An Asheville arts collective launches a virtual gallery. Plus, a rock-and-roll exhibition returns for round two; UNCA’s art sale; and more.
“What I’m doing is preserving this important piece of Western North Carolina regional history,” says Whitney Ponder, who purchased a property previously owned by Bascom Lamar Lunsford. “This man did so much for traditional Appalachian music here and throughout the whole region.”
A new market and restaurant in Black Mountain. Plus, local breweries collaborate to aid Maui wildfire relief; ice cream yule logs; and more.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Xpress reached out to local residents — both professional and amateur chefs — for their favorite recipes and the stories behind them.
“We are a space people can contemplate how our history affects our lives today,” says Anne Chesky, executive director of the Asheville Museum of History.
Deep South Kitchen opens on Merrimon Ave. Plus, Warren Wilson’s Farm School General Store; Brevard gets a cannabis cafe; and more.
A local rock band’s musical circus at Asheville Music Hall. Plus, Asheville’s annual holiday parade; a new album from Blue Ridge Music Trails; and more.
Press release from Veterans for Peace:
The final installation of Art in the Heart. Plus, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial; the second annual Write Local, Read Local Author Fair; and more.
The Market at Sage and Spice opens in West Asheville. Plus, Saluda’s Purple Onion celebrates 25 years; Asheville updates outdoor dining program; and more.
The South Slope gets a new music venue. Plus, AIGA Asheville’s second annual design weekend; a paint pouring exhibit; and more.
Chef Jacob Sessoms opens three new eateries in a RAD hotel. Plus, hosts of the N.C. Food and Beverage Podcast throw Champtober Fest; Urban Orchard celebrates 10 years; and more.
Asheville Sister Cities brings a Day of the Dead celebration to Weaverville. Plus, a moonlit paddle down the French Broad River; the return of Surreal Sirkus; and more.
Where can locals and tourists go to get a bite after midnight? There are more options than you may think.
Seasonal regional tales at the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site’s annual event. Plus, the 14th annual Queer Girls Literary Reading; a new collection of poems from Hendersonville writer; and more.
The Lovely Asheville Annual Fall Festival returns for a second year. Plus, former Kentucky poet laureate speaks at UNCA; a new book of poems from local author; and more.
WNC FoodWorks opens at the WNC Farmers Market. Plus, JAMBAR opens east coast hq in Asheville; a mobile nonalcoholic bar; and more.
“In [Lebanon], everybody cooks — it runs through our veins,” says Suzy Phillips, owner and chef of Gypsy Queen Cuisine.
The Knotty Gs put together the second annual John Prine tribute at The Grey Eagle. Plus, Mars Hill Brewing Co. hosts live music fundraiser for a postal worker who was carjacked; “Ben and Angela” premieres at the BeBe Theatre; and more.
Rare Bird Farm receives green light to hold events in Madison County. Plus, Blue Ridge Pride; a graffiti tour in the RAD; and more.
Lucky’s Asheville Food opens food truck and concession stand. Plus, a new brewery in Weaverville; Pop Bubble Tea celebrates Chinese Mooncake Festival; and more.