December is underway, and there are plenty of holiday events to choose from. Whether you are interested in local holiday art and craft sales, Christmas theater shows or a jingle-bell themed 5K — this weekend has you covered. Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend […]
Author and illustrator Jan Brett will give a reading and sign copies of the book at Vance Elementary School on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Davis will visit Malaprop’s on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. to tell stories and sign copies of his new book.
The Compton-born, Atlanta-based renaissance man discusses his numerous projects and their common bond.
In his most recent collection, Ellison offers more than an overview of the various plants, animals, insects and landscapes of the Southern Blue Ridge Province; he is quietly reminding us of the most rewarding, but often overlooked components of life: observation and deliberation.
November will read from his new collection at Malaprop’s on Sunday, Nov. 13.
FRIDAY Downtown Asheville First Friday Art Walks downtownashevilleartdistrict.org 1st FRIDAYS, 5-8pm – Downtown Asheville museums and galleries open doors to visitors. Visit the website for participating venues and full details. Free to attend. Culture Vulture Film Festival 692-8062, saveculture.org FR (11/4), 6pm – Proceeds from this film festival benefit the Center for Cultural Preservation. $25. Held […]
In his new collection, The Rain in Portugal, the poet places William Shakespeare on a modern airliner, sharing a set of earbuds with Collins, or follows his own thoughts to absurdist extremes.
“The songs lend themselves to a lot of space,” Tirey says. “I don’t apply some kind of aesthetic intention; it just happens that way.” When it’s proposed that there’s a southern-Gothic feel to his songs, he demurs a bit, suggesting instead, “just an American ethos.”
Ride a bike, cut a rug, revisit Neil Young, tour a haunted house or celebrate the spookiest season with poetry and pie. There are as many ways to commemorate All Hallows Eve as there are sexy zombie costume possibilities.
Whether you are raring to go to the Women & Money Conference, a scary open mic, a benefit in a castle, or a low country boil, Asheville has you covered this weekend! Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY ‘SCARY […]
Costumes are encouraged at SCARY spoken word OPEN MIC, which takes place at Buffalo Nickel on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
In Vegan Curious, local writer and blogger Aisha Adams offers practical suggestions for those interested in transitioning to a vegan diet.
The free performance, which hinges around the author’s parents, takes place at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a sophomore album by Axxa/Abraxas and a book on intentional relationships by Daniel Hermes Sushumna.
For its largest annual fundraiser, the Literacy Council of Buncombe County is hosting a dinner and silent auction, featuring a speech by best selling author Wiley Cash. His brother, comedian Cliff Cash, will emcee the event at Renaissance Asheville Hotel on Friday, Oct. 14.
Get a preview from the authors themselves when three local authors, one former local poet and a noteworthy regional writer share their newest works at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe.
Poet and novelist Lidija Dimkovska presents the English translation of her award-winning book A Spare Life at Malaprop’s on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the expansion of a mother-daughter baking company, a high school student’s encouraging book for fellow youths and a cancer survivor’s guide to mentally overcoming serious bodily illness.
The book includes listings for restaurants along interstate highways 26, 40, 73, 74, 77, 85 and 95, including numerous Western North Carolina favorites.
The roster includes Ben Fountain who reads on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Reuter Center.