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News obit: Steven Doherty, Asheville food reviewer, dies

News obit: Steven Doherty, Asheville food reviewer, dies

Writing under the pseudonym “Drexler McStyles,” Doherty published no-holds-barred on his personal website and also wrote for the Asheville Citizen-Times.

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ as best movie of 2014

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ as best movie of 2014

“Boyhood” and “Birdman” round out the top three, according to the association’s 54 film critics who voted.

by December 22, 2014 1 comment Asheville film
Get the scoop on where to poop: New Asheville blog reviews area restrooms

Get the scoop on where to poop: New Asheville blog reviews area restrooms

Stallman’s goal is to offer information about where to relieve yourself “in style and comfort.” Also, it will award a “Golden Plunger” to one pristine porcelain palace.

by November 12, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Review: Reigning Sound plays effortless set at The Mothlight in Asheville

Review: Reigning Sound plays effortless set at The Mothlight in Asheville

Reigning Sound can’t be classified as a local band, but Greg Cartwright calls Asheville home and the city’s music lovers are lucky to have his crew return on a regular basis.

by July 28, 2014 2 comments Asheville Music
After a bad online review, Tiger Mountain Thirst Parlour offers $30 for most ridiculous Yelp writeup

After a bad online review, Tiger Mountain Thirst Parlour offers $30 for most ridiculous Yelp writeup

The boys at Tiger Mountain clearly don’t think much of Yelp.

Review: Dylan performance in Asheville was pure genius

Review: Dylan performance in Asheville was pure genius

Dylan never acknowledged the crowd and laid down a blues set to remember, reviewer says.

by May 1, 2013 19 comments Asheville Music, Opinion
Rolling Stone: Big Boi’s Asheville show proves he’s virtuoso of flow

Rolling Stone: Big Boi’s Asheville show proves he’s virtuoso of flow

The reviewer raves about the rapper’s Friday night show at The Orange Peel.

Asheville Foodie review of Mr. Frog’s Soul and Creole

Asheville Foodie review of Mr. Frog’s Soul and Creole

The owner of the former Flying Frog Cafe strikes again with a restaurant on Market Street near the Fine Arts.

by September 28, 2012 1 comment Asheville food and drink
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Ashvegas movie review: ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ is all squalor, no substance

The movie offers no sympathetic characters and nothing to latch on to. As for plot, that’s suspect, too.

by July 31, 2012 5 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Charlotte Observer review: Vibrant Cúrate in Asheville can cure a jaded palate

Charlotte Observer review: Vibrant Cúrate in Asheville can cure a jaded palate

Pull up to a tapas menu that’s simple and sublime – with a remarkable backstory.

by July 16, 2012 1 comment Asheville food and drink

Ashvegas reader: ‘The Hunger Games’ shot true to book

Here’s a movie review sent in by loyal reader and The Hunger Games fan Kate Lindrum, 12, of Asheville: As a 12-year-old, and a fan of the books that it was based on, I think that The Hunger Games movie was truly well done. It must make Suzanne Collins, the author of The Hunger Games book series, proud. So many[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 1 comment Asheville features

Review: Justin Townes Earle album recorded in Asheville is ‘brilliant’

From Something Else!, which calls the album brilliant. Here’s a tidbit: Credit Justin Townes Earle for refusing to stick with the tried and true, even after his critically acclaimed 2010 release Harlem River Blues shot to No. 50 on the Billboard charts and earned a song of the year award at last year’s Americana Music Awards. Instead of sticking with[Read More…]

by March 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Glide Magazine: 2011 Christmas Jam ‘one of the most remarkable in the event’s storied history’

From GlideMagazine.com: Though Warren Haynes’ annual Christmas Jam has become synonymous with legendary performances and monumental collaborations, it should have surprised no one that the 23rd edition would exceed even those lofty expectations. It’s an enigmatic number, 23, and the significance of the sum of the month (12) and year (11), along with the lunar eclipse that happened during the[Read More…]

by December 24, 2011 0 comments Asheville Music