- Award-winning journalist and creative nonfiction writer Latria Graham be joined at the Saturday, Nov. 23, Mountain of Words reading and discussion by author and editor Juan G. Sánchez Martínez and…The Deep Gap-based rapper plays The Mothlight on Nov. 16, while the Asheville-based ambient dream folk artist heads to Ambrose West on Nov. 17.Eric D. Johnson shares tracks from his Album of the Year candidate on Nov. 19 at The Mothlight.On Saturday, Nov. 16, after nearly a year under construction, the Center for Craft will celebrate its grand reopening. The free event will feature new exhibits, a building tour, future-themed…The blues vocalist swings by White Horse Black Mountain on Nov. 17.Just in time for Thanksgiving, Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective serves up Mixed Fandango, a new romantic comedy by Asheville playwright Travis Lowe about three Baltimore couples navigating a turkey…Kristin Reitter brings her cabaret show to The BLOCK off Biltmore on Nov. 16.The poet reads from his latest collection, which is a finalist for the National Book Award, at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Nov. 14.The Delta House fundraiser takes place Nov. 16 at A-B Tech’s Conference Center.
- Whit Lanning's family-owned operation is 10 years in the making.Federal free and reduced-price lunch and breakfast programs help ensure that the 53% of public school students who qualify are fed when they’re at school. But what happens when those…Local religious organizations come together to express gratitude and donate nonperishable food items to those in need. Also: South Asheville Cemetery Association hosts a potluck; Antidote cocktail lounge holds a…
- ASHEVILLE, N.C.For our nonprofit special issue, Mountain Xpress took a look at a spectrum of local nonprofits that have recently experienced significant changes or are in the midst of transformative shifts…ASHEVILLE, N.C.Roughly 22 million fewer people claimed a tax benefit from their charitable giving in 2018 than in 2017, thanks primarily to the higher standard deduction threshold established under the Tax…Perched atop an estimated $1.5 billion endowment — the proceeds of the sale of nonprofit Mission Health to for-profit HCA Healthcare — Antony Chiang talked with Xpress after his first…On Dec. 26, 1948, several hundred people made their way to Charlotte Street to celebrate the grand opening of the Asheville Art Museum.Climate Change and Asheville’s Urban Forest, a symposium organized by Asheville GreenWorks for Thursday, Nov. 14, 5-7:30 p.m., brings together a broad coalition around the results of the city's recently…Many public commenters urged the commissioners to act even more decisively on transitioning away from fossil fuels in the context of climate change. Chloe Moore with the Sunrise Movement referenced…Incumbents were vulnerable in all five of the races in which they were challenged, with Democrats ousting Republicans in the city governments of Hendersonville and Saluda (which also lies partially…
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