Press release from LEAF Global Arts: LEAF CELEBRATES A “SOLID GOLD” 50TH FESTIVAL – MAY 2020 Featuring CloZee, The Del McCoury Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and many more! LEAF prepares to celebrate a 25-year landmark tradition with the 50th LEAF Festival taking place Thursday, May 14 to Sunday, May 17, 2020 - welcoming world […]
Vvitchgang Coven has a local show scheduled for Friday, Feb. 7, at The Odditorium. The all-hip-hop bill also features sets by Flatline Squad, Allii Wayy, Sinker, DirtyBoys, Lil Connie, and Young Fly Mafia.
Seven Western North Carolina bakers discuss the role their fermenting, bubbling starters play in their bread operations.
For over 35 years, Bryan Stevenson has worked to challenge poverty and racial injustice while arguing for equal treatment in the criminal justice system. On Thursday, April 25, the lawyer, activist and best-selling author will give a talk in UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena.
Press release from LEAF Community Arts: LEAF Community Arts is thrilled to announce its dynamic lineup of performing artists for the Spring 2019 LEAF Festival, taking place Thursday, May 9th to Sunday, May 12th near Asheville at the majestic Lake Eden in Black Mountain, NC. Experience 400+ performing artists representing 9 different countries, 5 family […]
Part of the responsibility of tea shops and those trained in appreciating teas, says Miles Cramer of Dobra Tea, is to highlight the history and efforts of the regions and cultures that have spent thousands of years growing and brewing them.
Press release from Asheville Community Theatre: Though the weather outside is frightful, inside this small town train depot it’s delightful! Asheville Community Theatre invites you to get cozy with Snowbound, a family-friendly play that celebrates this season of giving. Local playwright, musician, and storyteller Tom Godleski used authentic stories and details to create a holiday play […]
Through restaurant ventures and a nonprofit culinary training program, Asheville is finding fresh ways to celebrate its soul food legacy.
Through their design strategies, menus and aesthetic themes, local eateries contribute to and define the city’s distinct food scene.
Eight years after settling in North Carolina, Cissokho has just released his third album, Routes. Touring in support of the record, he and Kaira Ba play Isis Music Hall on Sunday, July 8.
Liquor-free drinks receive the same artisan treatment as their spirited counterparts at many Asheville restaurants and bars.
“I believe that, like Todd, Quentin has the experience, integrity and vision we need.”
Asheville area artists credit television and social media with driving the industry’s growth, saying the ubiquity of body ink in today’s popular culture has made the practice more socially and professionally acceptable. But while this shift has been a boon for local shop owners, some now wonder whether the market here can really sustain them all.
AVL Beer Week 2017 presents a full roster of special releases, tap takeovers, festivals, dinners, parties and even some opportunities for yoga and bhangra dancing.
Green Man gets a jump on an event-filled AVL Beer Week, which officially begins May 26.
The company has signed a long-term lease on a 74,000-square-foot facility in South Asheville.
PRESS RELEASE from Local Provisions: [Durham, NC] – As a longtime supporter of small, North Carolina growers, Piedmont has remained equally committed to being a good steward of the sea. Each season, Piedmont invites chefs, fisherman, and organizations supporting sustainable seafood to collaborate on their Seasons of the Sea dinner – a multi-course dinner showcasing […]
Press release from Brevard College: The Brevard College Fine Arts Department opens its first exhibition of the year, “8 Days a Week” on Friday, Jan. 20. The community is invited to an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in Sims Art Center’s Spiers Gallery. This free exhibit of sculptural works will run through Feb. […]
Local restaurants, breweries and organizations have developed creative ways to celebrate the holiday without the meat.
Like any good Southern city, Asheville’s history is steeped in the gothic and the paranormal. While the facts and claims behind these legends vary from story to story (and storyteller), Asheville’s “ghosts” play an often unheralded role in capturing and preserving the city’s past.