- The all-star lineup of Asheville musicians features members of Dr. Bacon, Natural Born Leaders, Modern Strangers, Andrew Thelston Band and more.Originally from North Carolina, Katherine de Vos Devine found herself uprooted at a young age when her father moved the family to New York City for a new job. In…The Queer Girls Literary Reading moves to Rabbit, Rabbit. Plus: railroad laborers are honored at Andrews Geyser; the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown Asheville; and more!The inaugural Faith in Arts Institute, a four-day gathering, explores how the religious beliefs of individual artists impact their creative process and the projects they pursue.
- “Our industry is traditionally very white and very male,” says Cristina Hall Ackley, co-owner of Ginger’s Revenge on Riverside Drive. But that hasn't stopped local women from succeeding in Asheville's…A new coffee shop opens just north of Asheville. Plus, Ay Caramba debuts on Merrimon Avenue; Early Girl plans for two additional locations; and more!
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- In honor of our annual Women in Business issue, we explore professional women's attire in the early 1910s.Xpress has identified at least seven local K-12 institutions that are not requiring all students to wear masks as recommended by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services StrongSchoolsNC…The city’s Minority or Woman Business Enterprise Certification, a process that officially went into effect on Jan. 1, is designed to help entrepreneurs build their businesses and get more opportunities…Six years in the making, a 300 kilowatt-hour solar array at Asheville’s Isaac Dickson Elementary School was officially dedicated Sept. 24. The $428,000 project is expected to save the school…The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 for a resolution opposing Republican Sen. Chuck Edwards’ latest legislative move, an attempt to create district elections for Buncombe’s Board of Education.
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