Among the handful of great American stage dramas of the 20th century, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman stands at or near the top. The Magnetic Theatre will present this incredible classic through May 28th.
The Downtown Asheville Art District invites you to visit the more than twenty galleries that contribute to Asheville’s reputation as vibrant arts community and “The Paris of the South.”
Asheville Humane Society announced they have been awarded a $60,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support their spay/neuter and behavior programming.
The Asheville History Center, located in the Smith-McDowell House Museum, will open an exhibit about the history of the Blue Ridge Parkway on Tuesday, May 17th.
Flat Rock Playhouse will resume its 2016 Music on the Rock concert series with The Music of The Eagles on May 12th at the Playhouse Downtown.
A one-of-a-kind passive solar greenhouse aimed at producing plants with all renewable resources is now in the Oakley community of Asheville.
Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with Friends of the Smokies and ride in the 3rd annual Gran Fondo Asheville presented by Duke Energy and BorgWarner on Saturday, June 18th.
MetroWines announces chess class with Paul Judd Pries starting Tuesday, June 7th. Class will be held every Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
Runners mark your calendars for May 15th for the 19th Annual Biltmore/Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic Races.
From the so-called Calutron Girls who ran the cyclotron at Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project to Hungarian biophysicist Maria Telkes, women have played an important role in energy innovation in the United States and around the world.
RiverLink’s RiverMusic kicks off its fifth big year on May 6th with a night of world/funk/soul featuring Les Amis, Major and the Monbacks, and The Greyhounds.
After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game battles, Roan Godfrey-Robbins earned the coveted title of Pokémon State Champion while competing at the 2016 Pokémon State Championships.
WordCamp Asheville is back for another year in 2016. The WordPress conference will be hosted for its third year at Highsmith University Union on the campus of the University of North Carolina Asheville.
Now in it’s eleventh year, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s (CCCD) Windgate Fellowship Award marks $1.65 million awarded to 110 emerging craft artists nationwide.
Spring marks the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the United States. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.
Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest adornment than jewelry for a young woman.
In what is still regarded as one of the greatest upsets in the history of sports, Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
An upcoming job fair hosted by Goodwill Industries of North Carolina will include some of the largest employers in Asheville.
The Kids Fishing Tournament at Lake Julian Park will take place on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. The semi-annual event is open to all children ages 15 and under and is sponsored by Buncombe County Recreation Services.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center presented Angélica R. Wind, Executive Director of Our VOICE, a 2016 Visionary Award for the state of North Carolina.
As the craft of fiber originated out of a time of necessity, today its function has extended beyond the traditional uses to elaborate embellishments that often require mastering a new set of skills.
In our region we have a longer growing season than most other parts of the country. Farmers at area tailgate markets are still employing season extension practices to provide some of our favorite fruits and veggies for as long as possible.
Open City Hall is a new online citizen engagement tool being used by the City of Asheville to make it easier for residents to provide input on City efforts.
Want to see what all the mud is about at the Mad Mountain Mud Run? If you are curious about a mud run or just want to enjoy the muddy entertainment, attend the free Finish Line Festival on June 4th.
Montford Park Players, an Asheville theatrical tradition, will continue its 2016 season on May 13th with Shakespearience.
A recent announcement by the National Park Service regarding the 2015 economic benefit of NPS sites across the country underscores the vibrant relationship between the Blue Ridge Parkway and its neighboring communities.
FIRST Robotics Competition Team 5854, called GLITCH, has qualified to participate in the World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri.
Flat Rock Playhouse is kicking off its 2016 mainstage season with the international hit musical Million Dollar Quartet – the story of four pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll.
This spring the James Beard Foundation will host its ninth Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change on May 22nd through May 24th in Montana.
The WNC Nature Center, with special guests from the soon-to-be Asheville Museum of Science, will celebrate the official grand opening of a new mining sluice at the Explorer’s Outpost area on May 7th.
Whether you’re using a landline or cell phone, there’s a good chance that the signal spends at least some time traveling over fiber-optic cables.
The Bob Moog Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of a Kickstarter campaign in support of an exciting new feature-length documentary.
Buncombe County Government was the only North Carolina county government to earn recognition in the Ninth North Carolina City & County Communicators’ (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards.
The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at Belk stores in Asheville and Forest City during the week of May 9th.
Grandfather Mountain is well known for its black bears. But if you think the mountain’s most abundant animal weighs 300 pounds and is covered in fur, think again.
About 53 million U.S. adults have arthritis. However, the number of men and women with arthritis is growing and expected to reach more than 78 million in 2040.
From playgrounds to its picnic pavilion, popular Carrier Park serves as one of Asheville’s premiere parks. The property has been a popular recreation spot for more than a century.
With a variety of farm tours and open houses scheduled in April and May, now is a great time to plan a trip to a North Carolina agritourism farm.
For crew members aboard the International Space Station, the view doesn’t get any better than looking at the Earth from the station’s Cupola. The dome-shaped module’s seven panoramic windows offers them a unique view of our magnificent blue planet.
