Executive Director Katie Cornell provides updates on the designated arts agency for Buncombe County.
Local musicians, actors, arts organization leaders and even wrestlers share insights on the year that was.
The event included the presentation of this year’s John Cram Arts Leadership Award to Gail and Brian McCarthy.
General Assembly candidates Caleb Rudow, Lindsey Prather, Eric Ager and Everett Pittillo strongly support increased arts funding for Western North Carolina.
AAAC Executive Director Katie Cornell discusses the latest candidate survey and the 2020 edition’s impact on local policies.
Asheville’s omission from a recent Best Music Cities study prompts questions from local industry leaders.
Asheville Area Arts Council preserves George Floyd protest art through gallery, auction. Plus, Zoom discussion focuses on Thomas Wolfe short story, local author looks back at 1960s, and HART Theatre presents one-man show.
Checking in with the executive directors of the Asheville Area Arts Council, Magnetic Theatre and Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community.
Ten local arts leaders comprise the inaugural Arts Coalition leadership team. Also, Folkmoot returns to in-person events, plus more area arts news!
Local artists and arts leaders discuss the state of racial justice in the creative community, one year after George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter protests.
Tryon gets one step closer to honoring the legendary soul singer; the Historic Resources Commission honors local champions; and more area arts news.
Area performance and visual artists ready new work that wrestles with one year of quarantine, while a new AAAC survey reveals dire times for many local creators.
Local arts leaders in various mediums identify up-and-coming or underseen peers that readers should be on the lookout for in 2021.
The lead artists of the giant downtown mural discuss planning and implementing the inspirational work.
Leaders from the Asheville Area Arts Council, LEAF Global Arts and Open Hearts Art Center discuss their ongoing struggles to continue providing community services.
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.
The Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest color ball spotlights grant recipients in South Slope and River Arts District venues.