Black Mountain Center for the Arts continues a long-running tradition while the Madison County Arts Council starts a new one.
The findings of Priscilla Robinson’s 14-year project are published, a recent Asheville High graduate earns a spot in the prestigious GRAMMY Camp and more area arts news.
Honor Moor, Barbie Angell and Kathryn Langwell reinterpret Grimm’s fairy tales; Concerts on the Creek return to Sylva; plus more area arts news.
The Solarize rate of $2.45 per watt of electricity generation is roughly 9% cheaper than the statewide average of $2.67 per watt listed by EnergySage, an industry website. The program, spearheaded by the nonprofit Blue Horizons Project, is able to offer the discount through bulk purchasing of solar equipment for Buncombe County residents.
Local artists and arts leaders discuss the state of racial justice in the creative community, one year after George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter protests.
April Bennett, Jaze Uries and Brennan Dugan take to the sea; the Historic Montford Garden Tour returns; and more area arts news.
Assistant curator Hilary Schroeder discusses the behind-the-scenes work for AAM’s newest photography show.
Tryon gets one step closer to honoring the legendary soul singer; the Historic Resources Commission honors local champions; and more area arts news.
The YMI Cultural Center and First Congregational United Church of Christ renew their partnership; Asheville Pizza & Brewing reopens its theater; and more area arts news.
Multidisciplinary artist Kira Bursky celebrates her first print collection. Also: new theater, live music, books, exhibits and more!
City officials team with River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project partners for grand opening celebrations.
A new initiative more sustainably helps nonprofits and artists, more live theater returns and other area happenings.
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.