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Tuesday | via Mountain Xpress
Moog Music will host two, one-hour workshops on Saturday, March 14. Here is a description of each class from the organizers. "Learn the skillful art of equalizing your sounds and instruments within Ableton Live. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Mountain Xpress
The restaurant workers of Asheville would like a greater return on all the hard work they contribute to the city's booming tourism and hospitality industry. "It's frustrating, because it's a tourist-based economy in Asheville. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Reuters
After years working in top restaurants in Europe and with Daniel Boulud, his Michelin-starred chef and mentor, Gavin Kaysen packed his bags and moved his family to Minnesota to open his own restaurant featuring French-American food. Spoon and Stable, which opened in November, has earned him acclaim among both diners and critics in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via MLive.com
Natural foods grocer Earth Fare said it chose to open its first Michigan store here because it sees this as a vibrant community, where people are concerned with health and wellness. "The short answer is Earth Fare looks for communities that are vibrant and growing," said Amanda Arnet, new store marketing manager for Asheville, N.C.-based Earth Fare. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company
John Swann, left, is shown with Jonathon Flaum of Farm to Home Milk, a supplier who is one of 300 local producers who sell items at Katuah. To some attending the 2015 Business of Farming conference on the UNC-Asheville campus this weekend, John Swann was a rock star. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via St. Petersburg Times
Federal prosecutors Friday filed criminal charges against Duke Energy for illegal discharges from ash ponds across North Carolina, including near Charlotte and Raleigh and in Rockingham County, N.C., where a massive spill a year ago triggered intense scrutiny of the company's environmental management. Duke, the largest U.S. utility and the dominant power company in west-central Florida, said it has reached a settlement agreement with the federal government over nine misdemeanor violations of the Clean Water Act. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Mountain Xpress
Jonathan Feldman, City of Asheville CIO and Rajeev Chawla, CloudVelox CEO, won CIO Impact and Vendor awards for excellence in cloud computing at Frost and Sullivan's Executive MindXchange conference. When the City of Asheville was looking for a way to improve its data recovery system, Chief Information Officer Jonathan Feldman looked to the cloud. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via Data Center Knowledge
Previous investors Mayfield Fund, Pelion Venture Partners, and Third Point Ventures also participated in the round. CloudVelox offers automated cloud migration and disaster recovery software to move application workloads across data centers and clouds. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via The Charlotte Observer
Nikkia Odom picks up a child in the Sweet Peas group prior to putting her down down for a nap at the Anointed Future Child Development Center. Facility owner Janice White-McClellan is one of three Charlotte recipients of the Elizabeth Street Capital loan program, a joint initiative by the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America to provide women entrepreneurs with access to capital and mentoring to help grow their businesses. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via Ninme
Bill Clegg signs an advance copy of his upcoming novel at Winter Institute in Asheville, N.C. The American Booksellers Association Winter Institute, which recently concluded its 10th annual meeting in Asheville, N.C., has fast become an early-warning system for the year's most celebrated titles. Two years ago, Anthony Marra's " A Constellation of Vital Phenomena " made its debut here and then went on to win the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize for a first novel. Comment?
Saturday Feb 14 | via Mountain Xpress
Please use the hashtag #avlvalentine or put in @ashevillehaikus so I can RT everything to compile this years list. #avl #asheville Not long after that, hearty, local-flavored yearnings began flowing. Comment?
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