Two members of the Russian punk rock protest band Pussy Riot participated in a panel discussion at UNC Asheville on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
They recently performed the debut of “Roan Mountain Suite,” their latest commission, in Bristol, Tenn. The trio return to Isis Music Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26.
Crowds flocked to fill the streets of downtown Asheville for the annual holiday parade.
Other local acts like DJ Marley Carroll and Hustle Souls join the bill for FRITZgiving at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, Nov. 25
TRiG returns for his second show at The Orange Peel with fellow local artists Trip Gang, Deelayne, Leequan, Lazz and YPC Darius on Friday, Nov. 25.
Long known for his work in the alternative jazz world, Benevento is currently melding that sound with psychedelic pop.
For supporters of the Standing Rock movement, there are multiple ways to get involved without leaving Asheville.
This week’s roundup includes the California Guitar Trio, TAUK, Howard Jones and The O’Connor Band.
Depending on your current metal state, you might take keen pleasure in a song title, “F**ked Up Erector Set.” Especially when it plays as if said erector said it being hurled and smashed; tiny screws and painted metal pieces sent flying in all directions. The song is the lead track on Recorded (out on Monday, […]
Get your Thanksgiving relaxation started early with a weekend chock full of fun events. From holiday light shows to gallery openings, costume party extravaganzas, yoga kirtans and storytelling festivals – this weekend is jam packed! Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY Winter Wonderland […]
The Bannerman Family Thanksgiving Folk Dance Camp began 46 years ago, when Glenn and Evelyn Bannerman traveled around the country, with their children, to attend folk dances. “We’ve always been dancers,” Glenn Bannerman says. But it was difficult to find a group that would also be engaging for their children, so the Bannerman family launched its own dance camp.
Nearly two dozen young actors are a part of this production, with a dozen more involved behind the scenes. Their ambitious production is remarkable in its execution, and holds its own as a serious piece of theater.
Davis will visit Malaprop’s on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. to tell stories and sign copies of his new book.
Scales is currently touring with a collective of esteemed musicians — the group held its first rehearsal at the beginning of this week. Scales’ current seven-date tour includes a performance at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Sunday, Nov. 20.
The concert was part of a fundraiser event for local nonprofit MountainTrue, benefitting French Broad River conservation.
The evening of music, will simultaneously celebrate the Rosser family and the release of Road to Dreamland.
The Compton-born, Atlanta-based renaissance man discusses his numerous projects and their common bond.
For their second full-length album, The Resonant Rogues are returning to Echo Mountain Recording Studios. Their crowdfunding campaign for the project culminates on Friday, Nov. 18, when the band performs at The Mothlight.
Logan’s classical training and tantalizing allure of a good girl gone bad will be onstage at the Crow & Quill on Saturday, Nov. 19.
As personal as the tale is (a widow in her mid-50s deals with grief while also embracing her new life, finding out who she is, and starting to date again — with hilarious results), it’s also universal. Life, loss, love, moving on. Oh, and sex. So much sex.
Parris, who was born in Sylva in 1914, worked for a number of publications on three different continents, before returning to Western North Carolina in 1947. By 1955, he began writing a weekly column, “Roaming the Mountains,” for The Asheville Citizen-Times.