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Last Show & Tell Holiday Pop Up Shop This Wednesday
Don't miss your last chance to score unique gifts at this very special pop up at the Masonic Temple.
Buy Local Art For The Holidays + Always
The Asheville Area Arts Council hosts the 2018 Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8th
Shawn Winebrenner Opens Show at UNCA
"Ad Lucem: Masking and the Resilience of a Human Spirit” - A photo exhibition by local artist Shawn Winebrenner opens December 7
SWIPE Mic Returns With New Host Black Swan
Asheville's open mic night for bad dating stories is back with new host, comedian and overall badass, Black Swan.
17th Annual Survivors' Art Show
A powerful exhibition of art from sexual assault survivors in the Asheville community opens Thursday 15.
River Arts Studio Strolling
November 10 - 11 marks yet another fall Studio Stroll in the River Arts District where you can meet art makers + become an art collector.
The French > Asheville > Connection
/ Fleurs / showcases the work of an artist who is French born and loving, living the Asheville life.
Who's ready for a Taco Takeover?
On October 14th Salvage Staton will be home to a taco lovers dream come true -- the 1st ever Taco Takeover.
Miss Gay Latina Asheville
In its 11th year the pageant returns to the Diana Wortham Theater on Saturday, November 3rd for an unforgettable night of fabulosity.
SAY IT LOUD > An Art Experience
Clear your calendar for the opening of this must-see exhibition that explores the African American experience through contemporary art.
Win a Moog Synthesizer #dreamsdocometrue
Here's your chance to win one of three Moog Synthesizers during the Bob Moog Foundation 2018 Fall Raffle.
Celebrate the start of Autumn at Harvest Fest
Come one, come all to the 1st ever Harvest Fest at the Burton Street Community Peace Gardens on Saturday 9/22.
Livin' The Asheville Van Life
JuneBug Retro Resort in Weaverville is the 2018 home of the largest #vanlife gathering on the East Coast.
Nature & Brews & Bears. Oh My!
The WNC Nature Center's popular happy hour meet-up returns Friday, September 14th with food, cider, beer, music and bears.
Happy Birthday to Asheville FM
Community celebrating community as Asheville Affiliates hosts a Birthday Bash Fundraiser for !03.3 Asheville FM
Matt + Kim Play The Orange Peel
Brooklyn based duo headline the legendary Asheville music venue.
Southeast B-Boy Championships Return > 9/8
Top street dancers from all over the US will gather to battle it out B-boy style at Asheville Music Hall for the 9th Annual SEBC.
LAAF 2018 << REWIND
In case you missed it or just want to reminisce, here are some clips from LAAF (Living Asheville Arts Festival) that happened Labor Day Weekend #SundayFunday.
It's Mountain State Fair Time
If you can almost see the neon lights, hear the happy screams, and smell the fried foods (and farm animals!) in the air, it's because it is time for the NC Mountain State Fair!
The Mouse That Roared (1959): Movie Review
'The Mouse That Roared' kicks off a four-part Peter Sellers retrospective at the Fairview Library on September 4th
An Urban Winery Has Grown in Asheville
AVL wine lovers have more reason to toast in celebration with the Grand Opening of plēb on Saturday the 1st.
Underhill Rose set for Asheville Masonic Temple show Sept. 1
Asheville singer-songwriter Hannah Kaminer will open the show.
Let's Drall Y'All > Every Tuesday @ BattleCat Coffee Bar
Every Tuesday night, you can go to BattleCat in West AVL and just chill, draw, sketch, relax. Join the movement!
Come Sail Away TONIGHT @ Salvage Station #YACHTROCK
Get your sailor attire on for tonight's Yacht Rock REVIVAL at Salvage Station with inspiration from Honeypot #SAILAWAY
For One Day Only > Haywood St. WELCOMEFEST 2018
Today why not spend your lunch break enjoying local food trucks, music, and giving back to the community with the Downtown Welcome Table?
The Bee's Knees Vintage Market @ The Odditorium Sunday 8/19
From 12pm-6pm this Sunday go and get your flea on at The Bee's Knees Vintage Market hosted by The Odditorium
Blind Pig // District Pop-Up This Weekend
2 Day Blind Pig Supper Club "Culinary Extravaganza" Pop-Up This Weekend at District Wine Bar in the RAD
The Grit guide to surviving the Mercury retrograde
Here's a tip: channel your irrational yearning for your ex into a steamy summer fling.
Indivisible Asheville/WNC group to host voter engagement session July 26
The event will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. at Pack Library Auditorium.
Asheville Comedy Festival returns Aug. 10, 11
The event is stacked with multiple comedians from around the country.
Sculpture created by artist Chin, in collaboration with UNC Asheville students, installed at Times Square
The work calls attention to the impacts of climate change.
Best of Asheville Comedy Showcase to benefit family of late local comedian
The July 20 event will benefit the family of local comedian Michael Roach, who died in April.
Special movie screenings highlight work of Black Mountain College alumnus
Movie producer and director Arthur Penn's legacy in American film is one deeply rooted in his experiences at Black Mountain College.
Leadership Asheville Buzz Breakfast to focus on promoting sexual and gender diversity
The July 18 event will provide a forum for discussing ways to promote sexual and gender diversity in area workplaces.
Asheville Habitat Restore announces annual reuse contest
The purpose of the contest is to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.
Asheville Yoga Festival includes acclaimed presenters, artists, musicians
New additions to the event this year include a free community yoga practice each day and free attendance to panel discussions with a variety of presenters.
The Denim Ball, to benefit Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, set for Aug. 3
This Blue Ridge Parkway park is in need of extensive repairs.
Asheville on Bikes to host Summer Cycle ‘18 on June 23
More than 150 riders are expected for the annual family-friendly bike ride and social.
Mascots named for World Equestrian Games in Tryon
Meet Star and Huck.
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy will celebrate successes May 31
The conservancy's spring event at the Salvage Station will honor volunteers and new land protection.
Annual Power of the Purse luncheon to feature award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa
The event sponsored by The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is a celebration of women's philanthropy.
The Rock Academy kicks off Aloft Asheville series of Sunday concerts
The hotel partners with local bands and non-profits to bring special event series to its rooftop.
Itzhak (2017): Movie Review
An engaging portrait of a world-class violinist, who also happens to be a fascinating and kind man who knows how to live.
'Trigger Warning' creatively addresses Buncombe County gun violence
The exhibition at Pink Dog Creative asks 21 local artists to reflect on gun violence.
Portrait pop-up in West Asheville on Saturday
The event will be held at Flora in West Asheville, where two Asheville women entrepreneurs will help bring out your best.
Stargazing event supports science education in the Smokies
The second annual stargazing event at the Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center at Purchase Knob is set for May 18.
Asheville Yoga Festival announces lineup
The Asheville Yoga Festival is set for July 26-29.
Pisgah Legals Services to celebrate 40th anniversary
Hundreds of Pisgah Legal Services supporters will gather at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel on April 11 to celebrate.
YWCA of Asheville announces Stand Against Racism events
Voting rights and civic engagement are key components of this event.
UNC Asheville to commemorate Rosenwald Schools
The special events on April 5 and 6 are free and open to the public.
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