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

    2 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    RETURN OF THE SHORTS: The Australian film "Lacrimosa" is one of nine finalists in the Manhattan Short Film Festival. The program will screen Sept.

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  2. 30 Days Out: a look at upcoming concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    EVERYBODY WANTS ... THAT SECOND ALBUM: It's been a long time coming, but British arena-rockers The Struts have finally finished their long-gestating second album, 'Young & Dangerous.' Expect to hear songs from the not-quite-out-yet album along with rousing rockers from their debut when the high-energy band takes the stage at The Orange Peel.

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  3. Historian Christopher Arris Oakley discusses his latest book on the Eastern Band of Cherokee IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    THE PROFESSOR: On Tuesday, Sept. 25, Christopher Arris Oakley, an associate professor of history and department chair at East Carolina University, will discuss his latest book at UNC Asheville.

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  4. West Asheville needle exchange fights city zoning violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    LAYING OUT THE CASE: Representatives from Firestorm Books & Coffee and The Steady Collective, including Libertie Valance, far left, and Hillary Brown, far right, argued that city officials were incorrect in calling Steady's needle exchange a shelter operation. Photo by Daniel Walton , executive director of The Steady Collective, sees it, Asheville's city government doesn't have a problem with her organization running a weekly needle exchange from the community space of Firestorm Books & Coffee in West Asheville.

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  5. Updates to police policy up for discussion at Council's Sept. 25 meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    Although Chicago-based 21CP Solutions finished its report on Asheville's response to a police beating scandal in August, the city isn't done hiring consultants to assess its policing approach. That's one of the key takeaways from interim City Manager Cathy Ball's memo discussing action items from the report, to be presented at Asheville City Council's upcoming regular meeting in council chambers on Tuesday, Sept.

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  6. Acoustic Asheville: Sister IvyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    With a wide range of influences, Sister Ivy's sound lands somewhere in the midst of jazz, soul, R&B, rock and funk. Lead singer and keyboard player Rachel Waterhouse leads the way with poetic musings that take listeners on journeys to places that feel almost magical.

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  7. Camera-shy candidate kicks off voter forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    CANDID CAMERA: Republican N.C. Senate candidate Mark Crawford, center, asked not to be photographed at a public candidate forum hosted by the Asheville-Buncombe County League of Women Voters on Sept. 20, even incidentally as part of shots of other candidates.

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  8. BMCM+AC opens its new location with a Jacob Lawrence exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Mountain Xpress

    BRANCHING OUT: This photo from the 1946 summer session at Black Mountain College shows painter Jacob Lawrence, second from left, and his wife, Gwendolyn Lawrence, seventh from left, among the college's faculty. Lawrence later described his eight weeks near Asheville as "a very important experience."

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  9. EP review: 'Space and Time' by Spaceman Jones and The MothershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Mountain Xpress

    TIME CONTINUUM: On their new 'Space and Time' EP, Asheville-based Spaceman Jones and The Mothership explore the sweet spot where hip-hop and deep-groove chillwave peacefully coexist. The creative collaboration between Asheville rapper Davaion "Spaceman Jones" Bristol and Cliff B. Worsham, aka MOTHER HOOD, of the genre-defying outfit RBTS WIN, continues to bear fruit.

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  10. Biz briefs: Crowdfunding, business milestones and the Asheville Metro Economy OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Mountain Xpress

    PITCHING IN: Members of the Rotary Club of Hendersonville participated in the 31st annual Big Sweep on Sept. 8 to clean a stretch of Mud Creek running along Hendersonville's Oklawaha Greenway.

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  11. Queer Girls Literary Reading celebrates 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Mountain Xpress

    COMERS: Participants in the 2017 Queer Girls Literary Reading, pictured, reflected a variety of ages, identities, races, experiences and abilities among Asheville's queer literary women. The 10th annual event, held Sept.

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  12. News in brief: Get hip to van life, attend election forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Mountain Xpress

    LIVING THE DREAM: "It's a wonderful thing to wake up and stand in your underwear overlooking the mountains," says van-lifer "Mr. Wolf," embracing the great outdoors beside his van on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photo by Hokey Pokey Hearing the call of the open road? The fourth annual Asheville Van Life Rally offers a chance to check out the latest and greatest in #vanlife culture, gear and inspiration.

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  13. Small bites: Harvest Festival 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Mountain Xpress

    FUN UNDER THE SUN: On Sept. 22, Burton Street Community Peace Gardens launches its inaugural Harvest Festival.

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  14. Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Sept. 18-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Mountain Xpress

    Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow is the one-stop home for Asheville-area beer news. Check back throughout the week for updates and send your own to wncbeertoday@gmail.com.

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  15. Smart Bets: K-WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Mountain Xpress

    According to Kevin Bang, Korean American Association of Asheville president, the two K-Wave Fantastic Korean Culture Shows on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the T.C. Roberson High School gymnasium will be the first such events to be held in Asheville.

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  16. ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Training, Oct. 27-28Community Bulletin 43 mins ago 38 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Mountain Xpress

    On October 27-28, 2018, the International Tea Master's Association will be conducting its ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Training at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel in downtown Asheville, NC, led by ITMA Certified Tea Master Frankee Muller of Oriental, NC. The two-day onsite training will be followed by 8 weeks of home study, a blind tea tasting, a dissertation and final exam after which the students will earn the prestigious designation of ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier.

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  17. Asheville Archives: President Theodore Roosevelt arrives in the mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Mountain Xpress

    ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN: This photo was taken of Theodore Roosevelt, third from the left, during his Sept. 9, 1902, visit to Asheville.

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  18. Smart Bets: Grits & SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Mountain Xpress

    Under the name Grits & Soul, the duo of Anna Kline and John Looney lived and played music in Asheville for five years. During that time, Kline says they "became students of the rich, regional culture of North Carolina" and have built on that education back in Looney's home state of Kentucky.

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

    Sunday Sep 16 | Mountain Xpress

    CUSTOMER APPRECIATION: "Schlock" is one of four films Grail Moviehouse will screen on Sept. 23 for Art House Theater Day.

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  20. Business news in brief from the issue of Sept. 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Mountain Xpress

    Michael L. Walden, economics professor at N.C. State University, will address the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Metro Economy Outlook on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Amherst at Deerpark on the Biltmore Estate. More information at avl.mx/5a8.

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