- Secret Agent 23 Skidoo returns with his latest album, “The Beat Bach Symphonies,” a collaboration with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and several international musicians.“Kids don’t actually care about what other people believe,” says children’s author Vicki Garlock. “They don’t care about dogma. A good way to educate kids is through traditions — holidays,…On March 12, Story Medicine Worldwide will kick off a three-day celebration, recognizing its 10-year anniversary. The local organization focuses on storytelling as a means of healing.
Around town: Emerging Artists exhibit returns to Black Mountain Center for the Arts, plus free kids workshops, virtual fundraisers and moreNationally recognized wildlife artist Bob Travers returns with his latest batch of students for the 15th annual Emerging Artists exhibit. Also: Wortham Center for the Performing Arts extends free online…
- Local chefs and cooking instructors offer tips for helping kids learn kitchen fundamentals.
- The charging station program, funded by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality from part of the state's allocation in the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal, partially defrays the cost of installing Level…
- Mission Hospital recently opened an emergency department specifically for pediatric patients in Asheville. Doctors and parents alike say the dedicated 12-unit facility can make an emergency visit less stressful and…Whether adult or child, every participant in the local Big Brothers Big Sisters program has struggled with the limitations and restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic on the one-to-one mentoring…“We would end up basically having to raise taxes on everyone else to fund these rebates to businesses that we understand have had a tough year, but many of which…Richmond Hill residents, eager to preserve their quiet neighborhood from traffic and construction, will do just about anything to block plans to build nearly 1,400 residential units overlooking the French…
- "Permanently protected farms have helped preserve a portion of the county’s rich farming heritage, kept intact part of the rapidly vanishing agrarian landscape, maintained the viability of local food supply…"Without the bridge, Richmond Hill will be torn apart — both figuratively and literally. Our community will bear the burden but not one benefit.""We ask why the developers don’t care. They’ve been taught architecture as though project sites were interchangeable background slides projected behind the main subject: the man-made structure.""Hiding history only tempts us to repeat it.""I ask: Who is more likely to die from COVID — schoolchildren or seniors?"