Free screenings at UNC Asheville, Mars Hill and the West Asheville Library, plus the Boone Film Festival extends its submission deadline.
As we roll into 2016, it’s easy to neglect the resolutions for the new year many of us made a month ago. But for children and their families battling cancer and dealing with the side effects of treatment, giving up or forgetting isn’t an option. To assist these children and their families in their time […]
Asheville Brewing hosts British Invasion Week films, UNCA offers two free screenings and submissions open for Music Video Asheville.
Through grassroots community collaborations, Food Connection saves many thousands of pounds of fresh, unused food from the trash each year, transporting it by taxi to be distributed to residents in need. A federal law allows businesses to donate wholesome food items to feed the hungry without legal liability.
PETA youth program peta2 recently gave UNC Asheville top marks and a spot on the Dean’s List on its 2015 Vegan Report Card.
DJ Rekha makes her Western North Carolina debut with a performance Thursday, Nov. 12, in UNC Asheville’s Justice Gym — complete with a dance instructor to demonstrate some moves — and a master class Friday at Lipinsky Auditorium.
This week’s roundup includes the Culture Vulture Film Festival, silent movies at the Leicester Public Library, a screening of the documentary Citizen Autistic and news about the the third episode of “Southern Songs and Stories.”
More than 60 volunteers donned aprons and converged on the UNC Asheville campus Friday morning in an effort to prepare hundreds of nutritious, fall-themed meals for local people in need.
This week’s offerings include a documentary screening at UNC Asheville, the continuation of the Movies that Matter series and Home Movie Day events.
On Wednesday evening, members of the greater Asheville community came together in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium to discuss a sensitive subject: rape culture and how it affects our community.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the art project of Hendersonville photographer Walter Arnold, a new kiln for the ladies of Mudhoneyz Studio and entrepreneur Derek Plumb’s quest to make dorm rooms into havens for creativity.
UNC Asheville’s free Concerts on the Quad series returns on Monday, June 15, with Sirius.B. Future installments include performances by stephaniesĭd, The Malpass Brothers, Chatham County Line and The Ulali Project featuring Pura Fé.
If the next [UNC] president can’t first and foremost be an advocate for students, then what is the point?
“I couldn’t be more thrilled,” says Natalie DeRatt, UNC Asheville graduate and newly appointed member of the U.S. national team for bobsledding. After finishing third in two team selection races (in Lake Placid, N.Y., and Park City, Utah), the Asheville athlete was confirmed on Nov. 9 as one of the youngest members of the 2014-2015 […]
For local weather wonks, the annual Western North Carolina Weather Calendar has been a must-have for decades. The 2015 version goes on sale today, Nov. 11, and marks the 30th published by the UNC Asheville Atmospheric Sciences Department. As always, the unique 12-month calendar features an assortment of Asheville updated climatological data such as monthly […]
It’s tricky to find a clique of electronic musicians whose message resonates as much as the bass it’s dubbed over. A Tribe Called Red, composed of three like-minded Canadian DJs, tours the country on a quest to promote empowerment and reverence for native culture. DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman juxtapose chants and drumming samples […]
Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville by the Board of Governors.
America continues to have a difficult time facing its past, especially when this requires taking an in-depth look at slavery. Slavery does not comport with our claims about our founding ideals. Thus, when memorializing the past, Americans are more comfortable with images that don’t glaringly highlight the country’s hypocrisy.
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 Environmental Quality Institute’s Stream Monitoring Information Exchange program is currently seeking volunteers to attend a volunteer training on Saturday, March 29th, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at UNC Asheville. Once trained, volunteers work in small groups to sample a couple sites, two times per year (about 10 hours of annual service). Volunteer opportunities are open to anyone (11th grade and up) with any level of experience or identification skills.
In 2011, women held 57 percent of all professional positions in the country but only 25 percent of technology jobs, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics. Does the Asheville area buck the trend? (Photo by Caitlin Byrd)