- The Brooklyn-based afro-funk group stops by The Mothlight on July 31.The band's live shows remain full of engaging energy and excitement. Speech and his group have a long relationship with Asheville audiences: Arrested Development played the LEAF Festival in 2009…The singer-songwriter and guitarist plays White Horse Black Mountain on July 31.Empyrean Arts observes its fourth anniversary with Freakshow, a showcase of student performances (and birthday cake) on Saturday, July 27.The Gathering Dark's creative blend of Mitchum and Springsteen will be performed July 28 at Sanctuary Brewing Co.“We have to start looking at what is nature at this point? What is the nonhuman world?” maintains "Mountains Piled Upon Mountains" editor Jessica Cory. “We’ve affected the air, which…The beloved band plays Biltmore's summer concert series on July 26.The Thursday, June 6, dance will be an Open Band night, led by Laura Light and Roger Gold with Tim Klein calling.
- The local culinary competition scene has seen significant changes over the years as organizers embrace new approaches and strive to increase inclusivity.Got a winning salsa recipe? Consider entering the Weaverville Tailgate Market's latest competition. Also: EmtTea Bowls returns to Black Mountain; The Chop Shop introduces its latest cooking series; and more.Wicked Weed's new Candler taproom has room for 99 people and features close-up views of its production brewery.
- Ben’s Friends, a support group for food and beverage industry workers dealing with substance abuse and addiction, held its first meeting at 11 a.m. July 23 at Posana, 1 Biltmore…The proposed two-story pavilion would provide cold storage, processing space, a value-added kitchen and more for local community gardens.
- "The Coup" wins Best Film at the 2019 Asheville 48 Hour Film Project and Blue Ridge Pride screens an Italian comedy at its next Movie & Mixer Summer Film Series…
- In the first quarter of 2019, the Asheville area saw an average of 5,400 new jobs compared to the same period the previous year, with gains in manufacturing, professional and…ASHEVILLE, N.C.On Jan. 2, 1919 the Pack Memorial Public Library opened on Pack Square.At the heart of the case against Ellen Frost, who was first elected to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners in 2012 and served through 2018, are roughly $575,000 in…Republican members of the board argued that their Democratic colleagues were out of place in issuing official letters against pending state HB 370, which would require Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin…
- "However, how many more people must get sick and die before smoking becomes a thing of the past? How many more hundreds of millions of dollars of profits will Big…"In fairy tales perhaps, evil outsiders raise their own rent, but in reality, rents are set by local property owners and local real estate developers.""If she was simply supporting her party leader, how does that make her any better than the GOP officials who vote against what they believe to support Trump?""I bet the TDA could fund our greenway initiatives, maintenance and policing at those huge tourist-driving events in Asheville, and the City Council could then allocate that revenue to fully…"I grew up in the depths of the Great Depression, when money seemed to be the driving factor for almost everyone around me, because nobody had any."