The Village Art & Craft Fair returns to The Cathedral of All Souls for its 50th annual gathering. Plus, The Asheville Ballet kicks off its new season with an outdoor show, Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. brings back second-run movies, and a local poet explores painful childhood memories in a new collection.
A local musician will hike 3,000 miles to raise awareness of recovery issues. Plus, Asheville Community Theatre hires a new artistic director, Magnetic Theatre tackles worker struggles and Asheville Gallery of Art highlights a local artist’s bird paintings.
As congregations across the region grapple with shifting demographics and a year of racial upheaval, multiracial congregations find themselves tackling tough conversations in the way they know best: Worship and fellowship.
“When the agreed-upon use is changed or deviated from, and that change impacts the neighborhood negatively, the city and greater community need to stand up and hold those in charge accountable.”
Teams compete for top honors in the fifth annual Congregation Beth HaTephila Souper Bowl. Also: A vegan wine and cheese tasting at Greenlife Grocery, vegan barbecue at Sanctuary Brewing Co., a wine and cheese tasting with WNC Cheese Trail, Corner Kitchen Catering closes and more Asheville food news.
In the wake of the Nov. 8 election, local faith leaders representing many different denominations and religions are seeking answers and providing guidance for their congregations.