The North Carolina Arboretum’s second annual Winter Lights holiday exhibit officially kicks off Nov. 20 and runs through Jan. 2. Visitors can walk through a 3-acre tour of the arboretum’s nationally-known gardens dressed in uniquely-lit displays and landscapes.
Some lucky folks are going to win some pretty great prizes this weekend, according to organizers of Give!Local, Mountain Xpress‘ end-of-year grassroots philanthropy project. Here’s the deal: Donate $10 or more during Give Weekend — between Friday, Nov. 20 and Sunday, Nov. 22 — via the givelocalguide.org website, and you’ll not only get Give!Local’s fantastic […]
By Bill Branyon | “He never — and I do mean never ever — complained of his plight. His joie de vivre remained intense, and our talks about sports, literature and politics passionate.”
“Alongside great people (which Asheville has in abundance), great architecture is the single most important social, cultural and economic asset a city can possess.”
A middle-age couple grapple with trying to have a child while coming to grips with insecurities, frustrations and the temptations of infidelity. It is human, relatable and, at times, very funny.
The tour for the new Dave Rawlings Machine album, Nashville Obsolete, brings Rawlings, Gillian Welch and their band to The Orange Peel Tuesday, Nov. 24.
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall hosts the annual performance Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 8 p.m.
A gastroenterologist, a naturopath, and an herbalist show us why and how to thank goodness for the trillions of bacteria who busy themselves with our body-mind well-being.
The American chestnut tree’s flavorful nuts were once a vital part of the diets of humans and wildlife alike in Western North Carolina. Its importance is remembered in the traditional foods of the Cherokee, and the nearly extinct tree is slowly making a comeback with the help of some dedicated locals.
“Instead, we need Duke’s support for more renewables, and they could start by emulating Florida’s example: installing a solar power station that only uses natural gas as a backup.”
From vegan centerpieces to creative ways to treat leftovers, local chefs offer homegrown ideas for Thanksgiving Day dishes.
NY Times crossword 1014. Oops! Regrettably, Mountain Xpress accidentally printed a puzzle grid that doesn’t match the clues in this week’s paper. However, in an attempt to remedy the mistake we are publishing the correct puzzle here online in a printable document format so that you can print it at home. Click the above link to […]
HGTR returns to The Grey Eagle Saturday, Nov. 21, the third show at the venue since the musicians’ relocation a little over a year ago. In that time, the band also produced a full-album cover of Beck’s Midnite Vultures at The Mothlight in July and opened for The Suffers at Downtown After 5 in September.
With the launch of his new Weaverville brewery, Zebulon Artisan Ales, former Green Man brewer Mike Karnowski aims to tap into the rich history of brewing and revive beer recipes from ages past.
State-level PACs don’t typically get heavily involved in campaigning for municipal candidates. But, as in so many things, Asheville broke the mold.