Cover Design Credit: Emily Busey, Isaac Dickson Elementary photograph by Max Cooper

Building knowledge

Volume
19
/ Issue
32

Cover Design Credit:

Emily Busey, Isaac Dickson Elementary photograph by Max Cooper

arts

  • Lets mind wander to wondering thought: Pan Harmonia spreads the gospel of chamber music

    -by Jaye Bartell
    Three strong winds: From left, flutist Kate Steinbeck, bassoonist Rosalind Buda and clarinetist Fred Lemmons. — Photo by Frank Zipperer Photography. Spring and All A selection of Pan Harmonia concerts…
  • Smart Bets: HoveyKraft with Lil Panda and Logos

    -by Xpress Staff
    Local musician Ben Hovey (aka HoveyKraft) is a one-man band in the suavest sense of the word. His "musical adventures fusing EDM with soul, dub, jazz, hip-hop, and world music…
  • Smart Bets: Stephaniesid

    -by Xpress Staff
    Local pop-noir band stephaniesid makes an exciting promise with the release if its fifth full length: They Won’t Know What To Do With Us. While that claim may be true,…
  • Smart Bets: Rupert Wates

    -by Xpress Staff
    London-born, New York-based (with a stop-off in Paris) songwriter Rupert Wates can also count WNC among his locales. He recorded his most recent album, At The Losers’ Motel, at Echo…
  • Smart Bets: A Night To Remember

    -by Xpress Staff
    The upcoming concert of the Asheville Choral Society, A Night to Remember, promises "songs to light up the night and put a swing in your step." Singers (conducted by Melodie…
  • Clubland photos

    -by Xpress Staff
    Underlying urgency: Total War makes melodic indie rock with an inescapable sense of movement, reminiscent of bands like Cursive (thanks to frontman Jeremy Rose's gruff and affective baritone). The local…
  • Bonus fun stuff that’s happening

    -by Xpress Staff
    Happiness is a warm… The debate over gun control moves to the canvas with The Gun Show, featuring works by Connie Bostic, on display at Flood Gallery through the month…
  • State of the Arts: Henco turns its window into a mini-gallery

    -by Kyle Sherard
    Ad buster: Henco will complement its poster displays with a monthly, one-window exhibit. Window perception New work is going in Henco Reprographic’s window at 54 Broadway St. It’s neither word-…
  • Wear it well: Old North, Vintage Moon Modern and Ship to Shore share big apparel news

    -by Alli Marshall
    Flannel-wearers and wine drinkers alike can find durable, stylish menswear at Old North. Photo by Max Cooper It’s always exciting when a new, independently owned business opens in Asheville. Especially…
  • Wear it well

    -by Alli Marshall
    It’s always exciting when a new, independently owned business opens in Asheville. Especially when it involves jewelry, or rustically cool boots, or luxe dresses, or crisp new denim. Three boutiques,…
  • Lets mind wander to wondering thought

    -by Jaye Bartell
    Instrumental music leaves your imagination to itself; the sounds are free to lope and form images without the tired sagas imposed by the refrains of grocery-store songs. At a Feb.…
  • Smart Bets: HoveyKraft with Lil Panda and Logos

    -by Xpress Staff
    Local musician Ben Hovey (aka HoveyKraft) is a one-man band in the suavest sense of the word. His "musical adventures fusing EDM with soul, dub, jazz, hip-hop, and world music…

food

news

opinion

  • It’s OK

    -by Brent Brown
  • The Gospel According to Jerry: Remembering Miss Beulah

    -by Jerry Sternberg
    The high priestess of Seely’s Castle was one of the most remarkable women I’ve ever known. She came to us as a domestic when we were living in a small…
  • Drawing on Stereotypes

    -by Molton
  • Dear county commissioners

    -by Webmaster
    Editor's note: The following collection of letters comes from Rachel Reeser, a third-grade teacher at Isaac Dickson Elementary School, and a few of her students. According to Reeser, the students…
  • Banning human anatomy

    -by Webmaster
    I have a few concerns after reading the Jan. 31 mountainx.com article, “Moffitt Proposes Ban on Public Female Toplessness.” (See http://avl.mx/qi.) To Rep. Tim Moffitt and all those he represents,…
  • Nullify the “no nipple” bill

    -by Webmaster
    N.C. House Bill 34, the bill proposed by Reps. Rayne Brown and Tim Moffitt, was inspired by the GoTopless protests in Asheville. The bill received national attention after being introduced…
  • That’s real fraud

    -by Webmaster
    The plan of Republicans in North Carolina to enact voter-ID laws is pure smokescreen designed to divert our attention from the very real and systematic vote fraud perpetrated by Republicans…