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Marian McLaughlin Plays First Show in Asheville 8/23

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Marian McLaughlin is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist pushing the boundaries of folk music. Weaving together imaginative lyrics, intricate classical guitar work, and rhapsodic delivery, she creates songs of exquisite detail. McLaughlin works closely with arranger and multi-instrumentalist Ethan Foote, who leads ensembles large and small in accompanying McLaughlin, including for an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in 2014 and for her 2015 album Spirit House, the follow-up to her 2014 debut album Dérive. 

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My Drunk Kitchen’s Hanna Hart Films in Asheville

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Hannah Hart became famous for drunk cooking - literally. The 29 year old internet personality runs a channel on YouTube called My Drunk Cooking, where laughs are had as Hart cooks food while intoxicated. Since the inception of the weekly show in 2011, Hart has hosted many celebrity guests, including chef Jamie Oliver, author John Green, former pop star Lance Bass, and comedian Sarah Silverman.

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Addissae Awarded NC GreenTravel Initiatives Credential

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Addissae, Asheville's only restaurant offering Ethiopian cuisine was just awarded recognition by NC GreenTravel Initiatives as North Carolina's newest sustainable destination. Opened late in 2014, Addissae took over the space downtown once occupied by Firestorm Books on Commerce Street, behind The Thirsty Monk. A year after opening, the restaurant fell on hard times and owners Vicki Schomer and Neeraj Kebede launched a GoFundMe campaign to cover expenses as they struggled to stay afloat. 

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No Pets Left Behind Adoption Event August 20th, 2016

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This Saturday, August 20, is International Homeless Animals' Day and Asheville Humane Society is hosting their first "No Pets Left Behind" adoption event with a goal of clearing WNC shelters. Regional shelter and rescue organizations were invited to participate by reducing their adoption fees, and Blue Ridge Humane Society, Foothills Humane Society, Macon County Animal Services, Madison County Animal Services and Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation joined the effort. (Adoption fee discounts vary at each location – please refer to each organization's website for details, address, hours, etc.) Asheville Humane Society is offering fee-waived adoptions for all pets in their Adoption Center at 14 Forever Friend Lane.

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