MANNA FoodBank prepares for its largest fundraising party of the year, the Blue Jean Ball; David Meesters leads a class on healthy digestion at Villagers; Arancini makes another transformation into an Italian Sub spot; and Gaining Ground Farm and Yesterday Spaces host a dinner experience to benefit the GO Kitchen Ready program.
The peace-bringing artist turns The Altamont Theatre into a space for serenity on Saturday, May 28.
Paleface, the singer-songwriter who fronts a duo of the same name, has been working on a followup to the band’s 2011 release, One Big Party. The band will play some of that new material at Jack of the Wood on Friday, May 27.
Five years ago, AVL Beer Week began — as many great things do — over a few locally crafted beers among friends. Developed as a means to support and promote Asheville’s craft brewing industry, AVL Beer Week has now become a local tradition in its own right.
True to the range of liquid creativity set to pour at each booth, the ways in which each brewery gets ready for Beer City Festival and how their beers will be shared are just as unique.
From opportunities to chat with brewers to making an IPA for a friend, nondrinking events dot the Beer Week schedule.
While Beer Flavors 101 was developed to contribute an educational component to this year’s Asheville Beer Week festivities, the purpose of the event is to engage novices and experts alike without intimidating those new to tasting techniques and terminology.
**UPDATED MAY 25** Cucina 24 hosts a Wicked Weed sour beer dinner, Hi-Wire hosts a Foothills Meats beer dinner and AVL Beer Week kicks into high gear.
The instrumental group features a unique lineup: guitar, plus a keyboardist who plays bass lines with his left hand, and a rotating roster of three drummers.
The Asheville Awesome Foundation funds projects that will help make this area even more, well, awesome.
Haywood Arts Regional Theatre’s production, onstage through Sunday, June 12, is visually spectacular and a charming show.
Dissolving the barriers between maker and buyer, these artists open their doors to curious eyes on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“I want to help you, but I need to see that you will make an effort also.”
Minorcan and Eureka California open for the British rock trio at The Odditorium on Friday, May 27, at 9 p.m.
The song is a tribute to Jerry Reed.
Mechanical Eye screens original VHS works from San Francisco’s Artists’ Television Access gallery and Frank Thompson’s June directors course explores Orson Welles at Asheville School of Film.