- While in Cotignac, France, this summer, Colie had a show at Cercle des Arts, the gallery attached to her village’s 16th century church. Now back in Asheville, she is readying…The Richmond-based musician plays The Mothlight on Oct. 17.At that Oct. 13 show, attendees will vote upon and crown a non-gender-specific prom king and queen, and festive, space-age-themed attire is encouraged.The fall-themed show of casual wear and "After 5" styles is set for Oct. 14 at ZenobiaStudio.'The Deepness of Blue' signals intentionality. Though the chorus has several members of color, ACS has invited singers from other local choruses and African American musicians, including soloists and a…The collection of artists slated to appear at the Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14 festival in the River Arts District is fringey, women-led, often queer-identifying, and less white-centric…The combination Medieval Market and Viking Fight Night takes place Oct. 13 at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre.Momentum is key to this play, and the ensemble works together well together, almost like a dance choreographed to represent the shifting points of view.The Charleston, S.C.-based author reads from her debut novel on Oct. 11 at Malaprop's.
- Most restaurants open with a bang — banners, grand-opening parties, VIP tastings and the like. But as Asheville’s market gets more and more saturated with eateries, a new trend is…The two local cideries are rolling out new locations on the South Slope and in the heart of downtown Asheville.A landmark downtown diner gets new owners, the HardLox Jewish Food & Heritage Festival returns for its 15th year, All American Food Fights rolls out the inaugural Asheville Taco Takeover…
- Despite the unique set of challenges it presents, WNC women are increasingly looking to agriculture as a business option.
- Asheville-based filmmaker Kira Bursky discusses her new app Critiqr, which connects filmmakers to feedback on their works-in-progress.
- In the summer of 1912, self-proclaimed clairvoyant Mme. Nina Lester arrived in Asheville for a brief stint. By late July she would flee the city with hundreds of dollars worth…Woman-owned businesses are the norm in Weaverville’s downtown district, a bustling hamlet that puts the lie to the notion of small towns as sleepy places where nothing much ever happens.To help prison inmates along the path of personal change, a local woman-owned business supplies meditation mats to create a space for contemplation and rest inside the prison walls. Carolina…Book lover? The Friends of the Polk County Public Library will hold its fall book sale Thursday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday,…The Asheville city budget for fiscal year 2018-19 includes contains money to hire two new staffers, a security coordinator and technical support technician. Jonathan Feldman, city chief information officer, says…Offered in response to public demand for greater transparency in the city’s finances, the work sessions allow each governmental department to explain how it uses its portion of more than…Commissioners quibbled over extra money for early voting sites in Buncombe County during their meeting on Oct. 2. They also delayed a decision on cuts to certain employee benefits.Four candidates, including three Democrats in contested races, showed up to the event. Their three Republican opponents — Senate incumbent Chuck Edwards, House candidate Marilyn Brown and Commissioner Robert Pressley…
- "Readers interested in monarchs and participating in citizen science programs should be aware that viceroys and monarchs occur in much of the same range, including Western North Carolina.""And once you are registered, I [urge] you to vote blue for Democrats to save our country and our freedoms and our lives.""The otherwise lovely cover on the [Sept. 26] edition shows a viceroy butterfly, a great monarch imitator.""Imagine if the money Asheville taxpayers contribute to the war paradigm were instead used to uplift our community, to eradicate poverty, to provide physical and mental health care, to support…ASHEVILLE, N.C."Our court has effectively denied the 'boys' a night out. Shouldn’t men have places where they can socialize, bond, network, serve the community and escape the cares of family life…"Amanda Edwards is the only candidate in District 2 who will provide accountability and strong oversight, while respecting other voices in our community.""This is the perfect time to unwind, review, learn and rebuild the structure and environment to epitomize best practices — to create a system that, at its core, honors and…"As a result, in its first full year of hemp being approved as an agricultural crop in North Carolina, we’re expected to see over $100 million in economic impact via…