Local leaders weighed in on the issue of universal health care in a multifaith, nonpartisan symposium, “Healthcare for All: A Moral Obligation?” on Oct. 12 at First Baptist Church of Asheville. All of the speakers advocated for a single-payer system. Frank L. Fox, chair of the publicity and outreach committee of Healthcare for All — […]
The African Americans in WNC and Southern Appalachia Conference returns to Asheville for its fourth year Thursday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Oct. 21. Originally organized to highlight research on the historical African-American presence in the region, the conference is broadening its scope this year with the theme, “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”
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.
Women in Asheville have seen the light when it comes to the benefits of networking to boost their business and personal connections. Xpress explored a variety of networking opportunities for women, as well as some high-powered advice for maximizing the impact of time spent networking.
The chef is gaining a following at local tailgate markets with her baked goods and take-and-bake lasagnas.
“Naming the history of a problem in our black community does not discount the experiences of our rural white communities. It’s not an either-or argument. It’s an “and” discussion. And white, rural communities suffer from food insecurity, too.”
Municipal officials, wildlife experts and WNC residents talk bear-resistant trash cans, bird feeders and educational initiatives designed to protect citizens and wildlife living in close proximity to each other.
There was a time when The Rough & Tumble were regulars on the local scene. They’ve since hit the road and haven’t stopped moving since then. With a bevy of instruments that belies the skill of just two people, they bring new and exciting elements to the Americana genre. There aren’t many folk bands with […]
The Chicago rockers sounded remarkably fresh for a band nearly 25 years into its run.
“Based on Donald Trump’s recent statements to North Korea and Kim Jong Un’s replies, I, once again, ask the mayor and City Council to begin making preparations for what seems more and more likely every day.”
A recent report on Asheville’s music industry prescribed more more business infrastructure to support the arts, and Melissa Myers’ new company Red Rover Booking aims to do just that. Already her agency represents a dozen artists, and the roster continues to grow.
Asheville has bacon to please every palate — even vegetarians
Although rolfing has a reputation for being painful, it resolves issues of pain and alignment resulting from injuries and surgeries at the source, say local rolfers and their patients.
“I just wanted to reach out and express my deepest sympathy for the poor woman who is forced to navigate the vicious sea of Asheville fine dining establishments and posh fundraisers where she has little more than coffee and water from which to choose.”