Nearly 150 years after the end of the Civil War, one of the era’s most important historical documents was displayed in Western North Carolina for the first time ever.
The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival continues through this evening in Tryon. Click through to see a of the festival from Friday, June 13. Photos by Cindy Kunst.
CalCast brings together a wide range of community events in one handy podcast. Hosted by Theresa Amandi of Asheville Free Media’s Bombshell-ter Radio. Weekend of June 13-15
We’re going out across the mountains this week and partnering with City Lights Bookstore in Sylva to showcase local musicians through our series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Noonday Sun perform “That Song.”
On the heels of Fox and Beggar Theater’s successful run of Animalia, the local multi-media theater group decided to take the show on a Southeastern tour sponsored through a fundraising gala.
Navitat Canopy Adventures reached new heights recently with the launch of an unprecedented mountaintop zipline tour. This video should give you an idea of what it’s like to participate.
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week songwriter Hannah Kaminer performs “Acre by Acre.”
Window cleaners at Mission Health dressed as the super heroes Iron Man, Spider Man, the Green Lantern, Bat Man and Catwoman on June 2 to bring some smiles to the kids staying on the children’s floor.
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Minorcan returns to perform “Two Dimes.”
The Burton Street Community Peace Garden is filled with art installations, metal structures, canopies, reading nooks and tidy rows of vegetables. But this garden is known for growing something more than food — neighbors say this garden works to grow connections in a community with a history of being intersected.
What comes to mind when you think about hemp? The organizers and participants in Hemp History Week aim to change common misconceptions with a national campaign focusing on the beneficial aspects of industrial hemp crops.
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering in a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week, Chelsea Lynn LaBate, a.k.a Ten Cent Poetry, returns to perform another original song. LaBate took on the moniker Ten Cent Poetry after spending some formative years performing in New York City’s Lower East Side. While in NYC, […]
Slight of build and dressed in dark, nondescript clothing, Brian Green walks the streets of Asheville looking for images. He takes photographs every day, pretty much everywhere he goes, somedays heading out 9-to-5 as if it were his job, and amassing a collection of captured — some might say stolen — images of strangers.
Amid allegations of cheating, Marc Hunt was declared the winner of the “Crosstown Rumbler,” a May 20 race that pitted members of Asheville City Council against each other as they biked, bussed, and drove from the UNCA campus to city hall.
About 50 local leaders took a bicycle tour of the River Arts District May 19, rolling through an area that is set “to transform” into a center of multimodal transit, recreation and commerce, said Stephanie Monson, riverfront redevelopment coordinator for the city of Asheville.
The Fairy and Earth Festival (F.A.E.) was held on Saturday, May 17 at Highland Lake Cove Retreat in Flat Rock. The event served as a fundraiser for The Center for Honey Bee Research in Asheville.
“When I first moved out west, I did not feel much culture shock, as they say,” soulful singer-songwriter Sean Hayes said in an interview with Xpress. But at the same time, “There is a certain sincerity toward music I feel the South has that informed me and still plays a big role. By sincerity, I […]
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Warm the Bell perform “Essential.”
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week songwriter Hannah Kaminer performs “Mama.”
In order to help strengthen the networks between growers and food assistance and resource centers, Xpress is working to map food pantries, share markets, community gardens that offer free produce, welcome tables and any other community resources that increase access to healthy foods.
One of the goals of the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County is to make the local area a hub for entrepreneurs. To that end, they’re organizing a creative event called Ignite Asheville, which the group is promoting as a “Big Idea Competition.”