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Kevin Morby. Photo: Adarsha Benjamin
Ali McGhee - Mar 16 2017
There's still time left to snag your ticket to this show on Friday, 3/17, at the Asheville Masonic Temple. Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee co-headline, and Mary Lattimore opens the night of intimate, and rare, solo performance.

St Patty's Day
AVL Grit - Mar 16 2017
Don't rely on the luck o' the Irish—follow our rainbow to the top 5 spots to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this weekend. Check out all of our weekend recommendations here.

Tay Greenleaf - Mar 16 2017
Odyssey School's free four-part session, "Teaching Kids about Racism and Racial Justice," aims to help parents and educators start conversations about diversity at an early age.

Color Me Goodwill
Asheville Fashion - Mar 13 2017
Upcycled eco-fashion is a growing trend, bringing change to a country where over-consuming is typically the norm. The upcoming Color Me Goodwill fashion show highlights sustainable fashion by Asheville designers while raising awareness for Goodwill's mission: transforming donations into jobs and job training for thousands of people in Western North Carolina.

Astronautica
AVL Grit - Mar 13 2017
The luscious sounds of L.A.'s Astronautica keep the vibe smooth at the One Stop this Friday, 3/17. Panther God, Koresma, and Hubbble support.

Simrit Kaur
Ali McGhee - Mar 11 2017
Simrit Kaur brings her ethereal, gorgeous sound to Asheville's Masonic Temple on Saturday, March 18th. We interviewed her about her new album, her favorite spiritual texts, and the cultural appropriation of yoga, among other things.

Still from The Mummy's Hand (1940)
AVL Grit - Mar 10 2017
The creator of a new peer-to-peer catering service is looking for actors and extras to do the Mummy Shuffle in a terrifyingly funny new ad campaign scheduled for March 18th.

Dogwood Alliance - Mar 10 2017
The Dogwood Alliance takes a hike with Nicole Townsend (and Roscoe!) on this edition of Forest Friday.

Ben Sollee and Ali McGhee
AVL Grit - Mar 9 2017
Composer, cellist, singer, and storyteller Ben Sollee stops by the GritVegas studios before his 3/9 Mothlight show!

Terry Tempest at Magnetic Theatre
AVL Grit - Mar 9 2017
We talk with cast and crew members from Terry Tempest: The Final Interview and give you a sneak peak of the show on this weekend update. More events in the write-up!

Well Played logo
Tay Greenleaf - Mar 7 2017
Asheville's new board game bar offers more than childhood memories.

Ben Sollee
Ali McGhee - Mar 7 2017
Cellist and singer Ben Sollee brings his signature sound to the Mothlight on Thursday, March 9th, with Jordan Ellis and opener Utah Green.

AVL views
Carolyn Fagan - Mar 6 2017
Feel like saving the world? Darby Communications wants to work with you.

Credit: Sarah E. Nichols
Guest Grit - Mar 2 2017
A local photographer and models tell the story of a toxic relationship through light and tone in this gallery.

Diane Cluck. Photo: Samuel Lang Budin
Coogan Brennan - Mar 2 2017
Freak folk icon hosts potluck and house show with Life Like Water in West Asheville this Sunday.

Jr. James, Flori Pate of Food Connection, and Ashley Heath
AVL Grit - Mar 2 2017
This weekend we're highlight the Food Connection Benefit Show and featuring some other great events around town!

Get Out
The Daily Orca - Mar 2 2017
A very fun, and satirical, addition to the horror genre that is almost as good as the hype

Window Cat
AVL Grit - Mar 1 2017
Asheville Grit presents the exclusive premiere of "Agent Orange," the new single from local group Window Cat.

Robert Ellis
Asheville Music Guide - Feb 28 2017
The Americana singer/songwriter makes his way to The Altamont Theatre

AVL Grit - Feb 27 2017
In the second episode of That's So Asheville, we talk with Veris and Ahnika Meyer-Wilde of the Second Star Sanctuary/RadFae Reading Room, and with local producer Cpt Hyperdrive (Rob Gray) about his new album Burning Roses, a creative project born of heartbreak.

