Hi-Wire teams with Ninkasi, Cigar City and New Belgium on its annual mix-pack, Highland celebrates the Chinese New Year with a Lucky Envelope collaboration and more local beer news.
The Americana/bluegrass group swings by The Orange Peel on Jan. 26.
The show is set to open on Friday, Jan. 24. A wide array of accompanying programs, from music and spoken word to workshops and film screenings, run through April 25.
Denise Kiernan discusses the craft of writing with fellow author Ada Calhoun on Jan. 26 at Little Jumbo.
Asheville Restaurant Week returns with over 30 participating eateries offering special deals. Also: Bold Rock Hard Cider partners with À La Mode Macaron for a food and drink pairing; tickets are now available for the Asheville Food Fan Awards; District Wine Bar has settled on a new name; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
“In the area of diversity in hiring, Asheville is just as segregated, racist and unequal as it ever was, and while whites promote Asheville as a tourist and artistic mecca, African Americans are still cleaning rooms in expensive hotels instead of front desk or management positions and not being hired in banks, restaurants and trendy bars in downtown, Biltmore and West Asheville.”
“[There are] so many things that women couldn’t or can’t do on the up-and-up, so things have to be done below the surface,” the author explains. “I wanted to tell a story where women win.”
The acclaimed steel pannist plays Asheville Music Hall on Jan. 25 — his first local show since moving to New York City.
The 2020 honorees of The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County are social media influencer Aisha Adams; educator of former offenders Philip Cooper; community volunteer Lewis Isaac (1948 – 2019); and advocate for LGBTQ youth Adrian Parra.
“This program feeds scores of area residents from all walks of life, five days a week, offering a wide range of rescued and repurposed food from some of the finest restaurants of the city, grocery stores, retirement communities, hospitals, caterers and others in the food-service industry.”
Tiger Strikes Asteroid Greenville’s group exhibition opens Jan. 24 at Revolve’s RAMP Gallery.
Over the last half-century or so, the nation’s relationship with our furry, four-legged friends has gradually shifted — particularly the way we deal with homeless dogs and cats. Local animal rescue personnel spoke with Xpress about the changes and challenges of operating a no-kill shelter.
“There are more than 40,000,000 homeless dogs and cats in the United States,” wrote Mrs. Fred Hester in a letter published in the May 5, 1957, edition of the Asheville Citizen-Times. “Many people, finding it impossible to find homes for the animals they permitted to be born but are unwilling to keep, resort to drowning, […]
“Can we suggest it to local businesses to start a gingerbread display for anyone who wants to enter or anyone who wants to come see it?”
With Rep. Meadows retiring, a crowded of District 11 candidates brings a wide range of views on impeachment and holding the president accountable.