Wicked Weed’s collaboration with Creature Comforts hits distribution, breweries benefit the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and Thirsty Fest 2016 kicks off.
The Heavenly Greenhouse Hot Pepper Eating Contest begins with contestants consuming a jalapeño and ends 16 rounds later with the Carolina Reaper.
Sergeant Daniel A. Kanipe, a native of McDowell County and resident of Marion, was a member of Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s doomed 7th Calvary. Additional background on the Battle of Little Bighorn, as well as more recent debates surrounding Kanipe’s role in the fight, can be found here. A state historical marker outside Kanipe’s home […]
The Other Way Around tackles many of these big-picture themes, but LaMotte’s approach is subtle. “I don’t like songs that are all message-y, that hit people over the head,” he says. His music almost always has an objective, “but I want to make the point artfully, in such a way that people can interpret it as they like.”
Crank County Daredevils’ fall tour begins with a hometown show at The Mothlight on Sunday, Sept. 4.
Hailing from the African Yoruban tradition, Chief Olu Derrick Lewis and priestess Yeye Omileye Achikeobi-Lewis will bring ceremonies, classes and prayers for the four elements to OM Sanctuary as year-long artists-in-residence.
“While parody has its place in artistic expression, making light of victimization is no laughing matter.”
“First, how are we viewing people who are incarcerated? Are they to be considered human beings with rights to evolve as anyone else, and, if so, is due consideration to be given (as policy) as to the how of this?”
Comedians Krish Mohan and Lee Camp tackle social and political issues during their stand up sets at The Southern Kitchen & Bar on Saturday, Sept. 3.
Local wellness, food and art vendors converged on Pack Square Park on Sunday to celebrate all things organic and sustainable.
The die is cast: a $74 million bond referendum will appear on Asheville voters’ General Election ballots in November. What uses has the city proposed for the money and, if the referendum passes, how will that spending affect different parts of the city?
Lights dimmed and chatter came to an expectant halt, when British technology pioneer Kevin Ashton was introduced in UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena on Aug. 23. Ashton is most widely known for co-founding the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research group that works with radio-frequency identification (RFID) and other sensing technologies. His speech contained elements […]
“As a volunteer tutor working with these children, you are planting a seed,” says Linda Kane, a longtime volunteer and supporter of local nonprofit Children First/Communities In Schools. “Hopefully, this seed will grow into a love of learning that will stay with them throughout their lives.”
A Jamiroquai tribute act opens Déjà Fuze’s album release party — which also features live painting, local vendors and prizes — at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, Sept. 2.
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Empire Strikes Brass’ upcoming album release and