Category: Arts & Entertainment

Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts, Jr. will be the keynote speaker for Asheville’s 29th annual Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast. Leonard Pitts began writing professionally Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments

by Maya Carpenter  Condo Hard to Sell Due To Weed Smell The Grammy Award-winning rapper’s ‘Lil Wayne’s landlord has been having a tough time unloading Read more »

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Come and Discover Your Memories with ‘Juke Joint!’

It was a time when gin was sold in Dixie cups for fifty cents a shot. Pickled Pigs Feet, Moon Pies, and peanuts dumped in Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments – A Look at Entertainment

The CMA’s New Artist of the Year, Darius Rucker. By Maya Carpenter We are nearing the end of the year, and there’s no better way Read more »

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W.C. Reid Center for Creative Arts Presents ‘You the Jury’

Director of “You the Jury,” Whitfield Simms, Jr.   Photo: Jury Inc. Staff Reports Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts and the W.C. Reid Center for Read more »

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Book Bag: A Thousand Words, a Hundred Years: Fresh Views of a Century of Black Life in America

Posing Beauty African American Images: From the 1890s to the Present By Deborah Willis Historically, images of African Americans, especially beautiful ones, have been unseen Read more »

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Violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain to Perform at UNC Asheville

Staff Reports Funk, rock, hip-hop and classical music might not seem like natural partners, but violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain (known as DBR) has Read more »

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Environmental Film Festival Returns

Staff reports The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival will return to Asheville on Friday, October 23 at UNC Asheville. The festival will feature a Read more »

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Book Bag: Stories Trace Powerful Ties to African Motherlands

reviews by Sharon Shervington The Thing Around Your Neck Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie This collection of 12 short stories, like the author’s two novels, Read more »

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Book Bag: Departing at Dawn

review By Michael Hopping Written by Gloria Lisé, translated by Alice Weldon North Americans who remember the South American Dirty Wars of thirty years ago Read more »

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