We are continuing to share student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and The Learning Community School.
“I had this slot for a show and I thought, ‘I’d like to pass this opportunity onto a lot of people,’” curator Severn Eaton says. He’s doing just that with the group show ‘Debut,’ opening at PUSH on Friday, June 16.
The benefit show takes place at The Mothlight on Wednesday, June 14.
This season, two new events — the Better Dads Festival and Xpand Fest — are launching in downtown Asheville. A little further out in Hot Springs, ballad singers and hikers are coming together to celebrate the Bluff Mountain Festival’s 22nd year.
WHAT: An art show fundraiser for Appalachian Wildlife Refuge WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 1-5 p.m. WHERE: The Boathouse at the Smoky Park Supper Club WHY: Art lovers and animal enthusiasts alike will have the chance to make a difference in the care of injured animals by attending the Wild Art art show and fundraiser. Appalachian […]
‘Parables in Clay and Paint,’ is a themed-collection by Asheville painter Mark Bettis and Brevard-based sculptor Christine Kosiba.
“Kibwe is a Swahili word for ‘blessed,’” says Devin Lancaster. He chose it because, regardless of what we go through, whether positive or negative, the opportunity for the experience is a blessing, he says.
Flowers’ exhibit, ‘Signs of Life,’ opens with an artist reception on Friday, June 2, at at Pink Dog Creative.
WHAT: An outdoor party to benefit the Food for People program WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 2-6 p.m. WHERE: 21 Clearwater Creek Road, Leicester WHY: For the last decade, local artists Ron and Rachel Clearfield have opened their home to Asheville residents for the annual Golden Garden Party, an outdoor celebration with live music, handcrafted art […]
Curtis will host an opening reception for her solo show ‘Collide-O-Scopic/Conflate-O-Matic’ on Friday, June 2, at The Satellite Gallery.
Explore Kenilworth’s studios on Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28.
More lively art and writing from our spring 2017 Kids Issue. In this installment, writing from The Learning Community School and art from Claxton Elementary School.
More engaging art and writing from our spring 2017 Kids Issue. In this installment, writing from The Learning Community School and art from Claxton Elementary School.
The River Arts District’s Spring Studio Stroll takes place over Mother’s Day weekend — Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21.
Proceeds from the event will support the Henderson County chapter of Big Brother Big Sister, which currently serves 75 matches (a big and little) with mentoring in community and school settings.
The “touring virtual reality gallery showcasing all-original virtual reality artworks by Buffalo-based arts collective Flatsitter” will be open to visitors Friday through Sunday.
The program that emerged from Pickering’s trip, LEAF International Rwanda, is now sending four of its performers to LEAF. The young Rwandans will join over 400 other artists at the festival’s 44th edition, which takes over Camp Rockmont from Thursday, May 11, to Sunday, May 14.
This spring’s safari takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, with a preview party on Friday, April 28.
This year, the city of Asheville and its partners got serious about the environment, scheduling not just a mere Earth Day celebration, but a full roster of activities for Asheville Earth Week.
Part protest-sign-making party, part community art event, SignsUp Asheville held its first pop-up party in the gym of Odyssey School on Saturday, April 15. The gathering of artists and activists provided everything someone attending a political rally, demonstration or march could need to make make a point — artfully.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a 15-year honeybee mural project; an initiative to add creative studio space in the River Arts District; and Axxa/Abraxas’ crowdfunding success story.