Beer Week Cover

Brewery Culture & Beer Week 2014

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Cover Design Credit:

Lori Deaton

Cover Photography Credit:

The Wedge Brewing by Tim Robinson


  • Privacy not guaranteed: Brian Green ‘frames’ Asheville

    -by Carrie Eidson
    Slight of build and dressed in dark, nondescript clothing, Brian Green walks the streets of Asheville looking for images. He takes photographs every day, pretty much everywhere he goes, somedays…
  • Smart Bets: Truth & Salvage Co.

    -by Alli Marshall
    The last time Americana rockers Truth & Salvage Co. rolled through Asheville was in 2013 when the band headlined a Downtown After 5 concert. It’s been nearly a decade since…
  • Transfiguratively speaking: Harvest Records announces Transfigurations II lineup

    -by Alli Marshall
    Harvest Records announces Transfigurations II lineup Unless you work for, say, AC Entertainment, or are just a glutton for punishment, you probably don’t want to organize music festivals on a…
  • Smart Bets: CANnes Film Festival: A short-film contest

    -by Alli Marshall
    Oskar Blues and Carolina Cinemas have teamed up for the CANnes Film Festival: A short-film contest. While submissions are still being accepted at press time (the deadline is May 21),…
  • Agent provocateur: ABSFest showcases burlesque and sideshow arts with social relevance

    -by Kim Ruehl
    ABSFest showcases burlesque and sideshow arts with social relevance This year’s Americana Burlesque and Sideshow Festival will include, among other spectacles, “the world’s foremost authority on sideshow,” James Taylor. Not…
  • Drums + dance

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Zansa kicks off big summer plans at Mountain Sports Festival Asheville Afropop band Zansa’s name comes from a Nouchi slang word from Ivory Coast meaning “combination” or “blend.” True to…
  • Smart Bets: Daniel Ellsworth and The Great Lakes

    -by Alli Marshall
    Daniel Ellsworth and The Great Lakes craft the sort of contagious, instantly familiar indie-pop songs that are right at home on a playlist. The band’s live show is infused with…
  • Smart Bets: Alice in Wonderland

    -by Alli Marshall
    Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre celebrates 35 years of modern dance while the New Studio of Dance marks its 45th anniversary of dance education. The local artistic strongholds commemorate those milestones…
  • State of the Arts: Selfie-obsessed

    -by Kyle Sherard
    Selfie-obsessed If the advent of the camera single-handedly changed our perceptions of portraiture in the 19th century, then it could be said that the selfie is certainly our generation’s most…
  • Anything could happen

    -by Lea McLellan
    WorldLine launches Compass Sky with a multisensory show Finding the right venue for WorldLine’s album-release show was a challenge. The science fiction-inspired, four-piece textural rock band had a very specific…


  • Beer Week flight plan: The allure of beer sampling

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Beer festivals are an excellent way to sample a wide range of craft breweries and styles. But if the festival scene doesn't sound appealing, beer fans can create their own…
  • Like a local: How Ashevilleans celebrate during Beer Week

    -by David Ackley
    Asheville has one of the best beer scenes around, but also one of the quirkiest. Wondering how the locals celebrate craft beer? Check out these tips. (photo by Tim Robison)
  • The secret in the sauce

    -by Sarah Shoen
    From Asian-inspired, vegan mayonnaise to simple and spicy mustard aioli — homemade condiments offer something a little more special than what you might find in a ketchup bottle. “The trick to creating…
  • Small bites: Food news to go

    -by Gina Smith
    The Center for the Study of the American South, in Chapel Hill will exhibit “Useful Work,” a collection of photographs taken by Asheville photographer Ken Abbot that capture the essence…
  • Whacked!

    -by Micah Wilkins
    The store room of downtown’s FRS storefront turned into a hot, crowded kitchen on May 13. With the common phrases “Behind!” “Sharp knife!” “Hot pan!” being thrown out every few…
  • All in the family: Asheville’s brewery culture builds community

    -by Gina Smith
    In a field flush with fresh grass and rimmed with friendly shade trees, a sizable crowd has gathered to watch local favorites The Secret B-Sides unleash some soulful tunes from…


  • In the spirit: Following the Mandela Way in Asheville

    -by Jordan Foltz
    John Lockley leads a Blessing Ceremony followed by a five-weekend vision quest intensive, based in the indigenous South African tradition of Xhosa Sangoma.
  • Beyond running

    -by Lea McLellan
    Twin events aim to help Mexico’s Tarahumara people What do a Harvard professor, the editor of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine, an Asheville expatriate living in a canyon in Mexico and…



  • Raise Wages

    -by Molton
  • Incentives

    -by Brent Brown
  • The City

    -by Webmaster
  • Transit workers need attitude adjustment

    -by Letters
    I am writing to discuss the offensive treatment I have received and witnessed from our ART bus system. I can only use 300 words to get this to print, however…
  • Open local tracks

    -by Letters
    Last weekend I thought I would go for a run at the TC Roberson High School track. When I went there, it was locked with a fence all around the…