- During the 2000s, a Shelby man leaked more than 2,000 albums onto peer-to-peer downloading networks, often weeks before their official release dates, according to Stephen Witt's debut book. The author…Asheville Art in the Park, entering its seventh year, not only takes place in both summer and fall, but runs for three consecutive Saturdays in both June and October.REVOLVE, a new theory-minded artist collective and think space in the River Arts District, offers a venue for artists and craftspeople to share ideas and develop concepts.UNC Asheville’s free Concerts on the Quad series returns on Monday, June 15, with Sirius.B. Future installments include performances by stephaniesĭd, The Malpass Brothers, Chatham County Line and The Ulali…This week-long rhythmic event runs from Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June 21, with the bulk of activity taking place at the Odyssey Community School.For the past few years, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, who play The Grey Eagle on Friday, June 12, have been slowly emerging as the next great rock ‘n’…Rising Appalachia's eighth album, Wider Circles, has just been released, and the group (also featuring percussionist Biko Cassini and bassist/guitarist David Brown) will appear onstage in its current hometown, at…Singer/songwriter Matthew Frantz stops in Asheville for a matinee performance at Altamont Brewing Co. on Sunday, June 14, at 4 p.m.The two play their album release set at Dobra Tea in Black Mountain on Saturday, June 13, from 3-5 p.m.
- Brewing beer on a scaled-down system can present a way for homebrewers to take their hobby commercial. The success of a few local nanobreweries has proven that starting out small…At the recently opened downtown café 67 Biltmore, the legacy of the late community activist and restaurateur Laurie Masterton lives on in spite of a few changes, including a fresh…Barbecue is in the spotlight at Tryon's Blue Ridge BBQ and Music Festival, Happy Jack's moves beyond breakfast, Postre Caramels launches in Asheville, Addison Farms Vineyard hosts a wine dinner…
- Bee City USA will host its third annual Pollinator Celebration, a week of pollinator-centric events — held from Thursday, June 11, until Sunday, June 21 — designed to invite the…The Black Mountain Center for the Arts hosts this ninth annual fundraiser, which features a variety of artwork specially cultivated from regional galleries for display in its Upper Gallery.Ikebana — the Japanese art of flower arranging — engages mind and body, spirit and soul. The act becomes a meditation, with a focus on well-being.
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- Update 6/15: The canary coalition recorded the June 11th Jackson county input meeting. The group has the video of the proceedings publicly available. Today is the final day for public…This spring, a 10th-grade honors English class was supposed to be studying Khaled Husseini’s acclaimed novel about two boys from different social classes growing up in 1970s Afghanistan. On April…Asheville Bee Charmer's Pollination Celebration event, the Around the World Honey Tasting on Monday, June 15, is focused on honeycentric fun, education and raising money for Bee City USA.Amid escalating use and abuse of opioids nationwide, the number of local narcotics-related overdoses has increased rapidly in recent years. The drug naloxone can temporarily suspend those drugs’ effects, and…
- "It seems that developers are clawing for a chance to get a piece of Asheville and that tourism promoters won’t be happy until the whole world wants to be here.""As long as those who rent out rooms pay the same taxes (room and sales tax) as the hotels do, they should be allowed to supplement their income in an…"We do not live in a perfect world, but life here is far better today than at any time in history, thanks in large part to the technology that many…"Do we figure that it will hopefully be OK, and then place multiple generations of our brightest, youngest and most vulnerable community members in the middle of the electron superhighway?""For most people living within half a mile of the Biltmore crossing, especially in older homes without triple-pane glass and air conditioning, sleeping through the [train] horn blasts is not…"The BCTDA recently got their 50 percent increase in the occupancy tax, which means they now have $10 million a year to spend on projects that stimulate more room nights,…