Not that kind of Southern Comfort, Numbskull. No no no, I’m not talkin’ about the sweet, sweet… sickeningly sweet… alcoholic beverage long-popular with America’s under-aged drinkers [ LINK ], I’m talkin’ about the kind of pure emotional comfort that I feel when I tuck into a really effing good, hot, fresh, hearty, wholesome dish of Southern cooking! Fuck, yeah. When[Read More…]
Two major Hollywood pictures are in the works, and a new Amazon series, focus on the life and impact of Zelda as Asheville prepares to celebrate her once again.
Emma’s Lounge stops by the Ashvegas studio ahead of their Friday night show at the Altamont Theater to join Caleb Calhoun for another edition of Soundcheck AVL. Learn more about Emma’s Lounge @ emmasloungemusic.com.
Events include the Downtown Dribble for children, a Cancer Awareness Day and an event honoring local veterans and law enforcement officers.
The Asheville Symphony could hire its first woman music director.
Music, food trucks and more highlight the grand opening events today at tomorrow at Habitat Brewing on Broadway.
A celebration of Ryan’s life will be held March 12 in Candler.
Manheimer, who was elected mayor in 2013, served on Asheville City Council for four years prior to that.
The win validated the work of a host of musicians who have pursued their art and their music in Asheville for years.
Here’s a quick look at some of what’s happening around town, including Bike Love ’17 and the season opener for the Blue Ridge Roller Girls.
“Designed for Drama” showcases more than 40 award-winning movie costumes from films based on favorite books in the collection of George Vanderbilt.
Exploring the cultural phenomenon of snapping photos of dread-locked, drugged-out music fans and sharing them online.
A modest home on Brevard Road was once a destination for music-lovers around the world who sought a taste of bluegrass.
Members of the Asheville Downtown Commission said last week that standards for development should be clearly expressed.
Also, photographer Lydia See will celebrate the opening of a new exhibition on Feb. 16, and much more.
Drag Queen Bingo, y’all.
Daily food intake is a requirement of my continued existence. Okaaaay… So, despite the fact that reality seems to be upside-down and inside-out, and facts are no longer facts, and I found out that there are people in this world who chew and swallow 35 pieces of gum… every day… before noon [ link ]… and that makes me wanna[Read More…]
The new regulations are a fear-based reaction to growth, one commission member said.
Also, Asheville is one of the fastest gentrifying cities in the U.S. according to a report, and more.
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…]
After reviewing The Parisian hotel’s design, one commissioner asked, “What’s next, a pyramid?” Still, the project was approved on a 6-1 vote.
Xpand Fest organizers have experience working with local arts nonprofits, and in event planning and marketing.
Also, the Montford Park Players are planning a big group photo in May, and much more.
The Home2Suites by Hilton hotel is a 5-story, 117-room hotel proposed for a location on Thompson Street.