- “Our goal was to showcase Asheville over the years through these different authors so [people] could see it from a slightly different perspective," says Asheville Literary Tour co-founder Sarah Giavedoni.The Japanese psychedelic band stops by The Mothlight on Oct. 20.Tanya Blount-Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. bring their powerful, soulful sound to The Orange Peel on Oct. 19.Self-taught woodturner Steve Noggle is the featured maker at the 71st annual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, which runs Friday-Sunday, Oct. 19-21, at the US Cellular Center.Attic Salt Theatre Company stages an outdoor production of the sci-fi play Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 19-27.As Nixon, veteran actor Michael MacCauley may not look like the former president, but so flawlessly inhabits the essence of Nixon that you are transfixed by his every word and…The Snarky Puppy percussionists bring their all-star Dallas ensemble to Asheville Music Hall on Oct. 18.The indie-folk artists play the Isis lounge on Oct. 18.
- From cornbread to curries, the school's latest collection of recipes gives a glimpse into the daily life and historic background of the Western North Carolina craft school.Appalachian Ridge Artisan Hard Cider owner Alan Ward discusses his operation's commitment to traditional French methods.Whether cultivated or wild, American persimmons are plentiful this time of year in WNC.Chef Katie Button is set to open a New York-style bagel shop downtown. And in other local food news, Asheville Pizza Co. features a French-inspired pizza created by chef Michel…
- The Oct. 25 event features a small-batch candy roaster grisette ale and a potluck gathering.
- Highland Brewing screens a documentary about paid family leave, Asheville Brewing presents one on the dwindling populations of wild Alaskan salmon and more.
- In March 1918, construction began on a new hospital in Asheville. The facility was specifically built for World War I soldiers infected with tuberculosis.On Friday, Oct. 26, the Charles George VA will celebrate its centennial at its grand reopening of building No. 9, known today as the Hope and Recovery Center.Returning for its second year, Hatch This combines techie business tropes including an accelerator, a hackathon and, of course, a party. The event takes place Friday-Sunday, Nov. 2-4. Participants will…Carl Mumpower, chair of the Buncombe County Republican Party, encourages voters to support the six amendments. In contrast, both Democratic and Green party leaders aim to “nix all six,” while…The Project CARA program housed at MAHEC Ob/Gyn Specialists came into being to decrease barriers and the stigma that prevents pregnant women with substance-use disorders from getting quality obstetrical care…“It’s like the playing field that everyone’s playing on — that the economy’s playing on, that companies are playing on, that the government’s playing on — that playing field is…The African Americans in Western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia Conference will take place Oct. 18-20 in Asheville. The theme this year is “Making the invisible visible.”Reid Thompson has lost the most recent battle in his 13-plus-year fight with the city of Asheville. But the war, suggested Thompson’s representative and urban planner Joe Minicozzi, is far…
- "However, once the Outer Banks have inevitably washed away, more and more of those refugees will be looking for a place to settle. How will we see them?""Just look at Mark Meadows aiding Trump! Does he bother to campaign here or debate Phillip Price? No.""If we’re going to solve the addiction problem, we can’t just treat the symptom; we have to address the cause.""Congressman [Mark] Meadows deserves credit for standing up for taxpayers and against special interests in the Farm Bill.""In a time when pollinators are in decline and environmental degradation high, surely the shredding mower can’t be that much more trouble (I hate that thing too, by the way).""I really wish Council would adjust their priorities and think of us who pay extra fees for our vehicles ($30), dog licenses ($10), chicken registration ($25) and so much more…