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18 min ago | Sun Journal
The 20th Century has been called "The American Century," and 20th century American music has been called the largest and most important American contribution to the world's supply of art.
4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Dawes' most recent album, 2013's "Stories Don't End," reveals a new level of togetherness for the band.
8 hrs ago | WBTV
The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by North Carolina electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers of the former Progress Energy by 7.5 percent over two years.
12 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress
Standing knee-deep in the Little Tennessee River, Haley Williams wears a broad smile as she and her classmates fill a bucket with temporarily stunned fish.
16 hrs ago | WWNC-AM Asheville
An update on the coming soon Asheville Outlets, due to open next spring featuring 75 retail stores in an open air plaza on Brevard Road.
16 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
A topless rally is moving to a new location in Asheville this year that some say will be more visible to tourists and visitors.
Photos courtesy of Asheville GreenWorks. Sometimes the smallest thing can tell you a lot about the health of a community.
The topless rally returns to downtown Asheville this Sunday and it'll be in a new location.
Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival returns on Sunday, Aug. 31 with a full day's worth of music, art street theater, local vendors, food and drink and more.
ALL TOGETHER NOW: From left, Philo Reitzel performs with Debrissa McKinney, Paul Juhl and members of Empire Strikes Brass, one of the local-centric Asheville collaborations on the DIG Festival lineup.
Fans of Asheville quintet Town Mountain will be familiar with the concept of podorythmie - not because they are well-versed in French Canadian percussive techniques, but because it's nearly impossible to listen to the band's jaunty bluegrass without adding your own toe-tapping beat.
Tashi Dorji talks a lot about community - in terms of both Asheville's punk scene and his interest in radical politics.
The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded an $11.4 million dollar contract to replace 11 bridges in Buncombe, Madison and Mitchell counties.
Auditions for the Montford Park Players production of The Winter's Tale will be held Wednesday and Thursday, August 20 & 21, from 7 - 9 pm at the Asheville Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway Street in downtown Asheville.
Brooklyn-based filmmaker Becca Roth had never actually been to North Carolina before starting work on her award-winning documentary One: A Story of Love and Equality , which chronicles her interactions with people on both sides of a controversial anti-gay-marriage constitutional amendment .
IT TAKES TWO: Part Big Crafty-style art and craft show, part music festival, Big Love celebrates Asheville from all angles.
The Buncombe County Commissioners will convene Tuesday, Aug. 19, with three key issues on the agenda: gathering more information on the city of Asheville's lease for Pack Place nonprofits, a zoning-ordinance change for planned unit developments and a loan that will help the Fairview Volunteer Fire Department.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:34 pm
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