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Photo: Mali C.
Travel the world for dinner without leaving your neighborhood!

Luis Carlos Serapio. Credit: Renato Rotolo
The founder of Descubre Asheville, a new website devoted to Latino and Hispanic culture in the area, wants to build bridges and create community.

Goombay Stilt Walkers. Credit: Go Diva Photography
This year, Goombay—the area's premiere celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture—goes local.

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The woman looked into the windows as if shopping. I could have been out with my mother on an afternoon stroll. She stopped. “This!” she pointed at the window of a hair salon. Her face lit up.

Kimberly McGrady. Photo: Niki Kordus
Local therapist Kimberly McGrady offers a new kind of counseling to area residents.

Dog Park 10. Credit: trpnblies7. On Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/trpnblies7/6811773500/
A few more back and forths like this and I realize I’m the only White person who will join this Black couple—outsiders twice over—and that the larger group keeps their distance.

Relationship Goals
What's the buzz on Shanti-Jun?

Ask Audrey
Should I leave my job? Ask Audrey reflects on financial hardships and employment issues in Asheville.

Introducing the most enlightened fridge magnets you've ever come across.

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Ali McGhee has a conversation with Asheville hip-hop artist SIYAH on the That's So Asheville podcast.

Photo: Tristan Wheelock
This Thursday, head over to the Fine Arts Theatre to see the best short films of this year's 48 Hour Film Project.

Serve Safe, Drink Safe, Do the Right Thing
Asheville has one of the highest conviction rates for DWIs in the state, and alcohol-related crime is on the rise. How do we combat it and keep our community safe?

Intramurals Social Bowling League
Asheville's new Intramural Social Bowling League meets weekly beginning this Wednesday.

Ask Audrey
Also, what do I do if my kid might be going down the wrong path?

Kathleen Hahn in the 4th emersion: Fall from Grace. Photo: J. Christian Smilanic, Dawnfire Photography
And so we find ourselves immersed in art. Sassafras Jones on a first two weeks in Asheville.

Mountaineer Inn
Lately I’ve come to believe she never stops walking, like the mythical shark that can never rest.

CTZNWELL founder Kerri Kelly at a living wage rally. Source: ctznwell.org
This year, the Asheville Yoga Festival would like to introduce you to a few new faces.

Jason and the Update
Your weekend is here! How will you spend it? Asheville Grit will be at Xpand Fest; come say hi!

LEAF Moon
Camping at LEAF

The Brunch Bill is up for review before the ABC Committee on Tuesday. Find out more (and find out where to sign the petition to drink mimosas on Sundays at 10 a.m.!) here.

Xpand Fest
Xpand Fest, a free arts and music festival in Asheville's South Slope, recently made their first announcement of headliners and sponsors.

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The new play at Magnetic Theatre is a wild and hilarious tour of existential angst and unrequited love!

Asheville Butoh Festival
The 11th annual Asheville Butoh Festival begins tonight and runs through the weekend. Here's everything you need to know.

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The existential ghost was spotted wondering about what it takes to get a living wage in Asheville.

Beer City Bikes
For the first outing in Young Asheville's new Fun Fitness Series, we explore Beer City Bicycles, which offers state-of-the-art workouts, plus bikes, accessories, and beer.

Color Me Goodwill
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.

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Asheville's new board game bar offers more than childhood memories.

Robert Ellis
The Americana singer/songwriter makes his way to The Altamont Theatre

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

Midnight Snack
The Asheville based band goes all out for their single release show.

Jim Sea
Jim Sea is bringing light to an issue that is often overlooked--and he's doing it in a way that not many have done before. His show "Unredeemable" will be on stage at Asheville's Fringe Festival on January 26th. Check out our interview and your chance to win two tickets to see "Unredeemable".

Michael Washington Brown
Michael Washington Brown has a lot to say, and we were recently lucky enough to listen. His show "Black!" will be premiering at Asheville's Fringe Festival on January 27th. Check out our interview and your chance to win two tickets to see "Black!"

Start 2017 with good music by heading to The Mothlight on Monday, January 16th to see Big Thief.

Asheville Fashion Week
A Recap of Asheville's Fashion Scene in 2016

Rosebud Video is going out of business. Go support them one last time.

Did you buy all your gifts yet? Didn't think so. Good news is that LoLo's got your back.

Christmas Jam. Photo: John Zara
Warren Haynes and friends make the US Cellular Center glow.

Chris Coen and Andy Shauf
The Mothlight welcomes the talented rockers to Asheville.

Peter Hook. Photo: Mark McNulty
The legendary Peter Hook comes to The Orange Peel on Monday, 11/21.

The shakeout
"The Shakeout" comes to New Mountain this Saturday to promote inclusion and creativity through music, art, and fashion.

Wild Nothing
Wild Nothing and Small Black come together for a show at The Orange Peel this Thursday.

Faerie Fashion Show
On Friday, November 11th, faeries light up the night at the Renaissance Hotel in this year's Faerie Arts Festival. The theme this year is Goth Faerie Fall.

Asheville FM Fall Fund Drive
103.3 hosts their Fall Fund Drive at Buxton Hall this Saturday, 10/29. It's a Halloween-flavored party for a good cause.

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The team behind Dead Brew, a zombie film based in Asheville, just began a 30-day Kickstarter to raise initial funds for making the film.

Photo: Erin Fowler
A gallery from the 2016 Urban Loft + Art Tour to benefit the Asheville Art Museum. All photos: Erin Fowler.

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Here are a few reasons you might be sad if you stay at home in your underwear binging Netflix instead of attending TranceFormation...

Image from "Something's Not Right," Jan 2016. Photo: Audrey Goforth
emersion takes place in Montford this weekend at the historic home of Grayson Morris. Tickets are $10 at the door.

SK The Novelist
SK The Novelist returns with his latest project 'My Life in Rhythm.' "Honest, Fun and Challenging," the Asheville Emcee aims to make his mark and share his story.

The Elephant Hotel. Source: Daniel Case @ the English Language Wikipedia
Want to know how to shake off your tourist status in Asheville? Follow along with our helpful list!

Zombie GritVegas
From film festivals to the annual zombie walk, we've got a lot to tell you about this weekend in Asheville!

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