Asheville often expresses its ardor on a plate — especially around Valentine’s Day. This year, local restaurants are dishing up everything from farm-to-table to flamenco for the occasion.
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The future is now: Where to ring in 2015
Ready or not, here comes the new year. Whether you can’t unload 2014 soon enough or you could actually use another month or two to tie up loose ends, the countdown to 2015 is on. It’s up to you how (and, perhaps more importantly, where) you want to greet it. Yes, watching the whole televised […]
Holiday events around WNC
Looking to deck the halls, sing a carol, give a gift, take a stroll, see a play, make a craft or pass a wish list on to a man in a red suit? Here’s where to do all of those things.
Fully exposed: Renowned poet Gavin Geoffrey Dillard returns to WNC
If someone was making a movie of Gavin Geoffrey Dillard’s life, Jared Leto would fall all over himself to land the lead role: An Asheville-born artist and writer (Dillard grew up on Sunset Mountain) leaves North Carolina for the bright lights of 1970s Los Angeles. He immerses himself in the excitement and excess of that […]
Xpress Playlist: Roots and soul
This week’s playlist includes tracks from two new local soul releases as well as a radio-ready Country hit-in-the-making from a Weaverville-based artist. Add some indie synth-pop, reggae and ragtime to the mix for a well rounded listen. • “Red Sand” from the self-titled album by Slo_Gold, the project of keyboardist and engineer Jeff Knorr. • “Life Is […]
Word play: Poetry Alive! celebrates 30 years
Bob Falls had been working on an idea for a show using poetry to explore the stages of a person’s life but didn’t initially see himself as one of the performers. After moving to Asheville in the early 1980s, he was cast in a play at the Asheville Community Theatre, and as he gained experience, […]
Smart bets: Mark Morales
Veteran Broadway performer Mark Morales (West Side Story, Sunset Boulevard) is based in Asheville these days, but the stage and screen actor can still be seen in commercials. Soon he’ll be regularly heard as well: Morales just recorded his first album, Something’s Coming, which includes some of the songs he performed on Broadway. “I honestly […]
Smart Bets web extra: “I Love the ‘90s”
Local showgirl troupe Les Femmes Mystique appears at White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, March 1. The program celebrates the Internet decade with dance, comedy, live music, circus arts and games. Photo by Duncan Chaboudy.
Cat Matlock and Japa: Kirtan Music for the Sacred Journey to Motherhood
Cat Matlock and Japa celebrate the release of their CD, Kirtan Music for the Sacred Journey to Motherhood, at the White Horse in Black Mountain Oct. 16. (Photo Lea McLellan)
George Harrison tribute gives love back to Asheville community
A star-studded local cadre gets loud for the quiet Beatle, over two nights at White Horse Black Mountain.
Swamp Cabbage returns
The New York-by-way-of-Asheville band plays the White Horse this week. Here, a bit about their show, and front man Walter Parks’ memories of the recently departed Richie Havens.
Sound Check: I Draw Slow
Watch Irish band I Draw Slow perform their bluegrass tune “Bread and Butter” on this exclusive video.
Irish-based old-time and Americana band I Draw Slow plays White Horse Black Mountain tonight and Albino Skunk Festival on Thursday and Friday.
Sound Check: Walter Parks of Swamp Cabbage
The front man for Swamp Cabbage (he’s also half of The Nudes and guitarist for Richie Havens) played a solo show at the White Horse last weekend. First, he talked to Xpress. Click through for the video interview and performance.
Walter Parks stops by Black Mountain
Parks’ many sounds and styles include lead guitarist for Richie Havens, half of folk-duo The Nudes and front man for swamp-blues group Swamp Cabbage. He’s also go a solo project which he brings the the White Horse on Sunday.
Party like an Argentinian
Bring Argentina closer to home with an evening of tango and dancing.
Justin Robinson puts a new slant on old-time
The N.C. native is best known as a founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, but tonight Robinson brings a more varied sound to the mountains as his latest project visits White Horse Black Mountain.
Holy Now You See Them Revival!
Tomorrow night, White Horse Black Mountain: a show you ought not miss.