Visiting Writer: Frank X Walker talks about race in Appalachia

Frank X Walker is a poet with , widely acknowledged as the man who coined the term “Affrilachian” to represent African-Americans in the Appalachian region. UNC Asheville invited him to read selections from his work and discuss the nuances of what it means to be from the Appalachia.

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Asheville Restaurant Week pairs affordable prices with exceptional cuisine

Asheville’s sixth annual Restaurant Week organized by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce kicked off showcasing 25 local restaurants with cuisines ranging from modern American fair at Ambrozia Bar and Bistro to rich truffles from Asheville’s French Broad Chocolate Lounge.

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