“If I could have any superpower, it would be Super Intelligence. This is the ability to know everything, even the secrets of the universe that the average human mind couldn’t even comprehend.”
In Part II of Xpress’ annual Kids Issues, we present even more superpowered art and writing from area students — plus extensive listings for area summer camps, along with a plethora of other kid-focused content.
The fundraiser for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic takes place March 23 at Wedge Brewing Co.’s Foundation space.
“Life chose me by a golden chance to have superpowers for just 24 hours, and I used them to revive our planet.”
For this year’s Kids Issues, we asked local K-12 students to submit art and writing around the question: “What would you do if you had superpowers for a day?”
The tenth annual art-filled fundraiser is set for March 9 at Ambrose West.
On Friday, March 1, Youth Arts Empowerment will share their collective works at the Pink Dog Creative Gallery. The show, titled On the Cusp, runs through Sunday, March 31.
The quarterly presentations of 20 images projected for 20 seconds takes place March 1 at The Grove House.
Along with theatrical productions, the event space offers murder mystery dinners, programming for children, a Malaprop’s book store pop-up, the Artful Cup Coffee Bar and more.
The event includes music by DJ Malinalli and light hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. followed the unveiling of the work “Rising of the Ancestors” by Harry Rivera, an artist talk by Ponkho Bermejo, a documentary film screening and a panel discussion featuring Rivera, Bermejo and Carmen Ramos-Kennedy.
What would you do if you had superpowers for a day? Xpress wants to know! Submit student art, essays and poems by this Friday, Feb. 8, to be considered for the 2019 Kids Issues.
What would you do if you had superpowers for a day? Xpress wants to know! Submit student art, essays and poems by Feb. 8 to be considered for the 2019 Kids Issues.
Inspired by “Emily Dickinson’s Patreon” by Riane Konc in The New Yorker, Xpress dreamed up for arts-related Kickstarter projects (led by local and international personalities) that would surely be worth funding — if only for the choice perks.
In Western North Carolina, 2018 held numerous examples of the arts-infused actions aimed at collective liberation.
There are countless ways to see out the old year and welcome the new one. Read on for parties, concerts, dances and more.
While this city still has a long way to go to when it comes to equity and representation of diversity within the local art scene, 2018 showed strides in that direction.
Costumes and comic books Batman: 2018 was a big year for geek culture in Asheville.
Each year, Xpress publishes the thoughtful, vibrant and engaging creative work of Western North Carolina K-12 students, along with listings of local and regional summer camps. The 2019 theme is “24-hour Superpowers” and the submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 8.
Curious about holiday markets? Check out these pop-ups planned around Asheville.
“Asheville Through Brown Eyes,” with work by Joseph Pearson, Jenny Pickens, Valeria Watson, Noel Jefferson, James Love, Viola Spells and Cleaster Cotton, opens Friday, Dec. 7, in the Asheville Area Art Gallery’s Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space.
The North Carolina native shares her political satire graphic novel Dec. 1 at Firestorm Books & Coffee.