In exchange for staffing concession stands during some of the US Cellular Center’s busiest events, volunteer groups can earn a portion of food and beverage sales in addition to donations from patrons. The venue is accepting applications now.
“Oh, excuse me; it’s all about ‘humane’ slaughter, so it’s OK.”
On Tuesday, Aug. 4, the Buncombe County Commissioners will gather for the first meeting of the fiscal year, which began July 1, to discuss rezoning requests and a resolution aiming to reduce the number of mentally ill individuals in the county jail.
“With some encouragement, we should be leading the way into tech energy for considerable profit and benefit.”
Calcast brings together a wide range of community events in one handy podcast. Hosted by Theresa Amandi of WSFM 103.3 AshevilleFM’s Bombshell-ter Radio. Weekend of July 30-August 2. 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.
The show is filled with hard-to-believe conceits and antics, including cross-dressing, mixed-up identities and a few predictable twists. There are just enough sincerely sweet plot lines to make the more loony parts palatable. Regardless, the show had the audience swaying, clapping and cheering at every leg-twisting, hip-shaking turn.
Transportation concerns and maintaining a balance between the old and new were the highlights of the latest round of discussions on the River Arts District form-based coding project, with plenty of unanswered questions left on the table.
“We must address the housing crisis now, before it’s too late. I believe this can be done by requiring employers to pay their employees a living wage — which, like affordable housing, is also an endangered species here.”
On a cool, foggy July morning, more than 300 children bustle past a row of blooming sunflowers and into Hall Fletcher Elementary as teachers hand out new pencils, the principal greets them by name, and the UNC Asheville mascot poses with them for photos. But it’s only midsummer: Why are these students filing through the doors about a month before their peers at other city schools?
Like the event’s name, the entertainment lineup pays homage to the musical legacy of the Big Easy, with jazzy performances by Pamela Jones, Empire Strikes Brass, Bronze + Ebony Dance Company and the Business.
“First, in our market of skyrocketing property values, we must acknowledge the need for some amount of subsidy to fill the gap between low-wage workers’ ability to pay rent or a mortgage and the landlord/developer’s need for a fair return on investment. “
Americana duo Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham perform a n afternoon set at Jack of the Wood on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Sixteen candidates have officially thrown their hats into the ring for the Asheville City Council elections this fall. Each week, Xpress will introduce, in brief, four candidates’ backgrounds and ideas for the city. This week, we’ve got Corey Atkins, Carl Mumpower, Lindsey Simerly and Dee Williams.
A Dolly Parton-themed print exhibition featuring the work of 35 artists will be on display at Asheville BookWorks through Saturday, Aug. 29.
“Beside the cruelty of what actually happens there, slaughterhouses are dangerous for workers and pollute our environment.”
“The free market isn’t good at providing housing for low- to moderate-income folks. … For builders, a lower-cost home is almost always a lower-profit home.”