Local arts leaders in various mediums identify up-and-coming or underseen peers that readers should be on the lookout for in 2021.
The festival’s 19th edition features shows designed for online presentation, plus a few socially distanced outdoor events.
Lee Isaac Chung’s ’80s-set drama wins four awards from the NCFCA, Jonathan Ammons releases a new album and more area arts news.
Nine members of the Xpress movie review team share their Top 5 lists for 2020.
Proposed changes to the city noise ordinance were part of a nefarious, multiyear plot by mimes, hell-bent on monopolizing the vibrant arts scene with their quiet ways.
Xpress critics look back on the year in film.
Asheville-based artists Isa Bowser and Josh Finck present a three-part experimental series, galleries open new shows and more area arts news.
Our A&E Editor was inspired by creative work from social justice advocates and an increased sense of community.
Stephanie Hickling Beckman, Danielle Dror, Sekou Coleman and Bruce “Akitchitay” Carlino look back on 2020.
Co-founders Mark Goodwin and Harrison Fahrer discuss their vision for West Asheville’s newest brewery, which is slated for a Feb. 2021 opening.
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.
Cliff B. Worsham and Joey Metcalf discuss bringing their long-held goal of a collaborative album to fruition.
Asheville Music School and A Swannanoa Solstice go digital for the holidays, Moves places a song on TV and more area arts news.
The Asheville-based soul rockers go poolside and underwater in their latest video.
“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.
The Alabama-based soul rockers made history (twice) during the final show in The Grey Eagle’s drive-in series at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.