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African odyssey

Motherland International Relations’ co-directors plan to spend the next 14 months traveling to Ghana and Ethiopia to facilitate a number of economic, educational and service-oriented projects. Follow their progress and adventures through their blog. Photo from

Paper route: A detail of designer Liz White’s entry, made from recycled Mountain Xpress newspapers.

Flowers, feathers, paper and tape

Fashion shows tend to be variations on a formula: Designers or boutiques send models draped in the latest apparel down the runway to the beat of something indie/pop-y/electro-dance-y. Costume Drama: A Fashion Show (part of DramaRama, Asheville Community Theatre's weeklong fundraiser) is shaking all that up. Costume Drama takes its cues from the fashion-forward reality […]

Moni Hill’s new exhibition, Lap Swimming, opens at The Artery on Friday, June 6

“Summer 2012 is all about sunlight traveling through water and the beautiful lines and shapes that occur on the bottom of pools,” writes local artist Moni Hill. To celebrate that idea, her new show, “Lap Swimming,” will be on display at the Artery, Asheville Area Arts Council’s exhibit space, through July. An opening will be […]