Brooklyn-based disco outfit Escort took the stage at Asheville Music Hall Saturday night. Photos by Tariq Zeidan.
Local soul/chill-wave/indie-rock outfit RBTS WIN, usually a duo onstage, expanded to a four-piece for an energetic and heartfelt performance as part of the Hopscotch Showcase at Emerald Lounge. Photos by Tariq Zeidan.
Moderat, also known as Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary, performed at Diana Wortham on Friday. Check out their photos of set by photographer David Simchock.
German electronic band Kraftwerk formed in 1970. And, while the band’s show felt distinctly retro, it was hard not to get caught up in the dancey beats, campy lyrics and throw-back fun.
Keith Emerson — a friend of Bob Moog’s and the the first musician to tour with a Moog synthesizer — performed at Diana Wortham Theatre on Thursday. Photos by David Simchock.
The Bernie Worrell Orchestra, led by septuagenarian keyboardist and Parliament-Funkadelic founding member Bernie Worrell, performed at The Diana Wortham Theatre on Thursday night. Photographer David Simchock was there.
The UK’s most successful pop duo, The Pet Shop Boys, took to the stage at Thomas Wolfe last night. Photographer David Simchock was on hand to capture last night’s performance.
From the Get It! Guide: Cindy Trisler and Rodney Bowling discuss how to grow your herb garden sustainable.
From the Get It! Guide: Pollinators worldwide are in decline, and like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, they’re giving us a warning we should heed. Fortunately, there are ways we can promote and encourage pollinators in today’s challenging environment.
From the Get It! Guide: People hope to eat and shop consciously by being aware of the origins and production of the goods they buy and use. But many people don’t know that we can do the same thing when we use our computers.
Get It! Guide: WNC Green Building Council offers easy and inexpensive ways to save energy.
From the Get It! Guide: Sustainability is a beautiful thing — and so is sustainably crafted fashion. Here’s where you can score some locally source, sustainable fashion.
From the Get It! Guide: Kudzai Mabunda realized a demand for assisted living that allowed the elderly or disabled to remain in a home environment. Utilizing a loan from Mountain BizWorks, she was able to create two new facilities.
Sow True Seed was founded in 2009 to serve home gardeners, market growers and the seed-saving community at large. The company seeks to promote and foster community sustainability by helping to preserve our shared botanical heritage and “seed” a new era of sustainable culture and ecological wisdom. We work with regional growers and independently owned […]
By Mountain BizWorks Kudzai Mabunda is a native of Zimbabwe who has dedicated her career to providing assisted living and social services to her community. Several years ago, Kudzai noticed a growing trend in her field — “family care homes,” which provide elderly or disabled Medicaid beneficiaries with living facilities in a home environment. After […]
By Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project Because choices matter. Buying local helps us to…. Celebrate our Character and Heritage Buying local ensures that our farms and local businesses remain vibrant and productive and contribute to preserving our scenic landscape and unique culture. Keep Value in the Local Economy Buying local is about more than how we […]
By Asheville Grown Sustainability is a beautiful thing — and so is sustainably crafted fashion. When we wear upcycled clothing — meaning clothing that would otherwise be discarded, including unique vintage pieces or custom-crafted looks from leftover fabrics — we reduce waste and environmental impact. When we buy clothes from locally owned businesses, we support […]
By Western North Carolina Green Building Council Service your heating/cooling system: Like a tune-up for your car, this should be done annually. Clean the unit and replace the filters to ensure that the equipment is running at its most efficient. Do it yourself or hire a service technician. Install a programmable thermostat: Automatically adjust your […]
By Mountain Area Information Network Increasingly, people hope to eat and shop consciously by being aware of the origins and production of the goods they buy and use. But many people don’t know that we can do the same thing when we use our computers. Conscious computing is an effort to bring that same awareness […]
By Jon Christie, Wild Mountain Bees Bees and other pollinators are an essential component to the health and function of our environment. Managed honeybee colonies alone contribute over 16 billion dollars of economic value to agriculture in the US. It is estimated that 30 percent of the food we eat is entirely dependent on bee-pollinated […]
The Asheville Tool Library is basically like a regular library — but instead of books you get to rent out tools. We provide low-cost access to a wide range of tools, literature and knowledge. The community-driven project empowers individuals through affordable access to resources that encourage rehabilitation, creativity, entrepreneurship and livability. Here’s how it works: […]