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Resources and interviews shedding light on important issues facing the WNC community.

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Visiting the Kimpton Hotel Arras

Visiting the Kimpton Hotel Arras

Ever visited the Kimpton Hotel Arras in downtown Asheville? Kirby sits with the general manager David McCartney to learn about some of the hotel's history, amenities and secrets.For more of The Asheville View, visit theAVLview.com

Incident at Elementary School

Incident at Elementary School

Asheville parent Karina Holloway recounts a harrowing story involving her child at a local elementary school and asks for the community's help. If you would like to contact the Asheville City School Board, go to ashevillecityschools.net

Artist Spotlight: Slay The Mic

Artist Spotlight: Slay The Mic

Kahlani talks to local radio personalities and artists Slay The Mic about their impact within the community, including STM Mulltimedia and the WBMU online radio station. For more of Slay The Mic, visit https://slaythemic.com To check out WBMU, visit...

Visiting the Kimpton Hotel Arras

Ever visited the Kimpton Hotel Arras in downtown Asheville? Kirby sits with the general manager David McCartney to learn about some of the hotel's history, amenities and secrets.For more of The Asheville View, visit theAVLview.com

Buncombe Pre-K: A New Solution

Buncombe Pre-K is a community effort to make it easier for families to find and apply to publicly funded pre-kindergarten (pre-k) programs. Aisha Adams talks to three of the people involved about the program and how to take advantage of it. For more of The Asheville...

Trina Jackson debuts Je La Vois

Local Asheville entrepreneur and business owner Trina Jackson displays some of her fashion designs for us. Recorded at Kimpton Hotel Arras in downtown Asheville, NC.

Women’s Month Special: What holiday would you make?

The hosts of The Asheville View talk about March being Women's Month and what women-centered holidays they would promote if they were president. Special thanks to Kimpton Hotel Arras in Downtown Asheville, NC. For more of The Asheville View, visit theAVLview.com

Artist Spotlight: The Cast of “Transition” (featuring Asheville Community Theatre)

Playwright & director Ria Young and the cast of her play "Transition" talk about their work with Asheville Community Theatre and the play's upcoming debut April 1st through the 3rd ,2022. To learn more about Asheville Community Theatre, buy tickets, and see other...

Clips

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Ever wish you could do a life swap? Find out who Aisha, Kirby and Myriam wish they could swap lives with.

The Great Escape

Ever wish you could do a life swap? Find out who Aisha, Kirby and Myriam wish they could swap lives with.

School Dayz

The hosts discuss back to school and the achievement gap.

Counteracting Dismissive Attacks

From Season 1 "Braveheart" episode. You've witnessed it, dished it, or you've been the recipient... You raise a valid argument to defend yourself or others and someone dismisses you as dramatic or angry or hormonal in an attempt to lessen you and your point in the...

I’m seen as a disruption because I exist

From Season 1 "Braveheart" episode. Sometimes you can be seen as a disruption simply for existing. People are penalized for things they can't control…like bringing a fish on land and hating it for not being able to breathe the air and hating it for needing the water....

Ask the Doctor (Juice)

Dear Dr. Norling, What causes skin conditions like eczema?   Meet Dr. Sharon Norling Meet the Hosts: Dr. Sharon Norling Twitter: @DrSharonNorling Instagram: @drsharonnorling

Blog

A Tired Teacher 

A Tired Teacher 

Teachers are the most selfless and hardworking people I know. We are also the most questioned, sometimes disrespected, and often underpaid. We all know that one does not get into this career for the money; we do it for the love of the kids, the love of living a life...

False Binaries – The Lies That Blind Us

False Binaries – The Lies That Blind Us

By Tina Madison White for Asheville View, May 6, 2022 In part of a series, Tina White explores some of the hidden toxins at work in our community. One of the reasons I moved to Asheville six years ago was to escape my binary past. When, in 2013, I transitioned from...

The Asheville View – LIVE to Film Taping 

The Asheville View – LIVE to Film Taping 

at Asheville Community Theatre FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2022 The Asheville View – LIVE to Film Taping  at Asheville Community Theatre You’re invited to attend a live taping of the groundbreaking Asheville talk show, The Asheville View. Hosted by Aisha Adams,...

Finding Time for Me

Finding Time for Me

Meetings. Deadlines. Appointments. Kids. Chores. Bills. Covid (still). Take a look at your calendar; some are juggling more; some are juggling less. As you review the items, do you see what’s missing? More likely than not, there isn't a single mention about time for...

10 Cringeworthy Things That Shouldn’t Be Said to Gay Men

10 Cringeworthy Things That Shouldn’t Be Said to Gay Men

For this first blog post of the new year, I decided to ask some of my fellow gay men about some of the phrases, questions and assumptions that were made by our heterosexual counterparts. We understand people think these are meant to be compliments or genuine...

A Tired Teacher 

Teachers are the most selfless and hardworking people I know. We are also the most questioned, sometimes disrespected, and often underpaid. We all know that one does not get into this career for the money; we do it for the love of the kids, the love of living a life...

False Binaries – The Lies That Blind Us

By Tina Madison White for Asheville View, May 6, 2022 In part of a series, Tina White explores some of the hidden toxins at work in our community. One of the reasons I moved to Asheville six years ago was to escape my binary past. When, in 2013, I transitioned from...

The Asheville View – LIVE to Film Taping 

at Asheville Community Theatre FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2022 The Asheville View – LIVE to Film Taping  at Asheville Community Theatre You’re invited to attend a live taping of the groundbreaking Asheville talk show, The Asheville View. Hosted by Aisha Adams,...

Finding Time for Me

Meetings. Deadlines. Appointments. Kids. Chores. Bills. Covid (still). Take a look at your calendar; some are juggling more; some are juggling less. As you review the items, do you see what’s missing? More likely than not, there isn't a single mention about time for...

10 Cringeworthy Things That Shouldn’t Be Said to Gay Men

For this first blog post of the new year, I decided to ask some of my fellow gay men about some of the phrases, questions and assumptions that were made by our heterosexual counterparts. We understand people think these are meant to be compliments or genuine...

About

The Asheville View” is a daytime-style talk web series hosted by Aisha Adams, Kirby Winner, Myiram Weber, Tina White, and Kahlani Jackson. The show serves as a morning cup of coffee for equity advocates across the South.

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Hosts

Aisha Adams

Kirby Winner

Myriam Weber

Tina White

Kahlani Jackson