Brother Wolf Animal Rescue hopes its inaugural Asheville VeganFest will offer opportunities to change minds and diets.
Vegan cheese isn’t an oxymoron. Some creative Asheville vegan chefs are taking the idea of dairy-free cheese to a new level.
Hannah Dansie’s show The Fishwife — opening at The Satellite Gallery on Friday, Aug. 7 — was named after a story from a Grimm’s fairytale book that was read to her as a child. It includes contributions from local artists Alli Good, Sarah Cavalieri, Gus Cutty, Maxx Hawthorne-Fiest, Andy Herod, Nicole McConville, Josie Mosser, Lauren Patton and Ian Wilkinson.
Of course bakers need an oven, but do they need a storefront? A few Asheville-area business owners are proving that a bakery can take many forms.
Cold-brew coffee isn’t difficult to make, but it takes time and patience. As outdoor temperatures rise, local baristas work to keep up with demand.
The public rehearsals for Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance’s new show, The Elements, have attracted the attention of everyone from tourists and passersbys to Asheville moms groups. “It’s really wonderful because we don’t usually get that much exposure to young people, and I love that aspect of it,” says executive director and choreographer Heather Maloy.
Diets containing gluten can cause a long list of symptoms, some related to celiac disease and others to gluten sensitivity. Testing for these conditions, however, may not be accurate. Some people report feeling better after going gluten-free, even if they don’t have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, perhaps because they’re eating healthier.
You don’t have to be a medical professional to play a vital role in the medical field. The folks at Mission Hospital (as well as countless other wellness and medical organizations) know this to be true. Last year, 671 volunteers contributed nearly 84,000 hours of service to Mission Hospital.
Over three years ago, Asheville resident Sara Stender began formulating her plans for the nonprofit Africa Healing Exchange. Her passion for Rwanda has attracted a diverse group of local medical and nonprofit professionals to AHE, in part because the nonprofit focuses on human resiliency instead of trauma.
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Xpress talked with six yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with complementary healing or movement practices to create a unique yogic experience. Virginia Rosenberg teaches dance, qi gong and yoga, and teaches a weekly qi gong and yoga fusion class at West Asheville Yoga.
Xpress talked with six yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with complementary healing or movement practices to create a unique yogic experience. Becca Odom teaches a class where students are treated with acupuncture needles during restorative yoga poses.
Xpress talked with six yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with complementary healing or movement practices to create a unique yogic experience. Anna Ferguson combines restorative yoga with massage to bring her students into a deeper state of relaxation.
Like proverbial peanut butter and jelly, yoga pairs perfectly with other healing modalities, according to several local yoga teachers. With countless yoga classes being offered daily in studios and public spaces around Asheville and Western North Carolina, these creative yogis are diversifying. Xpress talked with five yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with […]
Like proverbial peanut butter and jelly, yoga pairs perfectly with other healing modalities, according to several local yoga teachers. With countless yoga classes being offered daily in studios and public spaces around Asheville and Western North Carolina, these creative yogis are diversifying.
Like proverbial peanut butter and jelly, yoga pairs perfectly with other healing modalities, according to several local yoga teachers.
Press release from VetCard Campaign: Attention all dog lovers and supporters of US veterans! United States Army Sergeant Chloe Wells of the Combat Canines: The Doc Foundation project in Fayetteville, NC will speakat at Charles T. Koontz Intermediate School March 24th to speak to students about her incredible work with retired military service dogs. Sgt. Wells and her […]
Press release from Eblen Charities: Delta Dental Foundation to Deliver Grant to Improve Oral Health of Underserved Children in Asheville, NC On behalf of the Delta Dental Foundation, Delta Dental of North Carolina CEO Curt Ladig will hand deliver a $4,000 check to Eblen Charities. This grant will help the organization provide dental sealants to […]
Press release from Asheville Veterans Helping Veterans: Asheville’s local chapter of Veterans Helping Veterans WNC(VHVWNC) is gearing up for a month long, citywide fundraiser in April 2015 to support construction and staffing at their new Community Center (opening May 2015). “Pints for Patriots”- April Fundraiser for VHVWNC http://vhvwnc.org/ Veterans Helping Veterans Western North Carolina is […]
Event description from UNC Asheville: Feminist Stories from Women’s Liberation, a Screening by Filmmaker, Jennifer Lee Filmmaker, Jennifer Lee will discuss “The Women’s Liberation Movement and American Cultural Memory.” This will be followed by her film “Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation” and a Q & A session. Contact Lori Horvitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828.251.6590. Tuesday, […]
From the NCDOT website: NCDOT is currently preparing a Comprehensive State Rail Plan (CSRP) that will define a vision for North Carolina’s existing and future rail infrastructure, and identify a program of projects and services for the state’s rail system that will provide quantifiable economic and quality-of-life benefits to residents, businesses and industries. Freight and […]