Fractals Coffee Shop and Cafe brings something completely different to Haywood Road this week. Also, the inaugural Hendersonville Restaurant Week, African Friendship Dinner at Folkmoot; THE BLOCK Off Biltmore’s first vegan mac and cheese cook-off and Asheville Humane Society hosts 15th annual Dine To Be Kind.
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.
Chuck Lichtenberger is about to launch his solo record ‘This Is What Happens When…’ with a special show at The Mothlight on Sunday, April 8.
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.
Poet and activist Zack Zachary hosts The Eccentricness of Black Folk from a Black Perspective on Thursday, Feb. 22, at The BLOCK off Biltmore. The spoken word event combines poetry, storytelling, music and conversation.
Throughout Western North Carolina, restaurants will celebrate New Year’s Eve with parties and special dinners. Where will you ring in 2018?
Swing Asheville’s Community Jazz Jam takes place Jan. 2 at THE BLOCK Off Biltmore and benefits the Hawthorn Community Herb Collective.
As part of the Asheville Poetry Series, the Greenville, S.C. author will read from her debut book of verse Dec. 18 at The BLOCK off Biltmore.
Spoiler Alert! takes place at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Thursday, Dec. 14, Pure Yoga hosts a screening of ‘What is Real? The Story of Jivamukti Yoga,’ submissions are being accepted for Asheville’s 90-Second Newbery Film Festival, and more.
Bacon is king at the fifth annual 105.9 the Mountain’s BaconFest Asheville. Also: Vegan Awareness Week begins Monday, Aug. 28, Slow Food Asheville holds a tomato tasting at The Wedge at Foundation and The West Asheville Tailgate Market teams up with Salt & Smoke for its first 2017 supper.
The documentary ‘Racing Extinction’ receives two local screenings, Highland Brewing shows a documentary on the U.S. military’s reduced dependence on fossil fuels and more.
The artistic collaboration takes place at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Sunday, July 2.
A new pie cafe hits South Asheville. Also, Urban Orchard Cider Co. will host a five-course live fire dinner, Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club and Hickory Nut Gap Farm team up for a fundraiser and lots more in this week’s Small Bites.
“Kibwe is a Swahili word for ‘blessed,’” says Devin Lancaster. He chose it because, regardless of what we go through, whether positive or negative, the opportunity for the experience is a blessing, he says.
On Tuesday, April 18, Asheville Wordfest returns. The six-day series will feature over 25 local wordsmiths, sharing their works at venues throughout downtown Asheville.
Nicole Townsend’s upcoming production, Existing While Black, was created because she was “wanting a platform to where we can go deeper and talk about things that are uncomfortable, that hurt, and that make people angry.”
After the dance lesson, the social begins and the more practiced dancers roll in. The room can get packed during its zenith. Santana (as DJ Malinalli) plays not only salsa music, but cumbia, merengue and rhumba as well.
Old-time jazz fans can catch performances at The Crow & Quill on Sunday, March 5 or at The BLOCK Off Biltmore on Monday, March 6.
Music educator Jason DeCristofaro has planned a dozen benefit concerts to support various nonprofits. The next event takes place at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Sunday, Feb. 26, and features the Richard Shulman Quartet and Dan Keller Quartet.
The next dance takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a Valentine’s Day theme and music by The Lovebugs.