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Tourists win opening home game

Tourists win opening home game

The Asheville Tourists’ first home game of the season kicked off with a bang last Thursday. Fans from the Asheville area packed McCormick Field as they watched the Tourists beat the Rome Braves 5-4 in extra innings. “What a great game,” Tyler Leinbach, a Tourists fan, said. “And on opening night too? It’s great.” The […]

Veterans for Peace

Veterans for Peace

Veterans for Peace, Asheville, chapter gathered in Pack Square last Tuesday to promote their anti-war message to the public. “We are protesting our jackassed foreign policy that creates more enemies than we start with,” says Bob Feldman, one of the protesters. “But that’s good for business if you sell drones, if you sell military goods, […]

Local community protests House Bill 2 in Pack Square

Local community protests House Bill 2 in Pack Square

Campaign for Southern Equality organized a protest on Friday against House Bill 2, a law Gov. Pat McCrory signed which allows discrimination against LGBTQ+ citizens by requiring people to only use restrooms and locker rooms that match the gender listed on their birth certificate, not their gender identity. “This is terrible,” said Rory Philbrick, a […]

Bloodlust of the Wolf

Bloodlust of the Wolf

Mechanical Eye Microcinema hosted an experimental film in an alleyway at the Asheville Art Incubator  on March 17. There, Professor Simon Tarr, from the University of South Carolina, performed a remix of the silent film “Nanook of the North” which he titled “Bloodlust of the Wolf”. While the film is on display, Tarr used a […]

National Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference

National Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference

The 29th Annual National Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference was held last weekend at the Omni Grove Park Inn. For three days, folks from around the country have gathered to buy, sell, or simply appreciate antiques made from 1895 to 1940 (known as the Arts & Crafts era). “We like this era of […]

Oskar Blues Mardis Gras Throwdown

Oskar Blues Mardis Gras Throwdown

Oskar Blues Brewery brought a little slice of New Orleans with them when they hosted its Mardis Gras Throwdown on Feb. 9. To celebrate the event, Oskar Blues had Mardis Gras beads and decorations throughout the bar, including a make your own masquerade mask table. The brewery featured live music from The Carousers, who played […]

Elevate’s Open House

Elevate’s Open House

Elevate, a Christian organization, offers affordable classes for the Asheville community. These classes offer everything from ballet to after school care. Each class is usually around six dollars. On Feb. 6, Elevate hosted an open house at their church to show off the various classes they offer throughout the year. “We just want to make […]

Saw-Whet Saison Release Party

Saw-Whet Saison Release Party

The Highland Brewery hosted a release party for its new seasonal beer, Saw-Whet Saison, on Friday Jan. 29. The brewery partnered with the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for its new release. “We had been desiring to develop a partnership with a local company that would help with outreach,” says Carl Silverstein, the Executive Director of […]