Post Tagged with: "North Carolina"

Trans rights activist and media star Mock to speak in Asheville on Wednesday

Trans rights activist and media star Mock to speak in Asheville on Wednesday

Tickets are available to hear Mock, a powerful voice for the transgender community, the author of a best-selling memoir and an online personality.

by September 26, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 11

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 11

It’s time for the weekend update, y’all! Have the rain and heat been keeping you indoors? Seriously, Asheville, is it ever going to stop raining? Lucky for us, that means the river will be high this weekend for all the floating folks, and we also have plenty of indoor (read: dry) activities for you to enjoy when you’re not in the[Read More…]

by August 11, 2016 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 28

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 28

This weekend is chock-full of amazingness, from live music to art installations and the downtown LEAF Festival. Here’s our rundown of what we’re thrilled about. And we’re running a ticket giveaway! The person that hits the most spots and events from this weekend’s edition of the GritVegas Update will win two tickets to the Friday and Saturday runway shows at Asheville[Read More…]

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 14

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 14

It’s time to put your toes in the water and your butt in the sand here in Asheville, as this weekend heats up! There are some amazing events to check out this weekend, from music to movies, roller derby to tiki cocktails, we’ve got a little something for everyone. How many events are you going to check out? Anything we missed? Leave us[Read More…]

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 7

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 7

Here’s your quick video guide to the weekend in Asheville.

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory to host open house in Asheville on May 14

The public is invited to the open house event, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

by May 5, 2016 10 comments Asheville News
Nonprofit cancels Hendersonville beer festival, cites difficulties with ALE, ABC officials

Nonprofit cancels Hendersonville beer festival, cites difficulties with ALE, ABC officials

The environmental nonprofit MountainTrue says permitting hurdles and increased alcohol law enforcement has had an “an unfortunate chilling effect.”

by August 18, 2015 22 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
McCrory and Manheimer, in synch for Moogfest 2014

McCrory and Manheimer, in synch for Moogfest 2014

Like a killer collaboration between DJs Thundercat and Flying Lotus, Manheimer and McCrory are poised to make some sweet music.

by April 24, 2014 33 comments Opinion
Lee Fields, who played Asheville last month, getting Daytrotter, World Cafe love

Lee Fields, who played Asheville last month, getting Daytrotter, World Cafe love

Check out this talented North Carolina soul singer.

by January 9, 2013 3 comments Asheville features

NY Times examines N.C. concealed weapons permitting process, includes story of Asheville bicyclist shot by firefighter

Here’s a thorough story by the New York Times regarding concealed weapons permitting in North Carolina. The story leads with an incident two years ago involving Alan Simons, a bicyclist, and Charles Diez, an Asheville firefighter. Simons was riding on the highway and Diez pulled alongside and started berating him. Diez pulled out a gun and shot at Simons. The[Read More…]