- The holiday tour builds upon the Zippers' 1998 Christmas Caravan album. “It was my favorite Zippers record,” Jimbo Mathus says, “because it has that great functionality to it, being a…The local singer will be backed by the Richard Shulman Trio at Isis Music Hall on Dec. 3.'Perhaps She Has a Pink Vest' opens Friday, Dec. 1, in the Asheville Area Arts Council’s Host Gallery.The Big Crafty's first two-day event takes place Dec. 2-3 at the U.S. Cellular Center.The holiday tradition — now preceded by a Victorian craft festival — runs Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 2-17, at Hazel Robinson Amphitheater.Recorded over an intense three-week stretch this summer in Grand Rapids, Mich., to coincide with Cooper’s teaching duties at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, the arrangements are constructed lightly,…Asheville's self-described purveyor of “space-age folk-wave” plays its final show of the year on Dec. 2 at Salvage Station.
- This fall, an international animal rights organization spearheaded a campaign to stop a small Western North Carolina permaculture school from hosting its annual home-butchering workshop.From root to leaf, this Western North Carolina root crop has culinary uses far beyond the traditional brown sugar and marshmallow holiday treatment.Pull Up at the Peel Deli and Grill expands its lunch options. Also: East Fork Asheville hosts a cake-off; Sandy Mush Mountain Music and Square Dance returns; French Broad Chocolate…
- Food deserts —areas where people do not have easy access to large grocery stores — can occur in both urban or rural areas. Food deserts exist in many areas of…The Friends of the WNC Nature Center’s long-running holiday celebration returns Dec. 2 with a full day of family-friendly activities.
- UNCA and Grail Moviehouse celebrate silent cinema, the Frame + Form Screen Dance Festival deadline nears and more.
- Asheville loves its organic produce. But the same shoppers who scrupulously avoid conventional fruits and vegetables may not think twice about the practices used to raise another of Western North…Buncombe County commissioners agree that more emergency transportation services would benefit the community, but differ on what the process should be for approving a franchise for Arden-based ambulance company.
- "I took my teenage autistic son trick-or-treating in West Asheville, off Haywood Road, and was so outraged by these jerks who dress and talk like hippies, who were bullying and…"Fox newsman Bill O’Reilly said he is 'mad at God' for failing to protect him from his $32 million sexual harassment lawsuit. You gotta wonder if ole Bill ain’t asking…ASHEVILLE"Polls indicate less than 25 percent of voters favor this bill. Once again, McHenry talks 'tax reform' but supports unpopular policies that make his constituents’ lives harder."ASHEVILLE