Plankeye Peggy and Battery Powered Hooker Boots musically battle July 20 at The Mothlight.
“Chronic pain sufferers must now go to ‘pain clinics,’ where if marijuana is found in their urine, they will promptly be deprived of the medication they need to function.”
The 71st annual celebration of contemporary and traditional craft runs July 20-22 at the U.S. Cellular Center.
On Aug. 31, 1906, Asheville mourned the loss of George Willis Pack.
“Am I welcome in your town? Almost daily, I see another jab at ‘the tourists.’ We seem to be the bane of your existence.”
Despite their importance to the region’s economy, migrant farmworkers in WNC often labor in conditions that make obtaining health services difficult or impossible. Some dedicated advocacy organizations and health care providers fill the gap with mobile services that take care directly to farmworkers who would otherwise go without.
The unconventional life of oddball partyer Mame Dennis (played by Lyn Donley) is shaken up when, after her brother-in-law passes away, she’s entrusted with her young nephew, Patrick (Andrew Delbene).
The 35th annual international festival runs July 19-29 in communities throughout Western North Carolina.
“I find it appalling that Ms. Van Duyn thinks it wiser to engage a senator that isn’t even from Buncombe County, much less Asheville, to support legislation that isn’t favored by the citizens of our city.”
In this week’s roundup of local business news, Jacqueline Grant of Roberts & Stevens is named president of the N.C. Bar Association, Mountain BizWorks announces new classes, Pardee UNC Health Care names three new board members and more.
The Grail, Malaprop’s and Asheville Art Museum team up to screen a documentary on scientific illustrator Renaldo Kuhler, World Peas Animations offers a pair of Movie Making Summer Camps and more.
The Feminine Faces of God concert takes place July 22 at St. James Episcopal Church in Black Mountain.
In our weekly roundup of community news in brief, the Henderson County Public Schools launches a new app for reporting behavior of concern or threats.
In collaboration with the Sierra Club, New Alpha Community Development Corporation and Kingdom Living Temple, Dogwood Alliance is traveling across eight southern states to engage vulnerable communities and build solidarity around climate crises. Emily Zucchino with Dogwood Alliance says the event will tie the community’s poverty and gentrification issues together with the greater environmental context.
After petitioning YouTube to reinstate the powerful work, the media outlet relented and Blackburn’s words are again available to, hopefully, fuel dialog.