Community leaders and local musicians bring the annual celebration of African American culture online, a local screenwriter’s film debuts online and more area arts news.
Eleven of the 13 local candidates on the Nov. 3 general election ballot completed the Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest survey.
Hannah Kepple plays Moon on the hit series, local cultural institutions receive a boost from the Asheville Area Arts Council and other arts news.
Jeff Corpening’s three-part anthology movie plays digital festivals in Burbank and Raleigh, Rabbit Rabbit opens, plus other local arts news.
The lead artists of the giant downtown mural discuss planning and implementing the inspirational work.
“Before Asheville rushes to embrace the BLM mantra, I would urge caution and restraint from going down that path.”
Leaders from the Asheville Area Arts Council, LEAF Global Arts and Open Hearts Art Center discuss their ongoing struggles to continue providing community services.
Asheville Area Arts Council is providing assistance in the form of an online resource.
For our nonprofit special issue, Mountain Xpress took a look at a spectrum of local nonprofits that have recently experienced significant changes or are in the midst of transformative shifts in management or focus. We also checked in on some of the largest grant funding awards our region has seen this year.
“Many artists, creatives, musicians and performers are leaving due to the rapidly increasing cost of living, putting Asheville’s culture at risk,” says Stephanie Moore of the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design. Despite a flurry of concern and initiative, local leaders and developers are finding that providing affordable living and working space for the area’s working artists remains a difficult challenge as property values and rents continue to climb in the city.
The Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest color ball spotlights grant recipients in South Slope and River Arts District venues.
All Access Art Show invites artists and makers of all levels to showcase their work. The opening reception is Friday, Sept. 6 at The Refinery Creator Space.
When the time comes for a new leader or a new strategic direction, nonprofits recognize that sound decisions can mean the difference between a sustainable future and irrelevance. That’s why Mountain Xpress took a look at a spectrum of local nonprofits that have recently experienced significant change s or are now in the midst of transformative shifts in management or focus.
Atlanta-based independent consultant Dina Bailey joins members of local government, arts organizations, artists and community organizers at the AAAC’s annual conference.
The Cloud Show, which also includes work by Judit Just, Court McCracken, Carmelo Pampillonio and Neil Goss, will open in the Thom Robinson & Ray Griffin Exhibition Space on Friday, April 5.
The Colorado-based writer will present her Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop at the Refinery Creator Space on Sunday, March 17.
‘New Vision, New Hope: Asheville Artists in Recovery,’ an exhibition of works by more than 20 local creatives who are navigating their own paths through rehabilitation, opens at the Asheville Area Arts Council on Friday, Sept. 7.
Nonprofits are often judged by their overhead ratio, the percentage of their total expenses made up by administrative and fundraising costs. But as Jeanette Butterworth with WNC Nonprofit Pathways, is quick to point out, organizations need funding to spend their funds well.
The keynote address from the NPR host and panel discussions with local music industry representatives and advocates explore the arts’ economic impact on the Asheville area.
‘Perhaps She Has a Pink Vest’ opens Friday, Dec. 1, in the Asheville Area Arts Council’s Host Gallery.
Some Asheville-based arts organizations are focused on more than teaching technique to those in search of a new skill. Sure, learning how to use the tools is no small accomplishment, but these initiatives use artwork to expand horizons, explore self and community and heal wounds both physical and emotional.