In our festival-laden area, it is just grazing the surface to mention those that are outstanding in their fields, such as Brewgrass and Moogfest (and there used to be Bele Chere). However, even bovine versions of these grassroots get-togethers would need to kowtow to herd mentality and homogenization.
In James Cameron’s “Avatar,” the Na’vis of Pandora inhabit an Earth-like moon of the Alpha Centauri star system. They are a pure and superior breed of humanoids who harbor deep respect for the land (you know — like Ashevilleans.) These 10-foot beings have incredible athletic prowess as they leap astride dragons and ride them through […]
Flat Rock couple builds tiny house, but not on purpose
With major new breweries in Transylvania, Henderson and Buncombe counties in the area, the sipsters are about to eclipse the hipsters. (Unless they are one and the same.)
I always forget the appropriate admonition. I’m talking about what one is supposed to do if you find yourself suddenly in the path of a bear. I suspect that I’ll be the one who forgets what to do and piss some bear off — royally.
Local mom not proud of cussing out her children in parking lot of Asheville Center for Spiritual Living
When the lights go up following an afternoon movie in cinemas across Asheville, one notes a sea of white, silver and pewter atop the heads of moviegoers. That view makes me ever-so-comfortable. But my comfort didn’t come naturally. I wrestled with it for years — whether or not to continue bleaching my hair the blonde […]