Indoor library services return, the Asheville Art Museum launches a fund drive and more area arts news.
The Asheville-based electro-synth/prog-rock quintet plays Dec. 27-28 at Isis.
Backed by 414 fans who pledged a collective $36,299 earlier this year, Asheville-based tour veterans Papadosio independently released the new album Extras in a Movie in October. The 16-track collection feels like a joint expedition with lots of artistic pit stops along the way.
Two local sensations — a British group that has been more or less adopted-as-local, and a much-admired and unusual high-concept act — are what’s on tap in this edition.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Papadosio’s upcoming album and music videos, a six-by-24-foot mural to honor traditional Appalachian music and a new playground for a Caring for a Children facility.