Cover Design Credit: Megan Kirby
Photograph Credit: Julia Briden, Reynolds High School

KIDS 2014

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Cover Design Credit:

Megan Kirby

Cover Photography Credit:

Julia Briden, Reynolds High School


  • Smart Bets: Natalie Goldberg

    -by Xpress Staff
    Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones, will visit Malaprop’s on Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m.
  • Smart Bets: ArtSpace Cabaret

    -by Xpress Staff
    ArtSpace Charter School has, as its name suggests, a kindergarten through eighth grade curriculum centered around the visual and performing arts. So it's fitting, when raising funds, to put on…
  • Power play

    -by Toni Sherwood
    When you’re determined to blur the boundaries of traditional theater, what’s more appropriate than a play about blurred boundaries? N.C. Stage Compay producing director Angie Flynn-McIver describes Immediate Theatre Project’s…
  • Smart Bets: Proof

    -by Xpress Staff
    “Proof delves into deeply emotional problems that arise from mental illness battling with true genius,” says F. Scott Keel, director of Rarely Theatre’s inaugural production of David Auburn’s play. The…
  • Smart Bets: Lindi Ortega

    -by Xpress Staff
    Nashville-based, Toronto-born country songstress Lindi Ortega writes songs about loneliness, desire, crumbling relationships and the plight of a struggling musician. After spending a decade as an independent artist in Canada,…
  • Smart Bets: Andy Statman

    -by Xpress Staff
    “Andy Statman is a master of two idioms linked only by their demand for virtuosity and their down-home origins,” says The New York Times. The award-winning musician is both a…


  • Very young professionals

    -by Lea McLellan
    Each Sunday, Ella Triber readies herself for another shift of waiting tables at The Junction. Notepad in hand, she approaches her customers, takes orders and delivers piping hot plates of…
  • Where the toys are

    -by Haley Steinhardt
    We are lucky to live in one of the most family-friendly places on the planet, where fun (and often free) things to do with kids of all ages abound. So…
  • Steaking a claim

    -by Toni Sherwood
    Shutao Wang, owner of Brasilia Churrasco Steakhouse of Spartanburg, S.C., will open a second location in downtown Asheville any day now thanks to some word-of-mouth promotion from traveling Ashevilleans. “We…

    -by Webmaster
    Highland announces major expansion While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of new brewery openings, it’s also exciting to see that Asheville’s oldest craft brewery is not…


  • Think positive

    -by Lea McLellan
    Triple P parenting program gains fans in WNC. Photo by Nathan Metcalf
  • Why I grow: Growing community in the garden

    -by Carrie Eidson
    In our new feature, area growers introduce their gardens. This week Adam Bigelow tells us about the Cullowhee Community Garden in Jackson County


  • Ripple effect

    -by David Forbes
    Report shines light on Asheville’s housing problems, possible solutions.
  • Working relationships

    -by Xpress Contributor
    By Ami Worthen It might not surprise Vernon White II’s former teachers and classmates at T.C. Roberson High that this two-time MVP, who was awarded a full basketball scholarship to…


  • T-shirt

    -by Molton
  • The N.O. Fensives Return

    -by Brent Brown
  • The Gospel According to Jerry

    -by Jerry Sternberg
    n the wake of Martin Nesbitt’s recent passing, there will be many columns and articles about our great and honorable friend’s extraordinary contributions. His loss will leave a huge void…
  • Duke can do better on tree trimming

    -by Letters
    Every four to five years Asplundh Tree Expert Co.,  the tree pruning company hired by Duke Energy, comes to WNC to trim trees back from the power lines.  Duke Energy…