Wayne Simmons, operations manager for Asheville Parks & Recreation, speaks about health and wellness programs that the city offers, the benefits of physical activity and his favorite ways to stray in shape.
Guajiro Cuban Comfort Food gears up to open in the RAD. Also: Green Man Brewery launches ghost kitchen; North Carolina Apple Festival returns; and more!
The city’s proposed nondiscrimination ordinance is nearly identical to that passed 6-0 by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on April 20, which prompted extensive public comment from residents in both support and disagreement.
Asheville Parks and Recreation surveys residents for a new wellness-focused food hub, April is Food Waste Reduction Month, Ivory Road Café & Kitchen hosts Macarons & Mimosas, and more local food news.
The Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center plays host to a screening of “Selma” and a community discussion, Frank Thompson records a notable film commentary and more.
“Because the park is in a flood zone, a permanent fix may indeed be difficult. But in the meantime, surely something could be done to make the park usable.”
Mars Hill screens a documentary on Wendell Berry, the monthly Asheville Filmmaker Mixer features a panel of actors and more.
Asheville Brewing launches a video contest, Hi-Wire’s Summer of Will film series concludes and more.
Geologist of Animal Collective and local musicians Michael Flanagan and Adam McDaniel perform an improvised score to “Persona” at Revolve, the Grail celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Yellow Submarine” and more.
The Grail shows a documentary on a London Gay Men’s Chorus singer’s journey, the Polk County Film Initiative hosts a fundraiser for the 2018 Tryon International Film Festival and more.
The Grail screens a full sensory, immersive documentary on giving birth; multiple outdoor film series get underway and more.