Days before heading to Atlanta for surgery and a month of isolation to combat an aggressive form of bone marrow cancer, Black Mountain resident Kenny Capps will be the guest of honor at a benefit concert organized by his friends. White Horse Black Mountain hosts the show on Thursday, Aug. 13.
Following a Monday, April 14 fire, local business owner Wendy Owens lost the contents of her store, R3MiX3D (remixed). Located on Merrimon Avenue, near Luella’s Bar-B-Que, the store served UNC-Asheville students as well as the North Asheville community. Owens told Xpress that she had chosen the location with the idea to create an artistic hub. […]
Anyone who has sipped on the delightfully potent “green faerie” knows that she is a magical little vixen indeed. Thanks to Mary Rich Hill and her company Spirit Savvy, you can discover for yourself the charms of absinthe at the Dance With the Green Faerie benefit for the Asheville Art Museum this Sunday.
Local skateboard and apparel company Ashevillian holds a launch party/benefit for non-profit A.skate Foundation that includes a skating competition, live bands, videos and a raffle. Saturday, Sept. 14, 6 p.m. $8 until 8 p.m. on Sept. 14 and $10 after 8 p.m. $2 of each ticket will go to A.skate Foundation. Photos by Ashevillian.
For the fifth year in a row, tattoo artists at Freak & Geeks Tattoo Sideshow will be putting permanent paw-prints on people’s hearts, ankles, arms and who knows where else to raise money for the Asheville Humane Society in a nonstop tattoo marathon this Sunday, Aug. 25.
Beginning April 19, ActionFest will once again bring the best in world action cinema to Asheville — this time with a monthly ActionFest Film Series, the first of which will benefit Homeward Bound.
Asheville bartenders and restaurateurs unite to raise money for The Junction’s bar manager, Jason Crosby, who was recently diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer.
While sipping on a glass of wine or grabbing a late night coffee, residents can help fund an organization working to end homelessness locally and stopping people from spending the night in the harsh winter weather. “Every time it is cold and I go into my own house, I think, ‘It is not OK that people in our community are sleeping outside tonight,” says Emily Ball, director of community engagement at Homeward Bound of Asheville.
Town Mountain talks to Xpress (and gives us an exclusive performance) in advance of their Jan. 18 performance at Isis. That show, presented by FATE, benefits MANNA Foodbank and includes fellow bluegrass outfit Sanctum Sully. Click through for the video.
The event, which benefits Hemophilia of N.C., takes place on Thursday, Dec. 13. Photo by Studio-828 Photography.
Animal Haven of Asheville held its first annual Bark-O-Ween on Sun. Oct 21. Dogs of all descriptions (and those pesky owners) showed their stuff. (photos by Bill Rhodes)
The annual walking tour is a benefit for the Asheville Art Museum. Photo from a 2009 loft tour.
Asheville Affiliates will throw a “party with a purpose” to benefit the Western North Carolina Alliance on Thursday, Oct. 11.
Clouds of Greer play a benefit for Big City Mountaineers. Local climber Eben Henner is raising money for the organization (which provides outdoor experiences for under-resourced urban teens) by summiting Grand Teaton peak — and by throwing this fundraising party at Altamont Brewing Company on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Thirty firefighters — including 10 from Asheville — are riding from Wilmington, N.C., to Asheville to raise money for fallen firefighters’ families. (Pictured: Firefighters on the road near Wilmington. Photo by Cal Barnard)
Two different performances this Saturday and Sunday help to fund the upcoming Fringe Arts Festival and to send a local delegation to this year’s World Fringe Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo by Wesley Duffee-Braun.
The fundraiser for Asheville’s JCC takes to the runway Sunday, June 24, 10 a.m.-noon at the Fine Arts Theatre.
Help eradicate hunger with music, dance, food and more at MANNA FoodBank’s Blue Jean Ball
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is throwing a bash to celebrate its preservation of 50,000 acres in WNC and eastern Tennessee.
40 WNC artists pick up their brushes, pastels and woodworking tools to create a spontaneous work, right in front of the public’s eye.
It’s that time again: Thursday, April 26 is Dining Out for Life. Throughout the day, more than 100 area restaurants will donate 20 percent of their gross sales to WNCAP, a public-health nonprofit that provides free HIV-related services in 18 WNC counties. (Photo courtesy of Dining Out for Life)