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  1. Asheville Bicycle Company is rolling into North AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Asheville Bicycle Company will have the same ownership as Ski Country Sports and will occupy an adjacent 3,000 square feet space in the same shopping plaza. Photo by Jake Frankel Ski Country Sports is birthing an offshoot bike shop adjacent to its North Asheville store.

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  2. Xpress playlist: Holiday editionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Whether you're celebrating Solstice, Yuletide, Christmas, Saturnalia or nothing at all , we've got a song for you. Actually, local musicians have a song for you.

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  3. North Asheville Tailgate MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    SATURDAYS through , noon-3pm - Holiday Bazaar includes artisan foods and crafts. Free to attend.

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  4. a oeInto the Woods Jra at The Masonic Temple, Jan. 24 & 25Alli Marshall 1 hour ago 58 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mountain Xpress

    Show Location: The Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway Street, Asheville Show Dates: Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th 7pm Ticketing Information: Tickets are $12 apiece and can be purchased online at voiceofthecityproductions.com INTO THE WOODS JR is the young performer's edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's engagingly delightful take on some of the Brothers Grimm's most exciting and famous fairy tales. These stories cross and mingle in the woods creating a delightful new take on some of our favorite tales.

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  5. Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project among Farm Aida s 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mountain Xpress

    ASAP's mission is "to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food," according to the organization's website. Logo from ASAP website In addition to Farm Aid's work throughout the year to build a thriving family farm-centered system of agriculture, Farm Aid funds family farm and rural service organizations through our annual grant program.

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  6. Get outside for winter activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mountain Xpress

    Are you packing on those extra pounds after gorging on office holiday cookies and sugared paraphernalia? Are you spending your evenings hiding under your blankets and waiting for spring? Then you may be missing out on the great outdoor events Western North Carolina has to offer. We've rounded up some options for activities and great-outdoors clubs that will keep you moving well into the early part of 2015.

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  7. Town Mountain holds its annual benefit concert at Isis Restaurant & Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mountain Xpress

    BEST INTENTIONS: Mandolin Orange joins the Bluegrass Holiday Benefit, organized by Town Mountain, to raise funds for FATE and MANNA FoodBank. Photo by Briana Brough Josh Stack , founder and executive director of Funding America Through Entertainment, first began combining his passion for music with his mission to end hunger two decades ago.

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  8. Gold Light mines '50s sounds, big screen aesthetics and friendshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mountain Xpress

    GOLDENEYE: Music and visual art go hand in hand for filmmaker and bandleader Joe Chang, who currently fronts Gold Light. "All the things I try to create tend to be [of] one big vision," he says.

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  9. Winter is coming: Forecasters predict cold, snowy seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mountain Xpress

    November came in like a lion with an early-season snowstorm creating massive snowdrifts at Max Patch in Madison County. Photo by Jake Frankel The first official day of winter isn't until Dec. 21, but Western North Carolina has already received an abundance of cold and snowy weather this year.

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  10. National outlets highlight troubling local economic statisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Mountain Xpress

    A pair of recent interactive info-graphics published by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal highlight troublesome economic statistics for Buncombe County. About 22 percent of Buncombe men in their prime working years don't have jobs, according to the New York Times .

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  11. Smart bets: Chris CarpenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Mountain Xpress

    Country pop rocker Chris Carpenter first picked up a guitar at age 11 and shortly after extinguishing his 30th birthday candles felt a need to assuage his newfound existential unrest with "a little therapy." Carpenter aims to reconnect with fans in 2015 by sharing the personal stories that inspired select musical works through posts on his website and other social media outlets.

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  12. Smart bets: Ugly Christmas Sweater PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Mountain Xpress

    It's not just a holiday party, it's a fashion statement. And while ugly Christmas sweater parties are hardly a rarity, Kipper Schauer 's annual fete - now in its sixth iteration - takes kitsch, irony and seasonal revelry to a whole new level.

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  13. Small Bites: Downton Abbey in downtown AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Mountain Xpress

    AS SEEN ON TV: Lex 18's new "Downton Abbey" dinner events will allow diners to experience a vintage banquet complete with butlers, footmen and interactions with a few characters from the popular British television show. Photo by Hayley Benton The new year will bring a fresh dinner theater experience to Asheville - one that will be of particular interest to fans of the British television series Downton Abbey .

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  14. Smart bets: RBTS WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Mountain Xpress

    "We just want to show West Asheville peeps a good time before they go into their holiday family hangs," says Javi Bolea of RBTS WIN . "The goal is a sticky floor by the end of the night."

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  15. Flosstradamus makes its Asheville debut at The Orange PeelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Mountain Xpress

    CRATE TRAINED: How do Josh "J2K" Young, left, and Curt "Autobot" Cameruci of Flosstradamus find new music? Instead of crate-digging at their neighborhood record stores, the duo turn to SoundCloud, YouTube, Spotify and Pandora, whose algorithms prove beneficial in suggesting similar artists. "The Internet is the new crate," Cameruci says.

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  16. Black Lives Matter service remembers, searches for answers in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Mountain Xpress

    Community activist and Hill Street Baptist Church member Dwayne Barton performs poetry Dec. 14 at the church. Barton was one speaker during a special Black Lives Matter service, where parishioners came together to honor and remember people of color killed by police recently in this country.

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  17. JoyFULL Holidays at Home program to provide nearly 21,000 meals for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Mountain Xpress

    Many times the meals they receive at school is the only food they will have to eat and when the holidays arrive, they face the chance of going hungry until they are back in class. To reach out to these children, Arby's, The Brumit Restaurant Group, the Arby's Foundation, and Eblen Charities have joined together to create Arby's JoyFULL Holidays at Home program to provide children with the food they may have to go without during the holidays.

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  18. Smart bets: Darren Nicholson and Mark BumgarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Mountain Xpress

    It takes two, as the saying goes. Local musician Darren Nicholson is a member of bluegrass group Balsam Range and the leader of his namesake band.

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  19. Storify: Dispatches from Christmas JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Mountain Xpress

    Early in the evening, Warren Haynes and local American Idol winner Caleb Johnson performed a duet of the song, "Soulshine." Photo by Jake Frankel A Woodfin native, Grammy-winning rocker Warren Haynes returned home this weekend for the 26th annual Christmas Jam.

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  20. Electronic Carolers celebrate an "Unsilent Night" in Asheville, Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Mountain Xpress

    Phil Kline 's sound sculpture "Unsilent Night" has, in the course of its 23 years, become something of a standard in the new music scene. The piece - which will be performed in Asheville on Wednesday, Dec. 17 - asks performers transporting a chorus of boom boxes, CD players and smart-phones to march together through town as the 45 minutes of Kline's composition fill the winter air.

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