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  1. Asheville Tattoo and Arts Expo, March 13-15Alli Marshall 8 mins ago 26 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    The 4th annual Asheville Tattoo and Arts Expo takes place Friday-Sunday, March 13-15, at Asheville Renaissance Hotel and Asheville Masonic Temple. Food trucks, tattoos, pinups and more.

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  2. Local press Orison Books launches its first publicationRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    A WAY WITH WORDS: Romanian-born poet Stella Vinitchi Radulescu is the first writer to be published by new local press Orison Books. "There's something mysterious and metaphysical and searching about her work that I think is perfect for our mission," says Orison publisher Luke Hankins.

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  3. River Whyless lets listeners in with new EPRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    CLOSING IN: With recent hard-earned success, such as recognition from NPR's David Dye, River Whyless is feeling the love. "But day to day it's the same," says percussionist Alex McWalters.

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  4. Smart bets: Pan Harmonia Sonata SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Pan Harmonia, now in its 15th season of bringing professional chamber music to diverse venues, presents the third of four 2015 Sonata Series programs, reuniting Pan Harmonia co-founder and former Ashevillean Liz Austin with several musical colleagues from her past. The cellist will accompany flutist Kate Steinback and pianist Fabio Parrini for favored classics, including Felix Mendelssohn's "epic and fiery" Trio No.

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  5. Smart bets: Boing Show benefit for Priya RayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Orbit DVD owner and event organizer Marc McCloud is seeking performances from Asheville's "seriously talented" and "sorta talented" for a variety show benefiting local musician Priya Ray . Lack of mobility stemming from a debilitating spinal injury in 1999 has spurred Ray to raise funds to purchase a wheelchair-accessible van - an asset that would enable her continued pursuits of performance and photography.

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  6. Home economics: Conference encourages locally minded proactivityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    NAME OF THE GAME: 'Bringing it Home,' organizer Jane Hatley says, refers to both the Western North Carolina focus of her conference and the internalization that change starts with individual action. Both concepts have already begun to materialize during the event's planning through the active collaboration of local organizations and numerous sponsors.

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  7. Bring it on home: A local biz conference for allRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Let's get down to local business. All are invited to attend a new conference in Asheville, Bringing It Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone.

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  8. The roots and reason of Asheville's buy-local sensibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    CONNECTIONS: People in Western North Carolina embrace buying local food because they can easily make the connection between what they eat and the landscape around them, says Charlie Jackson, ASAP director. When wandering downtown Asheville's shops and restaurants, potential customers often see prominently displayed signs proclaiming wares and food to be of local origin.

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  9. Bringing It Home speakers share efforts to strengthen local economy, offer insider tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    The Bringing It Home conference promises an engaging, diverse lineup of topics and speakers, all built around the theme of "building a local economy for everyone." Here's a look at the main conference sessions and speakers, as provided by the Self-Help Credit Union, which is hosting the conference.

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  10. Smart bets: Chuck BrodskyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Shortly after casting an envious gaze on two guitar players during college orientation, Americana singer-songwriter Chuck Brodsky swapped formal education for a musical pursuit all his own. Now, 11 albums later, the pianist-turned-guitarist has mastered the art of adorning his lyrical tales with eccentricity and wit.

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  11. Buncombe County Commissioners to discuss rezonings at March 3 meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    At its March 3 meeting, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners plans to hear four rezoning requests - three near Weaverville and one in Swannanoa. The meeting will begin with some good news from the Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center, whose dedication to effective sales, marketing and education aims to improve the economic well-being of family farmers in WNC.

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  12. Different Strokes! tackles domestic abuse in From Ashes To Angel's DustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    SISTER ACT: The cast of domestic violence-themed From Ashes to Angel's Dust includes seven women of various ages, races and backgrounds. Onstage they weave stories, poetry and dance into a moving production.

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  13. Smart bets: Vio/MireRead the original story

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    "You Will be Spending Time Outdoors, In the Mountains, Near Water" is the unwieldy but very welcome title of the newest offering by Providence, R.I.-based chamber-folk act Vio/MirA . The project is that of sometimes soloist, sometimes bandleader Brendan Glasson, who shrinks and grows his lineup as needed to support his sweetly melancholic and orchestral songs.

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  14. WorldLine's live art project at UNCARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Mountain Xpress

    The description of WordLine 's next show is fairly minimal: "Free event for UNCA students," the local sci-fi rock band wrote on its Facebook invite . "Call to UNCA student artists, dancers and music fans.

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  15. 'The Localist' author Carrie Rollwagen at Malaprop's March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Mountain Xpress

    Rollwagen's first book - resulted from a year of blog posts about choosing independently owned shops instead of big box stores in Birmingham, Ala., she says. Rollwagen opened Church Street Coffee and Books in a location that used to be a Starbucks back in 2011, the same year she started her buy-local shopping experiment.

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  16. Shepherd addresses Asheville's American Meteorological SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Mountain Xpress

    "Kids - that's what motivates my thinking on climate," said Marshall Shepherd , director of the Atmospheric Sciences Program at the University of Georgia. He spoke to an earnest crowd of more than 80 people on Feb. 23 in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union.

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  17. Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Mountain Xpress

    "Chickens are a perfect starting point for anyone who wants to be more connected to their food," says Justin Rhodes, creator of Asheville's newest chicken-raising film tutorial. Photo of key film contributors from Justin Rhodes' Kickstarter page Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise startup capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding.

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  18. Experimental percussion ensembles at The Mothlight this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mountain Xpress

    Western North Carolina-based ensemble 10-can Percussion is one in a growing network of advocates for newer musical works. Be aware: Those sounds might be greener on the vine and more challenging to a listener than standards of classic minimalism.

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  19. Asheville Art in the Park announces 2015 dates, vendor infoAlli Marshall 8 hours ago 121 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mountain Xpress

    The 7th annual Asheville Art in the Park will take place at Pack Square, Saturdays, June 13, 20, 27 and October 3, 10 and 17. Welcome to the Seventh Year of Asheville Art in the Park : Bringing hundreds of artist to Pack Square each June and October. Our 2015 dates are Saturday June 13, 20, 27 and October 3, 10, 17. Who Can Be an Asheville Art in the Park Vendor A Handmade Market for Professional Artists is Asheville Art in the Park's slogan and that about sums up who is welcome to vend.

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  20. Regional Air Agency to meet, vote on permit applicationsMichael McDonald 6 hours ago 84 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mountain Xpress

    The Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency board of directors has released an agenda for its upcoming meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, March 9, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. in the Agency Board Room located at 49 Mt.

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