Citizen Swing brings live jazz to Citizen Vinyl twice a month. Plus, Asheville inspires award-winning author, Canton’s library earns national designation and Wedge Brewing Co.’s Grove Arcade location hosts a Cabin Fever Party.
For musicians and fans alike, Citizen Vinyl is one of two local options within the unique industry. Shortly after its launch, the company was joined by American Vinyl Co., located on the South Slope.
The Steep Canyon Rangers’ Graham Sharp on hometown shows. Plus, Citizen Vinyl gets a new producer in residence; a new art exhibition at Wedge Brewing Company; and more.
“Ninja Spirits will focus on traditional spirits, with our first release being a wheat-based vodka,” says Allison Brown-Rangel, co-owner of Asheville Brewing Co. and public relations representative for the new retail spirit brand.
Asheville Drag Brunch has launched “Beer Flight,” a new drag queen bar crawl experience doubling as a fundraiser for local nonprofits. Plus: OaxaPunk returns; Sawhorse closes; and more!
The Carolina Mountain Club marks its 100th anniversary with a new book. Plus, an author uses Black Mountain as a inspiration for her YA novel, a Buddhist monk will discuss his book and Citizen Vinyl presses an album celebrating Southern music.
Asheville artist Jenny Kiehn’s work will be featured in an exhibit at Covenant Community Church. Plus, Story Parlor celebrates its first anniversary, Downtown After 5 kicks off its 35th season and Juniper Bends returns after a COVID-related absence.
Asheville Proper owners open Little D’s in North Asheville. Also, Asheville Food and Beverage United plans an industry pop up; Mills River Farm Market seeks a permanent home; and more.
Yetzirah will present a reading featuring three Jewish poets. Plus, Artéria Collective students will document the reparations process, Asheville Junior Theater will put on Peter Pan Jr. and a Tyger Tyger exhibition will focus on the night.
Black Mountain’s Deck the Trees events welcomes in the holiday season. Plus, the Folk Art Center hosts the annual Holiday Seconds Sales, an Asheville artist sells painting for Ukraine and the NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition bring eight finalists to town.
Foothills Grange celebrates its grand opening on Sunday, Dec. 4. Also: Peruvian cuisine comes to the S&W Market; Morsel Cookie Co. opens on Rankin Avenue; and more!
On Monday, Oct. 24, a number of Asheville’s most prominent Indian restaurants will honor Diwali with food specials. Also: Dalton’s Distillery is hosting a chili dog eating contest; Turntable Supper returns; and more!
“Real People, Great Radio,” a new local compilation album, features 10 WNC-based bands and performers.
Flori Pate, Food Connection’s founder and current leader of community engagement, wants the communities it serves to be on a first-name basis with the nonprofit’s newest venture, a mobile meals truck. “An anonymous donor gave us $55,000 to help commission the truck, and his only request was we name it Fran,” Pate explains with a […]
YMI Cultural Center hosts its latest Brother’s Brunch. Also: New Origin Brewing celebrate its one-year anniversary; Foothills Meats announces new plans; and more!
Madi Holtzman, the new director for We Give a Share, notes her vision for the nonprofit’s future. Also: Asheville Independent Restaurant Association names its new executive director; River Arts District Farmers Market lands a new location; and more!
This roundtable discussion hits on vinyl trends, keeping up with new music and counteracting record-store stereotypes.
The inaugural AVL Honey Fest debuts at Salvage Station Sunday, June 5. Also: Livermush Festival returns to Marion; Well Played Board Game Café reopens; and more!
First Congregational UCC’s Oak Street Gallery features an exhibit of newspaper collages. Also, a local author spotlights a little-known World War II story, high school students tackle gun violence and Citizen Vinyl and Asheville Music School hold a silent auction.
The National Arts and Crafts Conference and Shows returns to The Omni Grove Park Inn. Plus: Citizen Vinyl launches a podcast; Hood Huggers offers free tours to Black residents; and the Western North Carolina Historical Association presents a talk on the Brevard Rosenwald School.
Vegans and vegetarians craving a lox bagel now have options thanks to Faux Lox Foods. Also: television personality Samantha Brown visits Asheville; Metro Wines hosts its latest tasting; and more!