On Tuesday, July 7, a portion of Mela Indian Restaurant’s lunch and dinner profits will raise money for Asheville teacher Laurie Joens’ ongoing treatment for breast cancer.
Each month concert photographer David Simchock of music news and reviews blog Front Row Focus shares some of his favorite images, captured on stages in and around Asheville. From June: Jon Stickley, Tellico, Amanda Shires, Jason Isbell, The Honeycutters, River Music, Aaron Burdett, Rising Appalachia, Indigo Girls, Acoustic Syndicate, The Wood Brothers, Omnitet, David Holt, […]
“[Last] week, several folks from Asheville joined hundreds of others to go to Washington, D.C., and brave the sweltering heat — not for vacation, but to talk to our senators and representatives about a bipartisan solution to halt disastrous climate change. “
A local restaurateur is preparing to serve her take on the flavorful dim sum small plates with an open kitchen concept this fall.
Mica Gallery’s current show, “Rock, Paper, Scissors” is on display through Tuesday, July 21. The exhibition features Bill Brown’s steel sculptures, Lisa Blackburn’s prints, and Thor and Jennifer Bueno’s glass stones.
Born from Asheville Community Theatre’s desire to attract a wider audience, this competitive runway show sees 40 local designers vying for titles in four zany categories: tape, nature, inflatables and Christmas in July.
The pounding of bare feet and hard soled shoes resonated deeply with audiences in July 2014 at Folkmoot events when dance and music troops from far away performed the traditional dances of their home places. This year, new groups from other countries and cultures are preparing to wow North Carolina. Represented in 2015 are dancers and […]
The latest videos for Acoustic Asheville feature local singer Andrew Scotchie of Andrew Scotchie & the Asheville River Rats. He performed three songs, including two with trumpet player Alex Bradley, ahead of a Saturday, July 4 show at New Mountain. “Always with You” “Love in a Rush” *with Alex Bradley “I Call it Home”
PennyCup Coffee Co. opened the doors to its brand-new Depot Street café and tasting room on Monday, June 29, providing the River Arts District with another community hangout space. The local, small-batch coffee-roasting company has grown rapidly since it launched two years ago and now supplies coffee to BattleCat Coffee Bar, Hole Doughnuts, Chai Pani, Earth Fare, Ben’s Penny […]
The Market Place chef William Dissen is traveling to Bristol Bay, Alaska, and he’s agreed to take Xpress’ entire readership along for the ride by sharing updates and photographs of “one of the most sustainable fisheries on the planet.”
A healing retreat held by the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors helps adult children of fallen soldiers cope with the lose of a parent.
“Today many insecure men, influenced by a system that is racist, try to quell their insecurity by scapegoating people who are different in looks, gender, sexual orientation and race.”
Crest Mountain Dinner Show stages its own commemoration of country music pioneer Patsy Cline. Local vocalist Liz Aiello channels Cline with help from backing band The Bobcats on Sunday, July 5.
North Carolina’s alcohol laws are slowly changing to allow greater freedom for the state’s growing number of brewers, distillers and bar owners. However, despite the progress, local industry advocates say many key concerns remain untouched by recent reforms.
The brewery is rolling out a four-pack of outdoor spaces for visitors to the Mills River Taproom: the Back Porch, Beer Garden, Estate Garden and perhaps most impressively, a 600-person amphitheater.