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Dig Local Update 7/23/20 - Blue Spiral 1 Interview, News from 828 Family Pizzeria, and More Events Not to Miss

Blue Sprial 1 Gallery's COVID-19 Exhibits
and More in this #digAVL Video 

A series on how local businesses are adjusting to the COVID-19 crisis

Meet Candace Riley and Michael Manes of Blue Sprial 1During these uncertain times, they have been creating breathtaking exhibits that you can view virtually from home or even in person, find out how by checking out the interview.

See the video interview here!
While we've all had to adjust to the "new normal" (whatever that is), our local business owners and managers each have their own story to tell about how they've been affected and what they are doing during these unprecedented times. Dig Local is proud to partner with our friend, Ann Smith, at Leap Frog Tours to interview some of the awesome folks who make Asheville, Asheville.
828 Family Pizzeria Closes Their Doors in South Asheville
We are so saddened by the news of 828 Family Pizzeria, an Asheville staple, closing its doors in South Asheville. But we were so relieved to hear that we can still get one of their signature Classic Cheese Pizza (and more!) from their Merrimon location. 

Get Your Curbside Carryout Here!
The Asheville Vibes
Giveaway Vol. 2
How about a Prickly Rumanita cocktail, a blueberry + rosemary + lime-infused glazed doughnut, and a local, pasture-raised pork chop? If we're speaking your language you definitely need to get in on this Giveaway of Gift Cards to some iconic Asheville businesses!

YOU could win this Gift Card bundle to these 3 iconic Asheville places!
Cultivated Cocktails (valued at $35)

The Underground Cafe with DoughP Dougnuts (valued at $20)

Hickory Nut Gap (valued at $100)

If you wrote a love letter to your favorite Asheville restaurants, breweries, shops, artists, etc., who would you include and what would you say you liked about them? Our local AVL businesses need some love right about now. The new DigLocal 3.0 app's "List Feature" is the perfect place to tell what you dig about our town, and to share it with friends and family. This new technology is currently available only on the Dig Local app.
Here's how you can enter to win this Giveaway!
*While anyone can create lists, you must be 21 or older to enter this contest. Winner will be randomly selected from the lists created on the app. Gift cards cannot be redemed for cash, only product. 
Featured Events
Grail Moviehouse Sofa Cinema
Grail Moviehouse, Asheville's own Alternative Cinema is offering the opportunity to continue watching the best in arthouse films even while our theater doors are closed. You’ll not only have the ability to watch new releases from the comfort of your living room, but you’ll also be supporting Grail Moviehouse. 

Check out What's Streaming Here!
Patio Show at The Grey Eagle: Jane Kramer w/ Matt Smith
Join The Grey Eagle Taqueria in enjoying a patio show featuring Jane Kramer and Matt Smith. The show has a limited capacity with specific social distancing guidelines in place and advanced tickets are encouraged! Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. so get your tickets today!

Check out Ticket Options Here

 Calling all 

 local musicians! 

Get your tunes on the Dig Local Spotify playlist!

Wow! Thanks to all those who have submitted tunes for the Dig Local Spotify playlist. If you'd like to be considered as an addition to our music compilation, we are still accepting submissions for our Spotify playlist now (check out the playlist here).

There are only three requirements to be considered:
  • You or your group must be regionally based in the Asheville area
  • Your song submissions must be all original compositions
  • The songs must be "family-friendly" (no profanity or obscenity or violence) 
If selected, one or two of your songs will be featured in our Spotify playlist. There may also be opportunities to be featured in our Weekly Scoop email and on our social media platforms!

Submit your music by filling out the following info at the link below.

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Keep the Asheville Vibe Alive and ...
Download the Dig Local App to see who's offering dine-in, outside seating, curbside service, beer delivery and more during COVID-19.
Keep up with your favorite places as they begin opening
 with daily Dig Local updates.

Keep digging local!