- The local eclectic soul duo play a free show at Pisgah Brewing on Nov. 8.The intersectionality of racial and homosexual prejudice places Shakespeare’s 400-year-old play in the context of contemporary social justice.The 10th annual drag pageant returns to Diana Wortham Theatre on Nov. 4.The exhibit of 13 local artists, representing an array of skin colors, ages, genders and backgrounds, runs through Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Asheville Area Arts Council.Transforming the fable has required extra creativity. When it comes to music, for instance, Deven Balsam is appealing to modern sensibilities by adjusting the tempo or adding a house mix…The inaugural “inclusive festival for feminists who play hard” is set for Nov. 3-4 at The Odditorium.The Appalachian-inspired sounds of Tina & Her Pony are increasingly abstract in new album Champion, which was inspired by “dreams, the subconscious and death,” according to the local duo.Theater shines best when it reflects the true lives and struggles of the audience members in a way that moves them and makes them think. N.C. Stage delivers just such…The acclaimed bassist's star-studded tour stops at Salvage Station on Nov. 3.The evening of sushi, saki and improvised performance takes place Nov. 3 at at Revolve at RAMP Studios South.The musician describes her sound as “whimsical, fervent and, at times, spooky” — another reason it’s perfect for Halloween week.
- There’s a lot of good that can come from the sharp end of a chef’s knife, the blunt pressure of a rolling pin or the flash of a deglazing pan.…The recent Regional Food Waste Summit at Warren Wilson College provided a forum for Western North Carolina nonprofits, businesses, educational institutions and individuals to hash out the realities of the…Craft cocktails made quickly comes to the Five Points neighborhood. Also, The 14th annual Taste of Compassion Gala returns, the WNC Cookbook & Food Writing Festival comes back for a…
- Where do movement and mindfulness meet? Asheville-based organization Slack-Librium instills kids with confidence and inspires the art of balance.
- The CCCD hosts a potluck supper, recipe exchange and selection of short films about food and identity, plus other local film news.
- On Thursday, June 19, 1919, Asheville residents looked on in amazement as Henry Westall took flight over the city.Several smaller municipalities in Buncombe County will hold elections on Nov. 7 along with the city of Asheville. Xpress takes a look at the races in Black Mountain and Weaverville…Area Realtors and architects are paying close attention to the effects of climate change on the built environment — and gaining new skills to help clients consider climate-related issues as…As Asheville enjoys the benefits of a bustling economy, it also confronts challenges that come with growth, including concerns over housing, tourism, budgeting and certain segments of the city getting…
- "It seems to me that the main reason why people are food insecure is that they just do not have enough money, especially since food prices keep increasing. If the…"Caregivers are the unsung heroes in health and community service systems.""His thorough research, compassionate listening ear and pragmatic yet progressive policies are exactly what we need."Asheville, N.C."I will be voting for Gwen and Kim so that we can put their experience, commitment and new ideas together on Asheville City Council."Asheville, N.C."I see in her a devotion to compassionate community leadership. Asheville touts itself as bastion of progressivism, but for that to be true, we need politics that match our people.""I've been to restaurants and even a couple of music venues in West Asheville, but what’s it like to live here?""While there are four women vying for seats on Asheville City Council, Gwen Wisler will not be getting my vote. I base this decision largely on Gwen's lack of advocacy…"I was especially impressed with Kim's excellent communication skills and calm demeanor.""Dee, a native of Asheville and a small-business owner, has worked for issues of justice all her life as a black woman.""We need leadership who is smart and flexible, who holds fast to the values of equity and affordability but is willing to listen and learn along the way. Kim Roney…