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

    Saturday | 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.


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

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Feb 3 | 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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


  9. Swannanoa cook-off names chili, cornbread champRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    CHILI CHAMPS: From left to right, 2013 chili champion Jerry Hubbard, who placed third in this year's Chili and Cornbread Cook-off , is pictured with second-place chili winner Colleen Harris and this year's double winner, Robert Duncan. Photo by Jackie Kitchen Swannanoa native Robert Duncan nabbed both of the top prizes in Swannanoa United Methodist Church's second annual Chili and Cornbread Cook-off on Saturday, Nov. 8, according to a press release from event organizers.


  10. Giving voice to the voiceless: Animal advocacy in WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    The piercing glare of a red-shouldered hawk; the regal trot of a burnished stallion; the silent grace of a moonlit wolf; the reassuring purr of a well-loved tabby; the furry muzzle of a family dog. Animals console us; they dazzle us and, in some cases, they love us unconditionally.


  11. Grace Joyner headlines Hearts & Plugs showcase at New MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    KEYS TO HER HEART: Hearts & Plugs recording artist Grace Joyner plays a Casiotone organ from the '70s that she received as a gift. "I ended up really loving it.


  12. Max CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Asheville resident Peter Pfister makes his own hard apple cider from fruit he scavenges from trees in Buncombe County.


  13. CiderFest 2014: Cider industry flourishes in WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    GOOD APPLES: CiderFest organizer Nina Zinn and WNC Green Building Council Executive Director Maggie Leslie at last fall's inaugural festival. Photo courtesy of WNC Green Building Council Nina Zinn, the Western North Carolina Green Building Council's development and outreach coordinator, is excited about this year's CiderFest.


  14. Fully exposed: Renowned poet Gavin Geoffrey Dillard returns to WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    RISK AND REWARD: "I tend to do whatever scares me most," says Asheville-born poet and artist Gavin Geoffrey Dillard. Back in the area for three years, he performs at White Horse Black Mountain with baritone Roberto Flores.


  15. Buncombe commissioner candidates fight for controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Four candidates are battling for two seats on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. In each case, these contenders hold vastly different views on a range of issues, from taxes and spending to growing the economy and protecting the environment.


  16. Traveling tunes: The Rough & Tumble's post-Asheville adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    GOOD MILEAGE: After leaving Asheville for Nashville, singer-songwriters Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler formed The Rough & Tumble. "We thought, let's start recording and let's start touring, and it tumbled into this thing that we want to do full time," says Tyler.


  17. Announcing the 2014-15 Grassroots Subgrant Award RecipientsMichael McDonald 2 hours ago 56 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council's Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. Using a per capita based formula, the program provides funding for the arts in all 100 counties of the state through partnerships with local arts councils.


  18. Women in business: Healthy Harvest Natural FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Stella Godwin feels right at home in her Brevard health food store, which she calls "a magical little place." Photo courtesy of Healthy Harvest Natural Foods This article is part of the 19th annual women in business series by Mountain Xpress.


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

    Sep 30, 2014 | 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.


  20. Black Mountain College Museum receives Windgate grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center announced on Tuesday afternoon, Sept 2, that it has received a $646,685 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.


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