Tell It On The Mountain cover 06.03.15

Tell It On The Mountain

Volume
21
/ Issue
45

Cover Design Credit:

Elizabeth Bates

Cover Photography Credit:

Photo of Sheila Arnold Jones courtesy of the International Storytelling Center
WNC has a long and rich storytelling tradition, but the craft is finding new applications (mediation, recovery) and new outlets (story slams, open mics and busking). Meanwhile, long- held festivals are still going strong.

arts

food

  • The Block off biltmore: New vegan bar celebrates diversity, history

    -by Krista L. White
    Reminiscent of an Prohibition-era speakeasy with its cream and burgundy walls, vinyl club chairs, old church pews and dark brown circular tables, the bar and event center pays homage to…
  • Beer Scout: State of Origin + Burning Can

    -by Thom O'Hearn
    Fonta Flora Brewery’s Todd Boera has made it his mission to brew with local ingredients. He’s one of the biggest advocates for using Riverbend Malt House’s barley, wheat and rye.…
  • Small Bites: Asheville Negroni Week 2015

    -by Gina Smith
    Asheville bartenders raise money for local charities through Asheville Negroni Week; Dough closes its market and expands classroom offerings; Great Harvest Bread Co. comes to South Asheville; and Monte's Sub…

living

  • A.T. hiker Johnny Morris raises money for Alzheimer’s program

    -by Susan Foster
    Appalachian Trail thru-hiker Johnny Morris is hiking for a cause. The 23-year-old Asheville native seeks to increase awareness of dementia and raise funds for MemoryCare, a local nonprofit founded by…
  • Conscious Party: Farms, food and fun

    -by Michael McDonald
    Stopping food waste, easing hunger in our communities and protecting our natural resources — these are the goals that the 3rd Annual Franny’s Farm Fest aims to benefit this weekend…

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