Photographer: Gordon Gellatly

Gordon is a Senior Mass Communications student at UNC Asheville, hailing from Washington, D.C. You can find him wherever you may find live music, craft beer, and delicious food.

Mindfulness Festival 2016

Mindfulness Festival 2016

Live music emanated from the UNC Asheville quad as people of all ages gathered for the third annual Mindfulness Festival on April 23, the day after Earth Day. Hula-hoopers, slack-liners, and barefoot attendees enjoyed the weather and browsed the 25 different vendor’s stations, while bands such as Jahman Brahman and I, Star performed in front […]

A Feast of Thrones at Lex 18

A Feast of Thrones at Lex 18

Easter has passed, March Madness is coming to a close, and it feels as though spring has arrived in the mountains of Western North Carolina. However, Lex 18, Asheville’s resident moonshine bar, has a message: “Winter is coming”. Located at 18 N. Lexington Ave., Lex 18 has adopted the name House Lexington for their upcoming […]

Universal Sigh at New Mountain AVL

Universal Sigh at New Mountain AVL

Inside New Mountain, one of Asheville’s live music venues, Twiddle performs their soundcheck while tonight’s openers, Universal Sigh, sit outside tuning guitars and putting together their setlist. “Remember, guys,” lead guitarist Pace Maynard tells the other three members of the band. “Two choruses on ‘Snow Dunes’ tonight.” Hailing from Athens, Georgia, brothers Pace and Jones […]

North Carolina Primaries in Asheville

North Carolina Primaries in Asheville

Lining up at the West Asheville Public Library, voters prepare to cast their votes for the North Carolina primary. 100 feet away from the entrance to the polls, volunteers pass out information about candidates, hoping to get some last minute votes. “On the ballot now,” Anne Fittenglenn explains, “theres the governor, lieutenant governor, North Carolina […]

Saw-Whet Owls at Highland Brewing

Saw-Whet Owls at Highland Brewing

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, in association with Lees McRae College and Highland Brewing, joined together Monday in celebration of the Northern Saw-whet Owl and Highland’s seasonal brew, the Saw-whet Saison. Shortly before 7 p.m. on Monday, animal lovers and beer aficionados gathered in Highland Brewing Company’s special events space hoping to catch a sip […]

Erotic Poetry Slam at The Odditorium

Erotic Poetry Slam at The Odditorium

The Odditorium, located at 1045 Haywood rd. in Asheville, North Carolina.

The Paint Bug at Weinhaus

The Paint Bug at Weinhaus

Easels, paint, and brushes filled Asheville’s Weinhaus, located at 86 Patton Ave., while drinkers and painters trickled into the building. Abbi Cord, owner of The Paint Bug, sets up her microphone, speakers, and paints in preparation for the growing crowd. “We’re an art entertainment company.” Cord said, “We go into bars and restaurants around Asheville […]