As congregations across the region grapple with shifting demographics and a year of racial upheaval, multiracial congregations find themselves tackling tough conversations in the way they know best: Worship and fellowship.
While Asheville thrives on a diverse spiritual life, shifting demographics and evolving notions of religion’s role in daily life have many historic congregations reconsidering the part they play in local culture — and how best to address a changing community’s concerns.
At a time when the nation is reeling from racially fueled violence and grieving the losses of young African-American men and five Dallas police officers, a small haven of racial love, respect and understanding in downtown Asheville is gearing up to celebrate its success with a 150th birthday party (see box, “If You Go”). […]
This weekend offers classical music, theater, spoken word and a chance to perform your own original works. As always, Xpress brings you the best in budget-friendly entertainment.
This weekend brings pets, poets, music and more. As always, we bring you the best in low-cost local entertainment. Know of more weekend happenings? Share your own budget-friendly events in the comments section below.
This weekend brings an eclectic mix of entertainment that includes educational programs, local films, literary readings, raucous rock ‘n’ roll, old-time spirituals and zombies. As always, these events are budget-friendly and sure to keep that wallet where it belongs: in your pocket. Share more lost-cost options in the comments section.