David Bazan will perform songs from his new album, Blanco — along with other tunes from his back catalog — when he appears onstage at The Grey Eagle Wednesday, July 13. Source: David Bazan’s solo tour brings him to Asheville | Mountain XpressRead more "DAVID BAZAN’S SOLO TOUR BRINGS HIM TO ASHEVILLE"
BY MOUNTAIN XPRESS GINA SMITH The drive out to the American Miso Co. on a clear autumn day is stunningly beautiful — and a bit of an adventure. It seems straightforward enough heading east out of Asheville on I-40, but once you leave behind the interstate near Marion, getting to the manufacturing facility in Rutherford […]Read more "CULTURAL ARTS: JAPANESE MISO IS ALIVE & THRIVING IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA"
BY MOUNTAIN XPRESS LEA MCLELLAN Comedian and one-time Ashevillean Joe Zimmerman has been building an impressive resume over the last two years. The sharp-witted, New York-based comic has appeared on “Conan,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and season 8 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and he recorded a Comedy Centralhalf-hour special in 2014. […]Read more "COMEDIAN JOE ZIMMERMAN RETURNS TO ASHEVILLE"
BY MOUNTAIN XPRESS KAT MCREYNOLDS The American Planning Association (APA) today named Lexington Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina, as one of five Great Streets on the organization’s annual Great Places in America list. As part of National Community Planning Month, APA’s Great Places in America program recognizes streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces in the United […]Read more "LEXINGTON AVENUE IN DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE, NC NAMED ONE OF GREAT PLACES IN AMERICA"
BY MOUNTAIN XPRESS JONATHON AMMONS Up the long wooden steps of the Smoky Park Supper Club, the construction is starting to wrap up. The rustic structure built of recycled shipping containers rises between the river and the road like a temple to an alternative style of cooking for the commercial kitchen: wood-fired. And that temple has […]Read more "ALL FIRED UP: SMOKY PARK SUPPER CLUB ANNOUNCES OPENING DATE AND MENU"