Author: gsjackson

Theatre Focus: The Misanthrope @ The Magnetic Theatre November 2 – 18

As the French playwright, Molière is quoted as saying about theatre, “Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.”  This is the core of the play ‘The Misanthrope’….

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Asheville Date Night In: Countdown to the Holidays!

written by Mc Clain, director / writer of Dark Horse Theatre It took a minute, but the fall chill has definitely arrived. Holiday plans are creeping in. The social season is on its way. Now is the time to charge…

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Happy Hour Test Drive: Imperial Life

Written by: Local taste testers Laura Jones, @lgracejones and Maryanne Pappano, @paydirtmary Nestled away above the amazing restaurant Table, at 48 College Street in the heart of downtown, is an intimate bar and lounge. For those of you who have not…

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Asheville Date Night In with TAKEOUT CENTRAL: Post Hurricane Snuggling

written by Mc Clain, director / writer of Dark Horse Theatre   Welcome to a new feature on Asheville Date Night Guide called ‘Asheville Date Night In‘ for those who prefer snuggling under the covers instead of sweating on the…

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Theatre Focus: Grave Lullaby @ the Magnetic Theatre October 12 – 28

Halloween Season is here! And there is no better place to go on a date than somewhere to scare the bejesus out of them! And yeah sure, you can pay to go to a haunted house and be scared by…

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Chef’s Table @ Polanco Restaurant with Chef Ricardo

Polanco Restaurant at 10 N Market St, Asheville, reservations at 828-575-2576, is not your typical Mexican Restaurant.  Heck, we shouldn’t even stereotype it into a particular category. Just like you would be wrong to label Chef Ricardo Carrasco as merely a chef….

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Beauty Or Brains: Asheville Trivia Nights

Beauty or brains? As a single man in Asheville, there’s no contest. Definitely brains. I am turned on by women who wear glasses with hair pulled back into a pony tail – it’s the stereotype of brainy. Either they are bent…

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Unicorns Do Exist

Stephanie Rogers wrote an incredible piece for our friends at Ashvegas.com titled the 5 Guys You’ll Sleep With before you leave Asheville.  She shines a light on the dating game that men, women, the LGBTQ community is playing where there…

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What’s the Recipe to ‘Happily Ever After’?

Short answer: Attending Swipe Mic! I grew up with stories of how my parents met. And no, it wasn’t the most romantic story. Basically a married women who worked with my mom wanted to have sex with my dad. She…

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