- There are familiar formats such as linoleum block prints and silk screens, but also laser-cut plexiglass, shadow boxes, colored etchings, weavings and photogravure, among other mediums. “We’re selecting the artists…With decaying tongue placed firmly in rotting cheek, the play delights from first notes to final bows.British-born, Paris-based singer opens for Son Little on Thursday, Oct. 26 at The Mothlight.Lowe released his first solo album, Jesus of Cool, in 1978 (in deference to delicate American sensibilities, his U.S. label re-titled the LP Pure Pop for Now People). Nashville-based Los…Marvin Cole's one-man show takes place Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Fellowship Hall of Beverly Hills Baptist Church.In 1991, founder Jan Van Dyke introduced the festival as a traveling, statewide showcase of high-caliber choreography. Each season, two to three cities are selected to host concerts over the…Laura Jane Grace and her band play The Orange Peel on Saturday, Oct. 21.The fall edition of the fair takes place Oct. 20-22 at the U.S. Cellular Center.
- Asheville, N.C.YoYBrettanomyces, commonly known as “brett” in the brewing community, was traditionally regarded as a wild beer contaminant. But this wild card is beloved by Asheville-area brewers looking to spice up…New brewery owners Paul and Sarah Casey implement rebranding and plans for increased production and distribution.Polanco brings a fresh take on Mexican fare to the former Vincenzo's space. Also, Warren Wilson College hosts the Regional Food Waste Summit, White Labs Kitchen & Tap opens on…This month the Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council seeks approval from the city for a revised version of its Food Action Plan.
- ASHEVILLE, N.C.— In a field on the outskirts of Cherokee stands a nondescript mound about 6 feet high, covered in grass and flanked by woods and mountains. Though it appears…Cyberbullying is an issue that comes up all too often. It can include any type of intimidation with electronics or internet use, from texting to posting on social media. Research…
- Documentaries about photographer Rosamond Purcell, food waste and craft chocolate are among the week's special screenings.The benefit screenings for the Community Housing Coalition of Madison County take place on Friday, Oct. 27, at Mars Hill University's Belk Auditorium.
- In the mid-1920s, a daredevil arrived to Asheville ready to scale the city's tallest buildings.As Nazareth First Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its 150th anniversary, longtime pastor Rev. Charles E. Mosley, Sr. reflects on changes in the historically African-American East End neighborhood where the church…The "Wicked Plants" exhibit at the North Carolina Arboretum brings to life the New York Times best-selling book, Wicked Plants:The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by…As development across Buncombe County continues to boom so do concerns about traffic. Xpress takes an in-depth look at who you can turn to for traffic studies, traffic calming and…
- ASHEVILLE, N.C."The question that arises for me is: How could we, as a local community 'prepare for war'?""Was this directive legal, keeping the public out of a public meeting at a county building? From now on, let’s be vigilant. Let’s make sure our public officials keep public…"The vegans have raised their battle flags against Wild Abundance, Asheville’s local permaculture, natural-building and primitive-skills school. The abusive nightmare that we survived last fall with our newborn has returned…Asheville, N.C."When it comes to protecting our land, air and water, the people of Asheville need a law that guarantees our rights.""But no current technology removes the risk in putting pedestrians with hearing loss and cyclists on the same path. So, please, planners of greenways, take that into account."