mardi Gras parade on Sunday, March 2. Following the parade, folks in feathered costumes followed one another across downtown to pack into Pack’s Tavern for the Queen’s Ball.
After a two week delay, Moogfest funding will be up for a vote at the Buncombe County Commissioner’s March 4 meeting. The music and innovation festival is requesting $90,000 from the county to help produce the event, which will run April 23-27 at venues across Asheville.
Revelers took to the streets for Asheville Mardi Gras on Sunday, March 2.
Beth and Jim Magill lead a family-friendly, Irish-themed Sing Together event on March 7.
“Awards Show” — one of the sketch comedy troupe’s only two full-length programs for this year — takes place March 7 and 8 and 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., at NC Stage.
In a series of blog posts, guest writer Colleen Kelly Mellor shares her senior view of a region often touted as one of America’s “Best Retirement Towns.” This week, Mellor muses on the importance of female friendships and recalls how the ladies lived large at a birthday party at the Biltmore Inn — on a budget.
Local prog-rockers Makayan release debut full-length album “Smile” at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, March 7. Photo courtesy of the band.
Amid the gentle hills and rolling pastures that surround the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, local farmers left their work behind on Thursday, Feb. 27, to attend the WNC AgOptions 2014 Award Ceremony. Photo courtesy of WNC AgOptions
Arooj Aftab and her band performed a transformative set at UNC Asheville on Thursday night.
As filing ended at noon Feb. 28 for this year’s local elections, a flurry of candidates threw their hats into the ring. Two challengers, in different districts, will take on incumbent Democratic Buncombe County Commissioners, a Republican commissioner got another challenger and an opponent emerged for the current sheriff.
National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint alleging that Mountain Xpress unfairly terminated Max Cooper last October and threatened other employees with termination if they raised concerns. Xpress denies these allegations.
At a Feb. 27 ceremony held in Chapel Hill, the North Carolina Press Association announced that Xpress won four state awards for outstanding journalism.
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Bobby White and BIGhands of Underground Unheard stopped by to freestyle in Sherwood’s.
At a Feb. 27 legislative briefing in Chapel Hill, Rep. Chris Malone updated members of the North Carolina Press Association on a handful of issues related to the journalism industry.
Local defense attorney Todd Williams will challenge longtime Buncombe County District Attorney Ron Moore in the May 6 Democratic primary. Williams has criticized the longtime D.A.‘s reputation as “tarnished” and asserts he’ll bring greater transparency.
“I'm scared sometimes,” says local activist Basil Soper, an A-B Tech student who, more than a year ago, began challenging the school’s requirement that students use their legal name in email, online courses, public forums and learning platforms like Moodle. “I was outed on Moodle, but my physical [appearance] didn't match [the name displayed].” For […]
The drummer from Ween sits in with a newly-minted local group including Andre Cholmondeley (Project Object, Wham Bam Bowie Band) Brett Spivey (Wham Bam Bowie Band) Dave Gilbert (Amandla) and Josh Rosenstein (Delicious). The show takes place tomorrow (Thursday, Feb. 27.) at Emerald Lounge. Photo from Claude Coleman Jr.‘s Facebook page.