I am writing this letter to bring to light an issue I am sure most parents are not aware of. My child has a history of severe ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and has other issues. When he was in middle school, he was put on a waiting list to be placed in a special program for […]
Asheville’s a great place to live, unless you suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out). Even if you catch the drum circle, a gallery crawl, three bands and a late-night DJ, your Twitter feed will still be full of reports and photos from the indie-film screening, book launch, poetry reading and symphony concert that you […]
Reading your great article on the Little Free Libraries ["Asheville's Little Free Libraries Make a Big Community Impact," Aug. 6, Xpress] caused me to feel left out. Though a registered participant in the LFL program, we have only recently been added to the official site online [littlefreelibrary.org]. We have a Little Free Library on the south […]
This Friday, Aug. 29, promises to be an intense day in local politics, as all four Buncombe County Statehouse candidates debate and U.S. Senate candidate Thoms Tillis speaks at a breakfast event.
Gather ’round, folks — it’s story time. Asheville Community Theatre’s monthly storytelling series, Listen to This: Stories in Performance, closes its fourth season this week.
If you’ve ever approached a synthesizer, stared into the abyss of knobs and then retreated without extracting a single sound, Moog Music may have the triple-dose antidote you need — a single-day, hands-on workshop series.
Doughnuts are about as rare in Asheville as a three-piece suit. Fortunately, a few spots throw life rings to the doughnut deprived — and more help is coming.
In Theaters. Words of advice: this week watch those movies on your desk you’ve been meaning to get around to, go see Calvary or Magic in the Moonlight or Boyhood (even if you’ve already seen them). Why? Because there are only two movies opening this week — both of the mainstream variety, and both looking […]
A label-defying spirit will be in full effect Friday, Aug. 29, at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall with the celebration of new albums by The Secret B-Sides, Reed, HoveyKraft and Slo_Gold. All four acts will perform original sets, as will legendary singer Sidney Barnes.
In response to our recent article (“Handcuffed: Asheville Bartenders Decry ABC Law Restrictions,” July 9 Xpress), General Manager Mark Combs of the local Alcoholic Beverage Control system had a few things to say.
Comedian Duncan Trussell might be based 3,000 miles from Western North Carolina, but he’s got serious ties to the region.
Cartier-Bresson, Kertész, Cunningham, Friedlander, Hugnet, Mann — together, these names read like a checklist from a MoMA photography exhibition. They just so happen to be among the more than two dozen artists featured in MERGE, on view through September at Asheville’s Castell Photography.
Four years had passed since Eric D. Johnson made the last Fruit Bats record and in that time he’s scored films like Ceremony and Our Idiot Brother. There have been cinematic albums before, but EDJ, Johnson’s new solo project, is “a literal byproduct of all the film things I’ve been doing.”
Burial and Counter Culture are at it again. This Thursday, Aug. 28, the two will host a collaborative coffee and beer tasting 4-7 p.m. at Burial’s taproom, 40 Collier Ave.
Nearly 50 individuals gathered at Rosetta’s Buchi Bar for a Slow Money NC: Financing our Foodshed meeting on Sunday, Aug. 24. Carol Peppe Hewitt, cofounder of the NC chapter of Slow Money, travels the country promoting sustainable food venture investments at the local level, and she was impressed with her reception in Asheville.