Cover Design Credit: Lori Deaton

Asheville! Go Local 2014

Volume
20
/ Issue
21

Cover Design Credit:

Lori Deaton

opinion

  • Free-Market Lovin’ Americans

    -by Webmaster
  • Sacrilicious

    -by Webmaster
  • Asheville Disclaimer 12/11/13

    -by Webmaster
    15-year-old reveals Illuminati conspiracy to stunned sidewalk audience
  • The meaning of statistics

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    Thanks for showcasing the important work of so many of Asheville's nonprofits [“Doing Good in WNC,” Nov. 20 Xpress]. A lot of information is gathered in one place, but there…
  • Tackling global warming in Buncombe County

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    I am encouraged by the Buncombe County commissioners’ resolution to take bold action to tackle global warming. North Carolina has a lot at stake when it comes to global warming,…
  • A turkey named Martha

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    Thanks to Stuart David and his letter to the editor [“Adopt a Turkey This Thanksgiving,” Nov. 13 Xpress], our family was able to have a turkey for Thanksgiving for the…
  • Thankful for the Affordable Care Act

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    I want to extend my thanks to the wonderful folks at Blue Cross Blue Shield on Hendersonville Highway who helped me through Healthcare.gov this past Tuesday and got me signed…

food

  • Beer Scout: Wicked Weed turns one

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    Wicked Weed has made a name for itself in its first year in business, from becoming the first Asheville brewery to routinely keep two-dozen of its own beers on tap…
  • Have knife, will travel: An interview with nomadic chef Elliot Moss

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    When I asked the former Chik-fil-A line cook turned James Beard Award-nominated Asheville Chef Elliott Moss — formerly of the Admiral and Ben’s Tune Up — to pick a restaurant,…
  • Punk Wok with Elliott Moss

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    No, that’s not a typo (nor is it the name of a new Sex Pistols cover band from the East), it’s the name of the new pop-up dining concept recently…
  • Katuah Market stocks the shelves

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    Flowers and freshly prepared food are the first things you see when you walk into Katuah Market. If you look to the right, there’s a café with exposed wood beams.…
  • Taking it personally

    -by Jordan Foltz
    For those who haven’t served time in food service, health regulations require that foods sold to the public must be prepared and stored in a commercially certified kitchen. The exception…

arts

  • Winged songs

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    It’s hard to understand a kirtan concert if you haven’t experienced it firsthand. But if anyone is equipped to describe the experience, it’s Asheville-based, nationally known musician and chant artist…
  • Smart Bets: Everything is Terrible

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    How about a little holiday jeer? Everything Is Terrible, a psychedelic found-footage comedy tour, promises, "A millennium's worth of VHS memories of misplaced sentimentalities, fistfights over Toys for Tots, erotic…
  • Art as medicine

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    Artist Caty Carlin believes that “textile-making is a direct connection to healing,” adding, “Cloth was the medium through which I found sacredness.” And while textiles are Carlin’s preferred mode of…
  • Smart Bets: Poetry Reading at BMCM+AC

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    Asheville is in a long-term relationship with poetry, from the verses of Thomas Wolfe and the raucous ’90s-era poetry slam days, to the work of LEAF in Schools & Streets…
  • Smart Bets: Fist Fam with Hank West & the Smokin’ Hots

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    In a recent Q&A with Xpress, Ronny Mac of local hip-hop collective Fist Fam talked about the group's move from San Francisco back to Asheville. "We have more time on…
  • The gift that keeps on giving

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    William Sydney Porter, better known by the pen name O. Henry, led a fascinating life. He coined the term “banana republic,” spent five years in prison and worked as a…

news

  • From the newsdesk

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    ‘I have no regrets’: Mayor Bellamy says farewell On Dec. 2, outgoing Mayor Terry Bellamy’s portrait joined that of her predecessors on the walls of City Hall, as she bid…