Local musician/producer Seth Kauffman was going to call his just-released (Feb. 22) album Fake Blood because "it kind of juxtaposed the music, which is mellow and simple." But, he says, when his sister told him the story of a certain cup that has remained by an oasis in Tunisia for centuries, always left for the […]
Asheville-based musician Jar-e releases a video for “So Inclined” off his most recent album, Blood of the Summer.
Members of Blind Boy Chocolate & the Milk Shieks (that’s Tony Costa on guitar) perform on College Street.
Exotic prints, long skirt, fringed shawl and lots of amber jewelry on Battery Park.
The Budos Band from Staten Island returns to the Grey Eagle on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Here, baritone saxophonist Jared Tankel talks to Xpress about the band’s influences, how they got on DapTone Records and why they don’t do collaborations with indie bands.
Spring dresses, black tights and sunglasses on Patton Ave.
It’s still more than a month away from the first downtown Asheville gallery stroll of the season. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of the spring-like weather this weekend and check out some new artwork around Asheville.
Vintage wool coat, handmade leather bag and kiltie boots on Haywood Street.
Knit cap and red gloves on Haywood Street.
If at first a '60s-era farce sounds a bit stale, get thee to YouTube and watch the 2008 Broadway cast of Boeing Boeing doing a dance-off during curtain call. It's all pulled faces, primary colors and hot-roller hair styles. The play, written by French playwright Marc Camoletti, was first staged in London in 1962 and […]
When Staten Island-based instrumental Afro-soul collective The Budos Band was last in Asheville it was the Harvest Records-sponsored Tranfigurations festival. During their sweaty, thronged set the band announced that first, they were bringing the f—king doom (which they did, thank you very much), and second, Asheville was the farthest south they had ever traveled. (They […]
Vintage shirt and tie in vintage patterns, retro ski jacket and mini skirt on Broadway.
The video, filmed in Asheville with lots of local cameos, is released today. Sazerac holds a party to celebrate.
It’s a double feature mystery bill at the Masonic Temple. Monford Park Players performs short plays by Agatha Christie and Tom Stoppard through February 20.
Gray and white diamond plaid cowl-neck dress, worn with patterned tights and boots. Seen on Battery Park.
Asheville on Bikes brings back the bicycle culture supporting party Bike Love. The annual event takes place at Arcade Asheville on Feb. 26.
Celebrating her birthday on Haywood Street.
Now that you’ve had a moment to peruse Smart Bets and This Weekend on a Shoestring and Clubland and this week’s features, you’re probably ready to plan your weekend. But wait! There’s more! And if you order in the next three minutes we’ll throw in this set of Ginsu knives! (Not really.) But you can check out Heather Luttrell (pictured) plus an art opening, a play and more.
Basking in the winter sun on Lexington Ave. Black shirt, leggings and boots; gold bag and scarf.
In 2006, singer/songwriter/bandleader/all-around-nice-guy Josh Ritter was named in Paste’s "100 Greatest Living Songwriters," which was probably as daunting as it was flattering, since Ritter was, at the time, 29 years old. Dylan, Neil Young and Springsteen were numbers 1, 2 and 3 respectively; Ritter was number 97. But he still beat out T Bone Burnett, […]
Winter coats and black boots on Hiawassee Street.