Local media operations mostly held their own in 2018. While the Citizen Times staff are now tenants in their historic building in downtown Asheville, the paper bagged first place for general excellence in a statewide competition (from which Xpress also brought home a plentiful array of awards). Learn what media expert Jon Elliston found notable on the local media scene in 2018.
Taylor has a Transplant Thanksgiving show coming up at Hopey Co. on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
The seventh annual gathering of local and world-renowned percussionists features an all-female cast.
The Community Author Award will provide Marshall a yearlong residency in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library, where she’ll enjoy a study carrel and access to campus resources.
The ode to Asheville takes place at Malaprops on Sunday, Jan. 22.
White Horse Black Mountain hosts the teen takeover on the last Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. The next headlining act is Neesh on July 31.
Mountain Xpress is pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize is our very own Arts & Entertainment editor and writer, Alli Marshall. Her story, “Catching Out,” was selected by author and prize judge, Ron Rash. With over 200 stories submitted, this year’s contest also marks the highest number of […]
How to Talk to Rockstars follows main character and music journalist Bryn Thompson as she attempts to navigate the rocker-writer symbiosis (or antibiosis at times).