Sixteen local plein air artists, including students from Tuscola High School, will participate in the Haywood County Garden Tour on June 18th by choosing a garden on the tour in which to capture the beauty they see.
The new Comprehensive Care Center or C3356 is a state of the art mental health and substance abuse treatment center located at 356 Biltmore Avenue in Asheville.
“Millennials are not lazy,” said senior mass communication major Drew Heinz, who attended this year’s TEDxUNCAsheville, themed The Kids Are Not Alright.
N.C. strawberry growers expect to start the season early this year despite a recent cold snap. Many growers in the eastern part of the state are already picking berries nearly two weeks ahead of schedule.
The French Broad Riverkeeper’s summer events and paddles just got a lot cooler with the Riverkeeper Beer Series: five unique local beers brewed to support the work of MountainTrue and the French Broad Riverkeeper.
Walk a Mile Asheville is a chance for local men and women to take a stand on the issue of rape by participating in a one mile walk through downtown Asheville. This year’s Walk a Mile Asheville is scheduled for May 7th.
Finding seasonal local farm products at farmers tailgate markets is certainly a sign of spring along with local food at restaurants and roadside stands.
Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. They will host their first ever Blue Ridge Jam in Asheville this May!
LaZoom Tours, Asheville’s only rolling comedy tour bus, is launching a Kids’ Comedy Tour the first weekend in May. Educational and entertaining, the Kids’ Comedy Tour will feature a blend of Asheville information and kid-centric comedy.
The N.C. Forest Service is urging residents across the state to think safety and exercise caution during the spring fire season, which typically lasts from March to May.
The gates and barns of Appalachian Grown family farms will open to the public for ASAP’s highly anticipated Farm Tour on June 25th and 26th.
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is pleased to announce its participation in WantedDesign Brooklyn during NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official annual citywide celebration of design.
One of a number of natural beauties for outdoor adventurers and families alike, is to head to one of many area waterfalls.
Spring is here and the growing season is upon us! Tailgate tents are going up, and area farmers markets are opening outdoors for the season.
The Council on Aging of Buncombe County in conjunction with Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) announces the Medicare class schedule for Medicare Choices Made Easy.
Music legend Brian Wilson has added a slate of new show dates to his upcoming 2016 world tour to celebrate and perform the iconic album Pet Sounds for a final time, in honor of its 50th anniversary.
Biltmore Farms Hotels announces the closing of the Biltmore Village Lodge, formerly the Sleep Inn Biltmore, located in Biltmore Village. The property will be repositioned to make way for a new Hampton Inn & Suites, which will open in spring of 2017.
The 2016 Collier Lilly Ride for NC Outward Bound School, scheduled for Sunday, May 29th, 2016, is an open-road ride beginning in Carrier Park along the French Broad.
The National Park Service and the YMCA of the USA are launching a joint program that will provide memorable and meaningful experiences for youth on public lands this summer.
Looking for the real deal, authentic, just-like-New-Orleans, Cajun and Creole cuisine – in Asheville? Then look no further than Lafayette, French-native-turned-Asheville-restauranteur Michel Baudouin’s latest undertaking on N Lexington Avenue in downtown Asheville.
When it comes to what’s in your wallet, consumers have choices. Here are some tips and information to help you understand the differences between credit and debit cards.
Highland Brewing Company announced expansion plans to add 15 jobs and invest $5 million in new equipment and facilities over the next three years.
Recent winter storms felled trees and branches across North Carolina. The N.C. Forest Service encourages homeowners and others who prune trees or burn yard debris to use caution and follow some basic steps.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
A new study finds that more than 104,000 people in MANNA FoodBank’s 16 county service area – including 38,000 children – do not always know where they will find their next meal.
Plastic bags are recycled into many different products. Most plastic bags are recycled into composite lumber, but they can also be reprocessed into small pellets or post consumer resin, which can become feed stock for a variety of products such as new bags, …
Do you need a new vehicle to take the kids to school? Fuel economy ratings for new model-year cars are available.
In mid-November, SAHC purchased 89 acres at the southern end of the designated Yellow Mountain State Natural Area in Avery County, NC. This new land protection project in the stunning Highlands of Roan adjoins and nearly adjoins other, larger tracts of the Yellow …
Legend has it that after a Chickasaw maiden’s warrior love had leapt from the Blowing Rock, she prayed daily to the Great Spirit to return her warrior beloved to her and was granted her wish when the brave was blown back up by …
Asheville’s Urban Trail, an entertaining, informative, and artistic walk through Asheville history, is 1.7-miles of architecture and memories from earlier times in this engaging mountain city.
As the days get longer and the temperatures rise, many visitors to Western North Carolina find themselves drawn to any number of the region’s pristine waterfalls for the visual entertainment and cooling respite that they offer from the day’s heat.
Most people aren’t aware that Western North Carolina is the brewing capital of the Southeast. In fact, on just about any day of the year, one can select from about 50 locally brewed craft beers.
The most visited winery in the United States isn’t located in the Napa Valley. Perhaps a surprise to some, it is at the Biltmore Estate.