When the drum sounds and the conch shells make the call to the four directions, Danza Azteca Chichimeca opens a ceremony dedicated to gratitude for the earth and harmony with the universe.
“In the world of HIV treatment, we have a saying: ‘Housing is health care.’ What it means is that it is very difficult to link people living with HIV/AIDS to health care if they do not have stable housing.”
In late November of 1917, Asheville, along with the rest of the country, was preparing for its first Thanksgiving since entering World War I.
Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians talk about Thanksgiving and indigenous food culture.
Threats against the Hendersonville brewery, WNC’s first owned by a black, queer woman, have been countered by support from community allies.
In WNC’s immigrant communities, the Thanksgiving table often holds a mix of American traditions and international flavors.
Asheville businesses give patrons the opportunity to grab a beer while shopping for garden supplies, outdoor gear, groceries or interacting with working glassblowers.
The 10-day pop-up shop put on by Vintage Hendo and Engaged Asheville Wedding Studio at 41 N. Merrimon Ave. begins on Black Friday (Nov. 24) and runs through Sunday, Dec. 3.
The third film in the North Asheville Library’s Indigenous American History documentary series screens Nov. 29.
Buncombe County commissioners agree that more emergency transportation services would benefit the community, but differ on what the process should be for approving a franchise for Arden-based ambulance company.
Local professionals within the Western North Carolina healing arts and music circuits — Jeff Schmitt, River Guerguerian and Caroline Padgett — will join together to hold an immersive sacred music-making retreat. The three-day event takes place Friday-Sunday, Dec. 8-10, at Laughing Waters Retreat Center in Gerton. “About a year ago, I started a conversation with the three […]
Burial releases three packaged beers, Catawba releases two and Highland brings back Black Watch in this week’s local beer news.
A sampling of local restaurant options for those who prefer to have someone else do the holiday cooking.
The local prog-rockers are part of a quadruple bill at The Grey Eagle on Nov. 26.
“Being away from touring has helped give us some good perspective,” guitarist Drew Heller says. “We’re definitely planning on touring countrywide — and then worldwide — but not necessarily for six or eight weeks at a time.”