Local arts leaders in various mediums identify up-and-coming or underseen peers that readers should be on the lookout for in 2021.
Xpress is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Kids Issue! The theme: “My Great Idea.” Deadline is Friday, Jan. 29.
In his new book, local author Ryan Bush builds on the philosophies of Buddhism and Stoicism to describe a system for rewiring the brain’s response to external events, a method he dubs psychitecture.
In her latest book, “We Gather Together: A Nation Divided, a President in Turmoil, and a Historic Campaign to Embrace Gratitude and Grace,” author Denise Kiernan examines the history of Thanksgiving as well as the psychological and physical benefits that come with showing gratitude.
In her debut collection, local author Arlene Duane Hemingway creates stories in 100 words exactly.
It’s time for local K-12 students to shine! The theme for Xpress’ 2021 Kids Issue is “My Great Idea.” Deadline to submit art and writing for possible publication is Friday, Jan. 29.
Where the Jackson Building stands today, on the southeast corner of Pack Square, a monuments and tombstones business once stood. The business owner, W.O. Wolfe, died in 1922, but his life and personality were immortalized in his son Thomas’ 1929 novel, Look Homeward, Angel.
After nearly a decade, the Wilma Dykeman Legacy has found a permanent use for the author’s former childhood home. In fall 2021, UNC Asheville intends to launch the site as part of its Writer-in-Residence program. Xpress spoke with some of the key players who helped turn the concept into a reality.
The arts-based after-school program centers the leadership and creativity of Black and Brown youths ages 13-19.
An annual event pivots to online, Different Wrld readies to open in the former Mothlight space and more area arts news.
The Porch, Street Creature Puppets and Asheville Improv Collective are among the area organizations that have been displaced since March.
In her latest novel, “And the Crows Took Their Eyes,” local author Vicki Lane considers the impact of the 1863 Shelton Laurel Massacre and the consequences it had on both the victims’ families and the perpetrators of the event.
From spooky tours to costume-friendly concerts to at-home options, there’s something for nearly everyone in search of holiday festivities.
The Asheville-based artist realizes her long-held dreams of becoming an author with “The Occultists.”
“Monsterland,” an eight-episode TV series based on the award-winning writer’s anthology “North American Lake Monsters,” will be released in full on Hulu on Friday, Oct. 2.
“A Pastoral Palette Resized: Rural Spaces for the Soul” opens Oct. 4, Urban Combat Wrestling turns one and other area arts news.
On Friday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m., Malaprop’s will host a virtual book event with South Carolina author George Singleton. His latest collection, “You Want More,” blends humor and tragedy in a series of short stories about everyday people trying to start over and get by.
The Asheville-based author turns his attention to the Donner Party in “The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep.”
Hannah Kepple plays Moon on the hit series, local cultural institutions receive a boost from the Asheville Area Arts Council and other arts news.
“Even as We Breathe” is a retrospective, coming-of-age tale replete with youthful romance, family secrets, murder and prisoners of war. Set at the Grove Park Inn during World War II, the book comes out Tuesday, Sept. 8.
The Fairview-based artist examines women’s roles in society; plus information on upcoming works, contests and the return of movie theater popcorn.