The ode to Asheville takes place at Malaprops on Sunday, Jan. 22.
The satisfyingly weird, wry happiness left lingering in the faces of those standing around as the lights went up speak to the power of Aesop Rock’s verses and message.
The production, staged on the new Fangmeyer stage at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, runs through Sunday, Jan. 22.
“A lot of these younger bands, you know, they tend to sound alike,” says Del McCoury. “But those boys, they have their own sound.”
The Altamont Theatre will be transformed into a musical utopia on Friday, Jan. 20.
The new exhibit “Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College” opens Friday, Jan. 20.
The comedian performs at the Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday, Jan. 20
The band is preparing to release its sophomore record and recently gave a stripped-down performance at The Grey Eagle.
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY ‘Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins’ at Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center 56 Broadway, 828-350-8484, blackmountaincollege.org FR (1/13) through SA (5/13) – Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins, exhibition of the paintings of Zola Marcus. Reception: […]
The free workshop is led by nationally touring poets Angel Nafis and Shira Erlichman.
The figure-scapes portion of the series explores themes of decay, metamorphosis and rebirth. A female subject is present in each painting. “Throughout Western art, the female figure has been used … to represent certain ideas and philosophies — liberty, justice,” says Pearson.
Those with a deeper-than-passing knowledge of musical theater over the past 60- plus years might better appreciate some of the comedy, but it is not required. The humor still works for even a Broadway neophyte.
John Hartness and Jake Bible will read at Malaprops on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
While Andrew Scotchie’s celebration honors his late father’s memory, it’s anything but a solemn event. “As far as my heart and soul goes, it’s the best way for me to start the New Year,” he says.
The Americana group will play its new album along with older tunes at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
The event, now in its second year, showcases Asheville’s soul musicians. The production takes place at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday, Jan. 13.
Word in the Street is volunteer-run. A $500 grant from All Souls Cathedral Outreach Committee helped with the purchase of simultaneous interpretation technology — headsets so that everyone can understand what’s being said.
The full band (including members of Phuncle Sam) will play its first gig at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Saturday, Jan. 14.
This week’s roundup includes Dweezil Zappa, Wendy Jones, Airpark and The Legendary Shack Shakers.
Blending roots, Americana and country sounds, the singer-songwriter has been playing gigs the world over and has developed a large following in the UK..
R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.