Who cares for the Caregiver?

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Susan McBride


  • Smart Bets: Kishi Bashi

    -by Xpress Staff
    Composer/violinist/dream-pop artist K Ishibashi (known, on stage, as Kishi Bashi) is not only talented but stylish. In case his artful haircuts, pastel bow ties and elegant recent sets at The…
  • Smart Bets: Asheville City Limits

    -by Xpress Staff
    A new monthly series, Asheville City Limits, launches at Emerald Lounge on Thursday, March 27.  "During this series, we will professionally record HD audio and video of an entire live…
  • Hypecast

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    “When I put together a show, I think of it like a meal,” says Joseph Lepanto of Avlpromo. “You want to have a little bit of everything: a main course…
  • Funny business

    -by Justin Souther
    It’s no secret that the Internet has changed the way we consume entertainment. And sketch comedy, with its compact, easily digestible format, is tailor-made for sharing on social media. Get…
  • Smart Bets: LEO: The Anti-Gravity Show

    -by Xpress Staff
    LEO: The Anti-Gravity Show is "an eye-teasing, grin-inducing, deeply impressive work of sustained absurdist magic," says Time Out New York. In a playful, one-man performance, the acrobatic Leo lives at…
  • State of the Arts

    -by Kyle Sherard
    Narration, a new group show on view at Blue Spiral 1, opens with a portrait of beauty marred by death and consequence. In “Or Some of Those That Fly So High…
  • Smart Bets: Man and Superman

    -by Xpress Staff
    “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” So says…
  • Triumphant return

    -by Webmaster
    Singer-songwriter Jeff Thompson stands poised for big things in Asheville. In less than a year, he’s generated a sizable following through his weekly gigs at 5 Walnut and is preparing…


  • All Greek to me

    -by Toni Sherwood
    Some of Asheville’s best but least expensive eateries have a history steeped in Greek flavors. Name a longtime diner or recall one that’s no longer around, and it’s quite likely…
  • The fika files: The art of community

    -by Elizabeth Reynolds McGuire
    Look down Eagle Street from Biltmore Avenue, and you’ll see the historic YMI Cultural Center and on the corner, a little coffee shop. Eagle Street Coffee Emporium moved into the…
  • The gluten-free life

    -by Toni Sherwood
    This Saturday, UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center will be transformed into a state-of-the-art gluten-free education center with 55 vendors offering tastings, cooking demos and the latest information. Organizers hope the Gluten-Free…
  • BEER SCOUT: Highland turns 20

    -by Thom O'Hearn
    Raise a glass to the father of Asheville craft beer. When Highland Brewing Co. opened in 1994, North Carolina had all of 10 breweries; now there are more than 100.…

    -by Webmaster
    Fermentation on Wheels Traveling food-preservation-education project Fermentation on Wheels will bring its mobile classroom and fermentation lab — a converted 1986 International Harvester school bus — to Asheville for a…



  • Who cares for the caregiver?

    -by Lea McLellan
    Caregivers don’t always think of themselves as such. They are simply the husbands, wives and children of loved ones who are ill and need help. But the truth is that…
  • Trailblazer: UNCA professor Dee James still leads the way

    -by Webmaster
    When Deborah “Dee” James walked tentatively onto the UNC Asheville campus in 1969, it was as one of the first African-Americans to integrate the women’s dormitories. Nowadays, however, she downplays…
  • The big drive

    -by Xpress Staff
    By David Fobes and Jake Frankel After being off the radar for years, a renewed push to construct a section of Interstate 26 through Asheville is picking up speed. The drive…