- Editor-In-Chief Ben Matchar and Senior Editor Kris Hartrum formed the company in fall 2015. It's their mission to push the status quo of the audiobook industry and explore the limits…Patriotism never goes out of style; nor does fun in the sun. Commemorations of the Fourth are in force — here’s where to celebrate.A Piece of Sky, A Grain of Rice finds a balance between fact and the malleability of memory by wending, dreamlike, between worlds and timeframes. Author Christine Hale presents the…Highlands' visual arts center The Bascom will exhibit the contemporary furniture maker's work from Saturday, July 2, through Saturday, Aug. 27, with an opening reception on Tuesday, July 5.The Asheville native says, “I've always been drawn to mountain terrain. ...I do like to get back to Asheville. I don't live there any more, but … I'm still a…Warren Wilson College's 46th Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival celebrates classical music — and its long history at the school — through a multi-weekend, multi-city concert series.The Satellite Gallery will exhibit Spagnola's oil on canvas collection, with an opening reception on Friday, July 1.The group plays a free show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 30.
- Whether you're a potato salad newbie or your family has been making the same recipe for generations, Asheville chefs Mike Moore and Adam Thome have advice on how to make…In this week's food news, a creative new mobile coffee business gets ready to hit the streets, Salt & Smoke rolls out a permanent presence at Burial Beer Co., Hickory…Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s Mills River production facility recently became one of only two breweries in the country to receive the U.S. Green Building Council’s Platinum Leadership in Energy and…Each summer, local cookbook author and culinary instructor Barbara Swell invites family and friends to reconnect for some old-fashioned fun celebrating the art of pie. Click through for Swell's tips…
- Slow Food Asheville invites local gardeners to grow the heirloom bean this summer as part of a communitywide initiative that culminates with data gathering and a potluck celebration.
- The Fine Arts Theatre screens a recent Sundance Film Festival winner, The Grail shows a short doc on Christopher Mello's creative West Asheville garden and the North Asheville Library's July…
- Natural gas will dethrone coal as the fossil fuel generating most of WNC's electricity when Duke Energy's new Lake Julian plant goes online in 2020. But how does natural gas…by Bill Torgerson Christopher’s garden sits down the hill from Harvest Records and across from the Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism in West Asheville. Flanked by two tall hedges, the…The Center for Spiritual Emergence and local therapists provide care for individuals undergoing a spiritual or existential crisis. Providers rule out psychotic episodes and medical conditions to help those undergoing…Although the overall numbers are still relatively small, there’s a growing desire in the local Hispanic community to own a business. Accordingly, Mountain BizWorks is now offering classes conducted in…Readers can look out for further coverage of Give!Local at mountainx.com in the coming months, but nonprofits and business partners are encouraged to apply to participate now. Nonprofit representatives may…
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