“I have to ask why, if local media support American veterans, these main sources of local info are not reporting on the battle going on in Washington over the VA and the future of all vets who served honorably?”
Asheville City Council heard from advocates of medical cannabis and passed a resolution in support of legislation that would legalize the medical use of the drug in North Carolina at its meeting on June 27.
The artistic collaboration takes place at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Sunday, July 2.
Local authors, chefs and bakers dish up ideas for imaginative open-air feasts.
Just three days before Monday’s rally in Asheville’s Pack Square Park to oppose the U.S. Senate’s version of a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Lindsay Furst, a local teacher and activist, went to a coffee shop with her fellow organizers who shared her lack of sleep, she told the crowd in front of […]
“This is a heartfelt request for a more collaborative spirit that clearly sees we have to share the limited bulletin board space available to us.”
Café Yuzu will feature handmade treats by baker and owner Cynthia Pierce along with products from Vortex Doughnuts, French Broad Chocolates, OWL Bakery and Dobra Tea. Also, Fork & Knife hosts a Fourth of July event, Tiki Thursdays returns to Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian and Bone & Broth introduces its early-summer menu.
Guitarist Dani Rabin and saxophonist Danny Markovitch met in Israel in 2007; Rabin had recently graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, and Markovitch had just finished Israeli military service.
The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design and Blue Spiral 1 team up again on the 10th anniversary that first survey of studio craft in the region. Forging Futures, an exhibition of 24 makers, opens on Thursday, June 29. Companion events including panel discussions, a lecture and a fundraiser run through Thursday, Aug. 17.
**UPDATED JUNE 28** Upcountry, Twin Leaf and Burial share small-batch creations made with local ingredients while Thirsty Monk welcomes Sixpoint to the Western North Carolina market.
On Wednesday, June 28, Bruce Johnson will offer a talk titled “Family Feud: The Bitter Battle Between E.W. Grove and Fred Seely For the Grove Park Inn.” It will take place at the Lord Auditorium, on the lower level of Pack Memorial Library.
The trio will bring their brass instruments and dance moves to the Asheville Music Hall on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2.
“If we were to vote on our favorite color, you would announce which color is ‘best.'”
By Audra Goforth A weekend of family business experiences and research filled the Renaissance Asheville Hotel in early June, bringing together attendees from 27 countries. The 13th annual Family Enterprise Research Conference was hosted by the Family Business Forum at UNC Asheville. Held annually, FERC brings together family businesses and representatives from all over […]
Asheville City Council will consider writing a check for an additional $6 million to get some elements of the River Arts District infrastructure project up and running. Construction bids came in over 50 percent higher than expected, forcing the city to cut elements from the planned improvements and dig deep into its pocketbook. Council meets at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27 at City Hall.
We continue to share more of the engaging student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and Claxton Elementary School.