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  1. If the creek don't rise: Flooding, money and politics in the River Arts DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Mountain Xpress

    BIG RIVER: Flooding concerns have played a pivotal part in the recent debate over redevelopment plans for the River Arts District. Photo by Xpress. 1 comment

  2. Screen scene: Local film newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Mountain Xpress

    A group of graduate students at Wake Forest University have produced The Hollerin' Contest at Spivey's Corner, a 15-minute documentary. a The East Asheville Library continues its free documentary series on Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. with a screening of Catfish .

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  3. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes raises awareness of sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    What started out as a challenge to men to walk their talk against sexual violence is taking a step toward inclusivity. In a change of pace, Our VOICE, Buncombe County's sexual assault and abuse support center, is asking the community this year to turn its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event into a people's march on Saturday, May 2. "Asheville is such a great, diverse and supportive community, and we wanted the event to be more reflective of our community," she says.

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  4. Nonprofits present budget requests, fire chiefs discuss issues with Buncombe County CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    The Buncombe County Fire Chiefs Association met with the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners to discuss both broad, across-the-county news and issues specific to each station. Photo by Hayley Benton On Tuesday, April 21, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners held two workshops: one to hear nonprofit funding requests and the other to facilitate discussion with the Buncombe County Fire Chiefs Association.

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  5. High times and higher waters: Swannanoa Valley Museum kicks off 2015 season with two new exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    The Swannanoa Valley Museum opens its 2015 season with two exhibits on east Buncombe's hidden historical gems. Photo courtesy SVM.

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  6. The Morning After: Photos from the Black Mountain/Ridgecrest WildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    A 500 acre fire tore through the slopes above Ridgecrest on Tuesday afternoon. As of Wednesday at noon, the fire has been 50% contained.

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  7. All together now: {Re}HAPPENING invades Lake EdenRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    HOMAGE AND CONTINUATION: The sixth annual {Re}HAPPENING raises funds for the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and honors the legacy of Black Mountain College, which operated from 1933-57. "The goal is to support art that is performance-based or experiential," says Media Arts Project program director Ursula Gullow.

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  8. Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Aerial artist Heather Poole, pictured, and her business partner Waverly Jones have recruited the help of three other movement specialists to open a professional acrobatic training facility in Western North Carolina. Poole and Jones' studio, the pair say, will be the only space offering pole fitness and aerial dance within two hours of Asheville.

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  9. Screen scene: Local film newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    According to Montreat College's website, the festival's goal is "to highlight stories that honestly express and explore the human condition through the power of visual story." Drama and comedy will be equally weighed, though the festival's judges "will place special value on the ultimate spiritual truths."

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  10. Lindsey Kelley Dance performs Ladle Weiss at the Masonic TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    HOMAGE: The title piece to Ladle Weiss, a performance by local troupe Lindsey Kelley Dance, is "an ode to various significant female figures in my own life," says choreographer Lindsey Kelley. Photo by Natasha Serrao Meduri Dancer and choreographer Lindsey Kelley came to Asheville in 2010 with a dream of founding her own dance company.

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  11. Do you see what I see?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2008 | Mountain Xpress

    With 2007 behind us, it's worth taking a look back at the trends that have shaped Asheville's art scene over the past 12 months. There have certainly been changes - promising art spaces have closed and talented artists have left town - but this is to be expected.

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  12. UNC Asheville celebrates sustainability with annual GreenfestMichael McDonald 36 mins ago 26 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    UNC Asheville will celebrate its annual Greenfest with spring activities and programs focused on environmental sustainability. On Saturday, April 5, members of the UNC Asheville community will participate in the Greenfest Day of Service, landscaping and planting gardens at 525 Broadway near the Reed Creek Greenway site.

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  13. Thru-Hiking History: Swannanoa Valley Museum launches 2015 Rim Hike seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Swannanoa Valley Museum's Rim Hike Series takes hikers from the floor of the valley to the top of the Blue Ridge. Beginning in March, the Swannanoa Valley Museum will launch it's 6th year of the Rim Hike Series, which features eleven hikes throughout the year across the ridges and peaks surrounding the Swannanoa River valley.

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  14. Surfing the skies: Gliders fly high above Mount MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Set sail: Planes will tow motorless gliders toward Mount Mitchell, where they'll be released into powerful wind waves in the hopes of soaring to great heights. Local Wave Camp organizer Sarah Arnold is pictured here being towed in a glider.

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  15. Southeast Regional Folk Alliance holds conference May 13-17 at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    The eighth annual Southeast Regional Folk Alliance conference, held May 13-17, takes place at Montreat Conference Center. The event includes Panels, mentorships, keynote speakers, awards, performances and networking opportunities, as well as a showcase.

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  16. LEAF announces spring 2015 artist lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Lake Eden Arts Festival, a favored event held semiannually just outside Asheville, has released the artist lineup for spring 2015. May 7-10 marks the festival's 40th incarnation in 20 years and features headliners Xavier Rudd & the United Nations, Bombino and Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires.

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  17. Asheville businesses bring home 2015 Good Food AwardsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    SAY CHEESE: Jennifer Perkins, co-owner of Looking Glass Creamery, in her cheese-making facility in Fairview. The creamery's Connemara cheese won a 2015 Good Food Award.

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  18. State of the Arts: Celebrating the art of musical instrumentsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    CANNED HEAT: "Kodakaster Duo 4-string Electric Canjo" by Billy Radd, on exhibit as part of Buncombe Built at the Asheville Area Arts Council. Photo courtesy of the artist Many of us view banjos, violins, drums and flutes as quasi-utilitarian musical instruments.

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  19. Buncombe commissioners swear in DeBruhl and name Belcher vice chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    PROUD MOMENT: Newly elected member of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners Miranda DeBruhl is sworn in with her family present on Dec. 1. New and smiling faces populated the crowd at the Buncombe County Commissioners meeting on Dec. 1, as four winners of the Nov. 4 elections took their oaths of office and commissioners elected a new vice chair. Buncombe County Commissioners Ellen Frost , Miranda Debruhl , and Brownie Newman - and re-elected Sheriff Van Duncan - stood with their families as each, in turn, raised their right hands in front of a packed chambers.

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  20. Holiday events around WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Looking to deck the halls, sing a carol, give a gift, take a stroll, see a play, make a craft or pass a wish list on to a man in a red suit? Here's where to do all of those things. For more ideas, visit the Community Calendar and mountainx.com.

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