2019 Archives


LEAF Festival tickets sold out | May 9-12, 2019, entertainment lineup and schedule at Theleaf.org: More> | Related: LEAF Community Arts is a community-oriented, non-profit, dedicated to "connecting cultures and enriching lives" via festivals, events and educational programs at Theleaf.org: More>

What happened to Earth Day? | "Love it or hate it, Earth Day’s just not what it used to be. What happened?" is answered by Kate Yoder on Apr. 22, 2019, via Grist.org: More> | RELATED: "Join the world's largest environmental movement" at Earthday.org: More>

NC Republicans should hang their heads in shame | "Corruption, Gerrymandering, and Voter Suppression: How North Carolina’s GOP Made a Great Big Mess," written by Jacob Rosenberg, published April 24, 2019, via Motherjones.com: More>


Mother Earth News Fair returns in April | If you care about learning more about sustainability, this fair is for you. Sponsored by Mother Earth News, the fair is returning to the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher on April 27 & 28, 2019. Details at Motherearthnewsfair.com: More>

Asheville Mardi Gras parade along South Slope Sun., Mar. 3, begins at 3 pm, followed by Queen's Ball | "Wild! Wild! Asheville!" is the 2019 parade's theme, via Ashevillemardigras.org: More> |

QUEEN'S BALL INFO: Map of parade route, parking details, as well as Queen's Ball (5 to 10 pm) info: More>


Five Takes on Happy Valentine's Day 2019 | Via DowntownAsheville.com: More>


'DON'T SHOOT': Remember Parkland Florida High School's Mass Shooting on Feb. 14, 2018, because student lives matter more than guns. | One year after the Parkland student murders, not a single Federal law to control gun violence in schools has been passed. What have Asheville and Western North Carolina U.S. Congressmen done since Parkland to protect our students? Commentary by DowntownAsheville.com: More>

RELATED: "Parkland’s Day of Remembrance: Moments of Silence, Reflection and Grief," Feb. 14, 2019, via NYTimes.com: More>

RELATED: "What It’s Like to Go Back to School After a Shooting," Feb. 14, 2019, via Theatlantic.com: More>


Feb. 3 Super Bowl party at The Grey Eagle | Watch wide-screen TV coverage of the 51st Super Bowl on Sun., Feb. 3, 2018, via Thegreyeagle.com: More>

Asheville Citizen-Times lays off more journalists | News reported Jan. 28, 2019, by Jason Sandford, via Ashvegas.com: More>

The Grey Eagle Jan. 2019 calendar | One of Asheville's oldest, finest, most affordable musical venues, located in the Asheville River District, via Thegreyeagle.com: More>

Happy New Year 2019: Turn, Turn, Turn, to everything there is a season | Some things come around to be understood and celebrated again, such as this 1966 vintage song: "A time of love, a time of hate.... To everything, turn, turn, turn... there is a season, turn, turn, turn... a time to every purpose under heaven." Sung by Judy Collins, 1966, via Youtube.com: More> | RELATED: Written by Pete Seeger, via Wikipedia.com: More> | RELATED: "Silent Night" sung by Judy Collins, 1996, via Youtube.com: More> | RELATED: "Morocco" sung by Judy Collins from her 2011 album, "Bohemian," via Youtube.com: More> | RELATED: Judy Collins Tour Dates 2019, via Concertfix.com: More>

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