Laurel of Asheville — Jun 1, 2009 Bob White extended a hand the size of a baseball glove toward me, fingers cupped around a leafy vegetable he had just snatched from the ground. “What do you think this is, man?” he said. I inspected the green leaves and took my best shot. “Collard greens?” “Wrong, […]
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Are You in AWE Yet?
Laurel magazine — May 1, 2008 — After its successful inaugural meeting in April, the Asheville Writing Enthusiasts (AWE) will resume monthly meetings on Saturday May 3, 2008, in the Board Room at Pack Place, 2 South Pack Square in downtown Asheville at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker this time will be David Pereda, director of […]
The Laurel of Asheville – An Artistic Rebirth
It’s no wonder that the River Arts District follows the meanderings of the French Broad River. One of the few rivers in the world that runs north instead of south, it provides a natural testament to the visionaries who decades earlier went against the established flow and became legends through Black Mountain College. And though […]