Attic Salt Theatre Company stages an outdoor production of the sci-fi play Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 19-27.
In the summer of 1912, self-proclaimed clairvoyant Mme. Nina Lester arrived in Asheville for a brief stint. By late July she would flee the city with hundreds of dollars worth of stolen jewelry.
While city spokesperson Polly McDaniel had previously wrote, in a Sept. 11 email to Xpress, that “We expect there will be an opportunity for the public to meet the finalists,” no such community meet-and-greet is scheduled before Council’s planned vote on the manager on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor of City Hall.
As Nixon, veteran actor Michael MacCauley may not look like the former president, but so flawlessly inhabits the essence of Nixon that you are transfixed by his every word and gesture.
The Snarky Puppy percussionists bring their all-star Dallas ensemble to Asheville Music Hall on Oct. 18.
“Our court has effectively denied the ‘boys’ a night out. Shouldn’t men have places where they can socialize, bond, network, serve the community and escape the cares of family life for a couple of hours each week?”
The indie-folk artists play the Isis lounge on Oct. 18.
According to a spreadsheet showing annual leave payments to county employees from the beginning of fiscal year 2007 through March 31, 2018, former County Manager Wanda Greene benefited more than any other employee from the county’s annual leave sale policy. Commissioners will consider setting a yearly limit on the number of sellable hours during their meeting on Oct. 16.
“Amanda Edwards is the only candidate in District 2 who will provide accountability and strong oversight, while respecting other voices in our community.”
“This is the perfect time to unwind, review, learn and rebuild the structure and environment to epitomize best practices — to create a system that, at its core, honors and promotes an ethical culture and is dedicated to the highest ideals of leadership, integrity, transparency and accountability.”
“As a result, in its first full year of hemp being approved as an agricultural crop in North Carolina, we’re expected to see over $100 million in economic impact via the crop.”
Highland Brewing screens a documentary about paid family leave, Asheville Brewing presents one on the dwindling populations of wild Alaskan salmon and more.
‘If I met each of them again as we approach the midterm elections, I would respond to the same comment saying: ‘Look at the results we got partly because you failed to make your voice heard in 2016.'”
Woman-owned businesses are the norm in Weaverville’s downtown district, a bustling hamlet that puts the lie to the notion of small towns as sleepy places where nothing much ever happens.
“I think Asheville could lead the way by posting colorful educational signs throughout the city listing ways for each of us to protect the planet, with eliminating meat and dairy at the top of the list.”