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FBO on the GritVegas Weekend Update
We had Tuesday off, and now it's almost the weekend again! Here's how we recommend you spend it.

Field Day & Spring Fling
Our featured event this week is the Field Day & Spring Fling Dance at Salvage Station! Check out our video and our complete write-up of what's not to miss in town this weekend.

Asheville City Soccer Club logo
The Asheville Soccer Club kicks off their season this Thursday, March 30, at Hi-Wire Brewing. We interviewed team president Ryan Kelley to get the details.

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

Husbandry, Larkin Ford
UNCA alumnus + painter Larkin Ford returns to Asheville to present his solo exhibit, "Under the Sink." The opening reception is Friday, January 19 from 6-8 pm in Owen Hall (on the UNCA campus).

Asheville's BomBassic is on the threshold of greatness as the word continues to spread about their performances. I sat down with the guys to talk about the trajectory of their relationship, the development of their sound, and all of the exciting things on the horizon for them.

In this latest video from the Climate Listening Project we aim to encourage the kind dialogue which Pope Francis recently called for. Communities of faith have a significant role at the heart of many of these conversations and hopefully this video can help kick-start meaningful dialogues.

First, it’s probably best to introduce a few things about myself and why I’m doing this: I was born in Asheville and raised 45 minutes away in a town called Brevard. To be honest, I hated living in Brevard and fled as early as possible to go live in and travel throughout various countries.

You don’t have to be Black to celebrate, and you don’t have to be Black to learn. What you do need is an open mind, and the courage to check your privilege and engage in conversation.

Get to know Asheville artists Sally Garner and Jason Rafferty who met at UNCA 5 years ago and have been active creators in the arts (and also a couple) ever since.

I caught up with Dano Holcomb, Chef & Co-Owner of the Root Down Food Cart, at the Wedge Brewery where he parks his truck every Wednesday night to ask him a few questions. He also let me inside the truck! Yeah, Man.

It’s an exciting time for contemporary art in Asheville, and a lot of the energy is coming from a rapidly transforming section of downtown I’ve decided to playfully dub, The Broadway Arts District, or, B.A.D.

Everyone's perception of college before they actually get in is that it's easygoing, fun, and full of free time to engage in partying and whatever else you feel like doing. But here's the real story...

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