The therapeutic power of music has been evident for centuries. But now music therapy is catching on in modern society and the use of music is proving to be particularly helpful in patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Country for Syria, an Istanbul-based international music collective, blends traditional Middle Eastern sounds with American country.
Two chefs, Katie Button of Asheville and Gunnar Karl Gíslason of Icelaned hosted a dinner and foraging expedition on the campus of Warren Wilson College.
Asheville’s Cúrate celebrates one year with a movie at The Fine Arts Theatre on March 5 and a special “new-Nordic” dinner on Saturday, March 24. Why are we telling you this already? Because tickets are likely to go fast.
In the alternate universe of the graphic novel (and new movie) Watchmen, angst-ridden heroes clad in tights, capes and masks fret about the state of humanity and their place in a sinister world. Warren Wilson College’s young weatherization heroes evince no such sentiments, though they do sport safety masks and loads of can-do spirit. During […]
Environmental awards have been piling up like fall leaves around here. Xpress thought you might like to know who’s been winning what, and why. Asheville’s got (compressed) gas Eight years ago this month, Mark Combs persuaded Asheville’s City Council to add natural-gas-fueled vehicles to its fleet. The public-works director argued that grants were available for […]
“Why stage The Vagina Monologues?” As organizer and co-director of Warren Wilson College’s production of The Vagina Monologues, I’ve been asked this question more times than I can count. Why have I dedicated so much of my life to this play? This week, two different friends of mine told me they’d been raped by a […]
Warren Wilson College graduate Chase Hubbard has spent his entire professional life in agriculture. After serving as the school’s assistant farm manager for seven years, he’s now taken charge of running the 275-acre commercial operation in the fields surrounding the campus. Chase Hubbard In the middle of a working day, Hubbard took some time to […]