The Altamont Jazz Project, made up of three Asheville teenagers, scores weekly gigs. Plus, the East Asheville Library hosts a show focused on Black resiliency and hope; the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center selects the second cohort of its BMC Radio Art program; and a legendary moonshiner gets the spotlight in Sylva.
In WNC, say bookstore owners, size doesn’t matter so much as a deep well of literary history and residents and visitors who simply love to read.
The Smoky Mountain News reporter reads from her debut novel Feb. 9 at City Lights Bookstore.
The Orangeburg, S.C.-based author reads from his new novel at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva on Friday, Aug. 4.
A break from the field, followed by a return to Africa, set Anderson to work on the story that eventually became City of Saints and Thieves. Working out of Kenya, she thought about writing a novel set in Nairobi that dramatized the experiences that drove refugees there from the Congo.
The wordsmith presents his latest work at the Crow and Quill on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m., along with poet Caleb Beissert, singer/songwriter Darien Crossley and jazz singer Katie Kasben.
We’re going out across the mountains this week and partnering with City Lights Bookstore in Sylva to showcase local musicians through our series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Noonday Sun perform “That Song.”
Lawrence Thackston sets a page-turner on the SC beaches It’s the first week of June — the start of the summer season — and a lighthouse keeper on one of the barrier islands near Charleston, S.C., has died a grisly death, an apparent suicide. But then, just as tourists are flocking to the local beaches, […]
Our weekly video series goes regional as Mountain Xpress and City Lights Bookstore in Jackson County partner for a web performance by Sylva artist Ian Moore.
Our video series goes regional this week as Mountain Xpress and City Lights Bookstore in Jackson County partnered for this web video with Sylva band Noonday performing “Vigil.”
Spring has sprung, and this weekend, we showcase a number of outdoor events that capitalize on the warming weather. But, as always, there’s plenty of music, art, spoken word and film for those who prefer to be entertained indoors.