- “My greater goal was to give people access. To help people communicate,” says Dee James. Listening to other people’s stories promotes empathy and connection, she explains, helping us to understand…Frontman Nick Urata discusses uniting his band and film scoring work, venue selection and Netflix's pesky "Skip Intro" button.The Atlanta-based artist’s illustrations and standup skills will be on display Feb. 3 at Fleetwood's.Jeeves, the competent valet, and his blundering employer Bertie are back for more British farce among the bumbling aristocracy.The Nashville-based psychedelic folk rock trio plays The Mothlight on Jan. 31.
- The Blue Ghost and Mills River Brewery teams discuss establishing their brands in the vicinity of famous neighbors.Turner believes the agrihood — a community built around a working farm — is a model that will help preserve farmland in Western North Carolina.Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosts its fourth annual Puppy Bowl. Also: Super Bowl chili cook-off at Craft Centric Taproom & Bottle Shop; First Friday Fish Fry; and plenty more.
- Dr. Lisa Lichtig says the best things she’s done to boost her own health lately are doing yoga with others and paying closer attention to what she feeds her body.Steady Collective harm reduction advocate and activist Hillary Brown says her job aiding people who are experiencing drug addiction and other problems can sometimes make it hard to remember to…Racism is a major influence on health, says UNC Asheville associate professor of health and wellness Ameena Batada, and she plans to be more intentional about recognizing and disrupting bias…Alex Sluder competes in three sports and serves as an assistant baseball coach at North Henderson High School. "Make time for music and dancing, watch what you eat and get…Aimée Schinasi, co-owner of The People’s Acupuncture of Asheville, advises patients to avoid raw and cold foods at this time of the year.
- Erin Derham's new film will makes its world premiere at SXSW, The Grail's Silent Sunday series spotlights rare North Carolina shorts and more.
- “The bicycle craze is in full force and effect in Asheville right now,” declared the May 12, 1893, edition of the Asheville Daily Citizen.A novel approach to slowing the progression of Parkinson's disease incorporates an unexpected modality — boxing.“Health is not just about food: It’s also all of these other things that add into a person’s health and well-being,” explains Ali Casparian, founder of the nonprofit Bounty &…“Food is medicine, but it can also be poison,” Dr. Garth Davis warns. “The vast majority of the diseases I treat as a doctor are due to what the person…Conventional and alternative practitioners differ on the causes, treatment and even the best name for common heel pain. But whether they believe the problem should be known as plantar fasciitis…Five Citizen Times journalists were among dozens laid off across the company by Gannett Co. Radio station BPR announced a new development director, while Xpress added two new editorial staffers.“Our data tells us that we are doing a disservice to our black students, and you can't say it any plainer than that,” said Shaunda Sandford, chair of the Asheville…On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Rural Heritage Museum will open its latest exhibit, A Fountain of Youth in the Southern Highlands: A History of Hot Springs, North Carolina.Located at 252 Patton Ave. and 28 Knoxville Place, the new facility will feature a gas-insulated design that gives it a smaller footprint than a conventional, air-insulated substation. Duke representatives…“Don’t just think that this is going to be somebody calling on the phone about a bar down the street or their neighbor next door,” said Council member Keith Young.…
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