Xpress speaks with Jen Murphy about the Street Creature Puppet Collective and the group’s latest show, ‘The Earth Is Alive!’
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Cost of Creativity: Ryan ‘RnB’ Barber discusses the finances behind music endeavors
Producer and vocalist Ryan “RnB” Barber discusses the high costs and low moments that come with releasing an album and music video.
Local nonprofits work to keep older adults engaged amid COVID-19 concerns
Local nonprofits working with the region’s aging population discuss the unique challenges and opportunities experienced over the last two years.
Q&A with Jazmin Whitmore, owner of plus size consignment shop More to Love
Jazmin Whitmore always enjoyed fashion, yet struggled to afford buying clothes. As a plus-size woman, finding items in her size was also frustrating. It’s a struggle familiar to many women. According to a study on clothing size standards published in 2016, the average American woman is size 16 to 18. However, too many brands have been […]
The Cost of Creativity: Local poet shares insights on the world of self-publishing
“The Cost of Creativity,” a new Xpress series, intends to discuss the financial, mental and emotional components tied to creative endeavors.
Q&A with Katherine de Vos Devine, a lawyer who ‘speaks artist’
Originally from North Carolina, Katherine de Vos Devine found herself uprooted at a young age when her father moved the family to New York City for a new job. In many ways, this transplant shaped Devine’s life. “I grew up in a diverse and bohemian apartment building, surrounded by actors, dancers, artists and elderly Ziegfeld […]
Q&A with Ruth Pittard of the ‘LOVE’ Project
UPDATE, 10/13/21: This piece was updated to state that Pittard attended college in the 1960s and has built a net-zero home. On Wednesdays for the last three years, a few friends stand silently on the busiest corner in Black Mountain holding signs that say “LOVE.” They aren’t affiliated with any religion or political organization. They simply […]