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  1. Small Bites: WNC Battle of the Burger returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    If burgers are your thing, here's your chance to try a dozen in a day. Asheville Food Fights hosts its second Western North Carolina Battle of the Burger at the Salvage Station on Sunday, Aug. 23, and tickets are on sale now.

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  2. Sparkler central: Fourth of July events in and around WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    LIGHT IT UP: Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats perform at New Mountain as part of the venue's inaugural West End 4th of July Celebration. For those who love to have nonstop fun on the Fourth, there's good news: This year, Independence Day falls on a Saturday, which leaves you with more freedom to explore the holiday's historic significance, cultural pastimes and - oh, who are we kidding? You'll be floating down the river and dreaming of cookouts, fireworks and Beer City's best cold beverages.

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  3. Full length trailer for Masterminds releasedAble Allen 37 mins ago 39 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    A major motion picture comedy filmed last year in Asheville, "Masterminds" starring Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Jason Sudeikis, is slated to to release August 19th. Friday, the full length trailer was released.

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  4. Dave Desmelik debuts 10th album at Grey Eagle showRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    There's something about reaching double digits that make 10th anniversaries and accomplishments times of reflection. But for Dave Desmelik 's 10th self-released album, Old News , its look back at the Penrose artist's previously recorded work is merely coincidental.

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  5. Smoky Mountain's decision to cut mental-health providers meets objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mountain Xpress

    A WNC mental-health agency faced tough questions earlier this week about its decision to limit its publicly funded services to a select group of providers. Western North Carolina's lead mental-health agency, Smoky Mountain LME/MCO , held a community forum Tuesday, June 23, that packed Asheville's First Baptist Church.

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  6. Sound Track: "Where Were You" by PJ BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mountain Xpress

    "I came to town with nothing but a warning / everyone here hears everything," PJ Bond sings in the first measures of "Everglades," the lead track on his new album, Where Were You . Like the rest of the lush indie-folk-pop album, it's at once simple and complex.

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

    Sunday | Mountain Xpress

    Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray star in the Billy Wilder classic Double Indemnity. The film noir cornerstone will screen July 19 and 20 at Carolina Cinemas.

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  8. Creative embrace: "In the Arm of Flowers" at BMCM+ACRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mountain Xpress

    On the eve of Independence Day, the freedom of expression will be celebrated at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in downtown Asheville with the presentation of in the arm of flowers , an interdisciplinary performance by Megan Ransmeier , from Asheville, and New Mexico-based artist Julia Rich . According to the press release, "two women inhabit a mythic landscape of sand and ice, inviting inclusive spectrums of connection through voice, body, and object relations."

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  9. Acoustic Asheville: Christian Lopez BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Mountain Xpress

    Rising country music act Christian Lopez Band made its Asheville debut at Jack of the Wood recently.

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

    Saturday Jun 27 | Mountain Xpress

    Local artist Nora Hartlaub depicts horses enveloped in color in much of her work. The miniature versions, she says, represent individuals' relationships with memory, nostalgia, gender roles and power.

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  11. In photos: Marriage equality supporters celebrate in downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mountain Xpress

    Asheville community members gathered at the Vance Monument on June 26 to celebrate the advance in equal marriage rights. Photo by Sarah Whelan "What a day in this nation's history," says Lindsey Simerly , campaign manager for the Campaign for Southern Equality .

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  12. Stories on Ashevillea s Front Porch returns July 11Alli Marshall 2 hours ago 44 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mountain Xpress

    Storytelling series Stories on Asheville's Front Porch returns to Diana Wortham Theatre for a sixth season. The first show takes place on Saturday, July 11. The sixth season of Stories on Asheville's Front Porch at the Diana Wortham Theater is fast approaching.

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  13. Supreme Court affirms that same-sex couples have the right to marryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mountain Xpress

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples across North Carolina and in all 50 states have a fundamental right to marry under the U.S. Constitution. "For LGBT families in North Carolina, this historic ruling means their marriages are fully secure and have been affirmed by the highest court in the land," says Rev.

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  14. Tickets on sale for ninth annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Mountain Xpress

    Tickets are on sale now for the ninth annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival , which "spotlights more than 50 of the nation's funniest and freshest comics in the industry today," according to organizers. The non-competitive festival, which Paste Magazine calls a must-see comedy event, spans four days and multiple venues, taking place Aug. 12-15.

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  15. Soliloquy: The Magnetic Theatre's new home and renewed missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Mountain Xpress

    "Theater's inherently local. And the greatest who ever were made the focal point of their plays the place they lived, worked and were part of the community that inspired their art.

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  16. Ted Warner, former Broadway's owner and local nightlife influential, exits the businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Mountain Xpress

    With about 10,000 members, private club Broadway's has become a downtown staple best known for its eclectic programming and an obsession with PBR. Memorabilia lines the bar's walls inside and out, along with red and blue paint to match the beer's logo.

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  17. Smart bets: Esley: The Life and Musical Legacy of Lesley RiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Mountain Xpress

    Local radio personality, playwright and Xpress contributor Jeff Messer turns his focus to the folk and country music contributions of Burnsville native Lesley Riddle in his play, Esley: The Life and Musical Legacy of Lesley Riddle. In 1928, Riddle met Carter Family patriarch A.P. Carter, and the two began to collaborate.

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  18. Step by step: New Belgium greenway plans finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Mountain Xpress

    LET'S GO DOWN BY THE RIVER - A 1-mile greenway, designed by Equinox, will run through the New Belgium brewery site in the River Arts District and connect with existing greenway segments. Illustration by Equinox Environmental The design for a key link that will help create the longest continuous stretch of greenway in Asheville has been finalized.

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  19. Songwriters talk process and craft at panel presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Mountain Xpress

    Local organization Asheville Music Professionals teamed up with the Grammy-affiliated Recording Academy for a panel discussion on songwriting , followed by a songwriters-in-the-round performance. The dual events, held at The Altamont Theatre on Monday, June 22, featured songwriters Gretchen Peters , Tift Merritt , Jim Lauderdale , Dave Berg and Erika Wollam Nichols, general manager of The Bluebird CafA in Nashville.

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  20. In photos and words: Make Music Day AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Mountain Xpress

    Make Music Day , which originated in France in 1982, is now held in more than 700 cities worldwide. This year marked the inaugural Make Music Day in Asheville, with a number of free events held on Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21, at Moog Music, The Altamont Theatre, The Mothlight and as part of the Asheville Percussion Festival.

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