Warren Haynes celebrated the 25th anniversary of Christmas Jam in style this weekend with two full days of epic concerts at the U.S. Cellular Center and other venues in downtown Asheville.
A festive musical spirit reigned last night as Christmas Jam stretched into the wee hours, with Widespread Panic closing things down at around 4 a.m. This post features a slide show of photos from the concerts. (photo by Nick King)
Check out this slideshow of the full weekend’s worth of bands.
Hundreds of celebratory bike riders took to Asheville’s streets and greenways yesterday for a St. Patrick’s Day community ride. This post features a slideshow of photos from the event.
The inaugural fashion show, a fundraiser for ACT, brought in 25 designers, over $7,000 and a little mystery as well. Read about who won and watch a slide show.
Xpress’ Spring Style Guide launches in this week’s print issue. In our fashion spread, we pair sweet florals with tough accessories. Click through for the full slide show.
Despite Occupy Asheville’s undeniable impact on the local protest scene, perhaps the movement’s biggest difficulties concerned just that: its attempts at an actual occupation.
(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
Expanded slideshow of images from this week’s photo essay on the Basilica of Saint Lawrence.
The frogs know it is spring — just go by any body of water at sunset, or just listen for a minute here.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Seth Harris tours local satellite antenna manufacturer.
Freelance photographer Suzi Camarata visited Brother Wolf Animal Rescue during their third annual open house.
Couldn’t make it out to this year’s Best of WNC Bash at the Orange Peel? Here’s a glimpse of what you missed.
A slide show of Halloween costumes from this weekend’s festival.
A-B Tech administrators, teachers and students joined with community leaders Sept. 12 to launch “Jobs for the Future,” a campaign on behalf of a 0.25 percent sales-tax increase to fund capital improvements at the school. Photos by Jerry Nelson
When Manoj Lama traveled to Nepal in April on a buying trip for his downtown Asheville shop, he didn’t expect to wind up atop Gokyo Ri, a 17,575-foot Himalayan peak.
We built our fortress at LAAFF near the corner of Lexington Ave. and Walnut Street and invite all ye brave and willing souls to help us protect it in the name of all things local and fun. Thanks to all those who’ve already stopped by – here’s a slide show of photos from the front lines. Updated with new photos!
Watch a slideshow of some of LAAFF’s most stylish attendees.
Dozens of people came out in the rain for Train History Day at the Cradle of Forestry on Saturday. Visitors, ranging from ages eight to 90, blew the whistle and rang the bell of a 1915 Climax logging train.
Check out a two-minute audio slideshow to hear for yourself.
As noted in this week’s article, “On a Friday night in Asheville, it’s near impossible to drop a coin without it landing in a hat or guitar case of a busker. Considering Asheville’s tourist economy and do-it-yourself ethos, it’s no surprise that downtown is packed with creative folks working their trade.” Xpress presents a brief glimpse into this world, letting the buskers tell the story in their own words.
Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack packs some major heat. The revered fried chicken house re-opened to a packed house in a greatly expanded space on Patton Ave last night.Xpress has some photos of the private event.
Photos by Toby Maurer