- Coloring for adults is all the rage. Get in on the fun! Print out this adult coloring book page or pick up this week’s Xpress, dig out those art supplies, sharpen up…Newly formed arts and culture organization Free Range Asheville opens its inaugural season with a performance by acclaimed chamber orchestra The Knights. The collective, which will take the stage at…The Dr. Seuss-inspired musical runs on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., until Sunday, March 6.The Asheville stride pianist's sixth accompaniment of a silent comedy also includes a short film and a performance by his band, The Roaring Lions.Diana Wortham Theatre hosts the songs and storytelling of David Holt, David Wilcox and David LaMotte on Saturday, Feb. 20.The 27th annual event is at The Grove Park Inn, with antiques, contemporary art and book shows open to the public, Feb. 19-21.“Sometimes people ask me, 'Are you just trying to get a rise out of people, or play Devil's advocate?' ... I always say exactly what I think, whether my own…The controversial author will give a free and public speech titled "Public Events, Private Lives: Literature + Politics in the Modern World" at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Feb. 18,Tryon Little Theater's newest production, Once Upon a Mattress, is a family-friendly comedic retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic, The Princess and the Pea.New Mountain will host a Planned Parenthood fundraiser that pairs high fashion and contraceptives in support of safe and healthy sex.
- MANNA FoodBank will deliver its millionth weekend food pack to a local student; Table will explore the many Mexican moles at an upcoming dinner event; Medea's Espresso & Juice Bar…The first story in a two-part series on the use of barrels in the Asheville-area beer industry.Authentic dim sum comes to downtown Asheville just in time for the Chinese New Year as Red Ginger makes its debut this month.
- Knowing what to feed your pet is not always a simple or straightforward matter. Local veterinarians and animal experts weigh in on the best diet for your canine or feline…
- “Recycling is a pain in the butt, to be honest,” Livingston Apartments resident Curtis Hadden said on a recent trash pickup day, while waiting for the school bus with his…A fast track approval process created specifically for Duke Energy's proposal to replace coal-fired generators at its Lake Julian plant with natural gas-fired units speeds toward a Feb. 29 deadline.…The overall approach to dating and relationships has changed wildly in the last century or so — and more recent advancements in technology and gender equality have only accelerated the…
- "Studies have linked many diseases — including cancer, endocrine and reproductive illnesses and learning disabilities — to environmental toxins.""Perhaps what’s needed isn’t more planting of hard-to-maintain orchards, but more effort to tend what already grows.""Historically, tipping has not just been about paying more for food, it has been an institutionalized way we as a community can support others in their larger dreams.""When serious, authentic architecture is rejected in favor of simulacra, we exchange reality for a mythical past where everything is made to resemble what might have been.""In the current rapidly evolving energy environment, building a plant that’s bigger than the absolute minimum required, and doing it sooner than it’s really needed, is risky. Taking such a…