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Nonprofit Energy Savers Network is here to help WNC families
Energy Savers Network is a nonprofit dedicated to lowering energy costs for low-income families in WNC.
Artist Highlight: Matthew Rentz
Matthew Rentz is an Asheville-based painter who specializes in modern, large-scale oil paintings
Breast Cancer Awareness
Here are some helpful resources for those affected by breast cancer.
A Winter of Poetry
Many poetry events taking place this winter at the CCC!
Asheville Asks: A Rising Musician
We asked a rising musician what it's like coming into the Asheville music scene.
2021 Upcoming Holiday Events in Asheville
With December rolling up, Asheville is riling up for the holiday season. To welcome in everyone’s favorite time of year, we are highlighting five holidays events to stir locals and visitors alike into seasonal cheer.
Stay Weird: The History of Asheville's Signature Art Piece
Anyone who’s driven through Asheville has noticed the old silo located by the water in the River Arts District with “Stay Weird” graffitied artfully across the front. Here's a little info on the art piece.
Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum
Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum are back!
Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade
November 18th through January 3rd the Grove Arcade will be a Winter Wonderland!
New Small Businesses in Asheville, 2021
A highlight of five new small businesses for locals and visitors alike to check out
Art Centers in Asheville That Give Back
Asheville has a thriving creative scene and we wanted to highlight a few art centers that are tying art to community.
Immersive Artistry at Biltmore
November- January the Biltmore hosts "Legends of Art & Innovation"
REVIEW: Wiley Cash’s “When Ghosts Come Home”
Blogger and intern Elizabeth Devido follows up her author feature on Wiley Cash with a review on his novel "When Ghosts Come Home".
Autumn Drink Specials 2021
Halloween may be over, but there is still plenty of autumn left in the air and that calls for festive drinking! Here are some of Asheville’s seasonal drinks we’re excited about.
Halloween is for adults too! 2021
Here are some Halloween activities for adults happening this weekend!
Asheville Asks: Queer students about their relationship with religion
This week on Asheville Asks: Writer Cailey McGinn asks local queer students about their relationships and experiences with religion.
AVL Pumpkin Patches 2021
Our team has put together a list of pumpkin sales in AVL--get em’ before they’re gone, Halloween is near!
One of our Asheville-native bloggers dives into AVL haunts locals grew up on.
Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival
Happening tomorrow is the Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival!
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands happening October 14th-17th 2021
Feature from The Blue Banner: Virginia Olson, the haunting cold case murder of UNCA
Local student dives into the tragic case of Virginia Olson.
Montford Park Players welcome the Halloween season with “Living Dead in Denmark”
The Montford Park Players welcome Halloween season with a spooky performance wrapped in a delightfully Shakespearean package.
Feature from The Blue Banner: Disaffiliation of sorority sisters raises questions for Greek Life at UNCA
Panhell: Disaffiliation of sorority sisters raises questions for Greek Life at UNCA
An Interview with Wiley Cash on “When Ghosts Come Home”
Wiley Cash is a North Carolina-based writer and writer-in-residence at the University of North Carolina Asheville. He sat down with us to discuss his newest book "When Ghosts Come Home", a literary mystery set in the 1980s about a mysterious plane crash and the dead man left behind at the scene.
Nonprofit Highlight: Wild for Life: Center for Rehabilitation of Wildlife
Local nonprofit Wild for Life: Center for Rehabilitation of Wildlife is working to protect area wildlife.
Here are a few of our favorite Asheville restaurants that serve vegetarian menu options.
Five Yummy Pastry Destinations
Looking for a pastry destination in AVL? Here are a few we recommend.
Five Unique Asheville Eats
Asheville is full of unique eateries, here are five staff favorites.
Asheville Sessions: Marmalakes
Asheville Blog settles down with Austin, TX band the Marmalakes at West Asheville music venue The Mothlight for another video installation of the Asheville Sessions.
Asheville Sessions: Soldier's Heart
We did something a little different for this session– we took a small road trip out of Asheville and went to Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville, North Carolina. Out on the back porch in the sunshine by the river, we recorded a band called Soldier’s Heart.
Asheville Sessions: Jaime Lauren Webb
Singer/Songwriter Jaime Lauren Webb lends us her voice and her harp in this installment of Asheville Sessions.
Asheville Sessions: Ben Miller Band
We caught up with them during their first time in Asheville when they were performing at The Grey Eagle in the River Arts District.
GeekOut 2014! A Review & Recap Video
In case you missed it, GeekOut is Western North Carolina's annual popular arts convention and happened the weekend of June 6-8. It is a celebration of film, art, costuming, comics, and animation...
Asheville Sessions with PigPen Theatre Company at The Millroom
In this next installment of Asheville Sessions, we bring to you a unique collective of young men that are from New York.
Discover 'Asheville Sessions'
Want to step out of your music comfort zone? Explore the wide range of talent that Asheville has to offer...
Which Ashevillian Are You?
Whatever you are, Asheville is happy to have you! Take our quiz and find out what kind of Ashevillian you are today, and share the results with your friends!