After eight years, Chai Pani’s original downtown Asheville location has gotten a makeover. Also: Asheville Food Truck Showdown returns; Villagers hosts a fermentation workshop; Women Vinters Wine Dinner comes to Golden Fleece; Clyde’s Burger Stop opens and Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. says farewell to its popular lunch buffet.
UNC Asheville hosts its 17th annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival, Michael Flanagan and other musicians live improvise a score to “House (Hausu)” at The Mothlight and more.
Orbit DVD brings found footage video remixers Everything Is Terrible! to The Mothlight, Palestinian filmmaker and Asheville resident Yousef Natsha screens his documentary at The BLOCK off biltmore and more.
Area organizations screen documentaries on healing, mass incarceration, resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline and ending weight stigma and more.
White Horse Black Mountain continues its Movies and Meaning series, Casablanca Cigar Bar screens its namesake film and more.
Asheville-based hammered dulcimer player Joshua Messick releases a short documentary, Asheville Brewing unwraps its 7 Days of Classic Christmas Movies series and more.