The Orange Peel hosts the Saturday Spectacular, featuring headliner Sydni Deveraux, the Golden Glamazon.
More lively art and writing from our spring 2017 Kids Issue. In this installment, writing from The Learning Community School and art from Claxton Elementary School.
WHAT: A benefit night for the Asheville Youth Ultimate Frisbee program WHERE: Hi-Wire Brewing WHEN: Thursday, May 25, 4-11 p.m. WHY: With both fall and spring programs, games running several times a week and a tournament to culminate the end of a successful season, the Asheville Youth Ultimate Frisbee league is expanding, allowing more students the opportunity to get […]
The Collider kicks off National Pollinator Month with a screening of Wings of Life, the Friends of the WNC Nature Center debut two promotional films and more.
Learn about walk-behind tractors, a simpler, cheaper and surprisingly versatile alternative to full-sized farm tractors, at a special workshop presented by Living Web Farms in Mills River on May 27. Participants will also learn about specialized hand tools.
It’s been just over a year since the locally developed Muddy Water Watch app was launched, enlisting citizen watchdogs to help protect their communities’ waterways. Conceived by the environmental nonprofit MountainTrue as an enhancement of its existing Muddy Water Watch program, the app makes it easy for residents to report potential problems with sedimentation in streams as well as other water quality issues.
“We in North Asheville also have problems with crumbling roadways and sidewalks with lack of repair.”
Athlete defies age For 90-year-old track and field athlete Cory Hartbarger, the greatest competitor he has defeated in sports is age. “I’ve had a lot of health concerns [heart surgery, diabetes, arthritis] and have been very fortunate to stay alive this long, but I wouldn’t be able to do it if I didn’t continue to […]
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the inaugural product line by The Bright Angle, a recording project by the Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble and a community center called Songbird Sanctuary.
The small, lunch-only café is a long-time local hangout spot in Black Mountain.
“I know there is an element in our area which hopes to eliminate the voices of the people. Yet I would have thought the news media would acknowledge such a large gathering.”
Asheville author Suzanne Shaffer writes and speaks about strategies for creating a fulfilling life path in retirement. Shaffer shared some insights and tips on successful aging with Xpress.
For over a decade, Larry and Linnea Wardwell have had one main goal: to bring high-quality herbal medicine into practice. The annual Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium 2017, planned for the Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain Friday to Sunday, June 2-4, does just that, says Linnea Wardwell. The symposium, which began when the owner of Gaia Herbs […]
This time around, all four featured acts are nationally touring artists. Funk, pop, rock and rockabilly are on the musical menu.
“In addition to pushing to lower APD’s racial disparity in police stops, Dee Williams on City Council will bring sanity to local politics and make racial and economic justice some of her top priorities.”