- Performing aerial arts — aka aerials — such as silks, trapeze and hoop may seem to require an almost superhuman amount of strength. But as new circus-arts studios and collectives…The theme of this year’s GeekOut is “Indie, Meet Tech.” It will showcase art that has a technological flair to its aesthetic. GeekOut begins Friday, Aug. 12, with a promenade…Price's free reading takes place at Malaprop's Bookstore and Café on Tuesday, Aug. 16.“We want people to know this is a place to gather,” says Jeff Arnal, executive director of BMCM+AC. “ A place to think and to study and to exchange ideas.…The Sourwood Idol competition starts the weekend event on Friday, Aug. 12, and the festival continues on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14.Derek Hoke opens for the seasoned performer at the Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 13.Participants in RiverLink's Anything That Floats Parade put in at Hominy Creek Park on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m., and the nonprofit's larger RiverFest event lasts from 1-7 p.m.,…The Center of Craft, Creativity & Design's upcoming fundraiser offers four floors of art, live music, food and drinks, and other entertainment on Thursday, Aug. 11.
- A growing number of outdoor dining options allows diners to take advantage of both Asheville's vibrant food scene and its beautiful vistas.Hemp cheese ravioli, a vegan cheesecake with hemp crust and a dreamsicle—a kind of Creamsicle with a hemp twist—are all on this year's menu for A Taste of Hemp.Two of North Carolina's three community colleges with degree-based brewing programs are in the Asheville area.With a new event series at The Hop, owner Greg Garrison hopes to raise awareness of and funds for local nonprofits while carrying on the memory of beloved community organizer…
- Local professional organizers talk about how creating more organized spaces in your home and office can lead to better health, a calmer mind and higher productivity.
- An Asheville resident fields questions about his time in a cult, Asheville School of Film offers a Film Production Design Weekend Workshop and Asheville Grit sponsors a music video contest…
- While tractors and mechanized farm equipment have now largely replaced draft animals, a small but passionate contingent of farmers in Western North Carolina continues to rely on them to help…Asheville may be a top dream destination for many folks, but for an increasing number of newcomers and old-timers alike, the No. 1 dream destination may be just down the…
- "You didn't mention anything about us over here a block away at Vanderbilt Apartments, which also has its own story and is home to many wonderful persons as well.""Cecil Bothwell's leaving the Democratic Party because he is a Bernie Sanders supporter seems to echo his candidate's behavior.""To old friend Cecil Bothwell, I’d like to suggest heeding some lines from the country tune 'The Gambler.'"