Fall is fast approaching in Western North Carolina, with the official first day of the season just weeks away. As the season sets in and the leaves begin to turn, we welcome the colorful scenery and some great fishing in our region.
Our Newest Stories
There is another world below and around us, vast and invisible but entirely connected with our own. The world I’m referring to is the interconnected relationships between tiny microbes in the soil and plant life. But here is where it gets weird.
Recognizing the need to provide emancipated slaves with a place of worship, several prominent members of Trinity Episcopal Church—including former slaveowners and Confederate officers Thomas Patton and James Martin—rallied to establish Asheville’s first Black congregation: The Freedmen’s Church.
The other day I met up with a dear friend who is my soft place to fall. She encourages me to show up messy, tender and fully myself. She sees my creativity, generosity and my tendency to be controlling and too goal-oriented. She accepts and celebrates all of me.
For the month of September, Grovewood Gallery and its sister shop, Gallery of the Mountains, will both donate one percent of all sales to the Asheville Chapter of Arts For Life (AFL), a nonprofit dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement.
With summer drawing to a close, the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is preparing for its 2023-2024 season. The orchestra will play three masterworks’ concerts, the traditional holiday concert and, making a return to the stage where the HSO played its first show in 1971, two chamber orchestra concerts.
The first installment of the three-part Buncombe County Creative Equity Mural Project has been completed at 148 Hilliard Avenue. Eres un Orgullo Latino (You Are Latin Pride) was created by artist Leslie Reynalte-Llanco of Sketchonic Design with support from Gus Cutty and Kathryn Crawford.
When Leeann Shearouse purchased scenic pastureland between Fletcher and Fairview five years ago, she set out to create a dream place—not just for her but for some very special avian friends. “I built a house and started landscaping and building the enclosures for the birds,” she says.