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It's tricky to find a clique of electronic musicians whose message resonates as much as the bass it's dubbed over. A Tribe Called Red , composed of three like-minded Canadian DJs, tours the country on a quest to promote empowerment and reverence for native culture.
6 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress
The sixth annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference , focusing on writers associated with the college and their influence, will take place September 26-28 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center, home of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. During its short history, Black Mountain College was a hub for innovative thinkers and artists who made tremendous impact on science and culture.
10 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress
NICE MOVES: Performers and judges from the 2013 Southeast B-A Boy Championships. From the left, all-styles runner-up Genesis, judges Aquaboogy and Kunstruct, all-styles winner Montahje, judge Venicia and executive producer Brett Rock.
11 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress
The French Broad River has come back from the dead as a recreational hub - and legions of zombies are eager to prove it. Conceived as a creative celebration of the river's continuing revival, organizers of the first-ever "Tube-ocalypse," slated for Saturday, Sept.
16 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
Visitors coming to Asheville this fall can catch the city's wacky side on LaZoom Comedy Tours, an experience as unique and colorful as the city itself.
17 hrs ago | TVSPY
"After 37 years of reporting for WLOS News 13, I am pleased to announce I will retire September 30th," Barber wrote on his facebook page . "Pleased, because I am blessed to have spent an entire career at a job where every morning I woke up and said, "Oh boy!" The Asheville, N.C. ABC affiliate wrote on its website , "We wish Sherrill and his family well, as they enjoy more time exploring the mountains, which he loves."
Lee Smith, an acclaimed author of Southern fiction, will be at the downtown Left Bank Books Saturday, Sept. 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. to talk and sign copies of her books including her most recent, "Guests on Earth."
Noel Coward's Private Lives opens March 12 - 29, 2015 in the historic Asheville Masonic Temple. Private Lives is the story of Elyot, Sybil, Amanda and George, two honeymooning couples unaware that their past has checked into the hotel with them.
Asheville is among the "Best Places to Live" in America, according to a new study released Sept. 16 by Livability.com .
Buncombe County Commissioners will seek public feedback on two issues tomorrow night, Sept. 16: one involving an economic incentive deal to Wicked Weed Brewing and the other regarding Weaverville zoning.
SLOW DANCE: New York-based dancer Vangeline performs and leads workshops at the annual Asheville Butoh Festival. Butoh was created by Japanese modern dancers who, in the wake of World War II, were interested in dance that was vulnerable, natural and extreme.
According to author Tom Robbins, he didn't hit his stride as a novelist until Jitterbug Perfume . It was his fourth novel, published in 1984; Robbins was 52. Not that there's a right age to hit one's stride as writer; nor do writers age out.
The biggest challenge to making a movie about the busking scene in downtown Asheville, says Erin Derham, was knowing when to stop. New buskers cycled through town all summer, giving the filmmaker endless possibilities to flesh out her story on the subculture these musicians inhabit.
The first net-zero home from Deltec Homes' Renew Collection is under construction months after the line launched. The home was prefabricated at their manufacturing facility in Asheville, NC and shipped to Virginia.
Organizers of the Miss Asheville and Miss Blue Ridge Valley Scholarship Pageant are calling for contestants to compete for the 2015 preliminary titles, along with the 2015 Outstanding Teen titles, in a gala event Nov. 8 at the Colonial Theater in Canton. Young women ages 17 to 24 are invited to enter to compete for the titles of Miss Asheville 2015 and Miss Blue Ridge Valley 2015, a subsidiary of the annual Miss America Scholarship Pageant.
Organizers of the Miss Asheville and Miss Blue Ridge Valley Scholarship Pageant are calling for contestants to compete for the 2015 preliminary titles, along with the 2015 Outstanding Teen titles, in a gala event on Nov. 8, 2014 to be held at Colonial Theater in Canton. Young women ages 17 to 24 are invited to enter to compete for the titles of Miss Asheville 2015 and Miss Blue Ridge Valley 2015, a subsidiary of the annual Miss America Scholarship Pageant .
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:17 pm
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