Black Quantum Futurism @ Moogfest
Ali McGhee - Feb 24 2017
The latest Moogfest announcement dropped some exciting buzzwords and some even more exciting featured artists.

Roanline: Ferrell and Koral Alman
Rachel Whaley - Feb 24 2017
Let's Do This interviews Ferrell and Koral Alman, founders of outdoor clothing and gear company Roanline.

The Queen and Her Asheville Mardi Gras Entourage
AVL Grit - Feb 23 2017
We got a visit from the ladies of Asheville Mardi Gras on this edition of the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! Check out our exclusive sneak peek and read the post for our event roundup.

I Am Not Your Negro
The Daily Orca - Feb 23 2017
A beautiful and poignant film spun entirely from the eloquent words of author James Baldwin

Street Art
Tay Greenleaf - Feb 22 2017
Places to go and people to see if you wanna tickle those civil liberties

Dance Heginbotham
Ali McGhee - Feb 22 2017
The 2017 {Re}HAPPENING invokes the spirit of the original Happening, in 1952, through performance art, music, and more.

Habitat Tavern
AVL Grit - Feb 21 2017
Habitat Brewing Company Tavern & Commons will pour the first beers from their brewery on February 24th and 25th. Stop by and celebrate this grand opening of their brewery space!

Brightside
Auburn Lily - Feb 20 2017
Celebrate the moon in Pisces at Plugged In’s monthly ZØDIAC event, with Brightside, Ives, Digital D and Tenorless!

Wings
This Is Why I Wear Yoga Pants (A Guide to Eating in Asheville) - Feb 19 2017
War is only fun when there is food involved. The annual Asheville Wing War brings it!

Ali McGhee on Forest Friday
Dogwood Alliance - Feb 17 2017
Dogwood Alliance spends some time outside, at Pisgah National Forest's Moore Cove Falls, with Asheville Grit editor Ali McGhee.

Josh Blake of IamAVL
Rachel Whaley - Feb 17 2017
Let’s Do This talks with Josh Blake, Co-Founder of the Independent Arts & Music of Asheville (IamAVL) project.

Red Wedding cocktail
YoungAsheville - Feb 16 2017
Katie Button’s, small plate and craft cocktail restaurant, Nightbell will be a hosting a one-night event this Saturday, February 18.

Bike Love thumb
AVL Grit - Feb 16 2017
Jason went into the field for this week's update to talk with Mike Sule, organizer of Bike Love, happening this weekend at Salvage Station. We've got the scoop on Bike Love and more in this edition of the Weekend Update!

Blue Ridge Roller Girls
AVL Grit - Feb 15 2017
The Blue Ridge Roller Girls hold their first match of the 2017 season this Sunday, when the Wham Bam Thank You Ma'ams will face off against the Candy Apple Razor Blades.

Money and How to Make It!
Jeff Mason - Feb 15 2017
Money And How to Make It! will be staged on weekends through February 25th at Magnetic 375 in Asheville's River Arts District.

Triptych Soul albumita cover
Ali McGhee - Feb 15 2017
Asheville trio Triptych Soul celebrates their new jazz fusion "Albumita" this Saturday (2/18) at UpCountry Brewing Co., with opening support from Armadilla.

Women's March on Asheville. Credit: Ali McGhee
Jacqui Castle - Feb 12 2017
A detailed look at what organized efforts have accomplished already, and an exploration of where we go from here.

Whlte Helmets
The Daily Orca - Feb 10 2017
A look at the short films nominated for this year's Academy Awards

AVL Grit - Feb 9 2017
It's the weekend before Valentine's Day. Celebrate with your special someone(s) or kick it solo at these events!

Unifire Theater
AVL Grit - Feb 9 2017
The lineup for the 44th LEAF is here!