Feathers are obviously the new fashion trend. There were multiple vendors at Bele Chere selling feather hair extensions, feather hair clips, feather earrings, etc. I encourage everyone to do a little research as to where these feathers come from. Consumer awareness is especially important when animals are involved. — Kira Poteat Clyde
I find myself very confused by a huge contradiction in our city. We in the Asheville area see ourselves as forward-thinking, yet we continue to allow the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to come and perform in our city. Ringling Bros. has been cited almost continuously by the USDA for numerous acts of […]
The article “Naughty or Nice? Two (Very) Opposite Sides of the Holiday Food Spectrum” [Dec. 15, 2010 Xpress] begins with the sentence, “Don’t give a flying fig about your waistline or cholesterol level over the holidays? Would you rather chew the fat than gnaw on a carrot stick?” While this opening perpetuates the myth that […]
A night of fashion, food and music on Sunday, May 9.
At 18, Jennifer Thornburg is already getting yelled at outside chicken restaurants, swaying school policy and making a name for herself in the activist community. A few months back, peta2, the youth arm of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, bestowed an Outstanding Activist Award on Thornburg after she interned for the group last […]