Thirsty Monk’s Open Brewing becomes a coffee pub while the chain’s efforts to purchase French Broad Brewing Co. continue.
The second season of The Girl From Carolina debuts online, YWCA of Asheville screens a documentary on women’s body image and more.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new album by Searra Jade, a short film set in Appalachia and the latest book by outdoorsy author Gary Sizer.
The Vanishing Wheelchair and Rainbow Community School are teaming up for a two-day magic festival that takes place on the school’s campus Friday-Saturday, April 28-29.
Capone will play at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Wednesday, April 26, and at the patio at Isis Music Hall on Friday, April 28.
“To learn more and voice your opinions, come to The District 11 Medicare for All Town Hall in Waynesville, 285 N Main St., on April 23, 3-5 p.m.”
In the penultimate stop on their U.S. tour, the L.A. rockers maintained a high level of showmanship.
Redly Husky performs at The Town Pump in Black Mountain on Sunday, April 23; and at The Grey Eagle (opening for Chris Jamison’s Ghost) on Wednesday, April 26.
“This is a remarkable environmental success story! Many agencies and organizations can be proud of their contributions to this. Together, they’ve demonstrated that bold action at many different levels can successfully address serious environmental issues.”
“However, admiration and compliments are in order for Tim Hartigan, whose letter (under your title “Practice What You Preach, Feb. 22) [Xpress] deserves wider recognition.”
Slow Food Asheville recently announced the Cherokee Purple heirloom tomato as the focus of their 2017 Heritage Food Project. The organization will disseminate 1,700 Cherokee Purple seedlings to area individuals, as well as school, church and community gardens.
Discussions on whether and how Asheville should regulate short-term lodging in residential neighborhoods will return to City Council on Tuesday, April 25.
Asheville’s first craft brewery releases three new beers and opens its Meadow for free and ticketed concerts.
From pickleball to bike polo, opportunities to find community while being active abound in WNC — and you don’t have to be traditionally athletic to join in the fun.
We all have to breathe to live, and the good news is that here in Western North Carolina, the quality of the air we all share is much better than it was just a few years ago. Across North Carolina, government employees are monitoring air quality and the associated health risks to make sure they stay within specified legal parameters. Meanwhile, citizen volunteers are also collecting data and working to make more information available to the public.