The Australian pop-punk quartet play Static Age Records on Sept. 25.
“It is a well-established fact that listening to music at such a level does in fact destroy part of the delicate cells in the ear and leads to permanent hearing impairment.”
Catawba continues its month of German-style small-batch brews, Oskar Blues adds a 100-calorie IPA to its year-round lineup and more local beer news.
Goombay Celebration looks to honor The Block during this year’s festivities. Also: Fiesta Hendersonville returns; Chai Pani turns 10; White Moon introduces evening hours; and more in this week’s Small Bites.
“We’re looking back at that time of black excellence and giving it a new light for today with our music and our brand,” says multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge.
“On Swannanoa River Road from Biltmore Avenue — especially near the Antique Tobacco Barn and on down toward Tunnel Road — the overgrowth over the river is a sorry sight indeed.”
The Brooklyn-based folk-noir duo plays Asheville Julyan Davis’ Mill at Riverside studio on Sept. 24.
On Feb. 21, 1947, The Asheville Citizen reported on a three-day conference taking place in Asheville. Consisting of over a dozen organizations, the groups sought “to solve one of the oldest questions in time — how to live peaceably with all peoples.”
“Housing is in short supply and unaffordable. Rather than take an honest and comprehensive look at the issues, barriers and contributors to the problems, however, we in Asheville have smugly chosen the easy way out.”
The Asheville-based progressive bluegrass group headlines The Grey Eagle on Sept. 21.
“It does not escape me the amount of money that the city of Asheville funnels into the tourism industry here in Asheville, yet we do not have the money or funding to make the communities where these children live safe or enriching.”
The outdoor fine art and craft show returns to downtown Weaverville on Sept. 21.
Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the introduction of slavery to North America, triggering a new round of national soul-searching about human bondage and its complex legacy. And closer to home, Lost Cause-era monuments to Confederate figures at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher also raise significant questions about the country’s troubled history and this region’s place in it.
Grail Moviehouse hosts Art House Theater Day screenings and videographer Rebecca MacNeice vies for an Emmy.
Paul Friedheim is the company’s new lead Asheville-based brewer, while 2X4 Brew Pub opens in the former Thirsty Monk Gerber Village location.