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  • Dance into summer

    -by Webmaster
    If you want more dance, it’s a good time to find it. Here are some more movement events happening in the coming weeks. Bromelia takes to the air Bromelia Aerial…
  • Dance dance evolution

    -by Alli Marshall
    The spark for Reborn came by way of a number of sources, from a bag of pantyhose to a photography series to the birth of Heather Maloy’s son. But Maloy,…
  • Arts and activism: A potter, a sculptor, a printer

    -by Steph Guinan
    The arts have long been a vehicle for progressive thinkers to communicate ideas, challenge beliefs or expose injustices. Here’s a quick look at three artists exploring this overlap between arts…
  • State of the Arts

    -by Kyle Sherard
    It’s likely that you haven’t heard of Harry Seidler. That is, unless you’ve studied Australian architecture and the history of the Bauhaus-turned-Harvard/Yale faculty. Seidler was also among the waves of…
  • Smart Bets: River Whyless

    -by Xpress Staff
    Orchestral folk-pop outfit River Whyless may be local, but it's hard to catch the band on an Asheville stage. In fact, this week's West Asheville performance be be the band's…
  • Smart Bets: moe.

    -by Xpress Staff
    You know you've made it when your fans coin a term for themselves. For the followers of '90s jamband moe., it's "moe.rons." The group got its start in '89 while…
  • Smart Bets: Tav Falco

    -by Xpress Staff
    Musician/photographer/actor/author Tav Falco has said his main artistic purpose is "to stir up the dark waters of the unconscious." He'll stir those waters twice this week when his tour beings…
  • Smart Bets: Bethesda

    -by Xpress Staff
    If the name Bethesda makes you think of either Maryland or video games, the band that shares that moniker is about to change your frame of reference. The sextet from…
  • Calendar highlights: crafts, nature and female artists

    -by Webmaster
  • Clubland features: Ice Cube, Baptist Generals and Daisyfest

    -by Webmaster
    Cool as Ice: Iconic rapper, producer and actor Ice Cube is almost as well known for his career in film and television as for his decades-long career as an MC.…



  • Farm & Garden

    -by Webmaster
    Playing the goat Behold, the mighty dairy goat. This productive, charming animal provides the essentials for a wide variety of cheeses and milk and is known for its hilarious antics…


  • Diversified design: Kudzu Branding & Design takes on the art of printing

    -by Webmaster
    Kenny and Murphy Capps recently expanded their full-service, creative branding agency to include retail printing. After three years in business, the husband-and-wife team started noticing some clear indicators that it…
  • Open for Business

    -by Webmaster
    What's Asheville's secret? There's no question that its entrepreneurial community is thriving. New businesses open their doors each week, helping keep our community alive with fresh ideas and initiatives. There's…
  • Herbin’ cowboy

    -by Julia Ritchey
    Gaia Herbs founder Ric Scalzo stands in front of a renovated guest house on his company’s sprawling farm in Brevard and points to a hill lined with verdant Ginkgo trees.…
  • Business Blotter

    -by Webmaster
    Openings Ben’s Tune-Up (restaurant and bar), 195 Hilliard Ave. The Cork & Cap (wine-making and brewing supply shop), 131 Third Ave. West, Hendersonville. 693-7676. Local Taco, 68 N.…
  • Carrot and stick: In emails, legislators and Council wrangle over water lawsuit, district city elect

    -by David Forbes
    Behind-the-scenes negotiations over a lawsuit, a push from Raleigh to force district-based elections for Asheville, and the fate of a parks-and-recreation bill that could save city government millions — all…
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital now offers pet therapy

    -by Webmaster
    When Jazz enters Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, she is greeted with hugs and cheers. The hospital’s newest volunteer is a Siberian husky with the special ability to put a smile…
  • Credit builder

    -by Webmaster
    Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl has announced the creation of Appalachian Community Capital (ACC), a new central bank for development lenders that will increase the availability…
  • Will hack for food: Local techies and foodies join forces to create altruistic apps

    -by Webmaster
    What happens when you put local tech geeks and food aficionados in an A-B Tech classroom for 12 hours straight? Serious progress. That was the case, at least, when Asheville…


  • The Apocalypse

    -by Molton
  • Retirement And Beer

    -by Brent Brown
  • Asheville Disclaimer 06/26/13

    -by Webmaster
    Revelations from the federal trial of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger.
  • Has Xpress lost its way?

    -by Webmaster
    I understand the Mountain Xpress is censoring Nelda Holder because she did not avoid a conflict of interest [see for the story]. Holder was arrested for protesting injustice. Since…
  • I miss the Mountain Xpress

    -by Webmaster
    I am sorry that Nelda Holder has been uninvited from Mountain Xpress [see for the story]. She is an intelligent, intense, very fair-minded individual. She understands how democracy works,…
  • Mountain Xpress responds

    -by Webmaster
    Nelda Holder's contributions are far from censored, and her personal views have not been silenced: Our June 19 cover story features her report on the recent sewage spill. It's an…
  • What will it take to curb speeding?

    -by Webmaster
    Is there any way to prevent people from speeding on a 20 miles-per-hour street? As a concerned parent (who almost got run over while strolling his 18-month-old), I would like…
  • -by Webmaster
    After I wrote about Taqueria Gonzalez last year, I couldn't stop telling people about the fresh tortillas and the unassuming tienda setting. Many people responded with surprise that such a…