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  1. Small Bites: Over Easy Cafe, Herbiary to host book signing eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    EATS AND TEA: Author and herbalist Robin Rose Bennett will have tea and dine with fans during events hosted by the Herbiary and Over Easy CafA on Thursday, Oct. 9. Photo courtesy of Robin Rose Bennett The Herbiary, Red Moon Herbs and Over Easy CafA are partnering to offer tea and dinner events on Thursday, Oct. 9, celebrating the release of a new book, The Gift of Healing Herbs , by New Jersey-based herbalist and teacher Robin Rose Bennett. The evening kicks off with tea, a book signing and a chat with the author at the Herbiary, an herbal products store that recently opened on Market Street.

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  2. Lenny Boy beer to debut at Ben's Tune-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    BEER CULTURE: Lenny Boy kombucha, beer and alcoholic kombucha will all be part of the pint night at Ben's Tune-Up. Photo by Thom O'Hearn Asheville will get its first taste of alcoholic kombucha on Wednesday, Oct 1, when Lenny Boy Brewing Co.

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  3. Top guns: Sheriff, district attorney candidates clashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Put your hands up: Candidates took questions from attendees at a forum hosted by the Council of Independent Business Owners. Candidates seated from left to right: Mike Bustle, Van Duncan, Ben Scales, Todd Williams.

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  4. All crafts, all the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    SHOW AND TELL: Craft tours and fairs offer opportunities to meet artists, watch demonstrations, and go home with unique gifts. Photo courtesy of John C. Campbell Folk School American Craft Week is, as the name suggests, a national celebration.

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  5. Asheville Barnaroo benefits local music projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    HOMEGROWN: Andrew Scotchie of the River Rats performs at Asheville Barnaroo, a festival that got its start in his mom's backyard. Photo by Jim Donohoo Asheville Barnaroo isn't just a cleverly named music festival - it's kind of a DIY Cinderella story.

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  6. Participation required: Small-form metalwork sparks connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    WEARABLE WORKMANSHIP: Jewelry maker Laura Wood planned to study dance in college but fell in love with metalsmithing. Her craft has one advantage when it comes to marketing: "No one can walk around with a painting around their neck," she says.

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  7. Mars Hill's Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival celebrates a folk heroRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    THE MUSIC MAN: Bascom Lamar Lunsford, third from left, appears in this photo from the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Scrapbook, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University. The caption reads, "The Lovingood sisters and the Greer sisters with Bascom about 1933, 'still feeding my soul!'" While many people wear multiple proverbial hats and dabble in more than one career, Madison County-born Bascom Lamar Lunsford epitomized that concept.

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  8. Celtober at White Horse and Highland Brewing Co., Oct. 24-26Alli Marshall 20 mins ago 26 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Western Carolina residents, get ready for an explosion of Celtic Tribal/Rock/Pop/Fusion, as the Third Annual "Celtober" comes to Asheville and Black Mountain. Celtober marks the first-ever appearance of acclaimed Irish sister act, The Screaming Orphans, in Western Carolina.

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  9. Smart bets: Die FledermausRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    "Die Fledermaus," a libretto often rewritten and performed with local flair, will soon transform into its Asheville incarnation with the help of Asheville Lyric Opera. Set in Western North Carolina's famous Giltmore home and based around the Southern mountain charm of the Vanerburgh family, ALO's adaptation is intended to "create a deeper sense of appreciation for WNC's culture," according to a press release.

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  10. Hot Springs police confirm weekend stabbing at festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    Hot Springs Police Chief David Shelton confirms that a stabbing took place Saturday, Sept. 27, at the French Broad Brew Fest during an altercation, that a suspect was arrested and that the victim is at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

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  11. Blue Ridge Pride Festival focuses on marriage, family and funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    BIG TIME: Washington, D.C.-based M.H. & His Orchestra perform at the Blue Ridge Pride Festival on Saturday. This year's event also focuses on organizations oriented to the Pride community.

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  12. Smart bets: W. Scott PooleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    Halloween is just around the corner, which means it's the perfect time to crack open a spooky read. But W. Scott Poole , author of Monsters in America, brings us no mere piece of werewolf or zombie fiction.

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  13. Form and function: Large-form metalwork makes its mark on WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    PUBLIC WORKS: Asheville-based sculptor Hoss Haley says that the work he does for commission is "more design-based, where the needs of the client and the site require a great deal of consideration." Xpress file photo Asheville probably has more public sculpture than most cities of similar size - a direct result of the region's rich arts-and-crafts heritage.

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  14. Ticket giveaway for Sons of Bill showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mountain Xpress

    "There was no stereo in the Wilson household, but the home was filled with songs: Hymns, murder ballads, songs about love, songs about work, songs about death, all played with the passion of a southern gentleman who could never quite shake the cold light of professorial logic." So says the bio for Charlottesville, Va.-based Americana quintet Sons of Bill .

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  15. Acoustic Asheville: DangermuffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Mountain Xpress

    Folly Beach, S.C. is not only the official beach destination of most of Asheville, but the home of Americana roots-rockers Dangermuffin . According to the trio's bio, their sound "encompasses ska, calypso, and even Southern rock, often within the same song."

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  16. In photos: AAAC's Gilded BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Mountain Xpress

    Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 27. This year's gilded theme was inspired by the organization's new location in the Grove Arcade and the legacy of the Vanderbilts and the family's involvement in Asheville's art scene during the early 20th century.

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  17. Outstanding in the Field farm dinner comes to AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Mountain Xpress

    FIELD OF DREAMS: Guests enjoyed both beautiful scenery and delicious food at the recent Outstanding in the Field farm dinner at Gaining Ground Farm. Photo by Jonathan Ammons The farm is an immutable part of the American idiom.

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  18. The Magnetic Theatre returns; "#OUCH! An Accidental Comedy" opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Mountain Xpress

    Take an accomplished Hollywood writer, director and actress with decades of comedy writing experience, throw her unexpectedly into the flawed and unpredictable American healthcare system, and you're bound to end up with entertaining anecdotes. Such as: A mysterious accident catapults an Asheville woman into a dystopia of drugs, disillusionment and worst of all, the dreaded one-woman show.

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  19. Xpress playlist: Beats and rhymesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Mountain Xpress

    This week's playlist starts with a deeply soulful groove and wraps up with delicate finger-strumming. In between, there's trip-hop, hip-hop, indie-rock and reggae - all of which will make you want to dance, even if it's a slow dance with your sweetie.

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  20. In photos: Asheville Greek Festival 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Mountain Xpress

    Be Greek for a day - or a weekend. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Asheville will host a celebration of Greek traditional foods, crafts and dances starting today, Sept.

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