More than a dozen new restaurants opened throughout Asheville in 2013, adding even more to the city’s lively restaurant scene. With the beginning of the new year, XPress checked in with some of the restaurants’ owners and chefs to see how things are going after their first few months in business. (Photos by Alicia Funderburk)
More than a dozen new restaurants opened throughout Asheville in 2013, adding even more to the city’s lively restaurant scene. With the beginning of the new year, XPress checked in with some of the restaurants’ owners and chefs to see how things are going after their first few months in business. (photos by Alicia Funderburk)
This month, three renditions of the “The Nutcracker” will be performed at different venues in Asheville: Dec. 11, the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at U.S. Cellular Center will host the Moscow Ballet’s rendition of “The Nutcracker” starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29.50. Dec. 13-15, Asheville Ballet will be performing “The Nutcracker” at the Diana […]
The Warren Wilson College Choir, composed of students, faculty, staff members and others in the Warren Wilson community, are performing their holiday concert this evening, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the College Chapel on campus. Warren Wilson music professor Steve Williams will be leading the choir. The concert, which is free and open to […]
The Asheville High School marching band has been invited to Hawaii in 2016 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing. Read the story from the Asheville Citizen-Times
This year’s Final Fire Cooking Competition took place this past weekend and local chef Adam Hayes of the Red Stag Grill was crowned champion. The competition, which took place in Raleigh Nov. 22 and 23, invited talented chefs to create three dishes with mystery ingredients and present these dishes to a panel of judges. With […]
Here’s the press release from Ardenwoods Retirement Community: Ardenwoods Retirement Community held their annual food drive November 1 through 15. The beneficiary of this year’s effort was the Community Food Pantry that has just begun operation at Avery’s Creek United Methodist Church. This pantry serves the Avery’s Creek Community and is a partnership between Avery’s […]
The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a local non-profit that offers educational programs for children and adults alike, is hosting an event Friday, Dec. 13 on Messier Objects. According to PARI’s manager of IT support and the Dec. 13 presenter Mark Krochmal, Messier Objects are “galaxies, nebulae and other such night-sky phenomena that are observable […]
Forget follies and farces. Local college and university theaters are tackling tougher issues this season. From racism and homophobia to bullying and social pressures, Blue Ridge Community College, Warren Wilson College and UNC Asheville are all staging hard-hitting plays in hopes of sparking thoughtful dialogue. Blue Ridge Community College For Dan Turpin, a second-year student […]
Following A-B Tech’s production of Unnecessary Farce in April, the local community college will discontinue its drama courses and terminate those faculty members. The decision was made after the state omitted theater from the list of courses guaranteed to be accepted as transfer credits by all 16 state universities. “If a course is not on […]
In the new book Small Stories, Big Changes, more than a dozen authors share their stories and experiences in working toward sustainability in their communities. On Nov. 11, six of them took part in a panel discussion that felt a bit like watching family members argue on a sitcom. The authors’ mix of political beliefs […]
Friday, December 6th Join the Weinhaus on our annual Holiday tour of the winery facilities at the Biltmore Estate with winemakers Bernard Delille and Sharon Fenchak. After the tour, we will adjourn to Cedric’s Tavern Loft for a six course small plate dinner and wine pairing. This is a special opportunity to view the processes […]
On Nov. 11, Warren Wilson College hosted a panel discussion of six contributing authors of Small Stories, Big Changes. The authors shared their stories and experiences of working toward sustainability in their communities, as well as their ideas and goals when it comes to environmentalism in our society.
Warren Wilson to host panel discussion with contributing authors of a book on sustainability change-makers
Royal Peasantry, a local fashion company specializing in up-cycling clothes, will entertain guests at Isis Music Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 16, with a new film, new art and new fashions.
Sixteen actors aged 7 to 15 years old will perform the classic Disney production at Asheville Community Theatre’s Mainstage on Friday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 27.
A local nonprofit hosts monthly magic shows featuring people with special needs and disabilities. Their next performance is Sunday, Oct. 12, at St. Mary’s Church.
As part of our Oct. 2 Craft Issue, we asked local craft artists to describe their recent work. Here are a few that we featured in the print edition: Ray Jones, Tom Shields, Lesley Keeble, Ed Beyers and Holden McCurry, Rebecca Kempson and Gertrude Graham Smith
The North-Carolina based grocer finished renovations on Hendersonville location and announced another store opening in Asheville.
The colorful grocery store chain Trader Joe’s will open a new location in Asheville, with a grand opening celebration Friday. The opening’s festivities will include live music, food samples and demonstrations, giveaways and more. The store will kick off its opening with a ceremonial lei cutting at 8 a.m., honoring the specific style and theme […]
Here is the story from the Asheville Citizen-Times: As with every year, the more than 250 quilts showcased this Friday-Sunday in the Expo Building at the WNC Agricultural Center will all be new to spectators; after a quilt is entered once, it will be seen nevermore, making way for entirely new mosaics of patterns and […]