A healing retreat held by the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors helps adult children of fallen soldiers cope with the lose of a parent.
“Wouldn’t it be nice have a few more parks, squares, green spaces, libraries and Urban Trail stops named after other important figures in Asheville’s and Western North Carolina’s history? You might be surprised by how many are not white males.”
“Unfortunately — especially given the feelings of paranoia that drones, by their very nature, tend to spur in a lot of people — open discussion and debate have not featured prominently in the equation in North Carolina. “
Winston-Salem Journal editorial page editor John Railey’s new book, Rage to Redemption in the Sterilization Age, combines a chronicle of a bleak period in our state’s history with a poignant personal memoir.
From $4 a la carte tapas to a glorious $100 private dinner, Asheville Beer Week gives you lots of options for brews and meals.
Beer Week is here! Need to know where to go and what to do? All things Beer Week are right here.
Thanks to a fortuitous series of events, the school is finally able to mitigate its carbon footprint. This spring, solar panels are sprouting out of the ground in Moon Field.
During the past 15 years, no band has had a bigger impact on the sonic trajectory of independent music than Animal Collective. But within that talented membership, none has had a greater reach than Panda Bear, aka Noah Lennox, who performs at The Orange Peel on Saturday, May 9.
When I was in college back in 1969, we could smoke in class, and when I later started working in a medical research lab, we could smoke there too, even while handling blood and urine samples. We smoked on airplanes and in hospital rooms, at the bank and in movie theaters and courtrooms. Today, that dumb, tobacco-friendly world is (mostly) long gone … except, that is, when I visit Warren Wilson College’s gorgeous campus.
This season, UNC Asheville is doing its part to protect honey bees and other important pollinators by planting several new native pollinator meadows throughout the campus. The meadows have been funded by the Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership and grants from Bee City USA.
Crowds of locals and visitors converged on the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, to take in the sights, sounds and tastes of the 2015 Mother Earth News Fair. Click through for a slideshow of photos by Tori Pace.
A grassroots community center at Hillcrest Apartments now offers free acupuncture to the community’s low-income residents every week.
Touted as one of the area’s first trail running races, the event started 15 years ago as a fundraiser for the DuPont State Recreational Forest.
While the do-it-yourself ethic in music is often associated with punk bands, in Asheville, there is a hip-hop label that fully embodies that spirit.
When Xpress asked local educators for ideas about the focus of the annual Kids Issue, two distinct ideas rose to the top: activism and a kid’s view of the world. This week we focused on activism.
Form the Get It! Guide: The Coalition of Latin American Organizations seeks to raise the voice of Western North Carolina’s immigrant communities.
Please join the Asheville-Buncombe League of Women Voters on March 26 for its Women Leaders Panel. The event will take place Skyland/South Buncombe Library at 260 Overlook Road. The event will begin at 6pm. The Women Leaders panel is to learn from the challenges and experiences of local women community leaders. The Panel will include: […]
Locally, Smart Start of Buncombe County is leading the First 2,000 Days campaign and engaging our community in a conversation around the importance of investing our time and resources in the county’s youngest children and their families.
A student contribution from the Kids Issue.