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Purling Hiss at The Mothlight March 2 2014

The Purling Hiss sound is revered by discerning listeners for its devastational waves of guitar rock crashing atop sweet melodies and pile-driving rhythm tunes alike. These contrasts in the hands of Mike Polizze impact upon buzzing pleasure centers for each listener, more of them with every lick - people who like rock songs and like to sing along and don't mind a little dirt for their trouble, live or on record. In a best of both worlds scenario, you've got a hot "new" Hiss LP in one hand and a Hiss concert ticket in the other... and so it shall be! Purling Hiss announce a country-wide tour of the U.S.A. in March and the release of Dizzy Polizzy on April 22nd!

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Asheville Small Plate Crawl Experience 2014

Asheville is known for its great food, and especially for its local independent restaurants that feature a unique, eclectic variety of flavors that are far more sophisticated than may be expected in a small southern town.  What’s even more exciting than the food, perhaps, is that Asheville provides unique opportunities for locals and visitors to explore the culture and see what makes Asheville so special while having fun doing it.  The annual “small plate crawl” is one of those opportunities, and this year it did not disappoint.  Over 20 restaurants participated in this culinary tour, featuring special small-sized chef creations that highlight the essence of the restaurant and the Asheville food scene.

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Who’s Bad Playing at the Orange Peel 2/28/14

10 Years In, Who's Bad Going Stronger Than Ever, Spreading Michael Jackson's Music and Spirit Around the World

In 2014, Who’s Bad marks their 10th year performing as The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band. In that span, Who’s Bad has played more shows in more cities worldwide than any other tribute act related to the King of Pop. 

Their first show was exactly ten years ago today. What began as a humble college experiment by University of North Carolina alum, Vamsi Tadepalli, has grown to be something bigger and more symbolic than he ever dreamed it could:

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Schoolhouse Rock! Live in Concert

Co-Founders Abby Felder and Robbie Jaeger announce the continuation of Asheville Creative Arts’ (ACA) 13/14 season with a fundraiser concert of SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! (March 8 and 9 at the Asheville Masonic Temple) with proceeds to benefit their summer production of the musical version of EB White’s classic, CHARLOTTE’S WEB (July 17-27 at NC Stage as part of the Catalyst Series).

Building on the success of ACA’s inaugural production of A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD presented in summer of 2013, and the Mobile Unit production of SLUG AND SNAIL offered for touring this fall, both productions in 2014 continue the company’s mission to bring professional and innovative works to audiences of all ages, from the young, to the young at heart.

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Hibbett Sports Coming to Weaverville

A new sporting good retailer is coming to the Asheville area. Hibbett Sports is a retailer specializing in footwear, equipment, and apparel. I don't know about you, but I am thrilled that an alternative to Dick's Sporting Goods is coming to town. Occupying on average 8,000 sq feet of retail space, Hibbett's will offer an alternative place to shop when searching for sporting items in the football, baseball, basketball, and soccer world. 

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