The camaraderie extends beyond the chorus: “I do think there’s a real positive kind of connection with the audience during the performances,” says WACC singer Cathy Holt. “They’re laughing, they’re engaged, they’re up on their feet in some cases.”
In a Nov. 7 press release, interim City Manager Cathy Ball announced that Chief Hooper would be resigning effective Wednesday, Jan. 2 — as well as that Hooper had previously attempted to resign in February. As part of her resignation agreement, Hooper will be paid $118,000 and will provide 75 hours of consulting services “to assist with the transition” of police leadership.
The McIntosh County Shouters, who will perform at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Nov. 15, are the sole purveyors of this profound tradition.
Listeners whose musical appetites are strictly limited to a diet of Americana may find Navigate the Madness too eclectic and adventurous; those with even a slightly open mind will likely embrace the album and hope for more along the same lines from Underhill in the future.
“These and many other reasons speak against plain going vegan and feeling great about it; it speaks for education, and mostly it speaks for going local.”
The Brevard brewery’s last day of operation will be Nov. 15.
Through restaurant ventures and a nonprofit culinary training program, Asheville is finding fresh ways to celebrate its soul food legacy.
The celebrations of diverse music take place Nov. 10 at Ambrose West and Nov. 12 at The Mothlight.
There will be many local artists, including Asheville-based illustrators Gregory Dickens, Wayne Bernstein, Elizabeth Albright and Jarrett Rutland.
Billy Jonas, David LaMotte and Dawud Wharnsby join forces Nov. 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Watch this space for the latest election results and commentary from the Mountain Xpress news team. The post will be updated regularly throughout the evening.
“Let’s all make women reappear instead of disappear politically and the ‘year of the woman’ commonplace and not just about 2018.”
**UPDATED NOV. 8** Highland releases numerous version of this year’s Cold Mountain, Thirsty Monk and Green Man collaborate on a chartreuse-inspired saison and more local beer news.
“Voting is the most influential way a citizen can make their voice heard and affect their government. Yet right now in North Carolina, the right to vote is under attack.”
Tod’s Tasties transforms into All Day Darling, Taste of Asheville turns 10, Galactic Pizza opens on Sardis Road and more Asheville food news.
Over the past four years, Asheville chapter founder Mia Pedersen has organized a range of social and educational activities for local women who love craft beer.