“Central to the process of scientific inquiry is an openness to new data. It appears that our scientific models cannot adequately deal with the data from [near-death experiences] and similar events.”
Catch the trio of teen sibling during their EP release show at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, May 6.
“Perhaps it’s like singer Harry Chapin said, ‘The real ones learn it somewhere.'”
North Asheville Library screens Elvis musicals, Asheville School of Film offers Film History and Appreciation seminars and registration opens for FierceFlix summer film camp.
If you’re a fan of “The Voice” you might remember singer-songwriter Joshua Davis. He was the earnest dad with the warm, raspy voice who ultimately lost out to a teenager with pretty hair and a bowler hat. That’s simplifying the situation, but really, Davis probably did well to leave the show with a following, some […]
As part of Children’s Book Week at Malaprop’s Bookstore and Café, Fischer will read her entire new work, which is filled with friendly and vibrant illustrations by Laura Wood, on Thursday, May 5.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will likely make short work of its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, May 3. The bulk of the heavy lifting is announcing four proclamations. There are no public hearings or new business agenda items.
“Research shows that having a consistent, caring adult in the lives of vulnerable children is key to improving absenteeism, academics and behaviors.”
If you haven’t yet fallen under the spell of Buxton Hall Barbecue’s monthly Wicca-themed extravaganza, Velvet & Lace, you have one last chance. Organizer’s Kelly Vormelker and Sam Pennington started the bewitchingly memorable pop-up concept to celebrate outstanding women behind the bar, and after six months of parties, it is time to pack the cauldron away. […]
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the unique, two-part song that resulted from pianist Nathan Shirley’s musical twist of fate, Piper Jones Band’s new recording project Crossing the Sabine, and Asheville Humane Society’s interactive pet fundraiser.
Dental appointments make plenty of people nervous, but water pollution isn’t usually what they’re worrying about. According to Environmental Protection Agency estimates, however, dental offices are responsible for 50 percent of the mercury entering the nation’s wastewater. Dental amalgam is 49 percent mercury by weight, and dental offices discharge about 4.4 tons of it annually. […]
“I was especially grateful for yet another example of the capacity of our community’s progressive-liberal-socialists to convert chicken manure into chicken salad.”
For the 17the year, the annual Fiber Wearable Fashion Show heads down the runway at the Folk Art Center.
The latest featured artist for Acoustic Asheville is Canadian cowboy folk singer Corb Lund. He was at The Altamont Theatre for a recent tour stop in support of his latest record, Things That Can’t Be Undone.
Though I fought it off as long as I could and at first used it strictly to explore — sometimes fruitfully, more often not — new titles for the Thursday Horror Picture Show, I freely admit that I have become something of a Netflix junkie. The irony here is that it’s not even my account. […]