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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!
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.
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