On Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1901, The Asheville Citizen offered readers a detailed description of the Asheville Club’s new headquarters built on the corner of Haywood and Government [now College] streets.
Women in academia discussed issues of gender bias in the science, technology, engineering and math fields on Sept. 13 when the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville kicked off its interdisciplinary “Women in STEM” lecture series.
The inaugural festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 23, at French Broad River Park.
The streets of downtown Asheville were free of cars on Sept. 17 — but that doesn’t mean they were quiet. Open Streets Asheville returned for its second year, filling the roadways with people and activities, including art, dance, sports and music.
In case you missed them, here are some of Xpress’ most intriguing stories from the week of Sept. 13.
As layers are peeled away and details revealed, some viewers will be squirming in their seats — particularly in the second act. It’s a riveting ride and in no way a light night of entertainment.
“He has tirelessly displayed the courage of his convictions advocating for affordable housing, a living wage, social and economic justice, better public transportation, more public parks and green spaces, and a commitment to consider climate change in every decision he makes personally and as a community leader. “
The beloved play runs through Sunday, Oct. 8 at North Carolina Stage Company.
“Just imagine — some $17 trillion in savings, and health care for everyone!”
Grail Moviehouse celebrates Art House Theater Day, Mechanical Eye brings video artist Madsen Minax to town and more.
The fifth annual Root Ball takes place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23.
“Perhaps the greatest danger of unwanted change comes from within the city itself, from apathetic and cynical millennials, hippies, anarchists, witches, crystal-worshippers and other folks who simply have given up on politics altogether.”
As questions swirl around an ongoing FBI probe into former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene, some top officials are scrutinizing the results of a directive they say was meant to boost the earnings of the county’s lowest-paid employees.
This year’s gala, “A Dance Through Time,” will transport guests back-in-time to three local historic sites: the YMI Cultural Center, Zealandia Castle and Sondley Estate.
UNC Asheville’s third annual Farm-to-Table Dinner on the Quad drew more than 300 guests for an evening centered on the theme of migration.