Shadows of the past: Confederate legacy haunts today's Asheville

Shadows of the past: Confederate legacy haunts today’s Asheville

Volume
23
/ Issue
50

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson

Cover Photography Credit:

Brent Brown (illustration)
As a renewed debate over Confederate monuments takes place nationwide, Asheville residents, scholars and city officials have once again turned a critical eye on the Vance Monument and other local markers, raising questions as to what they really say about our collective identity — and what should be done with them now.

arts

food

living

  • BOOST in bloom

    -by Maggie Cramer
    Four of Bullington Gardens' many displays have a special significance this year: Each was designed by a team of Henderson County students as part of the BOOST job skills training…
  • White nose syndrome is devastating WNC bat populations

    -by Nick Wilson
    The bad news for bat populations throughout the United States continues, and Western North Carolina is no exception. In one large Haywood County mine that was home to 4,000 bats…
  • At Secrets of a Duchess, customers get a dose of love and a shot of confidence

    -by Leslie Boyd
    At Secrets of a Duchess wig shop, women have an opportunity to look healthy even when undergoing chemotherapy. Owner Judy Maisel helps them hold their head up high in public.

movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Registration opens for Asheville School of Film’s latest Youth Summer Filmmaking Experience course, the Grail and AJCC's Israel Film Series highlights Natalie Portman’s directorial debut and more.

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