Derby Time With The Blue Ridge Rollergirls

On this episode of Finding Asheville, hosts Benny and Emily sit down with Pushy and Sailor of the Blue Ridge Rollergirls. The Blue Ridge Rollergirls are an all female, flat track roller derby league in Asheville. Don’t know a lot about roller derby? Neither do our hosts, who get a sound education on the particulars […]

Episode 101: Body Modification

For the 101th episode we take a completely different direction, veering sharply from the episode with the Imam of the Islamic Center of Asheville, and discuss body modification. Our guests for this episode are Chris Winslow and Amber Meredith who work at Pure Steam in Asheville. Chris Winslow is an accomplished tattoo artist, while Amber […]

100th Episode Celebration, and an Islamic Education

Over two years ago Nathan Miller started the Finding Asheville podcast. Unfortunately Nathan had to move away, but Benny and Emily┬áhave tried to keep this wonderful program alive. Today is Finding Asheville’s┬álandmark one hundredth episode. We got a bit more serious than usual for our hundredth and spoke to Mohammad Taha, the Imam (spiritual leader) […]

You’re A Wizard Harry!

Hold on to your broomsticks! This week we spoke with Katie L, the founder of Asheville’s chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance. The Harry Potter Alliance is: “changing the world by making activism accessible through the power of story. Since 2005, [the HPA] engaged millions of fans through our work for equality, human rights, and […]