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Stephen Evans & the True Grits release 3rd album "Buzz of Bees"
The studio album "Buzz of Bees" LP will be digitally released on Friday, December 16th, 2022, by Western Carolina Records through Distrokid.
Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack Offers Holiday Meals
Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack wants to help take some of the cooking stress off your family's plate .
Embrew® Tea is Awarded the NC IDEA™ MICRO Grant
WNC-based tea company prepares to push into retail with innovative product that gives busy tea-lovers more me-time without hassling with infusers or sticky honey.
New Cookie Company arrives to NC
Brand Legally Addictive cookies are made from a cracker, handmade toffee and sustainably sourced chocolate, topped with sea salt for an amazing sweet, salty and crunchy flavor combination.
The ’BILLIE’S SONG’ Theatrical Readings Project
A GRASSROOTS COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECT TO UN-SEGREGATE US
LAUNCH OF A GROUP STORYTELLING PROJECT TO UN-SEGREATE US
Take part in an interactive introduction to the ‘BILLIE’S SONG, AN URBAN FAIRY TALE’ Theatrical Readings Project being planned for Spring 2023.
New arts space in West Asheville called Story Parlor
STORY PARLOR ANNOUNCES META COMMERSE AS ITS NEXT STORY/ARTS RESIDENT
Interview with owners of Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack
Co-owner of local restaurant Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack talks with us about ownership, sourcing ingredients, and more!
Your Dog Here Fundraiser
"Your Dog Here" is a DSSOLVR fundraiser in association with Asheville Humane Society
Tzedek Brilliance Awards Celebrate the Impact of Asheville Changemakers
Tzedek Brilliance Awards honor Asheville’s leaders who have engaged in impactful, intersectional efforts to further racial justice and LGBTQ equality or to combat antisemitism.
The Story of a Venezuelan-Appalachian musical duo, Larry & Joe
Together, the two musicians are on a mission to show that music has no borders.
Bears Bees + Brews invites Asheville to get wild this fall.
An event that focused on educating the community about the wildlife in Western North Carolina and how we can coexist with the creatures who are often roaming in our own backyards.
Meet Chef Will of Jettie Rae's
There's a recipe inside!!
Pierce Alexander Set To New Song
Pierce Alexander is excited to announce the release of'Midnight Walk' on Friday September 2nd
Embrew Tea: Artisan Tea Bag
Innovative tea company, Embrew, relocates to the Asheville area and brings with it a promise of a better cup of tea in record time.
Interview with Sarajane Case
Sarajane is an author, certified Enneagram expert, social media influencer and podcast host of Enneagram And Coffee
14th Annual Asheville Comedy Festival
Presented by Laugh Your Asheville Off, the largest comedy festival in the Southeast comes roaring back to Asheville August 10-13, 2022
Jettie Rae's Oyster House 2 Year Anniversary
A 2 year anniversary comes with a new summer menu!
Interview with Once Upon A Child
Interview with local children's consignment store manager.
Interview with musician Marcus Anderson
Marcus Anderson, jazz musician, coffee enthusiast, and comic creator, sat down with us for a virtual interview about his many endeavors.
New Retail Store Swahili Coast Opens
New Retail Store Swahili Coast celebrates opening downtown, promoting artisan co-operatives in East Africa
Loretta Holloway returns to AVL
Loretta Holloway returns to Diana Wortham Theatre
Open Studio: Ginger Huebner
Ginger Huebner is an artist, collaborator, educator and visual translator
Once Upon A Child comes to AVL
Once Upon A Child®, a leading children’s clothing and accessories retail resale concept, announced the grand opening of its location in Asheville.
Interview With Local Musician Peter the Poet
Asheville Grit Blogger Rachel discusses Asheville's hip-hop scene with local musician Peter the Poet.
Near the summer solstice each year, around 1,000 people convene from around the globe for the Firefly Gathering.
Local Artist Chosen for TED.com
Local artist Ginger Huebner's TEDx Asheville talk was chosen for the TED.com website and the TEDx Editor's choice. She offers the question: What if we had conversations without even saying a word, and instead used imagery and color alone?
INAUGURAL INDUSTRY DISCOUNT BARGAIN BLOWHOLE BONANZA
Unique yard-sale style event happening May 21st!
COVID & Entrepreneurship
Inside the small business journey of Interior Painting of Asheville
Singer-Songwriter Kevin PM Comes to Asheville
Live music coming to Emote!
THE EVOLUTION OF SPA
FIRST EVER SOCIAL SPA OPENING MAY 5TH IN DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE
theWorst w/s/g Smoky Mountain Sirens & Pipsqueak @ Static Age Records APRIL. 16
Portland, Maine indie-punk/alt-rock trio theWorst are preparing to release their brilliant sophomore LP, Yes Regrets, on June 3rd.
Introducing Med Night: Let It All Hang Out
The Med announces new late-night menu.
Interview with Musician Pierce Alexander
An interview from a musician out of Charleston, Pierce Alexander.
A definitive ranking of the best ribs in Asheville
A few weeks ago I came up with a mission for my friend and I to embark on. A mission of great importance and dignity. This mission: finding out who has the best rack of ribs in Asheville.
Trashy Vegan event raises money for Non-profit Animal rescue
The Trashy Vegan raises money for Sister Kitten Animal Rescue
unique perspective on the Asheville substance abuse crisis
Local gas station clerks give a unique perspective on the Asheville substance abuse crisis
Musician Biography: Pierce Alexander
A biography of musician Pierce Alexander
Pierce Alexander Releases Debut Album
Musician based out of Charleston, SC has just released a new album.
Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show
Tickets are now on sale for the 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill fashion show!
Asheville Asks: The Sikh Community
For this Asheville Asks, we interviewed some local folks on Sikhism.
The faces of sexual harassment in Asheville's restaurant business
Women from multiple local restaurants who have faced sexual harassment share their stories.
Tzedek Social justice fund honors local leaders
Tzedek Social Justice Fund announces winners of their Brilliance Awards and shares information about their wonderful program.
Newly Opened Marquee Asheville
Marquee Asheville--a newly opened marketplace in Asheville's RAD.
EMO Night at DSSOLVR
DSSOLVR's Emo Night returns on February 11th.
Rise of Alternative Education in Buncombe County
Intern Cailey McGinn interviews students and staff at the University of North Carolina Asheville to get their take on the rise of alternative education in Buncombe County.
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!
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