Journalists Carolyn Morrisroe and Edwin Arnaudin join the editorial staff of Mountain Xpress.
In this two-part series, Xpress invites you on a guided a trip down the river as we examine the work of various communities to write the next chapter in the French Broad’s history, beginning with Transylvania and Henderson counties.
The Rural Heritage Museum at Mars Hill University’s latest exhibit, ‘The Civil War in the Southern Highlands: A Human Perspective,’ includes 18 panels, dozens of photographs, authentic objects, rare letters, newly discovered documents and a 15 minute introductory film, opens Saturday, Aug. 19 and will run through Sunday, March 4.
A new yoga center will pop up in town in October. West Asheville Yoga owner Cat Matlock has bought out One Center Yoga and has plans to transform it into a wellness center. Matlock says the new Embodiment Center will offer alignment yoga, vinyasa yoga, ayurvedic medicine, dancing, health coaching and kirtan.
Based on information from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation it appears a Federal case has been opened against former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene.
Although the popular cheese spread originated in New York, it has long been a staple of Southern kitchens. Asheville variations often feature unconventional additions such as as pecans and bourbon.
Xpress rounds up educational programs and viewing parties.
The downtown shop’s first cookbook features eight chapters of recipes both savory and sweet.
Beyond the astronomic phenomenon, Asheville’s Solar Eclipse Festival features food vendors, the Splashville interactive fountain and solar-inspired music curated by DJ Kipper of Mix 96.5.
The Whale will showcase world beers alongside esoteric local offerings with a focus on educating independent beer lovers looking to expand their horizons.
The pianist plays a concert at Brevard First United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 20, at 4 p.m. — his last local performance before moving to Mexico in September.
Pre-noon alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of Buncombe County gain approval while pro-cannabis advocates urge commissioners to lean on state lawmakers for medicinal marijuana approval.
“‘We need to recognize that each of us, in our own small way, are makers of our culture,'” Boswell wrote then. “‘We can exercise that function best by expressing our true selves, not by simply fulfilling our culture’s expectations. We are all in transition …'”
On Monday, September 29, 1969 at 9:15 a.m., around 200 African-American students walked out of Asheville High School.
Eclipse parties dominate the horizon, Highland releases brewery-exclusive cans, Catawba raises money for Asheville City Schools and more in this week’s Asheville beer news
A competition at Ole Shakey’s Getaway highlights locally made beef jerky. Also, MetroWine celebrates the solar eclipse, Living Web Farm offers a class on homemade sauces, Hickory Nut Gap Farm leads a course in the art of sausage-making and Sovereign Remedies goes to the theater.