“There’s no ego battles,” muralist Ian Wilkinson says. “Everybody leaves it on the wall.”
The madness of Bele Chere descends on downtown Friday morning, but don’t fear. We’ve highlighted a host of low-cost events for those who prefer to avoid the massive street festival.
This weekend offers holiday craft fairs, fashion, film and lots of local music. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-budget entertainment.
Lace up your dancing shoes because this weekend features a variety of shows and parties sure to keep toes tapping and booties shaking into the early morning hours. As always, share more low-cost events in the comments section.
The Orange Peel gets down and dirty Saturday as local hip-hop collective Gurp City South unite for a rowdy weekend showcase. Catching the entire outfit under one roof can be difficult, as members split their time between Asheville and San Francisco, so expect some fireworks.
Whether you’re looking for jazz, Americana, country or doom metal, we’ve got a weekend performance to match. And if music doesn’t sing to you, there’s film, theater and art as well, all for less than it costs to park downtown.