“Starbuck by Whalelight” opens tonight in Asheville

Starbuck, one of the characters in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick,” is the first mate on board the Pequod. Accoridng to a character analysis on shmoop.com, “Unfortunately, despite his caution and his morality, Starbuck finds himself strangely unable to resist Captain Ahab’s mad quest for vengeance.” And, “Like Hamlet, Starbuck will face a moment when he’s […]

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Psychedelic-soul artist Matthew E. White talks to Xpress about his buddies at Harvest Records, his surprise at the reaction to his debut, “Big Inner,” how he tries to serve the craft of music, and what he hopes happens on Dec. 21. White plays The Grey Eagle with The Mountain Goats on Friday, Nov. 30. Photo from One Way Richmond.