“With the halving of school resources over the last few years, it looks like Raleigh wants to make quite sure that our kids ‘don’t count.’ Defeating this brazen attack on our own and our kids’ future will need volunteer efforts over the long haul, not one-time flashes in the pan.”
Last year’s lineup brought in a greater number of Latino listeners, says Cori Anderson, assistant director of Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs at UNCA. That trend could continue, thanks to Making Movies.
Local colleges and universities are offering an increasing number of sustainability focused degree and certificate programs to allow students to prepare for the jobs of the future and make a positive impact on the planet.
Keats will conduct the Universal Orchestra at UNCA on Thursday, April 19. He’ll take part in a listening session at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center on Friday, April 20.
Increasingly, U.S. colleges and universities are working to make their institutions as environmentally sustainable as possible. These efforts cover a broad spectrum, from a recycling initiative at Stanford University that diverts 65 percent of the school’s solid waste away from landfills to Cornell’s plan to be carbon-neutral by 2035, as noted in The Princeton Review’s annual ranking […]
Along with exhibitions, concerts, readings, dance performances and a ceramics sale, Arts Fest also offers installations and presentations aimed at engaging students and the broader Asheville community.
A new local festival will come to Salvage Station on Saturday, March 31. Organizers of the Asheville Arts and Science Festival hope to raise awareness about what science looks like in the real world. And by incorporating a healthy dose of art, the family-friendly event also aims to hook visitors with the beauty that science can inspire.
The traditional “throat singers” and instrumentalists visit UNC Asheville for a three-day residency, March 27-29.
The Cat Fly Indie Film Festival returns, Asheville Pizza & Brewing celebrates Comedy Month and more.
UNC Asheville hosts its 17th annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival, Michael Flanagan and other musicians live improvise a score to “House (Hausu)” at The Mothlight and more.
The new workshop series begins March 15 at The Center for Craft and runs through May.
The exhibition of abstract paintings by Asheville artist Linda Gritta will be on display March 1-30 at UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library.
Malaprop’s brings the bestselling writer to UNC Asheville for a Feb. 16 author event.
The Cuban-born singer and percussionist brings his Latin jazz ensemble to UNC Asheville on Feb. 8.
Casteel talks about UNC Asheville’s sustainability and food waste prevention efforts.
“I’ve been doing this Christmas show for 12 years,” Waters says. “Even when I made all the movies, I use to always do a show called This Filthy World or An Evening with John Waters. It began when I use to tour with the movies to introduce them. I’ve always had a stage show of some kind or other — I never gave up on Vaudeville.”
Xpress presents its 2017 Asheville Innovators
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our sixth profile is Sara Sanders and Brent Skidmore.
UNCA and Grail Moviehouse celebrate silent cinema, the Frame + Form Screen Dance Festival deadline nears and more.
Women account for about 11 percent of Buncombe County’s more than 18,000 veterans, but their participation in local veterans programs falls far below that. Xpress checks in with several female veterans to see where they find support — and where it is lacking.
Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians talk about Thanksgiving and indigenous food culture.