- These days, Bellenoit can be found live painting on Tuesday nights at One World West.**POSTPONED** Isis Music Hall hosts the immersive literary cabaret on March 18.At just 240 square feet, The Project House Gallery is Asheville’s newest, most intimate exhibit space, and curator Marghe Means’ latest, most radical project.**POSTPONED** The comedy and bluegrass show stops by Hi-Wire's Big Top on March 18.The Christy Lynn Band, Firecracker Jazz Band and Fireside Collective all launch new recordings with local shows.The Asheville-based Americana/folk band plays a record release show, March 16 at The Grey Eagle.The rock quartet heads to The Mothlight on March 13.
- Asheville chefs are semifinalists in the Best Chef: Southeast, Rising Star Chef, Outstanding Chef and Best New Restaurant categories.The celebrated pastry chef is busy collaborating with friends as she prepares for her next big step.More new farmers than ever before will share information about their offerings at the 10th annual event on March 12.Local bakeries are fit to be pied for Pi Day. Also: Area St. Patrick's Day food and fun, a sake tasting at WakuWaku, a PubCorps volunteer event at The Collaboratory…
- Zimbabwean filmmaker Saki Mafundikwa leads events at UNCA and REVOLVE, and the monthly Asheville Filmmaker Mixer gets social at Highland Brewing.
- ASHEVILLE, N.C.In a Feb. 3, 1916, editorial, The Asheville Citizen declared: "Public opinion is an irresistible force, and sooner or later it will banish the blight of child labor from American…ASHEVILLE, N.C.Three draft design concepts for the city-owned Haywood-Page properties were presented during a public work session on the issue Feb. 17, and residents can comment on those designs via online…Being a kid can be tough. Between school and homework, learning how to play nice versus just being yourself, many children look to a parent, teacher or other mentor to…The county is now more than halfway through year one of a $3.6 million annual commitment for its Early Childhood Education and Development Fund. Commissioner Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, who chairs the…On Feb. 14, the U.S. Forest Service kicked off a 90-day comment period on the long-awaited draft of a new plan for the forests, set to take effect in 2021…Fall Line Development wants to build 585 apartments or condominiums, 80 townhomes and 32 single-family homes on Pond Road, not quite half a mile north of the road’s intersection with…While only two cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, have so far been confirmed in North Carolina, local health department officials are working with state and…More Buncombe County voters — 81,887, or 41.79% of all eligible residents — took part in the primary elections that wrapped up March 3 than in any previous primary in…
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