Healing our bodies – Healing our environment

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Cover Design Credit:

Terrilyn Chance
In the first of two special Wellness issues, Xpress explores the growing awareness in the health and wellness communities that environmental factors are important determinants of health.


  • Hair-metal musical Rock of Ages comes to Asheville

    -by Timothy Burkhardt
    The raucous 1980s jukebox musical is a love story full of elaborate, high-energy dance numbers. It's set to some of the biggest glam rock hits of the MTV generation, including…
  • Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance adds a new academy to its repertoire

    -by Lea McLellan
    After long months of obtaining the proper permits and some serious renovations, Heather Maloy realized her dream. The Academy at Terpsicorps opened in mid-September at 1501 Patton Ave.
  • Smart bets: Adam Lee

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The singer/songwriter plays new, original music and revisits songs from his band The Dead Horse Sound Company at Ben's Tune-Up on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m.
  • Q+A with Lindsay Starck, author of ‘Noah’s Wife’

    -by Alli Marshall
    Chapel Hill-based author Lindsay Starck took on epic subject matter for her debut novel: The biblical story of Noah. But rather than the ark building it’s his spouse who captured…
  • Smart bets: Diggypop Malone

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Jon Farmer, J Youngin, Dirty Frost, Copper Kid Solo, Tripsta Trip, D Balla, Michael G and DJ Ra Mak open Diggypop Malone's EP release show at New Mountain on Saturday,…
  • Go-to opener Dylan LeBlanc headlines The Mothlight

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The gifted guitarist with a soulful, haunting voice has an early Album of the Year candidate in "Cautionary Tale," produced by John Paul White (formerly of The Civil Wars) and…
  • Smart bets: Yonder Mountain String Band

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Trout Steak Revival opens for the reconfigured quintet at the Orange Peel on Friday, Jan. 29, at 8:30 p.m.
  • Smart bets: Jeeves Intervenes

    -by Kat McReynolds
    North Carolina Stage Co., hosts the English comedy from Jan. 27 to Feb. 21, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Special event nights include pay-what-you-wish tickets, pre-curtain…
  • Conscious party: Playing for life

    -by Kat McReynolds
    A benefit concert by pianist David Troy Francis and vocalist Carol Duermit stands to earn $40,000 for the Western North Carolina AIDS Project in one evening. Asheville Country Club hosts…