Black leather boots, flight jacket, triple wallet chain on Haywood Street.
Local artist Vadim Bora recently passed away. Friends and fans have created a makeshift shrine to the late sculpture and painter outside his Battery Park studio.
A White Stripes-approved palette, including winter white, on Lexington Ave.
"I had lived in L.A. for about a year and a half and was a little bit disillusioned by the lack of camaraderie or community with trying to do live shows," says singer/songwriter Lissie. (She was born Elisabeth Maurus but her stage name suits her: fun, a little bit girly, not too serious, completely disarming.) […]
Black and magenta on a January day, Lexington Ave.
Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter/rocker Lissie (who plays the Orange Peel on Feb. 2) dishes about her Asheville connections: Truth & Salvage Company’s Scott, Walker and Smitty; Bill Reynolds of Band of Horses and Echo Mountain Recording Studio.
Short, boots and leather jacket, seen on Biltmore Ave.
Help the local support organization spread the word about the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ youth.
The blues-hip-hop artist takes a more serious folk-blues turn on this Avett Brothers-produced, Echo Mountain-recorded album, due out Feb. 22. Images by Noah Abrams.
A Sgt. Pepper-style jacket on a downtown juggler.
Robert Plant and Band of Joy might not have reinvented rock ‘n roll at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, but they put a new spin on “Rock and Roll” along with plenty of other Led Zeppelin classics and new material from Plant’s recently-release Band Of Joy album. Photo by Rich Orris.
The Friday, Jan. 21 reading event discusses the life of famed strip tease artist Gypsy Rose Lee and includes a slide show.
Long coats, boots and glasses on Wall Street.
"This is kind of a phoenix act that we're pulling off," says Graham Hackett, program director for the Asheville Area Arts Council. He's talking about the opening of The ARTERY, a 1,400-square-foot multipurpose space in the River Arts District's new Pink Dog Creative studios — and with that opening, the resurrection of the local arts-promoting […]
It was touch-and-go there for clawhammer banjo player/world music songwriter Abigail Washburn. She had to postpone one show date. But her Feb. 5 performance at Grey Eagle is good to go.
Learn more about HATCH Asheville 2011 and help the festival (slated to run April 14-17 this year) get off to a good start. Food, drink, music and more at the Hotel Indigo on Saturday, Jan. 22.
The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival runs Thursday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 23. Dance, music, multi-media, performing arts, installation, theatre, comedy and more.
The local soul/r&b band performs a self-described “other-worldly” rendition of their song, “Nearest Star.”
Rock singer Caleb Johnson earned a huge compliment from Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and a golden ticket to Idol‘s Hollywood Week.
The black-box musical theatre company has postponed its opening season from February until fall. Plans are in the works to book live music acts into the space.
We at Xpress are deeply saddened by the loss of local painter, sculptor and gallery owner Vadim Bora. The artist passed away on Jan. 6, following a massive stroke in late December. He was 56 years old. A little bit about Bora, from his own website: "Unlimited in his ability to create in any media, […]