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Beatific happening

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  • Hey! Stop! This is my water!

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  • Asheville Disclaimer 06/12/13

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    New food truck makes debut downtown
  • Block buster

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    For the May 30 cover story, Xpress reporters David Forbes and Jake Frankel used the East Chestnut Street neighborhood on the cusp of downtown and north Asheville to examine the…
  • Ride on, brothers and sisters!

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    I read Norman Plombe’s letter, “Why on Earth Are You Waving at Me?” in the June 5 Xpress. … Why on earth would he want to project [his] grouchy jerkiness…
  • Holder deserves respect, not censure

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    I have been an avid reader of Mountain Xpress (and Green Line before it) since the beginning. I have watched your staff struggle with issues of journalistic ethics. While I…
  • Our quality of life is at stake

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    What kind of mentality does it require for the N.C. Senate to pass a law restricting alternative means of transportation, legislation that could improve our physical and environmental health? Shouldn't…
  • Good game, Wyvern’s Tale

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    The Wyvern's Tale on Merrimon Avenue is an awesome gaming store. The A.C. Reynolds High School Gaming club would like to thank the Wyvern's Tale for sponsoring our club in…


  • Meet the players

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    Layne Redmond Primary Instrument: Frame drums What She’s All About: As both a player and a historian, Redmond is considered one of the foremost authorities on frame drums — essentially…
  • Beatific happening

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    In the eyes of River Guerguerian, there are few problems that can’t be solved by percussion. He sees the musical component as medicine for the world, an element that is…
  • Kabul together

    -by Alli Marshall
    Author Khaled Hosseini says his just-released novel, And the Mountains Echoed, began with a perfectly clear and vivid picture in his head. “It was this man walking across the desert,…
  • Tavern of curiosities

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    Don’t call it a dive bar. Although the Odditorium occupies the same cozy building on Haywood Road that once housed the Get Down, owners Amy Marshall and Tamy Kuper have…