On Saturday, April 29, whiteSPACE will present its latest works in an exhibit titled ‘Thallo: Four Artists Welcome Spring.’
“‘Closer’ is about getting back to something that makes you feel complete,” says bassist Peter Brownlee. “I think that journey can be peaceful and contemplative, and it can also be chaotic.”
Natalya Zoe Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller were formerly two-thirds of popular Americana trio Red June; those who enjoyed that group’s seemingly effortless vocal harmonies and enchanting melodies should be every bit as pleased with Eyes Brand New, the second album from the duo.
Restoring the Dream project launched in January of this year. The open studio offers free art classes to members of the community. Like its founder, Joe Rob, many who attend have lived or currently live on the street.
The hip-hop artist plays the ExploreAsheville.com Arena on Tuesday, May 2.
Agnes of God means for us to question our faith in something as powerful yet invisible as the wind. Brevard Little Theatre’s production of the profound play by John Pielmeir is staged at the American Legion Hall through Sunday, May 7.
O’Sullivan celebrates the launch of the book at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe on Saturday, April 26. The event will include a conversation between O’Sullivan and fellow local author Allan Wolf, and will also feature the music of New Orleans and the Louisiana coast.
The storytellers will gather at the Folk Art Center on Sunday, April 30
Ronni Lundy was tapped for two awards when the culinary organization announced the winners in its media categories on Tuesday, April 25.
For artists, secret gigs represent a break from the typical concert routine, with its posters, social media plugs and mercurial crowds. But what would induce listeners to come out for an unannounced band?
A trio of near-simultaneous album releases by Asheville-based artists highlight the rich diversity of the local music scene.
In the 1950s and ’60s, Leiber and Stoller were on the top of their game, knocking out hit after hit, recorded by the likes of Elvis, The Drifters, The Coasters and many others.
This spring’s safari takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, with a preview party on Friday, April 28.
The Orange Peel hosts the fashion show on Friday, April 28.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new album by Searra Jade, a short film set in Appalachia and the latest book by outdoorsy author Gary Sizer.
The Vanishing Wheelchair and Rainbow Community School are teaming up for a two-day magic festival that takes place on the school’s campus Friday-Saturday, April 28-29.
In the penultimate stop on their U.S. tour, the L.A. rockers maintained a high level of showmanship.
Redly Husky performs at The Town Pump in Black Mountain on Sunday, April 23; and at The Grey Eagle (opening for Chris Jamison’s Ghost) on Wednesday, April 26.
Congdon shares his newest video in advance of his performance at Asheville Guitar Bar on Saturday, May 13.
“Microfibers come off polyester clothes in the washing machine, and those particles pollute waterways,” says Grace Gouin, strategist at Echoview Fiber Mill in Weaverville. Streams are so loaded with the synthetic stuff that, in theory, fish are a certain percent yoga pant.
The full six-piece band, Chris Jamison’s Ghost, will celebrate the album’s release with a show at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, April 26.