Pre-noon alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of Buncombe County gain approval while pro-cannabis advocates urge commissioners to lean on state lawmakers for medicinal marijuana approval.
“‘We need to recognize that each of us, in our own small way, are makers of our culture,'” Boswell wrote then. “‘We can exercise that function best by expressing our true selves, not by simply fulfilling our culture’s expectations. We are all in transition …'”
On Monday, September 29, 1969 at 9:15 a.m., around 200 African-American students walked out of Asheville High School.
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A competition at Ole Shakey’s Getaway highlights locally made beef jerky. Also, MetroWine celebrates the solar eclipse, Living Web Farm offers a class on homemade sauces, Hickory Nut Gap Farm leads a course in the art of sausage-making and Sovereign Remedies goes to the theater.
“I feel that all art is symbolic, and good art can convey both feelings and ideas,” says local artist Joshua Spiceland. “What new meaning can these objects that we see everyday take on when they are presented in the symbolic realm of the picture?”
Event organizer Zuzu Welsh says that this year’s festival will feature seven local acts in addition to Magness (Saturday’s headliner) and Champion (Sunday’s festival closer).
The quarterly readings series’ fall installment takes place Friday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at Downtown Books & News.
“The positions that Cecil takes are based on his determination to be a voice for residents and our quality of life.”
Several hundred people assembled at the Vance Monument in downtown Asheville on Sunday evening, Aug. 13, to express opposition to a white nationalist gathering that took place in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.
One of WRES’ earliest goals was to serve “not just the black community, but the community, period, aimed at people of low wealth,” says cofounder John Hayes. The station celebrates 16 years on air, with a banquet celebrating Hayes and his many contributions to the community, on Saturday, Aug. 19.
The landmark downtown playhouse has been given a major overhaul, which includes such upgrades as new seating, an improvement in auditorium design, and better lighting and sound.
Different Strokes’ latest play runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from Aug. 17 through Sept. 2 at the theater at Asheville High School.
TEDxAsheville takes place on Sunday, Sept. 10. at Isis Music Hall. Tickets are on sale now and are likely to sell out in advance of the event.
In Phillips’ latest collection, the artist combines a series of themes that seek to play with viewers’ perceptions, as well as call to mind ancient tales reminiscent of the modern day.
“If elected, he would advocate for greater involvement of neighborhood representatives in the City Council’s planning and decision-making.”