Tuesday, September 28, 2010

    Verve Asheville

    Our October issue should be out around town tomorrow! In the meantime, check out this behind-the-scenes album from our "Rock 'n Roll Couture" photo shoot. Shots by Stewart O'Shields, styling by Dema Badr, makeup by Mendy Hoffman and Scott Thompson, and hair by Gretchen Pheffer.

    VERVE is Western North Carolina’s smartest magazine for women. Our sassy, sophisticated readers love our bimonthly publication for its stunning photography and riveting feature stories—which provide an in-depth look at Western North Carolina women in the arts, business, fashion and design.


    Saturday, September 11, 2010

    Activist Community Potluck

    5-8pm, Sunday September 19
    Malvern Hills Park
    Asheville, NC

    This is the first of many monthly potlucks, each on a different topic, and each in a different location. All activists, community builders and leaders, and any community members are welcome. This is a great opportunity to get together, build relationships, network, share ideas, brainstorm, and synergize.


    Friday, September 10, 2010

    Asheville Octoberfest

    October 9, 2010

    On the 200th anniversary of the first Oktoberfest, the Asheville Downtown Association is proud to bring you Asheville's own Oktoberfest! One of the highlights of the event will be the Brewery Team Contests! Asheville Brewing Co., Craggie, French Broad, Green Man, Highland and Pisgah will each field a four person team for team contests held throughout the day!

    Contests will include:

    * Keg-Rolling
    * Stein Races
    * Dizzy Gnome
    * Bratwurst Eating Contest
    * Alphorn Blowing Contest