Tag: West Asheville

3rd Annual West Asheville Garden Stroll

3rd Annual West Asheville Garden Stroll

Fifteen Gardens prepared for visitors on a beautiful Saturday in West Asheville. The 3rd Annual West Asheville Garden Stoll kicked off with an environmental award to Doug ‘brother hug’ Barlow for his tireless work in getting the greenway going and a surpirse visit from Bill Whipple’s mother, ‘Dorothy’. Now, being Asheville, and specifically West Asheville, […]

Emperor X Rocks Harvest Records

Emperor X Rocks Harvest Records

Emperor X blew into town with a couple of guys from Johnson City, TN that had only met a few hours before. For most bands/singer-song-writers, this would be a disaster. For Emperor X, it is routine–a welcome way to keep his wits fresh and mind sharp. As he travels around the country he buries tapes […]

Zen Plays The Beatles

Zen Plays The Beatles

Our own Zen Sutherland playing a sing-a-long of Beatles songs at the Hop West. Fun for all ages. And ice cream, too!

New Installment in Wall Art at Hop West

New Installment in Wall Art at Hop West

The Hop West unveiled the latest in a series of paintings by Jarrett Rutland for the walls of the popular Haywood Road ice cream shop. Entitled, And Watch the Flutters of Fall Go By, the piece joins a larger work called Land of Endless Treats. Two more are planned, which represent each season. The next […]

Dustin Spagnola New Work At Harvest Records

Dustin Spagnola New Work At Harvest Records

Harvest Records hosted a show of new works by West Asheville artist Dustin Spagnola. For this show, Spagnola, a mixed-media artist, draws heavily from musical influences in his life here in Asheville. Mixed with images of local artists like Pierce Edens and Jaye Bartell are those of his travelling musical heroes such as Ian Mackaye […]

Friday Night Bands At The Grey Eagle

Friday Night Bands At The Grey Eagle

This night ran the gamut from single guitar/voice to big-band punk with stops at gypsy punk and indie rock. Starting off the night was The Pete Lutz, a local videographer and singer with a short set featuring some well-done covers of Tom Waits songs. Next up was the G String Orchestra, fresh off the road […]

The Gypsy Queen Cuisine hits West Asheville

The Gypsy Queen Cuisine hits West Asheville

She wants a place that loves food, but without the hassles they have run into downtown. Huh. Seems like a fit for West Asheville. And as a West Ashevilleite, I welcome it. And encourage everyone to get there if you can. Across from Haywood Rd. Ingles, today and tomorrow from 11:30 till the food runs […]

Volunteers Beautify West Asheville

Volunteers Beautify West Asheville

A group of volunteers committed an act of guerrilla, or Girlilla, gardening today, cleaning up the traffic triangles on the corner of Haywood Road and Westwood Place. Led by Laurie Newman of Farm Girl Garden Design and ably assisted by Megan, Chris, Christopher and about 8 others, they cut weeds, trimmed perennials, removed various trash, […]

Friday Night at the Get Down

Friday Night at the Get Down

If you don’t know the Get Down, and you are into local music, you are missing out. Near the corner of Haywood Road and Patton Avenue, the venue hosts some of the best known and unknown local bands. This night was no exception with three West Asheville bands sharing the billboard. Starting off was the […]