- HomeWord’s monthly slams are open to all interested students and the slam team is selected, based on points accrued, from those events. A pool of 50-75 youth poets is culled…In the powerful play, onstage through Saturday, Nov. 18, at The Magnetic Theatre, President Harry S. Truman wrestles with perhaps the most horrific decision of the 20th century — whether…Earlier this year, the dance-rock group took some rare time off from performing to record a new album, titled Natural Mind, which it celebrates with a hometown show on Saturday,…French Broad River Brewery's expansion will force the community art space to relocate once its lease is up after January 2018.The spoken word series' second installment takes place Nov. 12 at The Mothlight.The Florida-based guitarist/vocalist plays a free show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Nov. 10.In cooperation with local band Modern Strangers, Los Gatos decided to make its already-scheduled Mothlight show a benefit, with all proceeds going toward United for Puerto Rico.The Asheville-based chamber music repertory company performs its latest program at Black Mountain's St. James Episcopal Church on Nov. 10 and Asheville's Biltmore United Methodist Church on Nov. 12.In conjunction with the exhibit Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art , the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum at Bardo Arts Center will host a contemporary Native American…The Michigan-based husband and wife duo play Isis Music Hall on Nov. 9.The daylong, family-friendly music festival takes place Nov. 11 at Salvage Station.
- From stuffing to pumpkin pie, take a look at the history behind some of our favorite holiday foods, and learn some ideas for giving them a flavorful makeover.While craft beer has put Asheville on a host of lists — including third for most breweries per capita by Forbes magazine — other beverage makers are betting that locals and visitors have…A number of Asheville restaurants take pains to make sure their menus offer above-average transparency so customers know what they're getting and can make informed choices when ordering.The Asheville Outlets hosts its inaugural Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival. Also: Postero hosts Hendersonville Rescue Mission fundraiser dinner; Art & Pie II returns to Buxton Hall Barbecue;…
- Devotees of bow and black powder rifle hunting say they enjoy the expanded season permitted for hunting with those less-than-modern technologies. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is considering changes to…TJ Amos says that after a childhood filled with unspeakable abuse, she decided on a career as a psychotherapist so she could help others overcome the type of trauma she had experienced.…
- Four Seasons presents a documentary on patients facing serious illnesses, the Fairview Library hosts an evening with documentarian Jamie Ross and more.
- On Feb. 11, 1932, after sitting vacant for two years, local contractor P.W. Bordner began razing the old post office. Along with replacing it with a park, the city planned…A new herd of Berkshire hogs signifies a larger effort by the Biltmore Estate to honor its agricultural past in a way that also provides local, sustainably raised fare for…In Western North Carolina, homegrown activists of all stripes are working to effect change among an increasingly divided populace, drawing on historical ideals and using new technologies to spread their…In the wake of controversy over early retirement, retention bonuses and discretionary raises paid by and to former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene and other highly paid county employees, the…
- "So, you know how to drive; now learn how to drive better!""Raw talent is evenly distributed through the school population, but opportunity is not. If we are going to supplement their education in some way, we have to go where the…"Shame on us for not rising up in outrage and allowing this issue to disappear into another black hole news cycle.""Heroic young men and women who’d stepped up to defeat our dreadful enemies returned to us, many arriving at the same train station on Depot Street from which they’d departed.""I am deeply horrified to learn that Hathaway Development, a non-Asheville developer from Atlanta, wants to put a high-density apartment complex on 29 acres on Country Oak."