While many don’t seem to object to the Gideons’ handing out Bibles to graduating high school seniors outside the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville, others say the practice is incompatible with policies that strive to keep education and religion separate.
The audience can pose questions to the comedians at the second dinner theater show at Up Country Brewing on Wednesday, June 28.
A recent visit from international beer importers may point to new distribution possibilities for Asheville’s brewing industry.
The new pizza-by-the-slice restaurant is taking over the space that once housed Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub.
Many of the festival’s participants come from places where the arts may be overshadowed by political controversy. This year’s lineup includes the Turkish multi-instrumentalist Omar Faruk Tekbilek and his son Murat Tekbilek, the Iranian percussionist Naghmeh Farahmand and the Lebanese drummer Yousif Sheronick with his wife, violist Kathryn Lockwood.
Yoga doesn’t end when you get off the mat, say several local yoga instructors, who broaden their practice to include working for social justice.
Taxes are going up as the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners signed off on a budget that includes a 2.6-cent property tax hike while lowering funding for some area nonprofits.
Cindy Wilson will celebrate the release of ‘Change’ with an East Coast tour, including a stop at The Mothlight on Tuesday, June 27.
Pack up your car with friends and family this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, and head out on Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project’s annual Farm Tour, an opportunity to get up close and personal with more than 20 WNC farms and the farmers growing your food and fiber.
Historic Grovewood Village, located on property adjacent to the Omni Grove Park Inn, celebrated the centennial of Biltmore Industries with a full day of tours, lectures and a cake cutting on June 17.
‘We, the petty actors, will pass away, forgotten; but never, while the everlasting mountains stand, the name of professor Mitchell.’ — The North Carolina Standard, 1857
A new pie cafe hits South Asheville. Also, Urban Orchard Cider Co. will host a five-course live fire dinner, Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club and Hickory Nut Gap Farm team up for a fundraiser and lots more in this week’s Small Bites.
The Black Cloud honors the memory of Justin Shearer, and Wedge, Burial and Catawba release new small-batch seasonals.
Before devoting herself full time to performing and making albums, Boggs was an Army paratrooper, a U.S. attorney, general counsel for Starbucks and a vice president at the Dell Computer Corporation.
Compassion, and possibly shared frustration, is the basis of Together We Stand, a series of dance performances onstage at the Diana Wortham Theatre Thursday-Saturday, June 22-24.
The family-friendly festival takes place on Saturday, June 24, from noon to 8 p.m. at Pack Square Park.