The local artist’s OHAC Justice comic book series takes place in Asheville and features superheroes based on staff members at Open Hearts Art Center.
There are plenty of free virtual and in-person exhibits and educational opportunities in and around Asheville. Poets and visual artists are also being called to submit works for a pair of contests.
Local arts leaders in various mediums identify up-and-coming or underseen peers that readers should be on the lookout for in 2021.
The Asheville-based nonprofit Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy’s work included both valuable wildlife habitats, such as the Wiles Creek and Little Rock Creek preserves, and prime farmland at risk of development. Sandy Hollar Farms in Buncombe County and Bowditch Bottoms in Yancey County were among the agricultural projects completed in 2020.
Xpress is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Kids Issue! The theme: “My Great Idea.” Deadline is Friday, Jan. 29.
Our A&E Editor was inspired by creative work from social justice advocates and an increased sense of community.
Community leaders and local musicians bring the annual celebration of African American culture online, a local screenwriter’s film debuts online and more area arts news.
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.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” gets a pandemic twist, the Arboretum’s holiday lights show becomes a drive-thru event and more area arts news.
Sara Mulvey and David Humphreys reflect on what drew them to tintype photography and how they’ve adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Open Hearts and Ian Wilkinson collaborate, ACT premieres Maria Young’s new play and more area arts news.
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.
“A Pastoral Palette Resized: Rural Spaces for the Soul” opens Oct. 4, Urban Combat Wrestling turns one and other area arts news.
The Magnetic Theatre stays innovative, local filmmakers release new works and other area arts news.
Hannah Kepple plays Moon on the hit series, local cultural institutions receive a boost from the Asheville Area Arts Council and other arts news.
The Fairview-based artist examines women’s roles in society; plus information on upcoming works, contests and the return of movie theater popcorn.
The Asheville native is hard at work on her next major project, plus other recent news from the local arts scene.
The lead artists of the giant downtown mural discuss planning and implementing the inspirational work.
The Oak Street Gallery of First Congregational UCC opens the second part of its social justice series on Aug. 6.
The Center for Craft’s new exhibit will be on display through Oct. 30.