The satisfyingly weird, wry happiness left lingering in the faces of those standing around as the lights went up speak to the power of Aesop Rock’s verses and message.
The new year is bringing a new batch of beers to the local market — some bottled, others draft. Plus, there’s a new cider from Bold Rock. Here’s a rundown of what’s in the works. Asheville Brewing has teamed with Deschutes brewery of Bend Oregon to release Nottoway River Rye Bock. The draft beer arrives […]
For 70 years, the Minerals Research Laboratory on Coxe Avenue has collaborated with mining companies and educational institutions to develop more efficient processes for extracting the state’s mineral resources as well as ways to reuse potentially harmful byproducts.
Writing your resolutions can be tough, and keeping them can even tougher. Asheville wellness practitioners offer their resolutions and intentions as a way to inspire community members and remind them of the local support, education and opportunities to stay healthy and motivated throughout the year.
“The reason I think your decision was poor is that, presented as it is, in direct quotes, it can be easily misconstrued by those with hate in their hearts … “
It seems every beer event in Asheville has its own distinct vibe. That is particularly true with the second iteration of the AVL Beer Expo, coming up Saturday, Feb. 18, at The Venue downtown. All the breweries taking part are members of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, and the emphasis is on creating an intimate environment rather […]
“And although it might not seem significant, indeed it is! It means we as a city are deciding to invest in our fellow Ashevilleans’ safety and peace of mind.”
Since its debut a decade ago, Winter Warmer has established itself as one of the foremost beer festivals in Western North Carolina. And with its focus on sturdy, warming brews, it remains a favorite among locals looking to take the edge off the winter chill.
With a bevy of companies relocating or expanding operations in Western North Carolina, economic boosters, educators and business representatives are working to prepare the next generation of workers to meet the growing need.
A variety of intention-setting yoga workshops on New Year’s Eve will help participants create and keep their resolutions for the new year.
Accomplished local actor Bradshaw Call, who has done the show here for three years now, has put his own scruffy, hipster mark on the piece.
“Let’s start in Asheville and fill that gaping hole in our country he talks about. Let’s fill it with love.”
It was a (quite literally) jam-packed night with tons of guests sitting in with each group’s sets.
Local professionals agree on the importance of gratitude, self-care and boundaries in maintaining a sense of well-being throughout the holiday season.
Xpress presents our Asheville’s eight influentials for 2016. From Dec. 1-5, our website will feature profiles of the eight people we selected. Our eighth profile is a statement about why this person declined to be profiled.
This year’s meal fed over 700 people and was served by community volunteers, including Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler, District Attorney Todd Williams and Terry Bellamy, director of communications for the Asheville Housing Authority.
From dry-cured turkey to vegan mac and cheese to Caribbean coconut rum drinks, some of Asheville’s most creative chefs talk about favorite Thanksgiving foods that range from the classic to the unconventional.
Crowds flocked to fill the streets of downtown Asheville for the annual holiday parade.
Former Mountain Xpress graphic designer Kerry Bober teams up with pediatric psychologist Dr. Kelsey Latimer in their new children’s book Poofas: Popping in to Lend a Hand!. The book, which features Bober’s colorful designs, is aimed at helping children understand stress and develop healthy coping skills.
The Asheville Museum of Science held a soft opening from 10 a.m. until noon at its new location in the Wells Fargo building at 43 Patton Avenue. In addition to the opening reception, an official ceremony was held to celebrate a $400,000 grant awarded to the museum from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority.