Cover Design Credit: Susan McBride

Work and Play – Wellness issue part two

Volume
20
/ Issue
29

Cover Design Credit:

Susan McBride

news

  • Thinking big: Buncombe County plan points way toward sustainable future

    -by Jake Frankel
    “In North Carolina, sustainability plans are pretty rare,” reports Scott Mouw, recycling director at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. “Not many communities have taken on the task…
  • Searching for solutions

    -by Webmaster
    A mass of people — adults and children, black and white — came together Jan. 20 at the St. James A.M.E. Church on Hildebrand Street in Asheville for this year’s…

opinion

  • Ha-ha health

    -by Webmaster
    Therapist and laughter yoga instructor Lisa Harris shares how laughter can be the best medicine. Photo by Carrie Eidson
  • Transit

    -by Webmaster
  • Stream of Conscientousness

    -by Webmaster
  • Asheville Disclaimer 2/05/14

    -by Webmaster
    WCU celebrates 125 years
  • These three things

    -by Webmaster
    I’m proud to be a part of a city where people care about each other. One recent study cited Asheville as one of the most generous cities in America, whose…
  • There is no ‘light’ development

    -by Webmaster
    Reading [“Colliding Visions” Jan. 22, Xpress] made my heart sick. I had heard that the Coggins Farm was in the process of being sold to a developer. What the article…
  • Thankful for Mountain Mobility

    -by Webmaster
    I am writing in regard to Ms. Bergen’s letter [“Mountain Mobility Can Do More,” Jan. 22 Xpress]. I have lived in Asheville for 12 years. Three years ago, I gave…
  • Fracking and electric vehicles in NC

    -by Webmaster
    Apparently, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources wants to explore for natural gas in these mountains. Long and short — they want to frack here. There goes…

arts

  • Smart Bets: Koffin Kats

    -by Webmaster
    There’s a lot to admire about Detroit’s Koffin Kats. They started out playing for beer. Like true troubadours, they took their show on the road full time. They write songs…
  • For Pete’s sake

    -by Webmaster
    Guitarist Peter Walker appears in a vintage photo with radical lawyer William Kunstler on the cover of Has Anybody Seen Our Freedoms. The album was just released after 43 years…
  • Searching for solutions

    -by Webmaster
    A mass of people — adults and children, black and white — came together Jan. 20 at the St. James A.M.E. Church on Hildebrand Street in Asheville for this year’s…
  • Smart Bets: The Clean House

    -by Webmaster
    Dirty laundry is at the center of the Sarah Ruhl-penned comedy, The Clean House. The “comic and surreal theater piece blends fantasy and reality to integrate conflicts of gender, class…
  • Dark days, bright nights

    -by Webmaster
    Jerry Crouch’s introduction to both Asheville Community Theatre and its audience came when he emceed the 1987 performance of Cabaret. That edgy musical drama, set in 1930s-era Germany during the…
  • Smart Bets: Creepy cute

    -by Webmaster
    “There is a sort of visual excitement that happens when unlike things are pushed together,” says ZaPow gallery co-owner Lauren Patton. As Patton points out, the kids who grew up…

food

  • Serving up comfort

    -by Webmaster
    “If you didn’t know it was tongue, you’d think it was delicious,” Asheville resident Chuck Fink says of his favorite Jewish winter comfort food. But does tongue really qualify as…
  • Reviving the herd

    -by Webmaster
    Imagine hiking along your favorite mountain trail and encountering a herd of bison. It could have happened 300 years ago when buffalo were indigenous to Western North Carolina. A sign…
  • RAINBOW TABLE

    -by Webmaster
    More and more people are flocking to the Asheville area not only for the beautiful mountain views, but to experience the food culture we have created. Our restaurants offer something…