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  1. Video premiere: "Return of Jafar" by Natural Born LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Mountain Xpress

    In advance of their forthcoming album, indie-soul/hip-hop collective Natural Born Leaders shares a new video for the song "Return of Jafar." "The song's instrumental piece was inspired by the excitement of a pre-Dave-Chapelle-live-in-Asheville music jam with James [Eddington, bass and vocals], Kevin [Murtha, drums], and Ben [Survant, saxophone]," says lead vocalist Michael Martinez.

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  2. McGrady talks regional water systems at County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    WATER ISSUES: Rep. Chuck McGrady addresses the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 20 to report on a new committee geared toward regionalization of water and sewer systems. Photo by David Floyd State Rep. Chuck McGrady is making the rounds of local governing bodies to talk about a study committee he is co-chairing to explore incentives for regionalization of sewer and water systems.

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  3. April B. & The Cool bring fresh inspiration to the local R&B sceneRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    When you go through college music programs, you try a little bit of everything, says singer-songwriter and bandleader April Bennett . "I play a lot of instruments - pretty much anything with strings."

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  4. Tesla Quartet reprises a 1945 Asheville premiere of a classical workRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    SPARKS WILL FLY: Inspired by the vision of legendary inventor and namesake, the Tesla Quartet performs works of "extreme character and variety of expression." In 1945, Austrian composer Hugo Kauder's String Quartet No.

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  5. ASAP kicks off 2018 growing season with Eighth CSA Fair March 15 at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    To help the community learn more about CSAs, ASAP is hosting their Eighth CSA Fair on Thursday, March 15, from 3-6 p.m. at New Belgium Brewing Co. . The annual family-friendly event is free and provides an opportunity to meet area farmers, browse farmers' CSA programs and products, and sign up.

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  6. Smart Bets: RichGirl PoorBoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    If you were downtown on a warm day this past fall, there's a good chance you heard Asheville-based acoustic indie-pop trio RichGirl PoorBoy. Joseph Williams, Andrew Benjamin Freeman and Conor Moor regularly busked on various sides of the Miles Building, providing passers-by with pleasant harmonies, laid-back strumming and guitar solos and percussion courtesy of drumsticks and a plastic bucket.

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  7. Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Feb. 20-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mountain Xpress

    Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow is the one-stop home for Asheville-area beer news. Check back throughout the week for updates and send your own to wncbeertoday@gmail.com.

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  8. A scholar and pioneer: Turner speaks on African-American history in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mountain Xpress

    LEADING THE WAY: Scholar William H. Turner co-edited the 1985 anthology 'Blacks in Appalachia.' His research on the topic is among the earliest in the field.

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  9. Smart Bets: Bike LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mountain Xpress

    For the 11th year in a row, Bike Love kicks off Asheville on Bikes' forthcoming slate of advocacy and events to advance the city's urban and commuter bicycle culture and infrastructure. The 2018 edition takes place Saturday, Feb. 24, at Salvage Station and features music by local acts DJ Marley Carroll and Siamese Sound Club.

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  10. Asheville Archives: The short life of Dr. William Green TorrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mountain Xpress

    MEDICINE MAN: Dr. William Green Torrence arrived to Asheville in 1906. By 1910, he had established Torrence Hospital, the city's first black clinic.

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  11. Planning Board approves traffic study requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Mountain Xpress

    YELLOW LIGHT: Members of the Buncombe County Planning Board voted on Feb. 19 to approve an amendment to the county zoning ordinance that would require developers to submit a traffic impact study for residential developments with more than 75 units. Photo by David Floyd In a move one county resident in attendance called "worthy of a hallelujah chorus," the Buncombe County Planning Board approved a zoning amendment on Feb. 19 that would require developers to submit a traffic impact study if they are seeking approval for a development with more than 75 residential units.

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  12. Irish quilting at the Folk Art Center, March 15-17Community Bulletin 23 mins ago 38 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Mountain Xpress

    Next month, lovers of Irish culture and St. Patrick's celebrations will have the opportunity to quilt their own luck at the Folk Art Center. Up on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Southern Highland Craft Guild member Connie Brown will be showcasing a "Top of the Morning" quilt-themed exhibit from March 15-17 from 10-4pm daily.

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  13. In Photos: Speakers at Asheville rally decry gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Mountain Xpress

    A rally against gun violence at Pack Square in Asheville on Feb. 18 drew upward of 250 participants. In the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed, locals planned the event in conjunction with the national Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Everytown for Gun Safety rally.

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  14. County to consider bonds to pay for school projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Mountain Xpress

    FINDING FUNDING: During its Feb. 20 meeting, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider issuing limited obligation bonds to finance $60 million in projects, including major renovations at Asheville High School. Photo by Virginia Daffron Seeking a way to pay for about $60 million worth of projects that have been approved over the past few years, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider issuing limited obligation bonds during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Commissioners approved about $46.7 million for major renovations at Asheville High School, Community High School and Montford North Star Academy.

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  15. Smart Bets: Sweet MeggRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Mountain Xpress

    Over the next month, Asheville will get a taste of Brooklyn-based musician Megg Farrell's dual professional interests. On her way back north from SXSW, her group Megg Farrell & Friends stops by for a pair of country and original music shows, but first she'll head to Crow & Quill on Saturday, Feb. 24, under the name Sweet Megg.

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  16. City Council prioritizes equity, environment, economy at annual retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Mountain Xpress

    COME TOGETHER: Asheville City Council members and city staff attend the annual Council retreat, held Feb. 15-16 at The Collider downtown. Photo by Carolyn Morrisroe With two newly elected members and an evolving political landscape, Asheville City Council's annual retreat at The Collider Feb. 15-16 reflected a shifting mindset about what issues the city should tackle in the coming years.

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  17. Conscious Party: NEDAwareness WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Mountain Xpress

    WHY: Aligning with the National Eating Disorder Association campaign NEDAwareness Week allows Asheville-based nonprofit T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating to effect more change in North Carolina. In turn, the support network for individuals and families, health care providers, educators and the general public partners with numerous local businesses to reach people who may not know about the organization and its work.

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  18. Single release: "Weather" by SIYAH and P.T.PRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Mountain Xpress

    Local lyricist and hip-hop artist SIYAH shares "Weather," his first single of 2018. The track is a collaboration with fellow Asheville-based MC P.T.P and was produced by Emerld.

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  19. T.C. Roberson High School bands receives $1,000 for contributions to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Mountain Xpress

    The T.C. Roberson High School Bands have won $1,000 to be put toward Tools for Schools through the Safe & Warm Campaign presented by Ingles Markets, Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry and iHeartMedia. Students, teachers and parents came together to collect 264 blankets for ABCCM's crisis ministries, collecting the most out of the 14 participating schools.

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  20. Urgent care growing in WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Mountain Xpress

    POWER COUPLE: Dr. Stephanie and Mathew Trowbridge launched Range Urgent Care on Merrimon Avenue last year to provide a welcoming environment where services are provided for one flat fee per visit. Photo courtesy of Range Urgent Care Across the country, and in our own backyard, urgent care centers are one of the fastest-growing sectors in the health care business, providing patients with quick, convenient and less-costly alternatives to emergency room visits.

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