Around Asheville

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What’s going on in the Asheville, NC area and surrounding Western North Carolina mountain counties.

Where Does Change Begin?

Does innovation begin in the mind and subsequent actions of an individual? In a competitive corporate think tank? In the halls of Congress? Maybe in a combination of all three, and maybe in that order.  Here’s the headline that caused the stock market plunge this week: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan Team Up to Change Healthcare Costs  (Select gold link for […]

Advocacy Takes Many Forms And Has Many Advantages

AARP is well-known for providing discounts for seniors on travel, entertainment, and other purchases. We recognize them for partnering on the sale of trips, tours, health insurance, auto insurance, and gadgets like life-alert products. But do you know that there’s another side to AARP, one that is interested in protecting and enriching us, not selling to us?

Foreplay

  Probably not the kind of foreplay you’re thinking about. The “foreplay” I participated in last night was an open, audience feedback rehearsal prior to the March 19 official debut of “Venus in Fur” at NC Stage Company’s intimate black box theater in downtown Asheville. The evening was exciting and there was sexual tension, but, alas, no one but the cast […]