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What do we get in this movie? Bland screenwriting, one-dimensional characters, and a mysterious dearth of screen time for its main character.

Each designer will dress six models; the winner will be awarded $500.

The show, called "Creative License: Expression in Color," will also include a Valentine's pop-up shop and paper flower market.

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.

The exhibition, a meditation on service and selflessness, remains up through February at Over Easy Cafe.

Susannah Gebhart of OWL Bakery says she received critical advice and mentoring from the Western Women's Business Center.

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.

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.

The “Silent Sunday” program at Asheville’s Grail Moviehouse on Feb. 4 presents rare films produced in North Carolina between 1902 and 1921.

The Maggie Valley Band and Hustle Souls both celebrate CD releases this weekend, and more.

Music Video Asheville 2018
The annual music video showcase highlights the collaborative work of local musicians and filmmakers.

A new African-American Heritage Trail and a new public art piece in the River Arts District are two projects in the works.

Asheville Mardis Gras Parade
South Slope businesses are getting behind the parade with a slew of events.

Joe Greene will celebrate the launch of his new line on Jan. 27 at Ellington Underground.

#3: Get Creative. A Cadavre exquis (Exquiste Corpse) by Marc M. Gustà, Bernat M. Bustà and Irene Alcón. 2011.
5 things that are A.) attainable and B.) good for you.

New Life Old Life
I'm not getting hotter, I'm just getting older.

NYE with GritVegas!
We've got the official countdown of all the fun happening in town this New Year's Eve!

Rock & Rye
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 hoodie
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.

Lisa Zahiya of Studio Zahiya instructs students in downtown Asheville.
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
Today, we're giving away a $50 gift certificate to long-time outfitter and local favorite Diamond Brand.

Gritmas Day 3: Rockgeist and Recover
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.

Gritmas Day 2: WNC Nature Center and Grail Moviehouse
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!

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.

Korean House
A guide to navigating Best Of lists in Asheville (tip: make your own!).

Isa's seafood bouillabaisse
Dinner in France, without leaving the south.

GritVegas Halloween
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.

Ghost
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.

Rooftop Bars
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.

Carly Taich. Photo: Nathan Rivers Chesky. Dress: SOMOS by CocoNuco
Carly Taich's new music video, directed by Nathan Rivers Chesky, celebrates connection with self.

Designer Wendy Newman combines photography and fashion to produce apparel utilizing iconic Asheville locales...and even familiar personalities.

Marcus King. Photo: Emily Butler
The Marcus King Band Family Reunion happens over two days at Pisgah Brewing this weekend.

Zombie Apocalypse
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?

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.

Parking Deck
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.

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