“Microfibers come off polyester clothes in the washing machine, and those particles pollute waterways,” says Grace Gouin, strategist at Echoview Fiber Mill in Weaverville. Streams are so loaded with the synthetic stuff that, in theory, fish are a certain percent yoga pant.
Gillum composed Me, The Worst of Them All, as part of the four-day festival running Thursday-Sunday, April 20-23 at The BeBe Theatre. Her performance honors 17th-century Mexican nun and feminist Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, and uses birdlike imagery to typify life in a male-dominated world.
Asheville Community Theatre and the UNC Asheville the drama department collaborate on Peter and the Starcatcher, a Tony Award-winning prequel to Peter Pan. It opens on Thursday, March 30 at UNCA’s Carol Belk Theatre.