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  1. Commissioners approve Pack Place fundsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    After an hour and a half of deliberation, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners approved funding for Pack Place for the new fiscal year, 2014-2015, though many questions linger.

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  2. LAAFF announces schedule for Aug. 31 festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    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.

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  3. GreenWorks interns raise environmental awareness in public housingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Photos courtesy of Asheville GreenWorks. Sometimes the smallest thing can tell you a lot about the health of a community.

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  4. Digging deep: DIG Festival showcases local and regional musicRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    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.

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  5. Smart bets: Town MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    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.

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  6. Tashi Dorji's new album blends cultures and subculturesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Tashi Dorji talks a lot about community - in terms of both Asheville's punk scene and his interest in radical politics.

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  7. Big Love Festival celebrates over 150 independent local businesses and organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    IT TAKES TWO: Part Big Crafty-style art and craft show, part music festival, Big Love celebrates Asheville from all angles.

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  8. Preview: Buncombe commissioners study Pack Place lease and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    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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  9. Montford Park Players holds auditions for a oeThe Wintera s Tale,a Aug....Read the original story

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    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.

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  10. Book looks at history of 'Firefighting in Buncombe County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Mountain Xpress

    Asheville's first horse-drawn fire hose carriage was purchased in May 1887. The first hose company was formed in 1884, after the first city water lines were installed.

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  11. Balancing act: Q&A with novelist and attorney Kim ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Mountain Xpress

    This weekend Asheville hosts Booktopia, an author-reader retreat organized by Random House sales reps Ann Kingman and Michael Kindness.

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  12. Whole Foods Market to set up mobile kitchen on Tunnel RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Mountain Xpress

    The Whole Foods mobile kitchen will donate it's Aug. 18 sales to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue.

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  13. Mellow Mushroom celebrates #40YrsBakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Mountain Xpress

    This year marks 40 years in business for pizza chain Mellow Mushroom, and to celebrate, management is treating customers to the best gift of all - cheap food! On Wednesday, Aug. 20 - aka Way Back Wednesday - select menu items will revert to their 1974 prices.

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  14. Acoustic Asheville: Alarm Clock ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Mountain Xpress

    Local indie-rockers Alarm Clock Conspiracy are about to release new album Harlequin.

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  15. Xpress Playlist: Love lost and foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Mountain Xpress

    These are not your ordinary love songs. And some aren't actually love songs at all - Malcolm Holcombe's "Pitiful Blues," EDJ's "For the Boy Who Moved Away" - but the emotions still apply.

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  16. New Belgium Brewing's 2014 Clips Beer & Film Tour coming to Asheville ...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Mountain Xpress

    Ft. Collins, Colo., August 15, 2014 - New Belgium Brewing's annual Clips Beer & Film Tour will make its thirteenth stop of the 2014 tour in Asheville, N.C. on September 5. The event will take place in Pack Square Park from 7:30-10:30 p.m., with the films starting at 9 p.m. This beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefiting show is going ... (more)

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  17. Asheville seeks applicants to serve on P&Z Commission, Housing AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Mountain Xpress

    Three seats are open not the Planning and Zoning Commission, an advisory board that has the ability to help shape a wide range of zoning and development decisions and policies.

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  18. Special delivery: Valet Gourmet takes KnoxvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Mountain Xpress

    Valet Gourmet, an Asheville-A based multi-A restaurant delivery service, expanded its operations into Knoxville, Tenn., as of Monday, Aug. 4, by acquiring a similar delivery business called 622A -EATS.

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  19. Sylvan Esso at The MothlightRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Mountain Xpress

    Durham-based electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso , the project of Amelia Randall Meath and Nicholas Sanborn, launched their tour with a pair of sold-out shows at The Mothlight .

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  20. Get outside this weekend: August 15-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Mountain Xpress

    Listen, folks, you live here for a reason. I'll bet most most of you ride a bike, blaze trails, paddle and/or enjoy a float down the river every now and then.

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