**UPDATED FEB. 21** Biltmore’s latest exhibit features Gilded Age costumes by Academy Award winner John Bright, White Horse hosts a rare screening of Julie Dash’s “Daughters of the Dust” and more.
“The city allowed the builder to go through all the expensive steps required to get total approval from all regulatory agencies, and then several Council members announced their intent to vote against it because, in their great wisdom, they have made the arbitrary decision that Asheville already has too many hotels.”
“We are in real trouble if this is the future of our interstate system.”
This week’s roundup includes classes from Asheville School of Film and filmmaker Kevin Peer, an exhibition at the Biltmore Estate and a screening at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.
Holiday blues got you down? A flurry of local workshops, wine tastings and tea parties offer opportunities to infuse your holiday social calendar with culinary merriment. With so much deliciousness (and/or alcohol) in your belly you’ll be rendered incapable of muttering “humbug.”