Unto These Hills debuted July 1, 1950, at the newly constructed Mountainside Theatre in Cherokee. Anticipation for the production was apparent throughout the spring and summer leading up to opening night.
Toni Rhegness was walking her dog in her own yard last Tuesday, Sept. 26, when she had a dangerous encounter with bears attracted to her neighbor’s trash can. According to a press release from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Rhegness shouted at three black bear cubs to scare them away from the neighbor’s trash and […]
Xpress takes a look at some of the steps elected officials and top staff have taken to guard against future corruption and what policies the Board of Commissioners plans to address in the immediate future.
Those yearning for a thorough version of this classic will find it here. The cast rises to the emotional challenge and reminds us how wild and untamed Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof can be.
The recent Asheville transplants play a record release party Sept. 29 at Foggy Mountain Brew Pub.
“I was hoping the village would become a vibrant community of businesses, restaurants and shopping. That has not happened.”
Asheville Contemporary Dance Theater and artists from Durham and Burlington perform Sept. 28-29 at The BeBe Theatre.
“Suddenly, we will have two monuments to consider: the steel lynching monument and Vance’s.”
“If the county is paying these corporations, then the county is their employer and has the duty to hold them accountable when they don’t benefit the taxpayers.”
The Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to Pack Library, the Astronomy Club of Asheville hosts the director of a new Saturn documentary and more.
The ninth annual Rooted in the Mountains Symposium will integrate many different disciplines as well as native and Western approaches in its exploration of women’s health and heart health Thursday, Sept. 27, and Friday, Sept. 28, at Western Carolina University.
Although Chicago-based 21CP Solutions finished its report on Asheville’s response to a police beating scandal in August, the city isn’t done hiring consultants to assess its policing approach. That’s one of the key takeaways from interim City Manager Cathy Ball’s memo discussing action items from the report, to be presented at Asheville City Council’s upcoming regular meeting.
Arena rock, engaging and tuneful pop, heartfelt blues and deep funk are just some of the sounds explored by live acts playing in Asheville over the next 30 days.
Firestorm Books & Coffee and The Steady Collective announced that they had formally appealed their notices of violation on Sept. 17. The appeals will likely be considered at the next meeting of the city’s Board of Adjustment, which takes place on Monday, Oct. 22. If the board rejects the appeals, the groups face civil penalties of $100 for every day they remain out of zoning compliance.
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, historian and author Christopher Arris Oakley will discuss his latest book, New South Indians: Tribal Economics and the Eastern Band of Cherokee in the Twentieth Century at UNCA.
The group is one of the featured artists at Asheville Barnaroo on Friday, Sept. 28.