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

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Emily Busey, Isaac Dickson Elementary photograph by Max Cooper



  • Our five-day coverage of Moogfest begins here

    -by Alli Marshall
    Moogfest runs Wednesday-Sunday, April 23-27, and more than 20 locations throughout downtown Asheville. Xpress will be covering all aspects of the festival, from art and installations to economic talks and…
  • Smart Bets: Stephaniesid

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

    -by Webmaster
    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…