- Drawing upon historic interviews, Wiley creates the events that foreshadow and follow Emmett’s brutal death at the hands of J.W. Milam and his half-brother Roy Bryant after Bryant's wife, Carolyn…Use this list as a starting point to explore a new interest, jumpstart your artistic engine, or just get your hands dirty in a totally fun way.Beauty Bar hosts readings by Euphoria for children of all ages on Sept. 16.The Rock*A*Teens, Spider Bags and Floating Action play The Grey Eagle on Sept. 15.Pillar features a number of high-profile guest players including bassists Wooten, MonoNeon and Oteil Burbridge, Béla Fleck on banjo, saxophonist Jeff Coffin and percussionist Weedie Braimah.The fine art and craft show returns to downtown Weaverville on Sept. 15.There's a nimbleness to the writing that propels the play. It is the sort of script seasoned performers crave and can elevate.A live touring band will perform Prince’s greatest hits and deep cuts with the Asheville Symphony on Sept. 14 in the ExploreAsheville.com Arena.
- With new plans for a pantry on wheels and a pop-up market program that can connect with untapped collaborators, MANNA FoodBank rounds out almost five years of work aimed at…Due to complications stemming from Hurricane Florence, the 22nd annual event has been postponed.On Monday, Sept. 17, the Madison County Beekeepers Association will host a honey-tasting contest, recipe competition and potluck. Also: Pedal to Plate returns; Highland Brewing Co. hosts Grapes, Grains and…Local bartenders encourage the appreciation of rye whiskey's distinct flavor profile in classic cocktails.
- Hendersonville resident Jordan Hutchinson is preparing for the North Carolina National Physique Committee Muscle Heat competition in Greensboro on Saturday, Sept. 15.A renewed focus on farming aims to provide STEM education opportunities for students while ultimately making the organization self-sustaining.
- Mars Hill screens a documentary on Wendell Berry, the monthly Asheville Filmmaker Mixer features a panel of actors and more.
- In June 1902, North Carolina Sen. Jeter Conley Pritchard invited President Theodore Roosevelt to join him on a bear hunt in the western part of the state. The possible expedition…Learn more about B-corps, a local business awards program, local movers and shakers and data on Asheville's economic indicators in our business news in brief from the issue of Sept.…September is Deaf Awareness Month, with a range of activities designed to raise awareness of deaf culture and offer enhanced access to learning and fun.Area school districts checked their state report cards, which indicated moderate gains at many local public schools. Henderson County Public Schools launched a virtual public school with district teachers to…The Asheville forum kicks off the IEI’s broader ReCONNECT NC initiative. Over the next three years, a series of six forums in four different cities will focus on the overarching…About 80 residents gathered to discuss 95 Broadway Hotel & Condos, a seven-story development of 30 guest rooms, 25 parking spots and seven condos proposed by property owner Victor Foo.…Beginning Aug. 28 and continuing through Tuesday, Dec. 11, a series of monthly meetings will explain to City Council members and the public how Asheville allocates over $180 million to…
- "This is my government blocking people like me and my daughter from jobs. ... You have helped make discrimination against me, my family, my friends legal.""One of the few outlets for the men to get exercise and blow off steam is half-court basketball. Man, those basketballs sure don't last long, though.""With LAMP, North Carolina farmers will more easily connect with nearby purchasers, whether through our schools, hospitals or farmers markets."They have been overwhelmingly supportive and interested in searching for solutions and commonalities, participating in several meetings between the leaders of the nonprofits and themselves in the weeks leading up…