Jagged rock, classic country, synthy dubstep and soulful pop: the next 30 day in Asheville are full of musical riches to suit most every taste.
In the midst of a crisis of opioid addiction and overdoses, patients and doctors alike are seeking out alternatives to opioid medication for relieving pain. Ranging from medicinal herbs to acupuncture to biofeedback, options abound — offering both hope and a bewildering array of choices.
With ‘The Love List’ we are reminded that the perfect person doesn’t exist, and it’s often our flaws that make us unique and lovable.
Two pivotal items on the board’s agenda were the approval of the FY 2019 budget and the appointment of an interim county manager after the sudden departure of former manager Mandy Stone.
Eight days of events provide opportunities for connection, celebration and learning around the 1969 Stonewall riots — LGBT community demonstrations against a police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York City that helped launch the gay liberation movement.
Two weeks before the Fourth of July, the meeting’s agenda promises a grand finale of rhetorical explosions over two matters of unfinished business. The first is the Asheville city budget, which Council member Brian Haynes has said he will not support as long as it contains funding for additional officers to staff the Asheville Police Department’s downtown district. The second is a series of resolutions to rescind and replace the three motions on police policy previously proposed by Young and passed by Council on May 22.
Press release from Hendersonville Community Theatre: Frankly, My Dear… It’s a comic celebration about the greatest movie ever made. Moonlight and Magnolias is based on the allegedly true tale of how the final script for the blockbuster 1939 movie Gone with the Wind came about. In it, producer David O. Selznick, desperate for a hit, shuts down production of […]
After the announcement that county manager Mandy Stone would be retiring effective July 1, Buncombe County is now in need of a new county manager. The government has also filed a lawsuit against former county manager Wanda Greene in an effort to recoup money it claims she misappropriated.
Jerry, played by Corey Link, and his best friend Dave (Michael Crosa) must find new jobs in a rust-belt town with few options. Lurking beneath their tough exteriors, these unemployed steel mill workers fear being losers.
Press release from Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina: Asheville, NC — Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and A-B Tech are offering free classes for anyone who wants to work as a Personal Care Aide (PCA). Classes will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, beginning June 18, and running through August […]
Local teams compete in the 48 Hour Film Project, The Burger Bar kicks off a weekly horror film double feature series and more.
In late February Trey Adcock was one of seven national recipients of the White Public Engagement Fellowship. The UNCA assistant-professor will use the $50,000 grant to uncover the story of the Snowbird Day School.
Rollicking r&b, funky jams, homegrown rock and a book talk from a prominent North Carolina singer-songwriter/rocker: that’s just some of what’s on offer musically in Asheville over the next 30 days.
Author and journalist Carol Polsgrove kicks off our series on urban rambles in Western North Carolina with a paean to her personal walking nirvana: Asheville’s Montford neighborhood.
With the help of money from the Pigeon River Fund, Asheville GreenWorks has lifted more than one thousand pounds of trash from Mud Creek in Hendersonville.
Press release from HART: Next up at HART, a hilarious comedy by Steve Martin, the renowned comic actor and author of the comedy play Picasso at the Lapin Agile. In The Underpants we get a wild satire adapted from a classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered […]
Press release from Henderson County Tourism: What started as a welcome home celebration for soldiers returning from World War I has become a treasured Hendersonville tradition on Main Street each summer. This July marks the 100th anniversary of Street Dances in downtown Hendersonville. The dances take place on Monday nights from July 9 through Aug. […]
Whether its from coworkers, customers or management, sexual harassment is an issue in Asheville’s restaurants and bars.
A La Mode Macaron brings its interpretation of the European sweet treat to North Asheville. Also: VegOut returns, No Taste Like Home hosts Wildcrafted Cocktails and more in this week’s Small Bites.
Press release from Hendersonville Community Theatre: Hendersonville Community Theatre presents Moonlight and Magnolias opening June 22 and running through July 1 on the theatre’s intimate Second Stage. Tickets are $16 and are available online at HendersonvilleTheatre.org o r by calling the Box Office at (828) 692-1082. Moonlight and Magnolias is based on the allegedly true tale of how the final script for […]