Nearly 90 years after its premiere, a classic from the golden age of Chinese cinema receives a new soundtrack by local musician Min Xiao-Fen.
Two independent projects are bringing messages of positivity to Asheville residents, one sign at a time.
Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance artistic director Heather Maloy discusses the company’s return to live performances.
Radio Free Asheville recently premiered in WNC. Plus a new three-day festival debuts, the latest from the Western North Carolina Historical Association’s lecture series and more!
The Solarize rate of $2.45 per watt of electricity generation is roughly 9% cheaper than the statewide average of $2.67 per watt listed by EnergySage, an industry website. The program, spearheaded by the nonprofit Blue Horizons Project, is able to offer the discount through bulk purchasing of solar equipment for Buncombe County residents.
Local board game designers team up to create new adventures.
Lonesome Station music series partners with American Vinyl Co. for a new music series. Plus, two exhibits celebrate Juneteenth all month long; the return of the Blue Ridge Orchestra; and more!
Representatives from SART, HART and ACT discuss the novel challenges of planning a theater season during a pandemic.
Purl’s Yarn Emporium relocates from downtown to Hendersonville Road. Also: The Bluff Mountain Festival goes virtual; local poet wins award; and two calls go out for Asheville-area artists.
Local artists and arts leaders discuss the state of racial justice in the creative community, one year after George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter protests.
Christen and Cory Short aim to mix nostalgic acts with area favorites and more at their 2,500-person outdoor music venue.
The travel writer and longtime Asheville devotee discusses narrowing down her list of 100 local activities for a new publication.
Augmented reality art exhibit Living Images comes to the RAD; plus theater, a festival, a photography show and more.
Unable to rely on touring as venues slowly reopen, local singer-songwriters are taking a new approach to making and sharing music.
Over the course of the 2020-2021 school year, seventh graders at Asheville Middle School have worked to uncover the past as a way to better understand the present day and change the future of Western North Carolina.
April Bennett, Jaze Uries and Brennan Dugan take to the sea; the Historic Montford Garden Tour returns; and more area arts news.
Assistant curator Hilary Schroeder discusses the behind-the-scenes work for AAM’s newest photography show.
Tryon gets one step closer to honoring the legendary soul singer; the Historic Resources Commission honors local champions; and more area arts news.
Xpress talks with singer/songwriter Ryan Barber and filmmaker Kira Bursky about their latest video for Barber’s newest single, “Funk Yo Feelings.”
Local Cloth, an Asheville-based nonprofit composed of fiber hobbyists and full-time professionals alike, is leaving its space on the South Slope and heading to the River Arts District.
Jazz, hip-hop, country, Americana and other traditions are represented across these three new local collections.