- On Tuesday, July 24, the pair release their new album, Sugar Daddies, at The Mothlight.As the city gets ready to meet the latest incarnation of the Asheville Art Museum on Pack Square, Xpress looks at the museum’s history and its plans for the future,…The award-winning violinist and local pianist Kimberly Cann perform July 18 at Biltmore United Methodist Church.Pack Square Park will be transformed into a handmade hotspot on Sunday, July 15, as The Big Crafty celebrates a decade of independent art and artists.The biennial painting festival and sale returns to the Jackson County town July 17-21.Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez discuss the art of combining their diverse backgrounds and shared musical interests into a dynamic live show.Asheville Baroque Concerts performs its Bastille Day program July 14 at Oakley United Methodist Church.On Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, Morris’ semi-annual project returns with 'emersion presents: half-light,' taking place in the woods, near Asheville, at dusk.The play was written by Larry Larson and Levi Lee nearly 40 years ago. Of course, the Cold War era of the early 1980s informs the anxiety of the world…The Asheville-based Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band tribute ensemble plays Ambrose West on July 12.The Totally Rad ’80s Dance Party fundraiser for Attic Salt Theatre Company takes place July 14 at the theatre's Arts Space.
- New Belgium's Hemperor is Asheville’s most widely-available hemp beer, but isn't the first to emerge from the local brewing scene.Kala Brooks of Top of the Monk and Chall Gray of Little Jumbo share a wee dram of knowledge about the pride of Scotland.Asheville-based author and chef Meredith Leigh leads a workshop on cooking with fats. Also: Bites & Brews Food Truck Festival rolls into the Asheville Outlets; Sow True Seed hosts a…
- Specific plant species can turn a garden into a living indicator of pollution levels.
- Geologist of Animal Collective and local musicians Michael Flanagan and Adam McDaniel perform an improvised score to "Persona" at Revolve, the Grail celebrates the 50th anniversary of "Yellow Submarine" and…
- On Aug. 31, 1906, Asheville mourned the loss of George Willis Pack.Despite their importance to the region’s economy, migrant farmworkers in WNC often labor in conditions that make obtaining health services difficult or impossible. Some dedicated advocacy organizations and health care…In this week's roundup of local business news, Jacqueline Grant of Roberts & Stevens is named president of the N.C. Bar Association, Mountain BizWorks announces new classes, Pardee UNC Health…In our weekly roundup of community news in brief, the Henderson County Public Schools launches a new app for reporting behavior of concern or threats.In collaboration with the Sierra Club, New Alpha Community Development Corporation and Kingdom Living Temple, Dogwood Alliance is traveling across eight southern states to engage vulnerable communities and build solidarity…Candidates from across the country have until Monday, July 30, to apply for the most powerful staff position in Asheville city government. The role, currently filled by interim City Manager…Duke Energy has replaced 22 power poles in the downtown Asheville area with 100-foot-tall steel structures that can carry larger electrical loads.
- "Preparing young people to defend our country is not keeping them from learning. It is making their education more realistic and comprehensive.""In order to give a gloss of public approval to voter discrimination by Republicans, this time they want a state constitutional amendment to require the photo ID.""Chronic pain sufferers must now go to 'pain clinics,' where if marijuana is found in their urine, they will promptly be deprived of the medication they need to function.""Am I welcome in your town? Almost daily, I see another jab at 'the tourists.' We seem to be the bane of your existence."