Post Tagged with: "NPR"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Industrial hemp seeds to be planted at Leicester farm

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Industrial hemp seeds to be planted at Leicester farm

Also, there’s a new grocery delivery service coming to town, and much more.

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Both women open up and invite you to feel what they feel.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

A new 24-hour news station for Asheville, dubbed BRP News, has launched at 107.9 FM.

by March 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: NPR features West Asheville bakery and ‘election cakes’

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: NPR features West Asheville bakery and ‘election cakes’

Here’s some of what’s going around, including election cakes, calendars and much more: –NPR over the weekend featured OWL Bakery in West Asheville and its push to make election cakes this month. Bakers/proprietors Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam posted the slogan “Making America Cake Again” (a play on the Donald Trump slogan) along with free recipes to help teach a[Read More…]

by October 24, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
GritVegas Weekend Update for things to do in Asheville weekend of Oct. 13

GritVegas Weekend Update for things to do in Asheville weekend of Oct. 13

Happy fall, y’all!

by October 13, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: StorageMax coming to Riverside Drive in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: StorageMax coming to Riverside Drive in Asheville

Also, the new City Centre complex celebrates its grand opening, and much more.

by October 5, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: LGBT wedding expo set for Saturday in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: LGBT wedding expo set for Saturday in Asheville

Also, the story of two hikers reporting missing and discovered busking in downtown Asheville goes national, and much more.

by April 6, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Laura Gibson’s musical journey, from tiny desks to big life changes, brings her to Asheville

Laura Gibson’s musical journey, from tiny desks to big life changes, brings her to Asheville

Laura Gibson plays the Grey Eagle on Wednesday.

by March 29, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
The Honeycutters/ Photo by Sandlin Gaither

The Grey Eagle in Asheville to host NPR’s World Cafe featuring Jon Stickley Trio, The Honeycutters

The show is Feb. 23 at The Grey Eagle.

by February 8, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville In Tune music round-up: Enter to win chance to play NPR Tiny Desk concert

Asheville In Tune music round-up: Enter to win chance to play NPR Tiny Desk concert

Also, check out New Year’s Eve shows, upcoming CD release concerts and more.

by December 23, 2015 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Opinion: To continue to improve, Mission Hospital must understand suffering of both patients and nurses

Opinion: To continue to improve, Mission Hospital must understand suffering of both patients and nurses

Mission must renew its recommit to its stated values.

by April 4, 2015 10 comments Opinion
NPR: Mission Hospital ignores nurse’s debilitating back injuries

NPR: Mission Hospital ignores nurse’s debilitating back injuries

The case studio by NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling highlights how many hospitals across the country are shrugging off an epidemic of back injuries to nurses.

by February 19, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville Outlets stores emerge, Lantern Fest, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville Outlets stores emerge, Lantern Fest, more

Also, the also band River Whyless is having a spectacular 2015 so far, big news for The Red Radish in Black Mountain, more.

by January 22, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Opinion: It’s time for WCQS to tune into the Asheville community

Opinion: It’s time for WCQS to tune into the Asheville community

Asheville deserves a radio station that is tuned into its unique vibrancy.

by December 26, 2014 33 comments Opinion
NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan’s new book examining ‘Gatsby’ topic for Malaprop’s event in Asheville

NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan’s new book examining ‘Gatsby’ topic for Malaprop’s event in Asheville

Corrigan’s book – part biography, history and literary criticism – examines the enduring interest in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville celebrity sightings: Malcolm Gladwell, Peter Sagal out and about

Asheville celebrity sightings: Malcolm Gladwell, Peter Sagal out and about

NPR radio show host Sagal spoke at Warren Wilson College’s commencement, while author Gladwell was spotted at a local coffee shop.

by May 19, 2014 3 comments Celebrities in Asheville
NPR's Susan Stamberg, left, with Tracey Johnston-Crum, spokeswoman for the Grove Park Inn

NPR’s Susan Stamberg in Asheville for story on Fitzgerald’s time in the mountains

One stop for Stamberg was to interview the Grove Park Inn’s Tracey Johnston-Crum, who tells of Fitzgerald’s boozy, gun-shooting time at the historic inn.

by August 10, 2013 1 comment Asheville features
NPR’s ‘Wait, Wait…’ in Asheville brings Roberts, Babylon, Goldthwait and author Charles Frazier

NPR’s ‘Wait, Wait…’ in Asheville brings Roberts, Babylon, Goldthwait and author Charles Frazier

That’s the line-up for the much anticipated show on Thursday at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

by July 30, 2013 5 comments Asheville events
WCQS hires Johnsen as new ‘Morning Edition’ host/reporter

WCQS hires Johnsen as new ‘Morning Edition’ host/reporter

Greta Johnsen comes to Asheville’s public radio station from WBEZ in Chicago.

by July 19, 2013 3 comments Asheville News

Limited release of rare Westvleteren beer irks Asheville beer store owner

NPR picked up the tweet of an Asheville beer store owner who tweeted her dislike of the way the beer was released.

by December 13, 2012 5 comments Asheville food and drink
Asheville band Ahleuchatistas on NPR’s All Songs Considered

Asheville band Ahleuchatistas on NPR’s All Songs Considered

NPR shares a video and a favorable review of Asheville’s avant-garde rockers.

by November 20, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music
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Ashvegas movie review: ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ pleasant enough

“Sleepwalk With Me” is a short but effective comedic detour.

by September 7, 2012 1 comment Asheville film, Reviews
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