It’s time for local K-12 students to get creative! The theme for Xpress’ 2022 Kids Issue is “Simply Beautiful.” Deadline to submit art and writing for possible publication is Friday, Jan. 28.
After more than a year of lockdowns and hesitant restarts, the Madison County college town of Mars Hill is feeling the effects of shifting trends. “People have decided they want to have a less congested life but still have access to restaurants and shopping,” notes real estate agent Angela Morgan.
The Asheville-based artist discusses the creative journey of developing a distinct art form.
Over the course of the last year, local artist Joshua Marc Levy asked 14 North Carolina-based artists and organizations to create an original art piece as if it were the last work they’d ever make.
Checking in with the executive directors of the Asheville Area Arts Council, Magnetic Theatre and Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community.
The well-rounded presentation changed the way the research team and artists thought about presenting their work.
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.
The nonprofit Preserving a Picturesque America hosts a benefit art sale and exhibition that reinterprets scenes from the historic Buncombe Turnpike.
Local photographer Lauren Merrell discusses her latest project and its impact on her life and those of others.
Western North Carolina is grappling with a controversial part of its history: monuments erected in commemoration of Confederate figures. In May, after months of debate and consideration by a specially appointed task force, Asheville began removing the Vance Monument, an obelisk honoring the late Confederate military officer and former Gov. Zebulon Baird Vance. And in […]
The independent alliance of artists broadly define the medium of “the print” to encompass a wide range of processes and content, using creative approaches both traditional and experimental.
The Madison County native discusses his unusual path to the paintbrush and his artistic philosophy.
Aquatic creatures flock to Lake Tomahawk, two pairs of artists form new studios and more area arts news.
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.