A new Asheville Art Museum exhibition explores how Cherokee artists incorporate the tribe’s written language into their works. Plus, a new novel uses Asheville as a character, a Christmas tradition returns to Flat Rock and the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts offers multiple takes on a holiday classic.
The Miss Gay Latina and Mister Gay Latino pageants return to Asheville. Plus, 103.3 Asheville FM’s record fair moves to Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, the Asheville Holiday Parade marks 75 years and WCU hosts the annual Handmade Holiday Sale.
Checking in with the executive directors of the Asheville Area Arts Council, Magnetic Theatre and Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community.
A new walking tour explores Asheville’s rich musical traditions. Plus, Rabbit Rabbit hosts a holiday tree event, The Magnetic Theatre travels back to the 1920s and a local author offers unreleased Beatles songs.
Nadazul Gallery presents an exhibit highlighting death and remembrance. Plus, BlackBird Frame & Art extends Emil Holzhauer exhibit, Hendersonville filmmaker gets PBS deal and local author publishes pharmaceutical thriller.
McDivitt shares his theories of the supernatural and his work as a guide for Haunted Asheville.
The Horror Anthology film series returns. Plus: A new book spotlights two ghostly WNC tales; “Dark Corners” podcast wraps up third season; and more!
Black Mountain will explore some of the town’s ghost stories with downtown walking tours. Plus, FIND Outdoors presents The Legend of Tommy Hodges, a local artist tackles the pandemic with dinosaurs, and the Junior League invites kids to Touch-a-Truck.
Originally from North Carolina, Katherine de Vos Devine found herself uprooted at a young age when her father moved the family to New York City for a new job. In many ways, this transplant shaped Devine’s life. “I grew up in a diverse and bohemian apartment building, surrounded by actors, dancers, artists and elderly Ziegfeld […]
The Queer Girls Literary Reading moves to Rabbit, Rabbit. Plus: railroad laborers are honored at Andrews Geyser; the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown Asheville; and more!
The inaugural Faith in Arts Institute, a four-day gathering, explores how the religious beliefs of individual artists impact their creative process and the projects they pursue.
WCU’s Bardo Arts Center presents immersive show of sights and sounds. Plus, Pumpkin Fest returns to Brevard, the Kenilworth neighborhood showcases its homes and art, and Eliada reimagines its fall event.
Growing up, Shana Bushyhead Condill frequently visited museums with her family. Whether in Montana where she was born or in Milwaukee where she graduated high school, Condill had exposure to a broad range of collections. But as a citizen of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, what she did not see was an accurate representation of […]
Hominy Creek Greenway marks 10 years with outdoor art installation. Plus, an Asheville musician recounts wild outlaw country tales in new book, HART presents The Diary of Anne Frank and the Black Mountain Center for the Arts returns to live theater.
Mountain Heritage Day returns to Western Carolina University. Plus, Explore Asheville wants input on African American Heritage Trail, Biblical play comes to Wortham Theatre and more.
JP Chalarca discusses his new oral history project, which tells the stories of people who live and work in the West End Clingman Avenue Neighborhood.
In 16 paintings, local artist Connie Bostic pays tribute to the many local Black women who cared for white children in the first half of the 20th century.
The nonprofit Preserving a Picturesque America hosts a benefit art sale and exhibition that reinterprets scenes from the historic Buncombe Turnpike.
Blue Ridge Pride installs art project in Pack Square Park. Plus, Art in Autumn returns to Weaverville, the Southern Highland Craft Guild celebrates Appalachian heritage, and Pan Harmonia plans Asheville concerts.
Local buskers chat with Xpress about the current challenges they face in Asheville. From the pandemic to robbery, life as a street artist isn’t always an upbeat song.
On Aug. 12, a subsidiary of nonprofit Conserving Carolina completed the $7.8 million purchase of the currently unused Ecusta rail line, stretching 19 miles between Hendersonville and Brevard, from the Blue Ridge Southern Railroad.