Beyond the astronomic phenomenon, Asheville’s Solar Eclipse Festival features food vendors, the Splashville interactive fountain and solar-inspired music curated by DJ Kipper of Mix 96.5.
On Wednesday, July 26 , Amanda Giacomini will bring her mural project 10,000 Buddhas to Asheville. For two days, the artist will add to her ever-increasing count, as she works on the Walnut Street side of the Social Lounge.
‘Streets of Ashe,’ is a series of portraits by photographer Elia Lehman. Starting Friday, July 14, the work will be on display at Pink Dog Creative.
Art, says Joseph Pearson, helps facilitate conversation, which can lead to a better understanding among groups and individuals. The challenge, he notes, is getting people to address and discuss the issues in the first place.
Historic Grovewood Village, located on property adjacent to the Omni Grove Park Inn, celebrated the centennial of Biltmore Industries with a full day of tours, lectures and a cake cutting on June 17.
In conjunction with the release of his new book, Grisham has taken to the road for the first time in 25 years, making appearances at independent bookstores from Vermont to Tennessee. Xpress caught up with the prolific author during his stop at Malaprop’s.
Tyson will present the talk “An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies” at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Tuesday, June 13.
This season, two new events — the Better Dads Festival and Xpand Fest — are launching in downtown Asheville. A little further out in Hot Springs, ballad singers and hikers are coming together to celebrate the Bluff Mountain Festival’s 22nd year.
Lifelong learning is OLLI’s primary goal. But its executive director, Catherine Frank, says the organization also aims to push back against ageism and the stereotypes it creates.
On Saturday, May 20, the Phil Mechanic Studios is opening the Stand Gallery (formerly Flood Gallery). The launch will include a group show ‘Following Abstraction into Form.’
On Saturday, April 29, whiteSPACE will present its latest works in an exhibit titled ‘Thallo: Four Artists Welcome Spring.’
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.
This year’s summit takes place on Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Collider.
John Raymond Mireles has been traveling all across the country photographing strangers for his latest project, ‘Neighbors.’ He arrives to Asheville Friday, April 21.
Recently, members of Artspace, a Minnesota-based property development, assent management and consulting organization, visited to Asheville to explore the possibility of an affordable housing project geared toward local artists.
In her latest exhibition, ‘Following the Stars to Freedom,’ Heather Shirin draws on inspiration from the late 19th and early 20th century works of Alphonse Mucha and Gustav Klimt. The collection will be on display at London District Studios Friday, April 14 through Tuesday, May 9.
Think Asheville deserves a reputation for more than beer? How about its thriving craft arts scene? Voting is under way to establish the Top 10 Towns for Craft Lovers, via an online poll presented by American Craft Week. At the time this is being posted, tiny Seagrove, N.C. (population 228), is in the lead with […]
Throughout April, Fakhoury’s latest collection, Imageries of Life, will be on display at the Asheville Gallery of Art. An opening reception will be held Friday, April 7, 5-8 p.m
Harmonia brings sanctuary spaces to festivals of various sizes, and on Sunday, April 9, the nonprofit will host its own event — a donation-based fundraiser at Salvage Station.
A film premiere, a literary reading and two musical performances will be among the events celebrating UNC Asheville’s Center for Jewish Studies 35th anniversary, beginning Thursday, March 23.
Lori Greenberg, who co-coordinated Celebrate Zelda!, views the three-day series, happening Friday-Sunday, March 10-12, as a way to spotlight the benefits of the arts for those struggling with mental health issues.