- Producers, editors and cinematographers play distinct roles in getting a film started and completed.The exhibition of abstract paintings by Asheville artist Linda Gritta will be on display March 1-30 at UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library.After quietly re-emerging in mid-2017 with a solo album, she put together two new groups: indie-pop band the Mercurists, and an improvisational alter ego, Pink Mercury.The native Asheville rapper performs March 3 at Timo's House.The duo’s approach to live performance is adapting to this less-is-more philosophy. “We’ve learned that features don’t really work — it’s enough with just [Davaion Bristol] and me,” Cliff Worsham…The Virginia Americana group plays The Burger Bar on March 2.Honor Moor's new play tickles the funny bone over our nation's political divide.Soprano Simone Vigilante performs with pianist Daniel Weiser March 1-4 in Asheville, Hendersonville and Saluda.
- ASHEVILLEThis new series challenges local chefs to help combat food waste by offering innovative strategies for rejuvenating restaurant leftovers.The 2014 James Beard Leadership Award-winner Karen Washington will lead a workshop in anticipation of the Organic Growers School spring conference. Also, Food Connection hosts Chefs in Action; Curragh Chase…The annual fundraiser for the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina takes place March 4 at Highland Brewing Co.
- The regional nonprofit Four Seasons Compassion for Life is transforming its workplace into a healthier environment — which its leaders believe benefits both employees and the organization.The Alzheimer's Association — Western Carolina Chapter connects caregivers of Alzheimer's patients with a variety of resources through its Direct Connect Referral Program. In Asheville, Memory Care also offers support…The Buncombe Soil & Water Conservation District's spring plant sale March 1 and 2 offers gardeners an opportunity to purchase fruit trees and berry bushes at great prices — and…
- Area organizations screen documentaries on healing, mass incarceration, resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline and ending weight stigma and more.
- In 1888, Asheville opened its first two public schools: the White Normal School and the "colored school."ASHEVILLEMany area cooking schools now offer programming that caters to meeting planners and organizations looking for an outside-the-box option for team building.Buncombe County has established a goal to run all of its operations off of renewable energy sources by 2030 and run all community operations off of renewable energy sources 2042.…Asheville as we know it today was built upon the back of its electric streetcar system, one of the largest networks of its time. As the city finds itself in…On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation by state Rep. Chuck McGrady about a new committee to study regional water and sewer districts.With two newly elected members and an evolving political landscape, Asheville City Council’s annual retreat at The Collider Feb. 15-16 reflected a shifting mindset about what issues the city should…
- "Our government has declared war on its citizens, especially the poor and the senior citizens.""I still cannot stand to see a swastika, which to me is ugly and hateful. Why pointedly display a symbol that you know will upset some people unless that is…"As Asheville’s Drew Jones (co-founder of Climate Interactive) has stated, two things critical for promoting large-scale and rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are citizen engagement and putting a price…"Trickle-down economics doesn't work, but apparently charging more to those who can least afford it always works. This is an election year, and we're paying attention."