Asheville Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Asheville, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 825 for "u:mountainx.com" in Asheville, NC

  1. Beyond bathrooms: HB2 accelerates changes in attitudes, languageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mountain Xpress

    GENDER BENDERS: For some protestors, the March 24 rally against HB2 in Pack Square was their first public show of support for transgender and gender nonconforming people. As the fight over HB2 drags on in North Carolina, a new awareness of gender and sexual fluidity is growing in Asheville.

    Comment?

  2. Nutty Buddy Collective aims to transform local agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    THESE NUTS: Workers help out in the Nutty Buddy Collective orchard. The collective has planted young pecan, walnut, apple, quince, aronia and pawpaw trees and shrubs on land in Leicester.

    Comment?

  3. City solicits input on strategies to increase housing densityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    CLOSE QUARTERS: Older residential areas of the city are generally denser, with smaller lots and houses placed close to one another. City planners are considering targeted zoning changes to allow for increased density to ease the city's housing crunch.

    Comment?

  4. Stepping up: Two new walking tours come to AshevilleRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    NEW TOURS ON THE BLOCK: John Almaguer, far left, and Dallas Taylor, far right, showcase the history of Asheville's craft and music scenes. Two new walking tours have stepped onto the scene.

    Comment?

  5. City Council considers poll results, sets public hearing on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mountain Xpress

    Ray Mapp asked City Council to ensure that the city's policing policies are appropriate and are being followed. Photo by Virginia Daffron Upwards of 60% of the 403 Asheville voters surveyed support the city's proposed bond referendum, a pollster told City Council at its regular meeting on July 26. Citing the results of a poll conducted by his firm, Campaign Research + Strategy, Tige Watts said the data show "a very clear indication that there is support in the community" for the transportation infrastructure, parks and recreation and affordable housing spending proposed by City Council.

    Comment?

  6. LEAF Downtown enters its second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mountain Xpress

    The LEAF Downtown festival, like its sibling - the biannual LEAF in nearby Black Mountain - highlights the rich tapestry of many cultures. But unlike the larger event, LEAF Downtown, which returns on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, is focused on a local audience.

    Comment?

  7. Smart bets: Teen Bandstand seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mountain Xpress

    Inspired by the Xpress article " Tuning into Asheville's teen bands ," White Horse Black Mountain's management team has launched a youth performance series. Jesse Barry and Ian Ridenhour, both of whom were included in the story for their early jump in the music industry, take turns hosting Teen Bandstand and opening for each show's headliner.

    Comment?

  8. Theater review: "Tarocco: A Soldier's Tale" by Fox and Beggar TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Mountain Xpress

    Fox and Beggar Theater kicked off its multi-city tour with a performance at the Diana Wortham Theatre, Friday-Sunday, July 22-24. This week the show, Tarocco: A Soldier's Tale , travels to Raleigh, Winston Salem, Atlanta and Greenville, S.C. Tarocco is a quintessentially Asheville production.

    Comment?

  9. Tuesday History: Thomas Wolfe and his "queer talk," 1938Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Mountain Xpress

    On May 10, 1938, Thomas Wolfe wrote his sister, Mabel Wolfe Wheaton, what would be one of his last letters to her. Wolfe had returned to Asheville the previous year for his first visit home since the publication of Look Homeward Angel, in 1929.

    Comment?

  10. Robert Beatty launches the second Serafina novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Mountain Xpress

    WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW: Some of author Robert Beatty's favorite hiking trails and waterfall-shielded caves turn up as settings in the new Serafina novel. Tourists interested in visiting these locations will soon be able to buy "A Guide to Serafina's Mountains."

    Comment?

  11. West Asheville Tailgate MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Mountain Xpress

    TUESDAYS, 3:30-6:30pm - Local market with produce, specialty items, crafts, natural body care and to-go foods.

    Comment?

  12. City Council queues up next step on bond referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mountain Xpress

    City Council is poised to take the next step on the road to the bond referendum at its regular meeting on July 26. During the new business portion of the meeting, Council will hear a report on a survey of city voters' attitudes toward the bond. Council will present the formal bond orders and will set a public hearing on the bond referendum for its August 9 meeting.

    Comment?

  13. Kettle Black (members of The Mumbles, Toubab Krewe, Antibalas) at Pisgah Brewing, July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mountain Xpress

    New Orleans-based singer-songwriter and pianist Keith Burnstein has passed through Western North Carolina a number of times, often with his band The Mumbles. The musician "pens timeless tunes to live by.

    Comment?

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

    Sunday Jul 24 | Mountain Xpress

    The animation's producers will be in attendance. Free and open to the public. dogwoodalliance.org a The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva hosts a screening of The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse on Thursday, July 28, at 6 p.m. The documentary, which made its U.S. and European debuts in April, chronicles the life of influential indie-rocker Mark Linkous , who battled drug and alcohol addiction, paralysis and debilitating mental illness that led to his eventual suicide.

    Comment?

  15. Indie 500 Flash Fiction Contest winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Mountain Xpress

    Felice Bell has been named the winner of the 2016 Indie 500 Flash Fiction Contest for her story, "Finding Astrid." Bell's entry was one of 55. The final judges were Jake Bible and Katey Schultz , who also named "Hitters," by Dan Damerville and "Ink," by Marilyn Borgelt as the runners up.

    Comment?

  16. 30 Days Out: a look at upcoming concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Mountain Xpress

    A local treasure, Chuck Brodsky is a storytelling troubadour in the grand tradition. He plays a free show at Salvage Station on August 6. Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances.

    Comment?

  17. APD arrests protestors and Xpress reporter at downtown stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mountain Xpress

    Protestors remaining in the lobby of the Asheville Municipal Building at 100 Court Plaza prior to their arrests. Photo by Dan Hesse Asheville Police Department officers arrested a group of protesters on Friday who had been demonstrating in the lobby of the police and fire station at 100 Court Plaza since the previous day.

    Comment?

  18. Crimes of the Heart will be onstage at Asheville Community Theatre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mountain Xpress

    Lenny, Meg and Babe Magrath are three Southern sisters with very different personalities and lives who have just reunited due to unfortunate circumstances: Babe is out on bail after shooting her husband in the stomach. Crimes of the Heart is warm-hearted, irreverent, zany and brilliantly imaginative comedy - and it's opening next at Asheville Community Theatre.

    Comment?

  19. Protesters given 2 p.m. deadline: must leave APD lobby or face arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mountain Xpress

    On Friday, Capt. Stony Gonce of the Asheville Police Department addressed protesters, who have occupied the lobby of APD's 100 Court Plaza station since Thursday, July 21. Gonce said protestors must leave the lobby by 2 p.m. on Friday, July 22 or face possible arrest.

    Comment?

  20. Equal releases new Asheville-based collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mountain Xpress

    Elliot Heller , aka Equal, grew up in Asheville before moving to New York City. There, as an in-demand DJ, he's expanded into the role of producer.

    Comment?

Asheville Job Listings
View or post Asheville job listings on Topix.
Asheville Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Asheville from Topix.
Asheville Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Asheville on Topix.