AVL LIFE

The reason women may be shrinking away from you in an elevator is not because you’re some hulking beast but because chances are they’ve experienced some level of creepiness.

Asheville River Arts Studio Stroll
November 10 - 11 marks yet another fall Studio Stroll in the River Arts District where you can meet art makers + become an art collector.

Ask A Woman starts off her regular advice column answering a question about why women get tattoos and piercings. Especially in Asheville.

vote 2018
Tuesday November 6th is widely considered to be one of the most important elections in decades and there really is no excuse to not vote.

Ask A Woman
Ask A Woman is an anonymous advice column where I give candid, honest advice about everything you people can cook up.

/ Fleurs / showcases the work of an artist who is French born and loving, living the Asheville life.

Franny's Farmacy
This week is the Grand Opening of Franny's Farmacy - a dream come true for lovers of hemp products everywhere.

Harvest Fest 2018
Come one, come all to the 1st ever Harvest Fest at the Burton Street Community Peace Gardens on Saturday 9/22.

Asheville Van Life Rally
JuneBug Retro Resort in Weaverville is the 2018 home of the largest #vanlife gathering on the East Coast.

Asheville FM Turns 9
Community celebrating community as Asheville Affiliates hosts a Birthday Bash Fundraiser for !03.3 Asheville FM

Brooklyn based duo headline the legendary Asheville music venue.

NC Mountain State Fair / photo by @curatednc
If you can almost see the neon lights, hear the happy screams, and smell the fried foods (and farm animals!) in the air, it's because it is time for the NC Mountain State Fair!

plēb asheville
AVL wine lovers have more reason to toast in celebration with the Grand Opening of plēb on Saturday the 1st.

Let's Drall Y'all At BattleCat
Every Tuesday night, you can go to BattleCat in West AVL and just chill, draw, sketch, relax. Join the movement!

Yacht Rock Revival
Get your sailor attire on for tonight's Yacht Rock REVIVAL at Salvage Station with inspiration from Honeypot #SAILAWAY

Today why not spend your lunch break enjoying local food trucks, music, and giving back to the community with the Downtown Welcome Table?

The Bee's Knees at The Odditorium
From 12pm-6pm this Sunday go and get your flea on at The Bee's Knees Vintage Market hosted by The Odditorium

Here's a tip: channel your irrational yearning for your ex into a steamy summer fling.

Stylists offer services to the public for suggested donations as they raise money for the nonprofit.

Asheville-based Cory Brent of Broken Bellows talks about his inspiration behind the duo's debut album.

Here's one thing I never expected: amazingly vivid dreams.

The book is latest from Asheville author Robert Beatty, creator of the best-selling Serafina series.

The Asheville Yoga Center wants to help keep Asheville’s natural lands and waterways free from trash.

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation seeks donors to support improved exhibits, trails, historical sites and more.

Working Wheels has formed a new partnership that will help clients of the Re-Entry Council to access affordable, reliable vehicles.

The exhibition at Pink Dog Creative asks 21 local artists to reflect on gun violence.

I worry about wrinkles.

The event will be held at Flora in West Asheville, where two Asheville women entrepreneurs will help bring out your best.

8 Ways to Deal with an Unreasonable Co-Parent
First off, stop playing the blame game.

UNC Asheville has met five standards developed by the Arbor Day Foundation to promote healthy trees and student involvement on campus.

Ronald Manheimer explores situations from the lives of prominent existentialist philosophers and uses those biographical stories to shed light on key existentialist ideas.

How to Deal With a Narcissist
Mastering the ability to work with people who don’t see the world the way that you see it and to still achieve your goals is a triumph that will serve you forever.

Marisol Colette is a therapist. Rose Kaz is a photographer. Together, they work to create "Image with Intention."

Sure, sex is intimate, but have you ever tried believing in aliens?

I wanted desperately to feel sexy, but for who? Certainly not for me.

The Arts Market Survey is the next step in catalyzing an effort to build affordable housing and affordable space options for Asheville's creative sector.

It's that dreaded visitor we get every month, ladies. A few good products have helped me cope along the way.

Mark Suggs in Ox
Illegal immigration and labor reform are on the menu at this year's Fringe Fest.

New Year's Resolutions for Co-Parents
Co-parenting can be hard. Here are 25 ideas that can even be implemented as your New Year’s Resolutions. They may not be easy all the time, but they will help in the long run!

Joe Greene will celebrate the launch of his new line on Jan. 27 at Ellington Underground.

#3: Get Creative. A Cadavre exquis (Exquiste Corpse) by Marc M. Gustà, Bernat M. Bustà and Irene Alcón. 2011.
5 things that are A.) attainable and B.) good for you.

New Life Old Life
I'm not getting hotter, I'm just getting older.

NYE with GritVegas!
We've got the official countdown of all the fun happening in town this New Year's Eve!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Despite the negativity from certain circles of the fan community, 'The Last Jedi' is by far the most cinematic and accomplished work in the series since 'Empire.'

Machinedrum. Photo: Tonje Thilesen
Thursday night, Machinedrum headlines Ellington Underground. He'll be joined by local electronic acts Push/Pull and Bombassic.

Kusa
Kusa plays New Year's Eve at Asheville's Sly Grog Lounge. Here, they get interviewed in their underwear and define "pizza-weed jam." Plus, the premiere of their new track, "Oil on Water."

Rock & Rye
We're closing out Gritmas with a celebration of the all that's past—and all that's yet to come: We've got 2 tickets to AC Hotel's Rock & Rye New Year's Eve Bash! Enter through midnight.

Raqs Sapphire, Studio Zahiya Intermediate student bellydance troupe member, Ramie Smith Thorstad
From bhangra to belly dance, Studio Zahiya's instructors, students, and special guests wowed a full house on Tuesday night, all for a great cause.

Gritmas 2017
The 12 Days of Gritmas return with fabulous prizes from some of your favorite local and regional retailers!

Liquidlogic hoodie
On day 11 of Gritmas, we've got a prize pack of apparel and gear for all of your adventures, on the water and off, from local kayak company Liquidlogic.