Asheville Local News

Local news for Asheville, North Carolina and the surrounding Western North Carolina communities. Includes coverage on the Biltmore, Asheville Tourists, local beer, and local food.

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UNC Asheville Hosts 10th Annual Juried International Exhibition

UNC Asheville’s juried international exhibition, Drawing Discourse, will open with special events on Jan. 18-19 featuring renowned artists and curators including juror Claire Gilman, Mel Chin, Anne Harris and Namita Gupta Wiggers.

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Haywood Community College Hosts Three Visiting Artists This Spring

Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Department will host three visiting artists this spring semester. Free and open to the public, the first visit will be Kathie Roig Tuesday, January 22, 10:00 am until 11:00 am in the Creative Arts Building.

Potato soup in a red bowl surrounded by potatoes.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

After a stretch of unseasonably warm days, wintry temperatures have returned. Meanwhile, New Year’s resolutions may have you vowing to eat your leafy greens. All of this points clearly to one recourse: make soup.

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Return to the Bassooniverse Concert on Jan. 27

Back by popular demand, this unique ensemble of four bassoons returns to Asheville on January 27! Attendees will experience the incomparable sonorities of four bassoonists in action in the sublime acoustic environment of Biltmore United Methodist Church.