New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins is set to release the fifth book in his Quinn Colson series, The Redeemers, this month. Atkins has written 17 novels to date, and has been deemed by bestselling author Michael Connelly as “one of the best crime writers at work today.” Atkins reads and signs The Redeemers at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe on Monday, Aug. 3.
MOTION Dance Theatre offers $5 same-day performance tickets for students ages 8-21
“The mission of MOTION is really to allow the choreographers a chance to experiment,” says Nick Kepley, founder and artistic director of MOTION Dance Theatre. Trying new things is exactly what this year’s residency and performance, New/Now/Next, is all about. MOTION returns to Asheville this summer with a production at Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11.
Asheville Academy of Taekwondo to host Ninja Night, July 10
Mother Earth Produce makes it to semifinals in national competition for big prize
Asheville Sister Cities Saumur Committee to host Bastille Day Celebration, July 12
Smoky Park Supper Club to hold job fair Tuesday, June 30
Catawba Brewing and Buxton Hall BBQ host summer party, July 4
A WNC mental-health agency faced tough questions earlier this week about its decision to limit its publicly funded services to a select group of providers. Western North Carolina’s lead mental-health agency, Smoky Mountain LME/MCO, held a community forum Tuesday, June 23, that packed Asheville’s First Baptist Church. After a brief presentation by agency staff, a question-and-answer segment […]
Surrounded by Leicester’s stretch of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shady Place’s cattle drink water from pure mountain springs and eat grass, hay, and corn produced on-site. The animals are raised by hand and treated like pets by the entire family, including the Morgans’ sons Nathanael and Eli.
Pink Dog Creative extends after hours invitation to art lovers
Amsterdam Falafelshop targets western North Carolina for franchise growth
Wicked Weed to pre-sell third sour in Angel Series
Cajun Restaurant Lafayette to begin serving brunch tomorrow, June 27
Tricia Fogle was inspired to create her up-and-coming business, Life of Energy Retreats, in order to share her knowledge of alternative and holistic health methods and provide a refreshing, full-service retreat space where participants can relax their bodies and refresh their minds.
Vortex Doughnuts in Asheville handing out ‘The Kite Runner’ following school book controversy
Buncombe county Sheriff Department needs help finding missing Candler girl
On Tuesday, June 16, drilling will begin along Lyman Street and Riverside Drive in the River Arts District. The drilling is being conducted for engineering and environmental purposes and is expected to last for about four weeks. From the city of Asheville Press Release: Drilling for engineering and environmental purposes starts Tuesday, June 16, along Lyman […]
The Campaign for Southern Equality is planning to host a community gathering following the SCOTUS decision–the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. The ruling is expected in late June, and Southern Equality expects the decision date to fall somewhere between today, June 22, and next Wednesday, June 30. Whichever day the decision falls on, […]
A day-long mindfulness retreat will be held at Asheville Insight Meditation on Saturday, June 27. The retreat will explore mindfulness for “health, wellness, recovery and freedom from suffering,” says clinical psychologist Larry Cammarata, co-host of the retreat with Eddie LeShure, owner of Mindful Emergence.
Matthew Quick, author of “Silver Linings Playbook,” has just published new novel “Love May Fail.” Quick reads from and signs the book at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe on Monday, June 29.