- DJs Alexis Wardlaw and Elizabeth Lashay Garland have connected artists, activists and audiences. They are providing spaces for mutual support, both on the air and off. The goal is for…The Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre's ballet runs Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at Diana Wortham Theatre.The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter plays Fleetwood's on Nov. 23.“We start 2019 at home, and then we’re going to Europe for a 40-date run in nine different countries,” Kyle Travers says. “We’re touring as a headliner; they’ve got a…Asheville-based artist Gloria Gaffney's outdoor painting debuts Nov. 22.The author discusses her new novel "Unsheltered," adapting her work for the screen and her enduring love of Asheville.The 49th annual Thanksgiving weekend gathering takes place Nov. 22-25 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.
- Local brewery representatives and artists discuss the creative designs on their bottles and cans.Creativity in the kitchen can keep turkey and all the trimmings from ending up in the trash.MG Road kicks off the holiday season with a Christmas cocktail pop-up. Plus, a new food entrepreneurship center is planned for the WNC Farmers Market, Villagers announces its impending closure…
- Deepening our awareness of what's going well in our lives is a simple practice that's also profound, say a variety of local wellness practitioners and helping organizations. Benefits can include…
- Asheville native Kade'sha Barnard lands a recurring role on Showtime's "Shameless," The Joseph Initiative opens registration for its youth documentary filmmaking course and more.
- See who's new in town, what's happening in the local real estate market and how one Asheville-based company hopes to leverage its manufacturing business to help animals in shelters.A $940,000 award, to be administered primarily by Asheville-based nonprofit Mountain BizWorks, will fund the newly created Growing Outdoors Partnership, which aims to boost sustainable job growth in the local…Businesses owned by white women and by Hispanic people of both genders fared well in terms of city contracting awards 2012-2017, according to draft results of a new study of…As demand for solar energy increases, members of the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association worry that negative word-of-mouth about experiences with renewables could undermine trust in established installers. In August, the…To alleviate congestion and improve traffic flow, the N.C. Department of Transportation is in the early planning stages for widening Sweeten Creek Road from Rock Hill Road to Hendersonville Road.World War I ended on Nov. 11, 1918. That Thanksgiving some local residents celebrated with nontraditional dishes.City and county government give details of schedule changes surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday, while Mission Health releases its 2017 annual report.At City Council’s Nov. 13 budget work session, four department directors spoke about their troubles with obtaining bids on service and construction contracts, recruiting qualified employees and retaining current staff.…Due to construction cost increases that made rentals infeasible, the Kassinger Development Group proposed a for-sale condo plan. Of 64 total units, 33 would be affordable, with the city providing…
- "I’m proud of all the women and men farmers working side by side with respect and appreciation for one another because they know we are all stronger together.""While I appreciate and commend the informative voting guides you produce each election season, I think your readers would be better served if you moved up the publication dates of the…"Another scenario is increasing road rage from backups, followed by more cars cutting through the heart of the neighborhood, where families with young children are moving in.""When the agreed-upon use is changed or deviated from, and that change impacts the neighborhood negatively, the city and greater community need to stand up and hold those in charge…"We must recognize that as long as we prioritize more hotels, more restaurants, more new construction (none of which is wholly bad), we must also acknowledge the consequences of those…"Recent research from Princeton University demonstrates that law enforcement’s use of military armaments does not reduce crime rates nor protect officers in the line of duty.""I was disappointed to find very little information on the six ballot questions facing North Carolina voters in the last midterm election."ASHEVILLE, N.C.