“Except as impelled by the rising temperature of a political campaign, how small is the minority that gives regular and serious study to the public business!” lamented The Asheville Citizen in a Jan. 22, 1923 editorial.
The new coworking space at 45 S. French Broad Ave includes 18 offices, 12 phone booths, 50 flex desks, a communal kitchen area and conference rooms.
The A.C. Reynolds High School Symphonic Band will play an evening concert at Carnegie Hall in April. Plus, Shakespeare & Friends presents two very different takes on A Doll’s House, a local author recounts growing up in the South and Story Parlor celebrates St. Patrick’s Day.
The Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance hires a new managing director and plans big 20th anniversary. Plus, a local author recounts his Mediterranean Sea adventures, Asheville Mardi Gras marks Twelfth Night and ArtSpace Charter School receives a prestigious honor.
“Indigenous heritage is not just important for its cultural value: It offers solutions to some of the biggest problems we face as a society today.”
“MANNA is serving an average of 100,000 people per month through our network of 200-plus partner agencies,” says Kelly Schwartz, MANNA FoodBank’s special events manager. “With the rising cost of groceries, the need is still critical, especially for working families, seniors and veterans on a fixed budget.” With that in mind, MANNA is preparing for its […]
Elizabeth Nesbitt, a junior at Western Carolina University and president of the school’s Student Environmental Health Association, speaks with Xpress about reducing waste, encouraging others to take concrete actions to help the environment and setting personal priorities.
First Congregational UCC’s Oak Street Gallery features an exhibit of newspaper collages. Also, a local author spotlights a little-known World War II story, high school students tackle gun violence and Citizen Vinyl and Asheville Music School hold a silent auction.
Susan Abram’s live Zoom webinar for the Western North Carolina Historical Association takes place March 10.
The MakeHER Market returns after a year’s absence at a new location. Plus, a Vietnam veteran uses combat photography to educate, the Refinery Creator Space celebrates Zelda Fitzgerald and more!
Rebecca Hart, a senior at Western Carolina University and the student body president speaks to the leadership roles that women hold at WCU, the goals of inclusivity and the threats women face on campuses across the nation.
Zanaya Salaam is a senior at Western Carolina University, who says she’s worked on issues around diversity and inclusion since her arrival to campus in 2018. Here, she speaks with Xpress about overcoming obstacles, organizing conferences and speaking up.
ARTSVILLE Collective launches podcast to spread word about Asheville art scene. Plus, local author chronicles history-making indie label, Asheville Art Museum show highlights Wyeths, and Magnetic Theatre presents a domestic comedy.
Lisa Lefler, Western Carolina University’s director of culturally based native health programs, tells Xpress that physical health is intrinsically tied to the nature, spirit and relationships with others and ourselves.
Will art murals return to Vance Monument? Also, ARTSVILLE Collective opens in the River Arts District, signs of spring appear in gallery show and astrological gardening workshop, and more!
Refraction Holiday Art Market returns to the River Arts District on Sunday, Dec. 5, noon-6 p.m. Also: Historic Johnson Farm celebrates Christmas with a number of tours; the Krüger Brothers join the Blue Ridge Orchestra; and more!
WCU’s Bardo Arts Center presents immersive show of sights and sounds. Plus, Pumpkin Fest returns to Brevard, the Kenilworth neighborhood showcases its homes and art, and Eliada reimagines its fall event.
In classrooms throughout North Carolina and Oklahoma, students are learning about the periodic table of elements or the origins of the Civil War. However, in some classrooms, the lessons are a bit more personal — Cherokee students are learning the history and language of their people. Cherokee speakers have made great efforts to keep their […]
Mountain Heritage Day returns to Western Carolina University. Plus, Explore Asheville wants input on African American Heritage Trail, Biblical play comes to Wortham Theatre and more.
A pair of recent grants to Warren Wilson College and Western Carolina University’s Bardo Arts Center focus on the region’s cultural history and traditions.
The findings of Priscilla Robinson’s 14-year project are published, a recent Asheville High graduate earns a spot in the prestigious GRAMMY Camp and more area arts news.