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Kristen Wiig celebrates Asheville's "hippie" vibe

Star recounts summer stay on Letterman Last night on The Late Show with David Letterman, the host asked guest Kristen Wiig what she did on her summer vacation Wiig, who spent the summer in Asheville filming a comedy about a 1997 Loomis Fargo heist  that also stars Zack Galifianakis and Owen Wilson, expressed her love for the "hippie" town, mentioning the "great restaurants--Wiig was spotted

Asheville Celebrity Update

Asheville Celebrity Update

Loomis Fargo stars, Bryan Cranston spotted around town Bryan Cranston It's been a busy summer for star-gazers around Asheville, with a the heist comedy tentatively titled Loomis Fargo using the mountain city as its base of operations and other celebs dropping in. Since our most recent update on the Hollywood stars' appetites for local cuisine , there have been even more sightings, placing SNL

Eat Like a Star in Asheville This Summer

Eat Like a Star in Asheville This Summer

Dine with Celebrities, Skip the Paparazzi Owen Wilson grabs a locally made juice at the RAD Tailgate market. Photo courtesy of Roaming in the Raw. UPDATED:  Plus, get an extra helping of star-studded action with this week's celebrity update . Asheville is buzzing this summer, thanks to the presence of several movie stars in town for the filming of an untitled comedy . And after a hard day's

Heist Comedy Brings Funny Stars to Town

Heist Comedy Brings Funny Stars to Town

Galifianakis, Wiig lead cast in Asheville film Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig & Zach Galifianakis Owen Wilson walks into a craft beer bar in Asheville. And no, that's not the start to a joke, it's what the comedic actor actually did earlier this week, as he acclimated himself to his new home for the next few weeks. Wilson is in town for the upcoming shoot of a new film, and he won't be the only

Asheville Celebrity Sighting: Jude Law

Asheville Celebrity Sighting: Jude Law

Actor in town to research upcoming film role UPDATE: The folks at Punk Wok pop-up restaurant (hosted on Mondays and Tuesdays at MG Road ), are reporting via twitter that Law dropped by for dinner on Tuesday night. More than 10 years after Jude Law played a Western North Carolina soldier in the movie  Cold Mountain (filmed primarily in Romania), he has turned up in Asheville preparing to

No Paparazzi!

No Paparazzi!

Celebrity Sightings Abound in Asheville and Black Mountain. Noah Wyle - photo by starbright31 According to the popular Ashevegas blog , Asheville has been a hot spot for film and music stars this past month. Here's a round up of the numerous celebrity sightings around town. John Oats (Hall & Oats) - He was spotted on Biltmore Avenue in downtown Asheville. He wasn't performing while in town so

Celebrity Sighting: Elizabeth Mitchell

Celebrity Sighting: Elizabeth Mitchell

Star of ABC's LOST Spotted in Tingle Alley. Photo by  Gage Skidmore Elizabeth Mitchell , known for her roles as Juliet on ABC's former hit show LOST  was spotted in Tingle Alley today (2/11/13). Anyone who knows about the alley would probably guess that she was indeed lost in downtown Asheville, but she was actually visiting E.C. Racicot-Art Sinks , a business that showcases custom

Celebrity Sighting: Keeping it Weil

Celebrity Sighting: Keeping it Weil

How Did Author and Wellness Guru Dr. Andrew Weil Spend His Time in Asheville? Asheville played host to Andrew Weil, a man who founded the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and has graced the cover of TIME Magazine two times for being one of the most influential men in America. Alan Muskat, local foraging expert, acted as tour guide for

Battlestar Asheville

Battlestar Asheville

New Celebrity Sighting in Asheville: Tricia Helfer image source Former Battlestar Gallactica star, Tricia Helfer , made an appearance in Asheville this week. She is best known for her starring role as sexy cylon number 6 on the hit Sci-Fi show. During her visit she toured the Biltmore Estate and their winery, plus she rode her motorcycle along the Tail of the Dragon, a popular route for bike

New Celebrity Sightings in AVL

New Celebrity Sightings in AVL

From Colin's Fansite According to Asheville insider, Ashevegas , there were two celebrity sightings this week. One is Sandra Oh of Grey's Anatomy fame - spotted in South Asheville. The other is Irish actor, Colin Farrell , who has appeared in a number of Hollywood titles including Horrible Bosses, Alexander and In Bruges. Full details on these sighting can be found over at Ashevegas.