Asheville Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Punk Wok is reborn at Buxton Hall BarbecueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    WOK ON THE WILD SIDE: "There are really no rules to it," Buxton Hall Barbecue's chef Elliott Moss says of his Punk Wok pop-up. During the four-night series in February, the eatery's upstairs Remington Room will serve Asian-inspired foods along with metal-studded decor and tunes from Moss' Asian record collection.

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  2. A national coup: How Asheville Cyclocross Nationals went from dream to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    As cyclists zipped around the often muddied and frozen course on the Biltmore Estate during the 2016 Cyclocross National Championships, Jan. 5-10, both racers and organizers had their fingers crossed that this year's championships would differ from last year's nationals, held in Austin, Texas. That event had been brought to a screeching halt after complaints were filed about the races being held in a public park containing heritage trees whose root systems faced possible damage from the racers.

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  3. ICYMI: Xpress feature reads of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    Looking for some longform reads to cozy up with over the weekend? Here's a round-up of our leading feature stories from the last seven days. Happy reading! RESILIENCE BRILLIANCE: "We know a lot already about how to deal with climate change," says Laura Lengnick, author of Resilient Agriculture.

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  4. City Council to consider Ban the Box; apartments at former Plasticorp siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    South-bound traffic on Sweeten Creek Road at 3 p.m. on a Wednesday. Photo provided by South Asheville Resident & Business Community Organization Asheville's City Council has a busy week of meetings ahead, with a full schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 26, followed by Council's annual planning retreat Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30 at the YMI Cultural Center at 39 S. Market St. Before the regular meeting of Council gets underway at 5 p.m. on Jan. 26, the Planning and Economic Development Commission will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room in City Hall.

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  5. East Asheville chiropractor hosts annual food driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    FOOD FOR HEALTH: Last year, chiropractor Tom Whittington's annual food drive brought in more than 1,000 pounds of donations to benefit MANNA FoodBank. As in year's past, those who donate a bag of nonperishable food for this year's drive will receive free chiropractic care in return.

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  6. Asheville Art Talk: Al Murray's Steeltoe SunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    "My story's not that unique," says metalworker Al Murray . And on the surface, perhaps it's not.

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  7. Conscious party: Blues, not boredomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    WHY: "With the weather and general letdown after the holidays, this will be an opportunity for people to get out and have some fun," says John Russell , secretary for The Rotary Club of Asheville-Metro and planner of the nonprofit's first Beat the Winter Blues Ball. Western North Carolina is home to about 50 Rotary chapters, which range from a few members to hundreds of participants.

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  8. Theater review: Asheville Fringe performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    NOTE: All Friday, Jan. 22 performances are cancelled. Ticket holders should contact the event organizers for a refund or to chance tickets to Sunday.

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  9. Asheville Biscuitry opens on Merrimon AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    HIP TO BE SQUARE: "It just makes sense," says Asheville Biscuitry chef and partner Brian Thornton when asked why he makes his biscuits and doughnuts square. "There very little waste when you cut them this way.

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  10. Taylor Brown's 'Fallen Land' was inspired by AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    The time that Taylor Brown spent in Asheville wasn't the easiest of his life, but it spawned the idea for his debut novel. He and his then-wife moved to town in 2009 without knowing anyone and without much money.

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  11. Comedian Cliff Cash brings the Sick of Stupid tour to AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    He's frustrated when he turns on the TV and encounters "Duck Dynasty" or "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo." He's frustrated by the persistent stereotype of the loud-mouthed, closed-minded Southerner.

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  12. Asheville band leader launches yearlong history of jazz concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    On Feb. 12, 1924, jazz bandleader Paul Whiteman staged a concert at New York City's famed Aeolian Hall. That event, billed as An Experiment in Modern Music , featured George Gershwin's premiere performance of "Rhapsody in Blue."

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  13. Video premiere: The Midnight Plowboys, live at Shindig on the GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Local string band The Midnight Plowboys performed onstage as part of Shindig on the Green over Labor Day weekend. Today, the group launches its video from that appearance, featuring the songs "Sawin' on the Strings" and "Goin' to Italy."

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  14. Asheville Area Arts Council holds a Halloween-themed Color BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    "There's not going to be a moment that lacks for something weird and wonderful," says Asheville Area Arts Council executive director Kitty Love . While that sentiment could sum up many an Asheville-based event, it's exactly what revelers want to hear when making plans for either Halloween or the arts council's annual Color Ball.

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  15. Creep factor: Where to haunt, howl, rock, roll, trick, treat and celebrate this HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    WILL DO TRICKS FOR TREATS: This Halloween season promises plenty of events for party animals of both the two- and four-legged varieties. Halloween only falls on a Saturday every six years , so that's one more reason to go all out this time around.

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  16. Chamber music collective Pan Harmonia recalls the Holocaust with an acoustic requiemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Pan Harmonia director Kate Steinbeck says the organization's annual Holocaust Remembrance Concert serves as a reminder of a difficult and fading piece of history. All ages are invited to attend the free classical performance, featuring flute, piano and cello.

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  17. Screen scene: Local film newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    The event begins at 6 p.m. with a live performance by local musician Tom Fisch and a barbecue supper, followed by three films at 7 p.m. Selections include Where Neon Goes to Die , which chronicles the story of Yiddish culture in the South; Golden Side of the Tracks , a documentary about the Overtown community in Miami. ; and the world premiere of The Land Continues to Speak to Us , which incorporates which the voices of mountain elders throughout Western North Carolina.

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  18. Smart bets: Shawn MullinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Here's a piece of local history: Shawn Mullins, an important part of the '90s-era Atlanta singer-songwriter scene, who went on to chart pop hits like "Lullaby" in '98 and "Beautiful Wreck" in 2006, was a regular performer at The Grey Eagle in its original Black Mountain location. When the venue moved to Asheville in '99, Mullins put on one of the first shows in the new location.

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  19. All Things Animal: Community Calendar roundup of animal related events from 10/28 through 11/5Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    "Bison VI" by Asheville artist Daniel McClendon. His exhibition "Emergent Animals" is on display at The Asheville School until Thursday, Nov. 5. Boo Bash SA , 5-7pm - Asheville Humane Society dog adoption event with live music, trick-or-treating, kids games, and costumes for pet dress-up.

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  20. Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise start-up capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each week, Xpress highlights notable Western North Carolina crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd.

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