Coming Home: Veterans explore new ways to heal

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Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson

Cover Photography Credit:

Paul M. Howey
Many local veterans are finding that conventional approaches to treating PTSD only go so far. They’re turning to alternatives provided by various nonprofit groups to find the help they need to heal.


  • Smart bets: The Lee Boys

    -by Alli Marshall
    The Lee Boys help close out the final RiverMusic installment of the season Friday, Oct. 9. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. with Lyric; Fred Wesley & The New JBs headline…
  • Jon Stickley Trio releases a virtuosic new instrumental album

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Intending to record an album with a 30/70 vocal/instrumental split, local band The John Stickley Trio — with the help of producer Dave King — came out of the studio…
  • Smart bets: stephaniesid

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The pop-noir band brings a soulful voice and other sonic pleasantries to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall — where recent album Excavator was partially developed during a 2014 residency —…
  • After 30 years, Ozric Tentacles is still underground

    -by Bill Kopp
    Ozric Tentacles is that rare group that appeals to fans of trance/rave, techno, jam, psychedelic, and space/progressive rock. Founded in Somerset, England — and currently based in Colorado — the…
  • Smart bets: Futurebirds

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The Southern-bred travelers play a set at the Mothlight on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 9:30 p.m., with support from Susto.
  • Warren Wilson Theatre launches “Not Suitable For Children” season

    -by Jeff Messer
    The Warren Wilson College Theatre Department, under the guidance of Candace Taylor, is about to launch a new season under the heading, Not Suitable For Children. The season kicks off…
  • Smart bets: Red Baraat

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Local reggae group Satta Roots opens for the experimental players at Asheville Music Hall Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10 p.m.




  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    This week's offerings include a documentary screening at UNC Asheville, the continuation of the Movies that Matter series and Home Movie Day events.