TIna Firewolf

Tina Firewolf: Beneath the Chatter

WHAT: Local interfaith minister and author Tina Firewolf hosts a booksigning  of Beneath the Chatter: The Wise Self Awaits, a  book of contemplative photography and prose documenting her personal journey toward stopping what she calls the “fearful internal chatter” and discovering enlightenment. WHEN: 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5 WHERE: Malaprops Bookstore, 55 Haywood St. WHY: Mountain Xpress: What has your journey taught you […]

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Asheville Police: Biltmore Village shooting suspect surrenders to authorities

Two full days after two individuals were shot in Biltmore Village, suspect Bryant DeAngelo Sanders surrendered to authorities. Sanders, 21, allegedly shot two individuals, ages 20 and 21, around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23. The victims were in their car at the time of the crime. The shooting occurred outside Chico’s clothing store off Sweeten Creek Road.

SAY CHEESE: Katie Moore of the Cheese Store of Asheville is one of the organizers of the Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest. Xpress file photo

A cheesy affair: Movie and tasting event raises funds for Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

With nearly a dozen local creameries in the area, quality, craft-made cheeses are in abundance in Asheville — something both the Cheese Store of Asheville and the WNC Cheese Trail are hoping to educate eaters about through the Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest on April 26. As a fundraiser for the festival, the Cheese Store of Asheville will host a cheese tasting and movie night this week at Metro Wines.