Spiritual and energy healing

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Alane Mason
Asheville offers myriad spiritual and energy healing opportunities, and in this issue — the second installment of Xpress’ annual two-part wellness series — we explore a variety of them.


  • Sherwood’s Music changes hands and location

    -by Dan Hesse
    Charles Gately and Brian Landrum recently purchased Sherwood’s Music from its namesake, Matthew Sherwood. The store is in the process of relocating to Lexington Avenue, a move the owners say…
  • Smart bets: Dilla Day

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Tributes to J Dilla are staged in various cities on the rapper's birthday. Asheville's Dilla Day is at One Stop Sunday, Feb. 7, at 10 p.m.
  • Vanessa Carlton trades pop stardom for creative vision

    -by Bill Kopp
    Early on, Vanessa Carlton was marketed (and pegged) as a precious pop star. That guise didn't fit her well, though. It took a few years (plus a few albums and…
  • Smart bets: Romeo and Juliet

    -by Kat McReynolds
    New York City- and London-based company Aquila Theatre presents its modernization of the timeless tragedy at Diana Wortham Theatre Saturday, Feb. 6.
  • CCCD fuses ceramics and video (with porcelain skateboards and more)

    -by Steph Guinan
    One of the things that intrigues Garth Johnson about the artists represented in Recorded Matter: Ceramics in Motion, "is that there isn’t a tremendous obsession with where the art lies,"…
  • Smart bets: Cedric Burnside Project

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Jay Brown (Lazybirds) opens the Hill Country blues show at The Root Bar Saturday, Feb 6., at 9 p.m.
  • Free Planet Radio shares the sounds of many cultures

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The members of Free Planet Radio have an ongoing impact on Asheville’s music scene, not to mention roughly a century of combined experience. They'll play from the trio's recent release…
  • Smart bets: Open Hearts Art Center

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The collaborative exhibit will be displayed for the duration of February in Woolworth Walk's F. W. Front Gallery, where contributing artists will host an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 5,…




  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Ben Lovett releases original soundtrack for "Synchronicity," North Asheville Library screens Jules Verne adaptations and Artivational debuts its 48 Day Film Project collaborative feature.