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Winchester (2018): Movie Review
What do we get in this movie? Bland screenwriting, one-dimensional characters, and a mysterious dearth of screen time for its main character.
Asheville designers chosen for annual Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show
Each designer will dress six models; the winner will be awarded $500.
Solo show celebrating Open Hearts artist begins Feb. 10
The show, called "Creative License: Expression in Color," will also include a Valentine's pop-up shop and paper flower market.
Asheville Music Weekend: JBOT, Poetry at Revolve, Empire Strikes Mardis Gras
Friday night at the Grey Eagle offers the kind of music event that defines Asheville's music scene: local, collaborative and featuring some of the best musicians in the country.
Asheville food service workers shine in new photo exhibition
The exhibition, a meditation on service and selflessness, remains up through February at Over Easy Cafe.
A West Asheville baker and her business savvy
Susannah Gebhart of OWL Bakery says she received critical advice and mentoring from the Western Women's Business Center.
Asheville creatives, consider taking this survey
The Arts Market Survey is the next step in catalyzing an effort to build affordable housing and affordable space options for Asheville's creative sector.
New Asheville festival and conference aims to connect creatives
Connect: Beyond the Page will bring together musicians, including special guest Ben Sollee, writers, filmmakers, media personalities and activists to examine how art inspires us.
Rare Asheville silent film to be screened at Grail Moviehouse
The “Silent Sunday” program at Asheville’s Grail Moviehouse on Feb. 4 presents rare films produced in North Carolina between 1902 and 1921.
Asheville music weekend: Hustle Souls, Maggie Valley Band, Fleetwoods
The Maggie Valley Band and Hustle Souls both celebrate CD releases this weekend, and more.
Music Video Asheville issues call for 2018 submissions
The annual music video showcase highlights the collaborative work of local musicians and filmmakers.
6 Asheville public art projects to know about
A new African-American Heritage Trail and a new public art piece in the River Arts District are two projects in the works.
Asheville Mardi Gras parade route moves to South Slope
South Slope businesses are getting behind the parade with a slew of events.
Asheville entrepreneur to launch new clothing line, Big Boi Fly
Joe Greene will celebrate the launch of his new line on Jan. 27 at Ellington Underground.
5 New Year's Resolutions that are Actually Just Awesome Things to Do Anyway
5 things that are A.) attainable and B.) good for you.
4 Life Changing Steps To Becoming The Exact Same Person You Were Before
I'm not getting hotter, I'm just getting older.
New Year's Eve: Your GritVegas Roundup!
We've got the official countdown of all the fun happening in town this New Year's Eve!
AC Hotel & Capella on 9 // Rock & Rye New Year's Eve: The 12th Day of Gritmas
We're closing out Gritmas with a celebration of the all that's past—and all that's yet to come: We've got 2 tickets to AC Hotel's Rock & Rye New Year's Eve Bash! Enter through midnight.
Liquidlogic: The 11th Day of Gritmas
On day 11 of Gritmas, we've got a prize pack of apparel and gear for all of your adventures, on the water and off, from local kayak company Liquidlogic.
Winter Dance Wonderland: Studio Zahiya Throws Benefit Dance Showcase for LEAF Community Arts
Next Tuesday, head to the Orange Peel at 7 p.m. for a night of dance from all over the world, benefitting LEAF Community Arts.
Diamond Brand: The Fifth Day of Gritmas
Today, we're giving away a $50 gift certificate to long-time outfitter and local favorite Diamond Brand.
Rockgeist and Recover: The Third Day of Gritmas!
Two local companies are outfitting you with the coolest gear for everything from bikepacking to hiking your favorite trail on the third day of Gritmas.
The WNC Nature Center and Grail Moviehouse: The Second Day of Gritmas
On the second day of Gritmas, we've got another sweet pairing for you. Enter today for passes to visit the WNC Nature Center AND a gift certificate + swag from our dear friends at Grail Moviehouse!
Malaprop's and Baked Pie Company: The First Day of Gritmas
On the first day of Gritmas, we kick things of with a doubled-up prize package from Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe and Baked Pie Company.
Asheville's BEST, sez WHO
A guide to navigating Best Of lists in Asheville (tip: make your own!).
Isa's French Bistro: Dreams of France Realized with New Menu
Dinner in France, without leaving the south.
Ghosts of Asheville on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update: Plus, a Halloween Weekend Roundup!
It's Halloween weekend! We've got you covered from now through Tuesday. Plus, we peek into the void at five famous ghosts of Asheville.
Halloween Round-Up: Where to get Spooked in Asheville Starting Tomorrow
It's our favorite time of year. As we draw closer to Halloween, we're getting more in the mood to be celebrate the season with these spooky things to do.
Asheville's Rooftop Bars + More: The GritVegas Weekend Update
We take you on a tour of our favorite rooftop bars in Asheville. Plus a whole bunch of stuff happening this weekend. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.
Getting Close to Carly Taich: Music Video Premiere for "Give Me a Likeness"
Carly Taich's new music video, directed by Nathan Rivers Chesky, celebrates connection with self.
Asheville Fashion Designer Wendy Newman Stuns with Wearable Art
Designer Wendy Newman combines photography and fashion to produce apparel utilizing iconic Asheville locales...and even familiar personalities.
The Marcus King Band Brings Family Together at Pisgah Brewing (10/6-7)
The Marcus King Band Family Reunion happens over two days at Pisgah Brewing this weekend.
White Men in Trucks
Is it imminent threat sounding in the revved engine? Derision caught in side-view mirror snapshot? Or plain old disdain drumming its fingers on the drivers’ side door?
A Moveable Feast With Ten Thousand Villages
Travel the world for dinner without leaving your neighborhood!
Descubre Asheville's Luis Carlos Serapio on Latino Culture and Community
The founder of Descubre Asheville, a new website devoted to Latino and Hispanic culture in the area, wants to build bridges and create community.
The 2017 Goombay Festival Goes Local
This year, Goombay—the area's premiere celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture—goes local.
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.
Pop Up Counseling: Kimberly McGrady Offers Sessions for the Worried Well
Local therapist Kimberly McGrady offers a new kind of counseling to area residents.
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.
Shanti-Jun: A New Drink in Town for Belly Bliss
What's the buzz on Shanti-Jun?
Do What I Love or Move On? Ask Audrey Tackles the Crisis of Underpayment in Asheville
Should I leave my job? Ask Audrey reflects on financial hardships and employment issues in Asheville.
Your Newly Enlightened Fridge: Visionary Magnets Launches Kickstarter
Introducing the most enlightened fridge magnets you've ever come across.
From Hip Hop to Spirituality: SIYAH on That's So Asheville
Ali McGhee has a conversation with Asheville hip-hop artist SIYAH on the That's So Asheville podcast.
The Best of the Shortest: The 48 Hour Film Project Celebrates its Top Entries @ the Fine Arts Theatre
This Thursday, head over to the Fine Arts Theatre to see the best short films of this year's 48 Hour Film Project.
Too Much to Drink: Overserving Alcohol in Beer City
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?
Bowling with Asheville's Newest Intramural Social League
Asheville's new Intramural Social Bowling League meets weekly beginning this Wednesday.
How Do I Know if I Should Stay with my Partner?
Also, what do I do if my kid might be going down the wrong path?
Art and Entry
And so we find ourselves immersed in art. Sassafras Jones on a first two weeks in Asheville.
Lately I’ve come to believe she never stops walking, like the mythical shark that can never rest.
Light On Yoga: The Asheville Yoga Festival Invites Expansion (July 27-30)
This year, the Asheville Yoga Festival would like to introduce you to a few new faces.
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