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Costumes worn by Johnny Depp and Radha Mitchell in the film “Finding Neverland” stand in the Banquet Hall of Biltmore House as part of “Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics.” The exhibit will be on display through July 4./ Photo courtesy of Biltmore Estate

New Biltmore Estate exhibition spotlights movie costumes with literary twist

“Designed for Drama” showcases more than 40 award-winning movie costumes from films based on favorite books in the collection of George Vanderbilt.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Asheville Yoga Festival, in its fourth year, expands offerings

Asheville Yoga Festival, in its fourth year, expands offerings

The Asheville Yoga Festival has announced that it’s returning to town for its fourth year (July 27), but with a few changes. The event is under new ownership, it has a new name, it has landed Ingles Markets as a big sponsor among others, and it has an expanded line-up of presenters and practitioners. Here’s the press release: Asheville Yoga[Read More…]

by February 13, 2017 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Foundation Spot fundraiser Saturday: skateboard films, ramp jam, more

Foundation Spot fundraiser Saturday: skateboard films, ramp jam, more

The fundraising event for the DIY skateboard park also includes an art exhibition, music and more.

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: What to do in Asheville weekend of Feb. 10

VIDEO: What to do in Asheville weekend of Feb. 10

Drag Queen Bingo, y’all.

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Weekend Roundup of Events in Asheville

VIDEO: Weekend Roundup of Events in Asheville

At GritVegas, we wouldn’t actually mind six more weeks of winter since winter kinda wimped out on us this year. Then again, 70 degree days in January are nice. But now it’s February, so who knows what’s coming our way? While you might not be able to control the weather, you can control the level of fun you’re having. We’ve[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Week-long series of events aimed at improving Asheville bus system

Week-long series of events aimed at improving Asheville bus system

The series of events, which includes a driver appreciation day and listening sessions, is sponsored by the nonprofit Just Economics.

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Events for this weekend + a peek at Fringe Fest 2017

VIDEO: Events for this weekend + a peek at Fringe Fest 2017

Here’s a look at events coming up this weekend, including the Asheville Fringe Festival.

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Call for Asheville entries in American Advertising Awards extended

Call for Asheville entries in American Advertising Awards extended

The deadline to enter is Wednesday.

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

Ready for another wacky weekend in Asheville? We are! Here’s our roundup of what’s happening in town this weekend. Plus, we have a very special guest who will sing to you of the evils of Krampus when you watch our video… Thursday, January 19 The Ghostlight Project @ Magnetic 375 5:30 pm The local chapter of the national Ghostlight Project will[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Things to do around Asheville for weekend of Jan. 12

VIDEO: Things to do around Asheville for weekend of Jan. 12

Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, featuring a planned march/rally and a candlelight vigil in downtown Asheville.

by January 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Asheville events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday

Asheville events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday

Hazel Mack, founding member of the Winston-Salem chapter of the Black Panther Party, will speak at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church on Monday.

by January 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Comedian Dave Chappelle set for Asheville show in February

Comedian Dave Chappelle set for Asheville show in February

Tickets for Dave Chappelle’s show at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium go on sale Friday.

by January 11, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon expected to be N.C. economic boon

2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon expected to be N.C. economic boon

The event will be held Sept. 10-23 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center about two hours southeast of Asheville.

by December 19, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
WNC Fly Fishing Expo set for Dec. 2, 3 in Asheville

WNC Fly Fishing Expo set for Dec. 2, 3 in Asheville

The Southeast’s largest fly fishing expo returns to the WNC Ag Center on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 with more than 60 vendor booths.

by November 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Holiday Parade rolls through downtown on Saturday

Asheville Holiday Parade rolls through downtown on Saturday

The folks from Asheville Community Theatre are grand marshals this year.

by November 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Lady Parts Justice League comedy crew at Grey Eagle in Asheville on Sunday

Lady Parts Justice League comedy crew at Grey Eagle in Asheville on Sunday

Lizz Winstead’s latest project sends up the ever-present sexism that dominates political and social landscapes.

by October 24, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for things to do in Asheville Oct. 20-23

Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for things to do in Asheville Oct. 20-23

Let’s call it the “pumpkin spice” edition of events and other things to do in Asheville this weekend.

by October 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
West Asheville Halloween event in search of volunteers

West Asheville Halloween event in search of volunteers

Vermont Avenue will be shut down for the big trick-or-treating event.

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
EAT OF THE WEEK! Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji at Chai Pani

EAT OF THE WEEK! Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji at Chai Pani

Stu loves the thali, too.

Looking for a Halloween scare? Try The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, Pinhead’s Graveyard in Canton

Looking for a Halloween scare? Try The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, Pinhead’s Graveyard in Canton

Boo!

by October 6, 2016 2 comments Asheville events
The Asheville Zombie Walk from 2010. /Photo by Jason Sandford.

Asheville Zombie Walk set for Oct. 9

Organizers of the annual event are looking for volunteers to help manage the walking dead.

by September 28, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
The GritVegas Weekend Update for Sept. 22 – 25

The GritVegas Weekend Update for Sept. 22 – 25

GritVegas readers and viewers, we have your weekend update! Once again, there’s a lot happening in these Blue Ridge Mountains, which is lucky for you, since there’s not much gas left to go around! Did we miss something that’s on your radar? Leave us a comment! Thursday 9/22 Slice of Life Comedy Open Mic @ Pulp Lounge 8:30 pm Sign up is at the[Read More…]

by September 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, feature
‘Cuba in Focus’ travelogue details Asheville travelers’ experience

‘Cuba in Focus’ travelogue details Asheville travelers’ experience

The event is set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 28 at The Millroom in downtown Asheville.

by September 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
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by September 8, 2016 4 comments Asheville events

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