Firestorm hosts the U.S. premiere of a film based on an Asheville writer’s book, and the submission period begins for the 2020 Micropolitan Film Festival.
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Small bites: Vegan Barbecue Cookoff returns
The BLOCK Off Biltmore will host the second consecutive Great North Carolina Vegan Barbecue Cookoff. Also: The Market Place Restaurant celebrates 40 years; Tupelo Honey hosts pairing brunch; and more.
Screen scene: Local film news
Erin Derham’s new film will makes its world premiere at SXSW, The Grail’s Silent Sunday series spotlights rare North Carolina shorts and more.
Smart Bets: Elly Lonon
The North Carolina native shares her political satire graphic novel Dec. 1 at Firestorm Books & Coffee.
To fear or not to fear? A little understanding can go a long way in West Asheville
“We must recognize that as long as we prioritize more hotels, more restaurants, more new construction (none of which is wholly bad), we must also acknowledge the consequences of those priorities — the displacement of people on the margins — and find ways to sustainably address them.”
Small bites: A La Mode Macaron opens on Merrimon Avenue
A La Mode Macaron brings its interpretation of the European sweet treat to North Asheville. Also: VegOut returns, No Taste Like Home hosts Wildcrafted Cocktails and more in this week’s Small Bites.
Smart Bets: Naima Coster
The acclaimed author reads from different works, April 28 at the Flatiron Writers Room and April 29 at Firestorm Books & Coffee.
Screen scene: Local film news
Area organizations screen documentaries on healing, mass incarceration, resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline and ending weight stigma and more.
Small bites: REACH seeks to end homelessness with launch party at Funkatorium
Wicked Weed Brewing’s Funkatorium hosts the Real Estate Agents Combating Homelessness fund launch party. Also: The town of Fletcher hosts its 17th annual Chili Cook-Off; the Organic Growers School talks food sovereignty and agriculture in Cuba; Blue Spiral 1 hosts its first art dinner pairing; Your Vegan Mentor demonstrates homemade soups; and author Julia Turshen celebrates her latest cookbook at Nightbell.
Small bites: Cajun Cookoff returns for 10th year
The Cajun Cookoff returns to the Salvage Station. Also: Firestorm Books & Coffee hosts a vegetarian potluck, Our Global Table fundraiser benefits Pisgah Legal’s Justice for All Project, Cuban food comes to Twin Leaf Brewery, Mamacitas hosts a fundraiser for ArtSpace Charter School and Knife & Fork starts its annual winter pop-up series.
Smart bets: Devin Jones and DeWayne Barton
The show takes place at Firestorm Books & Coffee on Friday, Feb. 3.
Small Bites: Some Like It Hot benefits The Hope Chest for Women
Some Like It Hot to benefit The Hope Chest for Women Local businesses are coming together this week to sponsor Some Like It Hot, a foodcentric fundraiser for breast and gynecological cancer support organization The Hope Chest for Women. A smorgasbord of appetizers provided by Asheville restaurants and caterers, desserts from area supermarkets, Catawba Brewing […]