Put your best paw forward by joining fellow animal lovers at Asheville Humane Society’s 13th Annual Taste of Compassion Gala at the Morris Hellenic Cultural Center in Historic Montford on Saturday, November 5 from 6 – 9 PM with a V.I.P reception starting at 5 PM. Thanks to Asheville Humane Society’s generous sponsors, all expenses are covered so 100% of the money raised will benefit local animals in need. This year’s Presenting Sponsor is Animal Hospital of North Asheville and other top level sponsors include Prestige Subaru, Spicer Greene Jewelers, Sensibilities Day Spa, Western Carolina Veterinary Surgery, iHeartMedia, Charlotte Street Animal Hospital, Capella on 9, R.E.A.C.H./Asheville Veterinary Specialists, Patton Avenue Pet Company and WLOS News 13/WMYA. Read More »
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Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a day which celebrates the cyclical human experience as a continuum from birth to death, and will be taking place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station. Traditionally Dia de los Muertos is practiced by the community receiving the dead as honored guests, departed spirits are awakened from their eternal sleep welcomed amongst their loved ones. Music, food, colorful, festive and symbolic decorations are elaborately placed throughout the night consisting of skulls, skeletons, marigolds, papel picado and other offerings collected to create altars to honor and celebrate the spirits of past and present. Dia de los Muertos takes place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801. Doors open at 5 pm and the event ends at 2 am. Ticket price: $5-$10 suggested donation, kids are free and can be onsite until dark. Read More »
On Nov. 6, Asheville-based artist collective The Undergrowth takes over the Block Off Biltmore for an art auction directly benefiting the Ecuadorian community. Read More »
Asheville's premier landscape painters celebrate the French Broad River's rise from polluted obscurity to the defining element of the South's most exciting city at Of Time and the River: the Third Annual Art Show and Gala to Benefit RiverLink. The gala event will be held at the mysterious Zealandia castle, the historic 1908 Tudor Revival mansion on Beaucatcher Mountain overlooking the city of Asheville. Read More »
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Asheville is known worldwide for its unique musical expression, diverse array of the healing arts opportunities for spiritual reflection. Now in its third year, the RESONATE festival is set to elevate Asheville’s status as the source for all things sound, wellness and spirit. Held on October 1st and 2nd at the historic YMI Cultural Center, RESONATE will feature two days of workshops and concerts that inspire and empower. RESONATE explores the nexus of alternative healing modalities, the physics of sound healing, cymatics, neurobiofeedback, entrainment, and epigenetics. Further, the event provides a platform for professionals in the healing arts to tune up their toolbox and share their gifts with the community. Read More »
In an effort to host locals for the first tours, New Belgium hosts day-of tours from Monday, Aug. 29 – Thursday, Sept. 1. Tours, for this limited time, will be booked in person on a first-come, first-served basis, and for that day only. Each tour accommodates up to 25 people, and runs for 90 minutes leaving the Liquid Center on the half hour starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m. Read More »
On Saturday, August 27th at 6:00pm HiWire Brewing | 2 Huntsman Place | will be releasing a limited number of 22oz bottles of their Good Vibes Fresh Hop Double IPA (9.0% ABV), made with local hops from OB Joyful Hops Farm and malt from local Riverbed Malt House for $15 per bottle. Read More »
Jeff Thompson's Giving Trio returns to Asheville for a wild and enchanted evening at The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 3.
If you have seen these guys before, you know they don't just put on a show. It's more like gourmet food for the ears and eyes. Take a few cups of Thompson's stellar lyrics, four octave vocal range, dextrous guitar work, and theatrical stage presence, blend with Aaron Price's delectable vocal harmonies and virtuosic keyboard work, sprinkle in James Kylen's masterful drum and percussion work, and you've got a five star meal.
Be prepared to be treated to an evening of not only some of the most catchy and sophisticated jazz/pop/soul in the region, but to a gorgeous and creative stage set. Thompson, three time winner of a "Best of WNC" award in the singer songwriter category, also has a history in performance poetry and professional theatre, and likes to "to think of the whole show as a piece of art, from beginning to end. No wasted moments." (Performing Songwriter Magazine)
Special guests will be joining the core trio on stage, as per usual. Expect some of the area's finest musicians, poets, and other creatives to join them onstage. Nothing is unimaginable with this band. Read More »
Pokemon Go is an augmented virtual reality game in the form of an app that is available free for download on Android and Apple phones. This week old app is wildly popular, with many participating fans running wild around Asheville trying to catch Pokemon, battle gyms, and get free balls, potions, and more at Poke Stops. Read More »