The production, staged on the new Fangmeyer stage at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, runs through Sunday, Jan. 22.
A diverse crowd numbering in the thousands marched from the St. James AME Church at 44 Hildebrand St. in Asheville to Pack Square Park to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy on Monday, Jan. 16. Many carried signs expressing love for King and his message of social justice.
“I have too frequently left a restaurant I’d love to patronize because someone decided that harsh music was appropriate.”
The new exhibit “Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College” opens Friday, Jan. 20.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we bring you our regularly scheduled Tuesday History post, one day early. On Aug. 21, 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. addressed an audience of nearly 3,000 people in Montreat Conference Center’s Anderson Auditorium. King, the keynote speaker for the Presbyterian Church’s annual Christian Action Conference, […]
The Grail screens a film made in Asheville nearly 100 years ago, Kevin Peer leads a workshop on activist/advocacy documentary filmmaking and more.
The comedian performs at the Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday, Jan. 20
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features an album by Window Cat, a fundraiser to feed homeless veterans and a project that aims to help bereaved families through the death of an infant.
A capacity crowd filled the Crowne Plaza Resort’s Expo Center this morning for the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast. Keynote speaker Patricia Russell-McCloud urged attendees to embody the event’s theme: “Stand up, speak out and unfold the dream for today.”
The new year is bringing a new batch of beers to the local market — some bottled, others draft. Plus, there’s a new cider from Bold Rock. Here’s a rundown of what’s in the works. Asheville Brewing has teamed with Deschutes brewery of Bend Oregon to release Nottoway River Rye Bock. The draft beer arrives […]
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will look at four rezoning requests during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Of the four, the Planning Board recommends two be approved and two denied.
The band is preparing to release its sophomore record and recently gave a stripped-down performance at The Grey Eagle.
“Were you simply short a couple of column inches of copy and needing to fill that space? Or have you, as journalists, forgotten that the First Amendment does have some prudent, historical limitations.”
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY ‘Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins’ at Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center 56 Broadway, 828-350-8484, blackmountaincollege.org FR (1/13) through SA (5/13) – Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins, exhibition of the paintings of Zola Marcus. Reception: […]