The potter talks new projects and the city’s craft scene.
Rare Bird Farm receives green light to hold events in Madison County. Plus, Blue Ridge Pride; a graffiti tour in the RAD; and more.
On Tuesday, Sept. 26, author Ron Rash will celebrate the release of his 20th publication. His latest novel, The Caretaker, is set in Blowing Rock in 1951. “To me, this is a book about love,” Rash says. “Not in a sentimental way. It’s about the destructiveness of it. How we misuse the word — exploit it.”
Funk, soul, R&B and electronic sounds are represented across this month’s featured collections.
Mars Hill hosts the annual Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival and Madison Heritage Arts Festival. Plus, the Haywood County Studio Tour; the very first AshevilleCon; and more.
The Asheville-based rocker makes memorable use of clips from obscure movies depicting Roman and Greek mythology.
Amid the pandemic, Juniper Winnecour and her mother, Meg, applied for the Chateau Orquevaux residency in France. Two years later, the pair of local artists are preparing for their travels abroad.
“I have noticed a dramatic loss of buskers in this town,” said Lyle Rickards, a leader of the Asheville Buskers Collective, a loose-knit group of some 300 street performers. “This year, I’d say there are 30 buskers in town for the season. Last year, we had 100.”
A Grateful Dead cover band celebrates a milestone. Plus, a new book from Asheville native; a celebration for the Hominy Creek Greenway; and more.
Franklin Keel, Amanda Durst and Tori Parrish discuss their multifaceted professional lives.
Nick Raynolds’ new exhibit, Externalities, marks a shift in his artistic approach. After decades creating works of realism, he’s now embracing elements of the surreal and abstract.
Kevin Patrick Murphy reflects on the school’s first decade.
The second annual Women to the Front Festival expands to a weeklong celebration. Plus, “The Village Witch” releases her new book; A-B Tech’s student and faculty literature and arts publication “The Rhapsodist”; and more.
New York Times bestselling author, Wiley Cash, joins Xpress for our recurring feature on the life and literary works of Thomas Wolfe.
Local comedian Morgan Marie revisits highlights from Best Medicine’s first year.
If you’re a fan of local theater, Western North Carolina offers plenty of options.
Studio A at Pink Dog Creative celebrates ten years. Plus, a festival celebrating Earl Scruggs; a local author’s new book about her great-grandfather’s Civil War experience; and more.
The painter talks new projects and the city’s visual arts scene.
The Beer City Sister talks new projects and the city’s drag scene.
The photographer talks new projects and the city’s scene.
The Asheville area is home to two authors who’ve written books on the film, 30 years apart.