- “There’s no ego battles,” muralist Ian Wilkinson says. “Everybody leaves it on the wall.”Asheville filmmaker Erin Derham shares her journey of making the documentary "Julian Price: Envisioning Community, Investing in People."Dance theater performances re-envision the children's classic story with showings from May 20-29.When The Honeycutters booked their upcoming Isis dates, they scheduled a seated show (at press time, that performance, on Friday, is sold out) and a standing one.In its third year, the spiritually infused lakeside retreat offers magical moments for all ages at Highland Lake Cove from Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22.Each song was recorded with various configurations of 40 symphony musicians and each song selected for the recording was arranged by a professional composer. The Asheville Symphony Sessions, will be…Pug plays his stripped-down guitar tunes at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, May 21.The flutist returns to Asheville High School for a collaboration with current students at AHS's auditorium on Thursday, May 19.
- Highland Brewing Co.'s Hollie Stephenson discusses making a batch of Arrogant Bastard Ale — a mainstay of her previous employer Stone Brewing Co. — in Asheville.City Bakery will move all of its bread-making operations from Biltmore Avenue to Fletcher in a matter of weeks; Cucina 24 adds lunch service and a sour beer dinner with…
- As part of Brain Tumor Awareness Month, WNC Brain Tumor Support celebrates its 15th year and honors its founder, George Plym.Anne Cortes, wife of brain-tumor survivor Jose Cortes, recalls the legacy of George Plym, founder of Western North Carolina Brain Tumor Support.For movers, Ladies Workout Asheville's anniversary fundraiser offers an obstacle course and walk-a-thon. Casual attendees are welcome to browse vendors to a DJ set, enter a raffle, participate in work-out…
- Asheville's last comprehensive city plan was completed in 2003. Since then, the city has gained 16,000 residents and embarked on a wide range of revitalization, infrastructure and multimodal transportation projects.…In Asheville, Price tried to fly under the radar as much as possible. But when you contribute nearly $10 million of your personal wealth to help revitalize a long-neglected city,…Spring is a beautiful time to visit the Governor’s Western Residence on Town Mountain. Governors and their spouses have traditionally opened the residence to the public twice a year — once in…“The overall mission is to make what can seem like a chore — working in the garden, cooking dinner — into something that is really fun,” says Evergreen Summer Adventures…
- "I want to help you, but I need to see that you will make an effort also.""Fast food is cheap because it's subsidized by the Department of Agriculture.""Recently a Publix customer delivered a petition with more than 110,000 signatures to the company’s headquarters, urging them to sell only cage-free eggs.""Similar problems arise when I contemplate following Bruce Springsteen's example and boycotting North Carolina over HB2.""There must be other avenues City Council could consider that allow responsible property owners with STRs a much-needed income.""At the end of May, Israeli anthropologist, human rights activist, scholar and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Jeff Halper will be visiting Asheville to share his views about the conflict…"It’s the latest iteration of an eternal attempt to eviscerate existing civil rights laws and, yes, a death struggle between rural and urban North Carolina over the state’s future.""I believe that there is so much fear about noise and crowded streets filled with short-term renters’ cars, and it is unfounded."