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Asheville Symphony names new musical director, Darko Butorac
AVL Cocktail: Three suggestions for summer cocktails in Asheville
Mascots named for World Equestrian Games in Tryon
Hereditary (2018): Movie Review
The Daily Orca - Apr 11 2018
A Quiet Place (2018): Movie Review
A good old-fashioned nail-biting horror movie that is as scary and tense as it is fun.
Ashvegas - Apr 10 2018
Asheville photographer Wendy Newman featured in new exhibit
Newman's "Asheville Imagined" exhibit at the AC Hotel will display Newman’s fashion designs and photography inspired by Asheville’s skyline and natural beauty.
Sara Bensman - Apr 9 2018
8 ways to deal with an unreasonable co-parent
First off, stop playing the blame game.
Ashvegas - Apr 8 2018
7th Annual AVL Beer Week Kicks Off May 25
Western North Carolina breweries, businesses and non-profits team up with Asheville Brewers Alliance for a week of events celebrating local craft beer.
Ashvegas - Apr 6 2018
Asheville Area Arts Council announces grants
The grants support five innovative, arts-based ideas in the inaugural year of the Arts Build Community grant cycle.
Ashvegas - Apr 5 2018
Open Hearts announces next gallery opening May 4
The opening highlights unique collage and assemblage artworks created by Open Hearts Art Center artists.
Ashvegas - Apr 3 2018
Asheville Yoga Festival announces lineup
The Asheville Yoga Festival is set for July 26-29.
Ashvegas - Apr 2 2018
Asheville Creative Sector Summit to focus on music scene
Bob Boilen, creator and host of NPR’s All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concert, will be the keynote speaker.
Ashvegas - Apr 1 2018
Pisgah Legals Services to celebrate 40th anniversary
Hundreds of Pisgah Legal Services supporters will gather at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel on April 11 to celebrate.
The Daily Orca - Mar 31 2018
Ready Player One (2018): Movie Review
Underdeveloped characters with questionable motives maneuver a thin plot that's held together with nothing more than a non-stop barrage of nostalgia.
Ashvegas - Mar 30 2018
UNC Asheville to host Biennial Queer Studies Conference April 5-7
The UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference began in 1989.
Ashvegas - Mar 29 2018
UNC Asheville Earns Bee and Tree Campus USA Recognition
UNC Asheville has met five standards developed by the Arbor Day Foundation to promote healthy trees and student involvement on campus.
Ashvegas - Mar 28 2018
YWCA of Asheville announces Stand Against Racism events
Voting rights and civic engagement are key components of this event.
Ashvegas - Mar 27 2018
Manheimer to present new book, 'Growing Up Existentially'
Ronald Manheimer explores situations from the lives of prominent existentialist philosophers and uses those biographical stories to shed light on key existentialist ideas.
Ashvegas - Mar 26 2018
Arts Fest at UNC Asheville will feature exhibitions, music, storytelling and more
The theme of this year's event is intersections through the arts.
Ashvegas - Mar 25 2018
Stefani exhibition to open at The Refinery in Asheville April 6
The exhibition ponders the phrase "I am" and examines the constant moral battle between self and other.
Ashvegas - Mar 24 2018
Asheville Museum of Science Receives Grant for a Makerspace
Thanks in part to the grant, the museum has a fully operational makerspace, which includes 3D printers, a laser cutter and more.
The Daily Orca - Mar 23 2018
Tomb Raider (2018): Movie Review
A nearly pointless adventure film that really wants to be something it's not.
Ashvegas - Mar 21 2018
UNC Asheville to commemorate Rosenwald Schools
The special events on April 5 and 6 are free and open to the public.
Ashvegas - Mar 20 2018
Report: Asheville-area farms successfully transition from tobacco to local food
Tobacco once was king, but over the last 15 years, WNC farms have found success in growing local foods, according to the ASAP report.
The Daily Orca - Mar 19 2018
Annihilation (2018): Movie Review
Beautiful, alien, and thought provoking sci-fi the way it's supposed to be.
Ashvegas - Mar 18 2018
UNC Asheville artists featured in new exhibitions
Art by alumna Celia Gray and student Lily Furniss to be highlighted.
Ashvegas - Mar 17 2018
Woolworth Walk features Nichols, McCollum in May exhibition
The work of an encaustic artist and a jewelry designer will be on display in the exhibition that opens May 4.
Ashvegas - Mar 16 2018
Disc golf tourney will celebrate improvements at Lake Julian course
The April 14 event will serve as a fundraiser for the nonprofit Green Built Alliance.
Ashvegas - Mar 15 2018
Comedian Jim Tews at The Southern on March 31
Tews is the creator of "Felines of New York" and a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York.
Ashvegas - Mar 14 2018
You dig Bob Seger? Then check out this tribute artist at Flat Rock Playhouse
Steve Kelly and the Tribute Kings will bring their show to Flat Rock Playhouse for one weekend only in April.
The Daily Orca - Mar 13 2018
Oh Lucy! (2017): Movie Review
An intriguing character study of a lonely Japanese woman on a quest to find meaning.
Ashvegas - Mar 12 2018
New Asheville theater company features familiar faces
The Sublime Theater's first production will start previews at The BeBe Theater April 19, with the production running weekends through May 5.
Ashvegas - Mar 11 2018
Students examine the state of housing in Asheville
A group of 11th-grade students at Franklin School of Innovation have started a multi-faced project to examine the issue of housing insecurity.
Dayna Reggero - Mar 10 2018
Asheville ClimateCon 2018, Climate Listening Project update
Asheville Climate City Week includes a host of events, from workshops and lectures to art openings and much more.
Ashvegas - Mar 9 2018
Short film premiere set for Sunday at Wedge
All Around Artsy Productions will hold a secret short film premiere screening party Sunday at Wedge at Foundation.
The Daily Orca - Mar 8 2018
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017): Movie Review
The movie has a few flaws, but ultimately it's a fascinating story about a fascinating woman.
Ashvegas - Mar 7 2018
Asheville playwright to make debut off Broadway
"Starbright" by Sean David Robinson, a first-time playwright, will be performed over the course of three weeks as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.
Ashvegas - Mar 6 2018
F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival brings documentaries to UNC Asheville
The 17th annual film fest will feature topical documentaries including one delving into the impact of the Pulse nightclub shooting, as well as one examining trans life.
Ashvegas - Mar 5 2018
Eyes Up Here Comedy featuring Erin Terry returns to West Asheville
Along with host, Terry there are five other fantastic women in this show, including locals Moira Goree and Kelly Morgan.
Ashvegas - Mar 4 2018
Asheville Vaudeville returns with burlesque, puppetry, aerial arts and more
It's Asheville's largest vaudeville show, and it's mostly snake-free.
This Is Why I Wear Yoga Pants (A Guide to Eating in Asheville) - Mar 3 2018
A preview of Hendersonville's first Restaurant Week
From a few satisfying favorites to some delicious new flavor combinations, Hendersonville Restaurant Week features a little bit of everything.
Ashvegas - Mar 1 2018
Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival returns to Asheville on Memorial Day weekend
The festival brings out both beloved bohemians from the local arts community, as well as award-winning stars from the world outside.
Ashvegas - Feb 28 2018
'Figures, Feathers and Forms' set to open at Woolworth Walk
Local artists Kyle Keeler and Laurie Yeates Adams will be featured in the FW Gallery at Woolworth Walk in April.
The Daily Orca - Feb 27 2018
Black Panther (2018): Movie Review
Social consciousness doesn't get much more fun than this. Black Panther is not just for fans of the genre, but a must-see for everyone.