From NAMI of WNC: NAMI Family-to-Family Class in Asheville FREE CLASS for families/caregivers of individuals living with a serious mental illness. These include: Major Depression Bipolar Disorder OCD Panic Disorder Schizophrenia Borderline Personality Disorder Anxiety Disorders 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.; Mondays, Aug. 28-Nov. 13, 2017 Preregistration is required. Please contact Terri Harris 828-595-3293; firstname.lastname@example.org The […]
This week’s roundup includes Singapore’s diva of the Theremin, the Jason DeCristofaro Quartet, Sister Ivy and the Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble.
On Wednesday, July 26 , Amanda Giacomini will bring her mural project 10,000 Buddhas to Asheville. For two days, the artist will add to her ever-increasing count, as she works on the Walnut Street side of the Social Lounge.
The play is a deeply moving and decidedly quirky look at two damaged people trying to come to terms with their mortality and failings across 30 years. The show is onstage at 35 below through Sunday, July 30.
Press release: The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives. Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed […]
The biannual event returns to the U.S. Cellular Center Friday, July 21, to Sunday, July 23.
Press release: Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care is offering a special rate of $25.00 on sports physicals for all elementary and high school students residing in Buncombe and Transylvania counties from now through December 31, 2017. Individuals may drop in to one of the four urgent care locations in Buncombe County or the one […]
On Tuesday, July 25, Darin Waters will offer a lecture on the history of African-American education in Asheville and Western North Carolina as part of the Buncombe County Lunch and Learn Lecture Series, hosted by the county’s Department of Health and Human Services. The free event will run noon-1:30 p.m. at Stephens-Lee Recreation Center, 30 George Washington Carver Ave. in Asheville.
From Clean Water For North Carolina: On Anniversary of Coal Ash Legislation, Impacted Communities Still Have No Solutions Communities across North Carolina have not seen improvements after legislation passed in 2016 required Duke Energy to provide permanent replacement water sources to residents near coal ash pits, and also made provisions for the company to be […]
Editor’s note: The Rural Heritage Museum’s upcoming exhibit, “The Civil War in The Southern Highlands: A Human Perspective,” was curated by Mountain Xpress staff writer Max Hunt (a.k.a.: me). Xpress is not affiliated with the exhibit’s development or concept. From the Rural Heritage Museum at Mars Hill University: The Rural Heritage Museum At Mars Hill […]
Xpress takes a look at Buncombe County employee pay, benefits and retention in comparison to the rest of North Carolina.
Press release: Someone once said, “If you start forgetting how things began, you stop beginning things.” With un-daunting energy and perseverance, Mike Lassiter spent six years traveling across the state of North Carolina, looking for the lifeblood of small towns, community icons and historic businesses—the beginnings of Tar Heel commerce, livelihoods, family enterprises. At first […]
In his director’s notes, Steve Lloyd acknowledges the 1990 production of Fiddler On The Roof that ushered in his role as executive director at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre. Now, 27 years later, Fiddler is back on HART’s stage. The show runs through Sunday, July 30.
“I’d like to share some local resources that make up a large part of the nonprofit contribution to our local food system in Western North Carolina.”
Press release from U.S. Department of Agriculture: PISGAH FOREST, N.C., July 10, 2017 – Acclaimed musicians Laura Boosinger and Josh Goforth will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series Sunday, July 16. Now in its 15th year, the series is held each Sunday afternoon in July, beginning at 4:00 p.m. […]
Since the play is set in our home state, it helps bring a sense of realism to this production. This is a show to see with friends. It’s an absolute laugh riot, and the hysterical cast is truly outstanding.
There’s a wide variety of music on offer this go-round, from folk rock to experimental jazz to hotshot guitar-slinging. And there’s a local tribute to a beloved band of yesteryear.
Press release: Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center (HRHFC) will be holding an event on Wed. July 12 at 9:30 a.m. in honor of a new program at Haywood Regional Medical Center (HRMC), Walk with a Doc. Community members and HRHFC members are encouraged to join in on the movement. Event will be held at the […]
The bad news for bat populations throughout the United States continues, and Western North Carolina is no exception. In one large Haywood County mine that was home to 4,000 bats in 2011, researchers found only 30 this winter.
Press release: ASHEVILLE OUTLETS OFFERS A FREE HEALTHY HIKERS WALKERS CLUB SPONSORED BY ANYTIME FITNESS – PATTON AVENUE Membership is open to the Public ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (July 2017) – Asheville Outlets and Anytime Fitness – Patton Avenue are offering a FREE Healthy Hikers Walkers Club now through September 17th. The on-going walkers club is open […]
In its seventh year, Noble Kava launches a new location on Biltmore Avenue. Also, the WNC Battle of the Burger returns, Atlanta barbecue comes to Buxton Hall, Sovereign Remedies hosts Bad Hombres Taco Pop Up and Shuck N Brew Oyster Bar opens in Fletcher.