If you’ve you ever wanted to check out a comic-book convention, but the ticket price or the distance has kept you away – now is your chance. The Haywood County Public Library in Waynesville is holding its first-ever, free Library-Con on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Library-Con is a family-friendly […]
“It appears that the chefs create menu items that look good on paper, but they forget that the most important thing is that the flavors of the food need to be tasted, not hidden under a massive complex mixture of stuff that sounds exotic.”
The Asheville Small Business Week event series will highlight the importance of small businesses in the Asheville area from May 2-5.
Through use of a wide array of supremely challenging and/or obscure vocal techniques, the group creates a sound like nothing else. The modern classical Roomful of Teeth comes to the Masonic Temple on Thursday, April 28, as this month’s marquee event in Free Range Asheville’s inaugural season.
The journalist brings his mashup of vinyl, interview clips and anecdotes to Asheville Music School’s The Loft on Sunday, May 1.
“I ask that everyone who is directly affected and not directly affected use their voice and speak up, because until we do, we will live in the world with many technological advances but an ignorant society.”
Greenbrier shoots, or Smilax rotundifolia, get an early start on spring, but they’re still out and plentiful, ready to be snapped off and enjoyed raw or cooked.
The Oakley/South Asheville Library hosts Anime and Art Afternoon, Maryedith Burrell leads a screenwriting workshop at NYS3 and Mechanical Eye Microcinema exceeds its Kickstarter goal.
As the former director of racial and social justice at the YWCA in Baton Rouge, Roberta Madden has spent her professional career trying to eliminate racism and empower women. Since retiring to Black Mountain in fall 2009, she’s continued to champion these causes. Over the last six years she and group of volunteers have brought […]
With our growing season just getting underway in the mountains, we lucky enough to have the largest herb festival in the country about to take place right in our backyard. The 27th annual Asheville Herb Festival has been billed as the biggest herb focused event of its kind in the Southeast for the past 15 […]
“This law states that it is now legal to discriminate against LGBT+ people for no reason other than their sexual or gender orientation.”
The Magnetic Theatre’s productions of Death of a Salesman mark the start of the theatrical group’s new series to honor classics. Showings run Thursdays-Saturdays, April 28-May 28.
“There are so many people, not only transgender but of many other minorities, who may be fired from their jobs, kicked out of their houses, and otherwise discriminated against just because of who they are.”
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features facility upgrades for a school of herbalism that’s tucked in the woods; and the debut full-length recording project of local rock band Silicon Soldiers.
“As to the religious aspect [of HB2], might I remind you that the 13th and 14th amendments to the Constitution forbade states (which are signatory) from passing such (specifically, and intentionally discriminatory) laws — even though the South has traditionally held to retention of the ‘old ways.'”
Once Douglas Walls, executive chef at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, learned that he made the cut for “Cutthroat Kitchen,” he and his family were flown to Los Angeles where he squared off against three other chefs for $25,000.